Monitoring & Evaluation Officer USAID Project Job Vacancies – Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)

Organisation:
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS)
Duty Station:
Uganda
Reports to: Chief
of Party (CoP)
About US:
Wildlife
Conservation Society (WCS), with funding support from the United States Agency
for International Development (USAID), is implementing the USAID/Uganda
Combating Wildlife Crime (CWC) Activity (“Activity”) in partner¬ship with the
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), Natural Resources Conserva¬tion Network
(NRCN) and Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). The goal of this activity is
to reduce wildlife crime in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The M&E Officer will spearhead the design
and implementation of the activity’s monitoring and evaluation system for
tracking progress and provide essential advice to the COP on project needs to
fulfil the funding obligations and produce high quality deliverables.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Lead and manage the performance monitoring
and evaluation activities, including participation in field activities.
·       Lead the development, implementation and
review of the USAID Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP).
·       Develop standardized data collection tools,
methodologies, data quality and assurance, analysis, and reporting.
·       Work closely with the Activity Implementing
Partners (IPs) to ensure that monitoring data is being collected properly,
provide learning and adaptation.
·       Identify M&E training needs and conduct
trainings for the Activity implementing staff.
·       Travel to the Activity sites and supervise
field data collection.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold an advanced
university degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Project planning, monitoring and
evaluation, or quantitative economics.
·       Demonstrated
experience
in project evaluation
methodologies, statistical analysis, and familiarity with data quality control
techniques.
·       At least 7 years of demonstrated M&E
experience in natural resources, development or capacity building programs is
required.
·       Demonstrated experience in designing and
implementing performance and impact evaluations of development interventions
including evaluation design is required.
·       Demonstrated experience in data collection,
both quantitative and qualitative data and experience in Third Party
Monitoring.
·       Familiarity with USAID’s Collaborating,
Learning and Adapting (CLA) approach is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All Interested
individuals must submit their CV, cover letter and three (3) reference,
referencing the position in the subject line to wcsuganda@wcs.org and copy to
snampindo@wcs.org.
Deadline: 31st May 2020 at 11:59 pm
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