Senior M&E Officer Non-profit Job Careers – International Lifeline Fund (Lifeline)

Job Title:   Senior M&E Officer
Organization:
International Lifeline Fund (Lifeline)
Duty Station:
Uganda
About US:
International
Lifeline Fund (Lifeline) is a non-profit organization that began working in
refugee and displacement camps, emergency settings, and emerging markets in
2003 to enable sustainable access to fuel-efficient cooking technologies and
reliable safe water. Lifeline operates under the conviction that many of the
core problems underpinning global poverty – such as lack of access to efficient
cooking technologies and clean water – can be addressed through market forces
that sustain community-driven economic growth and livelihood benefits. With all
our initiatives, Lifeline’s approach engages community stakeholders in the
design, ownership, and long-term profit of these natural resource enterprises.
Job Summary:  Under the overall guidance of the Senior
Program Manager-WASH and Senior Program Manager-Environment, the Senior M&E
Officer will be responsible for leading the monitoring and evaluation of high
quality WASH and humanitarian energy projects, and support the data management
of the EverFlow Africa water point maintenance and repair social enterprise, as
needed. The Senior M&E Officer will keep the team up to date in terms of
data capturing tools, data security, and the EverFlow business system. This
position will work in close collaboration with the WASH department, Environment
department, EverFlow team, and program management at both the Uganda country
and global office levels.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Assist in development of project log frame
matrices, particularly in the areas of performance indicators and their
measurements.
·       Lead the WASH and Environment teams’ utility
and maintenance of the mWater database (and Solstice database, if needed) to
accurately capture and analyze project and program data. Periodically review
and revise the systems so that they are adapted appropriately to the requirements
of the projects and programs.
·       Lead a team of enumerators to collect data on
a regular basis to measure achievements against performance indicators.
·       Ensure relevant and timely M&E data is
provided in user-friendly formats to key stakeholders.
·       Analyze M&E data for both learning and
reporting purposes and provide Lifeline staff and its partners with
evidence-based feedback (strengths and gaps) on a regular basis. Produce
monthly and quarterly reports and prepare presentations based on M&E data,
as required.
·       Suggest improvements to the current M&E
frameworks, as needed, to align program goals with performance indicators. For
example, upgrading needs assessment surveys, baseline surveys, project progress
reports, impact assessments, and final evaluations.
·       Identify lessons learned and develop case
studies to capture qualitative and quantitative outputs of the project and
improve project performance using M&E findings.
·       Assist Program managers to prepare project
workplans & consolidate organizational wide annual workplans.
·       Provide Lifeline team in-house trainings on
adopted M&E methodologies and relevant techniques.
·       Work closely with the WASH, Environment, and
EverFlow teams to achieve any other program objectives, as needed.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in statistics, economics, or related field (or equivalent work
experience)
·       At least three years of professional working
experience with a reputable organization, and a post-graduate degree in M&E
from a recognized university, is preferred.
·       Strong quantitative and qualitative skills,
able to present analysis in written and graphic format
·       Demonstrable experience in project planning
and performance measurement including KPI selection, target setting, and developing
an M&E plan.
·       Knowledge of various evaluation, data
collection and analysis methodologies, and how to strategically apply these
methodologies given their relative strengths and drawbacks.
·       Strong working knowledge of the mWater and/or
Solstice platforms and at least one statistical software program (e.g., SPSS,
STATA, SAS) is preferred.
·       Operate as an ethical, responsible,
hard-working, and self-driven professional in a team setting.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates please send a copy of your cover letter, resume and
academic credentials to our office by e-mail to HR@lifelinefund.org and
Babra@lifelinefund.org.  
Only successful
candidates shall be contacted
Deadline: 31st July 2020
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