Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision Uganda (WVU)

 

Job Title:      Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer

Organization: World Vision Uganda (WVU)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Project Coordinator

              

About US:

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development
and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children,
families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work
in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health
& nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods &
resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to
the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse
and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
these beneficiaries.

 

Job Summary:   The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will
support and participate in the development and implementation of the monitoring
and evaluation plan and facilitate the transfer of data and knowledge right
from the Project site to District, Region and National Level including Project
Information Management Systems. The position supports program monitoring,
evaluation, accountability and learning and builds capacity and support for
M&E activities and systems at the National Level. S/he will support project
staff and stakeholders to develop project briefs and case studies that detail
success stories, lessons learned, and best practices across all components.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Capacity Building

·        
Develop capacity of project staff to utilize
existing M&E tools for proper tracking and reporting in line with the donor
and World Vision Uganda M&E Framework (LEAP), including coaching and
mentoring for project staff, partners and other stakeholders on Design,
monitoring, evaluation & research.

·        
Provide technical assistance, guidance, and
direction—related to project MEAL plans and systems, performance management
tools and support the project in design of above named tools

·        
Develop a capacity building and mentorship
program for the project and partner staff aimed at enhancing their capacity and
skills to assume increased M&E and programming responsibilities in line
with WVU M&E frame work and Donor guidelines.

·        
Guide staff in preparing progress reports in
accordance with approved donor and LEAP reporting formats and ensure their
timely submission. This includes monthly reports, quarterly progress reports,
annual project reports, inception reports.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation

·        
Develop and lead the implementation of Ark 2030
Project M&E frameworks including project reviews, participatory impact
assessments, baseline, evaluations, process monitoring, operations monitoring
and lessons-learned workshops.

·        
Prepare periodic Project performance reports
according to the donor requirements on a monthly, quarterly, semiannual and
annual basis and provide updates of progress status and keep Project Leadership
informed of the same and of any need or issues arising related to M&E.

·        
Promote utilization of data/information at
project level through reflection and learning forums such as quarterly review
meetings at management meetings or conferences for project partners.

·        
Establish and manage a performance monitoring
framework for the Ark 2030 Project with clear goals, outcomes, outputs, inputs,
processes, indicators, data needs and sources, and reporting formats and
frequency, for effective monitoring, reporting and updating progress.

·        
Development of data collection tools and rollout
of donor standardized MEAL tool for routine monitoring and evaluations at
District and National Level.

·        
Organize quarterly reflection meetings on
Project Interventions and Progress on indicators across the National Office.

·        
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.

·        
Support other monitoring and evaluative
activities as they arise

Quality assurance

·        
Assure quality of Ark 2030-Accelerating &
Massively scaling up Land and Livelihood Restoration project data by enforcing
data quality reviews at District and National Level.

·        
Perform quarterly Project 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.

·        
Plan for and implement project planning and
review meetings in line with the project detailed implementation plan

·        
Track timely implementation and reporting of
project plans.

Information Systems Management

·        
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, SAIKU,
GIS, Remote sensing, Collect Earth, ArcGIS 123 Mobile Applications and other
cloud-based technologies.

·        
Utilize WVU database initiatives such as
Horizon, GIS, Automated Database and other relevant National Databases for
organizational visibility such as the FAO Collect Earth, Evergreen Alliance
Database.

·        
Provide and utilize data required at District
and or National Level for Land and Livelihood Restoration.

·        
Provide information/data required to support
during proposal writing for resource mobilization in line with World Vision
Uganda mission.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The ideal candidate for the World Vision
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics,
Demography, Environmental Science, Monitoring and Evaluation, GiS and Remote
Sensing, Computer Science, Management Information System and technology or a
related field is required.

·        
At least three years of work experience managing
data intensive projects in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies
is highly desirable.

·        
Excellent command of; GiS, Remote Sensing
technology, SAIKU, Google Earth Applications, MS Excel, Cloud-Based data
collection technologies and working knowledge of at least two statistical data
management packages/software’s (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS,
Nvivo/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc.

·        
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. Experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools, and the
ability to coach and train others in their use is desirable.

·        
Excellent spoken English skills are required,
including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural
environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships. .Expertise in
other local Ugandan languages is desired.

·        
Must be detail oriented and highly organized.
Able to support and respond to the needs of the project teams as quickly as
possible to support evidence-based decision making needs of the project

·        
Must exhibit a flexible work attitude: the
ability to work productively in a team environment and the ability to meet
unexpected demands

·        
Excellent cross-cultural communication and
interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to interact professionally with
culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients and consultants.

·        
Demonstrated ability to set priorities.

·        
Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting,
and reporting on M&E results so that lessons can be learned and
incorporated into programming is desirable.

·        
Experience in Report writing, research,
monitoring and evaluation.

·        
Working experience of statistical packages e.g.,
SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc

·        
Excellent spoken English skills are required,
including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural
environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships. Expertise in
other local Ugandan languages is desired.

·        
Registration as a member of the Uganda
Evaluation Association or any other international associations is an added
advantage

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit
your application and complete Curriculum Vitae by applying online through
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 4th September 2020

 

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