Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Jobs – The Water Trust (TWT)

Job Title:      
 Monitoring and Evaluation
Organization: The
Water Trust (TWT)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The Water Trust
develops and implements Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programs to combat
disease and poverty in the developing world and allow people to live empowered
lives of dignity. The Water Trust collaborates with community members, village
leaders, local government and WASH service providers to enable villages,
schools and health centers to create access to safe water, latrines, and
environmental hygiene education. Since 2008, The Water Trust has implemented
more than 300 projects in Masindi and Kiryandongo, benefiting more than 120,000
people. The Water Trust is expanding its programs and aims to be a leader in
pioneering innovative technological and behavioral change strategies to help
foster healthy communities.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation should have
excellent analytical skills and attention to detail. The Water Trust’s data
collection and analysis includes historical monitoring water point
functionality and quality, periodic large-scale household surveys, monthly
reports on progress against key sanitation indicators, and quarterly reporting
of financial and administrative data for hundreds of self-help groups. This
position plays a critical role in the data cleaning and analysis process, and
in supporting program management with timely, clear reports, and exploring
issues that may emerge. Given our continuous improvement culture, there is an
opportunity to also play an active role in writing lessons learned, conference
papers, and presenting results to different audiences.
The ideal candidate
will not only have strong technical skills, but will be a self-starter, a quick
learner, and be very comfortable working with large datasets. This position is
a great opportunity for a mid-career professional who shares our passion for
data-driven water and sanitation programs and who has a remarkable eye for
detail. This position is likely to be based in Kampala (if not, in Masindi),
with approximately 25% travel to Masindi and Kiryandongo.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Coordinate the implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems
    and processes, from survey design to data collection to database
  • Quality control monthly data on sanitation, self-help groups, water
    point functionality, and water quality, and produce reports on progress
    against key performance indicators and data quality issues.
  • Train staff on monitoring and evaluation tools, oversee quality of
    implementation, and make recommendations for improvements to tools,
    processes, and systems.
  • Support data collection, quantitative and qualitative, in the field
    as needed.
  • Proactively identify gaps in implementation and contribute to

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science /
    Statistics / Development Studies / Social Work
  • Five years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, including
    both quantitative and qualitative research.
  • Experience working with WASH and/or environmental health projects on
    behalf of an international development organization.
  • Demonstrated expertise in survey development, data management, and
    report writing.
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (in English).
  • Proactive and results-oriented.
  • Comfortable and capable adapting work and priorities to respond to
    changing situations in order to advance organizational goals and
  • Strong computer skills, notably in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Able to both work independently with minimum supervision and as part
    of a larger team.
  • Experience in hygiene promotion and behavior change communications.
  • Experience with mWater.
  • Knowledge of the Masindi and Kiryandongo areas and local languages.
  • Experience in conducting Training of Trainers (ToT) sessions.
  • Possesses a driving license and/or valid riding permit and knowledge
    of road rules.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at
the link below.
Deadline: 8th March 2019
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