Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist NGO Careers – World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

and Evaluation Specialist
Organization: World
Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Conservation
Programme Manager
About US:
WWF is one of the
world’s largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations
operating in over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of
national programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF’s mission
is to stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment, and build a
future in which humans live in harmony with nature.
Job Summary: The
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will provide leadership to WWF Uganda
team, in designing, implementing projects and programmes, undertaking
baselines, provide technical support, monitoring and evaluation of programmes
for sustainable conservation work, documenting lessons learnt, and building
staff capacity.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive
    monitoring and evaluation strategy for WWF Uganda Country Office (UCO) and
    related activities in support of the WWF UCO Conservation Programme
  • Coordinates the UCO’s programme activities and documents results,
    impacts and best practices from the programme implementation and ensure
    exchange and dissemination of lessons learnt;
  • Provides technical support by collating, analyzing, consolidating
    monitoring data, and preparing reports of the programmes’ activities and
    processes as required by WWF international, WWF UCO, ROA, respective
    donors and other stakeholders, using the monitoring tools in place;
    [Reporting templates, Dashboard, Strategic Plan Monitoring System (SPMS,)
    APMS], while ensuring compliance to reporting schedules and network
  • Prepare consolidated progress reports for projects/programme
    management including identification of problems, causes of potential
    bottlenecks in implementation, and providing specific recommendations to
    ensure that the organisation attains its objectives as cost-effectively
    and efficiently as possible;
  • Facilitates knowledge management processes, including documentation,
    sharing, learning and adaptive management, thereby building the monitoring
    and evaluation capacity amongst WWF UCO staff;
  • Build monitoring and evaluation capacity amongst UCO staff;
  • Supports projects/ programmes to ensure their effective design/
    planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting, using the WWF network
    standards and other recommended practices;
  • Leads monitoring visits and consultations on the review of progress
    on a periodic basis and encourage stakeholders’ involvement at all stages;
  • Collaborates with implementing partners and other stakeholders to
    develop feasible and effective discussion events where M&E data is
    analyzed and corrective actions can be agreed upon;
  • Undertakes validation exercises as may be required by WWF UCO,
    including programme assessments, verification of progress towards targets,
    indicators and/or implementation of M&E recommendations
  • Drafts TORs for external evaluations
  • Undertakes and/or supervises baselines surveys to obtain data to
    evaluate the projects/ programmes outcomes and impacts;
  • Develops, implements and controls the monitoring and evaluation

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Monitoring
    and Evaluation Specialist job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Environmental Studies or related subjects;
  • Advanced degree will be an added advantage.
  • Advanced training in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • At least seven years working experience in monitoring and Evaluating
    environmental related issues and/ or development context.
  • Good understanding of Programme development steps, and especially
    the Programme and Project Management Standards (PPMS) of WWF network and
    /or similar;
  • Experience in practical field implementation of Natural Resources
    Management and related results based management oriented monitoring
  • Strong knowledge of M&E practices and methodologies
  • Experience in undertaking baselines, and in planning, design and
    implementation of M&E systems;
  • Knowledge of programme design, and application of the logical
    framework, other strategic planning approaches, M&E methods and
    data/information analysis;
  • High level of computer literacy (competent in MS Office), and
    experience with one or more types of data analysis and management software
    (e.g., Stata, SPSS) strongly preferred;
  • Detail-oriented with good technical report writing skills;
  • Adaptable, flexible, impartial, patient, and able to take initiative
    and prioritize among competing demands, and meet deadlines;
  • Teamwork and virtual support, coaching, mentoring and capacity
    building/development in M&E
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English;
  • Experience of working in an international and/or multicultural
    -cultural environment, with NGO experience an advantage;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Passion and commitment for conservation and sustainable development.
How to Apply:
Application letters,
detailed Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses and telephone
contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of academic qualifications
(sent as one document) should be emailed to: and quote
the position title in the email subject line and remember to fill the
respective Google form, Download
Deadline: 14th June 2019
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