Monitoring and Assessments Officer NGO Jobs – Children of Grace

Job Title:             Monitoring and Assessments
Officer
Organisation:  Children of Grace
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Children of Grace works with marginalized and vulnerable
children and families affected by the scourge of disease and poverty who need a
lot of psycho-social support to cope with the day to day challenges of life.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Assessments Officer is
responsible for the Children of Grace Uganda community needs assessments,
beneficiaries profiling, child enrolment, initial assessments, home
assessments, and students’ follow-ups.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Child Home Assessments (65%)
·       
Conducting in-depth annual home
assessments/re-assessments for all continuing students to ascertain the levels
of need and additional support needed for the children for child.
·       
Conduct the initial child assessments for newly
sponsored students and submit that information to the Administrative Assistant
to update the database.
·       
Updating the database with the information
collected from the field and ensuring all students information is up to date
and informative.
Community Needs Assessments (10%)
·       
With the Direct supervision of the operations
Manager, lead in identification of new communities for the expansion of
children of Grace sponsorship and health programs through conducting field
visits in the villages and completing school assessments, stakeholders’
analysis and social services availability.
·       
Conduct needs assessments for new children and
do background checks to ascertain they meet the COG sponsorship criteria.
New Profiles Identification and documentation (10%)
·       
Conduct Poverty Probability Index (PPI) for the
new profiles, plan for picture taking and work with the photographer to submit
the pictures and children’s write-ups.
Students follow-ups and investigation (30%)
·       
Conducting investigations in cases that may have
been identified and there is need for more information.
Other responsibilities (5%)
·       
Other duties as required, including occasional
work on weekends and public holidays for which time off in lieu can be taken in
consultation with the Director of Operations.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Development Studies, Social Sciences or related field and specialized training
in M&E.
·       
Three years of work experience in a busy NGO
doing Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation.
·       
Show commitment to understanding and supporting
the vision and mission of Children of Grace.
·       
Compassion and appreciation for orphans and
vulnerable children issues.
·       
Experience in Monitoring, Reporting, and
Evaluation.
·       
Understanding of community needs assessment,
data collection, and participatory appraisals.
·       
Excellent computer and typing skills and
proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
·       
Ability to analyze problems and make sound
operational decisions.
·       
Excellent organizational skills and
methodological approach to program management.
·       
Attention to detail and strong project
management skills.
·       
Ability to follow through on tasks with minimal
supervision.
·       
Ability to be a team player and leader.
·       
Professional attitude and appearance.
·       
Individuals must be results-orientated, highly
self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills. The successful
candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part of a rapidly
growing and developing the organization.
How to apply:
All interested and qualified candidates Please send a
motivation letter clearly demonstrating your ability to perform each of the
areas in the Job Description and a 2 Page Resume to
joseph@childrenofgrace.com  with the subject of the email as the
position you are applying for.
Note:  Generic Motivation Letters and
Resumes will not be accepted and due to the volume of Applications ONLY
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 31st December 2019
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