Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
Duty Station: 
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned
upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including
criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all
its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
will provide technical guidance to the cluster team on Programme/Project
planning, development, monitoring and evaluation in line with WV policies and
standards; including maintaining systems to collect and analyze information on
activities, outputs, outcomes and impact of the program.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Planning
and Management:
  • Establish a robust M&E system for the project by having clear
    M&E framework and a performance monitoring plan for all project
  • Develop and administer performance-monitoring tools to track program
    indicators in line with the Project/Programme implementation plans
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership in regards to the Annual
    Review and Planning process
Project Monitoring:
  • Collect and process data on project activities as specified in the
    detail program implementation plan.
  • Plan and conduct project output and outcome level monitoring as per
    the M&E plan and share through monitoring reports on progress of the
    project in line with the results framework
  • Perform quarterly data quality assessments to ensure validity,
    integrity, precision, reliability and timeliness of all performance data;
    identify any deficiencies and suggest corrective actions; and assist the technical
    team members to maintain electronic and hard copy files.
Data Management,
Analysis and Reporting:
  • Perform analysis of data, providing both descriptive and inferential
    statistics, as well as qualitative analysis, that will allow for an
    enhanced understanding of the ARP and project indicators.
  • Provide meaningful data summaries and visualization to demonstrate
    result to the project management. Support application of software for
    results based monitoring and evaluation such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA,
  • Prepares monitoring and evaluation reports documenting the findings
    of evaluation processes, including the impact of World Vision work to the
Documentation and Learning:
  • Compile progress reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi Annual and
    Annual) for management decision making in line with the project
    implementation plan and donor requirements.
  • Promote utilization of data/information from progress reports,
    baselines, evaluations and other assessments at project level through
    reflection and learning forums such as quarterly review meetings and
    management meetings or conferences for project partners.
  • Documentation of project learnings, project most significant change
    stories, best practices etc. in profiling the projects performance to stakeholders
Evaluations and Research:
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership in conducting project
    assessments, baselines and Evaluations in line with established donor
    related guidelines
  • Monitor and track implementation of project evaluation
    recommendations in line with World Vision Uganda evaluation strategy and
    donor regulations.
Management Systems:
  • Develop appropriate project Information Management Systems including
    project databases as a means to track M&E indicator performance using
    statistical software such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS
  • Utilize WVU database initiatives such as Horizon, GIS, Automated
    Database and other relevant National Databases for organizational
    visibility such as the OVC databases
  • Provide and utilize data required by the District Health Information
    Management System (DHIS2) and OVC MIS
  • Provide information/data required to support during proposal writing
    for resource mobilization in line with World Vision Uganda mission.
  • Provide technical guidance and coordinate implementation of WV
    Partnership and WV Uganda strategic initiatives such as LEAP 3 and Horizon
Capacity Building
  • Provide technical support to the project staff, beneficiaries and
    other stakeholders on monitoring and evaluation according to World Vision
    Uganda evaluation strategy and donor requirements.
  • Develop capacity of project staff to utilize existing M&E tools
    for proper tracking and reporting in line with the donor guidelines
    including coaching and mentoring for project staff, partners and other
    stakeholders on Design, monitoring, evaluation & research.
  • Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Project coordinator

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Design Monitoring and Evaluation
    Officer job placement should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in
    Monitoring & Evaluation, Statistics, Quantitative Economics,
    Mathematics, Public health, Demography, Biostatistics, or a related field
    is required.
  • At least three years of work experience in managing data intensive
    programs in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is highly
  • Being a member of the Uganda Evaluation Association or any other
    Evaluation Association is an added advantage
  • Experience in proposal writing and development, grants management,
    Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection
    and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable.
  • Knowledge of designing and managing M&E systems at a national
    level for effective generation of monitoring data used in tracking
    Programme and improved service delivery and support related to development
  • Experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools, and the
    ability to coach and train others in their use is desirable.
  • Excellent command of MS Excel, and working knowledge of at least two
    statistical data management packages/software’s (quantitative &
    qualitative) e.g., SPSS, NVIVO/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on
    M&E results so that lessons can be learned and incorporated into
    programming is desirable.
  • Ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams and a wide range of
    program/project activities
  • Strong report writing and communication skills
  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated
  • Capacity/potential in leadership, relationship
    management/networking, and coordination.
  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview –
    ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an
    inclusive way.
  • Good interpersonal skills, team player, facilitation skills and
    strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based
    approach to programming
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 2nd August 2019
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