Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Canadian NGO Jobs – World University Service of Canada (WUSC)

Job Title:        Monitoring
and Evaluation Manager
Organization: World
University Service of Canada (WUSC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Deputy
Program Manager, WUSC Uganda
About US:
World University
Service of Canada (WUSC) is a Canadian non-profit organization with a mission
to enhance education, economic opportunities, and empowerment for youth. We
work with a diverse network of students, volunteers, institutions, governments,
and businesses. Together, we foster youth-centered solutions to overcome
inequality and exclusion. WUSC is working in partnership with the Aga Khan
Foundation of Canada (AKFC) with funding from Global Affairs Canada (GAC) to
implement the Adolescent Girls’ Education in Crisis Initiative (AGENCI). This
four-year project will focus on enhancing the empowerment of vulnerable refugee
and host community girls in northern Uganda through life skills, mentorship
programs, support to reduce financial barriers, and community engagement. WUSC
will work closely with AKFC teams in Uganda to jointly implement this
initiative.
Job Summary:  The AGENCI Monitoring & Evaluation
(M&E) Manager will provide leadership on M&E activities and ensure
quality oversight in order to meet project obligations and donor requirements.
The M&E Manager is expected to provide technical expertise to ensure
efficient, effective and timely planning and execution of the various project
M&E processes and activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: Specifically, the M&E Manager is
responsible for the following:
  • Implementation of the AGENCI monitoring framework, using GAC’s
    Results-Based Management principles;
  • Ensuring M&E tasks (such as planning, coordination of monitoring
    and data collection activities, training of staff, etc.) are effectively
    carried out in accordance with the expectations of the donor;
  • Developing and updating monitoring and evaluation systems (such as
    the Performance Management Framework) linked to key indicators for the
    purpose of informing program activities and reporting to the donor, and
    supporting continous improvements in the process;
  • Providing high quality technical expertise on planning, development
    and implementation of M & E systems to AGENCI staff and local
    counterparts;
  • Ensuring regular communication and coordination with regard to the
    collection, coordination and exchange of M&E information with project
    staff in Uganda, AKFC counterparts, and Canada-based WUSC staff; and
  • Ensuring all AGENCI program activities develop and apply M&E
    systems which meet the evidence-based data collection requirements.
M&E
Design/Quality Assurance
  • Develop tracking and monitoring tools for routine tracking and
    collecting of monitoring information;
  • Ensure project tools are being used effectively by project staff and
    that the data they are collecting informs the results intended;
  • Ensure that tools in use meet the needs of the project and that
    staff have the capacity to utilize them effectively for reporting and
    monitoring of progress;
  • Identify training needs of staff working on the project and
    recommend actions for improving capacity with regard to M & E;
  • Ensure that data collected through M & E processes is reliable,
    accurate and complete – to the extent possible in the project context; and
  • Apply a continuous improvement approach toward all data collection
    processes.
Data Collection
  • Ensure M&E that activities are completed in a timely manner to
    contribute to high quality and accurate reporting;
  • Manage on-going data collection processes, analyses and internal
    verification for project evaluation purposes;
  • Identify monitoring needs based on program implementation and
    collect data that effectively informs on-going progress;
  • Ensure that accurate and complete monitoring, evaluation and data
    collection and and files are set up, maintained and updated;
  • Support qualitative data collection for the purposes of
    documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt; and
  • Support planning, logistics and coordination of WUSC staff and
    AGENCI consultants or technical assistance visits as required.
Reporting Duties:
  • Ensure timely and regular monitoring and evaluation data is shared
    with AGENCI colleagues to feed into reporting cycles in an efficient and
    timely manner, in accordance with GAC standards;
  • Ensure that regular updates on AGENCI monitoring and evaluation
    processes are communicated and shared with project staff;
  • Assist as required with all relevant project reports;
  • Respond to requests for information from WUSC and AKFC staff,
    project partners, and WUSC Senior Management; and
  • Other duties as required.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant field or
    equivalent mix of education and experience;
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in the field of monitoring
    and evaluation of development programs;
  • Experience working with international development partners,
    international non-governmental organizations and donors, ideally with
    Global Affairs Canada (formerly known as DFATD or CIDA);
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation concepts and principles is
    required;
  • Knowledge of quantitative data collection and analysis is preferred;
  • Knowledge of international development, and with issues that impact
    refugees and host communities;
  • Experience working with ethnically diverse communities and with
    projects implementing gender mainstreaming strategies; and
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills in English,
    Kiswahili, and ideally at least one other language commonly spoken in
    Uganda.
How to Apply:
If you wish to apply
for this position, please submit a letter of motivation and CV to jobs@wusc.ca
with the subject line “AGENCI M&E Manager- Uganda”
Deadline: 15th November 2019
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