Monitoring & Evaluation Listening Specialist NGO Job Careers – Compassion International

 Job Title:    Monitoring & Evaluation
Listening Specialist

Organization:  Compassion International

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Compassion
International is an evangelical Christ Centered, Church based and Child focused
Development NGO that for over sixty years has existed as an advocate for
children, to release them from poverty and enable them to become responsible
and fulfilled Christian.

 

Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Listening
Specialist will provide specific support to building new mechanisms for church
and youth feedback systems, alongside other teams building monitoring and
evaluation activities at Compassion. Under the leadership of the Senior Manager
of Business Support, this specialist will work with multiple teams around the
organization to design and build appropriate mechanisms for youth and church
partner participation in program monitoring and evaluation. She or he will
provide in-depth expertise in related fields such as qualitative methods for
participatory evaluation, human-centered design in humanitarian and development
programming, satisfaction measurement, feedback, complaints and response
mechanisms. At this career level, the incumbent supports the local program design,
performing independently or participating as a team member for major, or
complex issues with a strong qualitative evaluation component.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Applies Compassion
Values Personally and Corporately

·       
Maintains
a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus
Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people
within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry
in prayer.

·       
Acts as
an advocate for children. Understands and advances Christ’s mandate to protect
children. Raises awareness of the needs of children and takes active steps to
help protect against neglect, abuse, and exploitation of children. Promotes the
dignity, respect, positive treatment, potential of children in all
circumstances. Encourages the involvement of others in helping children in
need. Reports and appropriately supports responses to incidents of harm of
children if they occur.

Expertise and
Influencing National Office Stakeholders in Monitoring and Evaluation

·       
Supports
overall holistic child development and provides ongoing subject matter
expertise in the national context by collecting and using high quality data to
measure program inputs, outputs, and outcomes. Aids partnership facilitators,
program support team and church partners by providing coaching and knowledge
within monitoring and evaluation. Continuously grows in depth and breadth of
knowledge in the field of expertise and educates others regarding industry
standards, national policies and best practices.

·       
Provides
feedback and implements tools and instruments with global team for use
throughout the monitoring function that enable the program team to conduct
mixed methods, qualitative, and empirical assessment to keep track of progress
through generation of monitoring and evaluation reports, analyzes high quality
baseline/needs assessment data to inform program design.

·       
Serves
as a subject matter expert in the National Office context regarding high
quality data collection of child-focused or partner data. Collaborates with
partnership facilitators, program support team, and leaders to provide insight
and expertise regarding intervention milestones realization, child development
milestone monitoring, partner maturity progress and such other programmatic
aspects that would lead to the realization of partnership outcomes.

Collaborates in a
Global Monitoring and Evaluation Network

·       
Works
collaboratively with global team and other National Office M&E colleagues
to accomplish strategic objectives in mixed-methods feedback systems with
church partners and youth.

·       
Facilitates
national, regional and global level listening sessions by supporting the
research design, sampling, implementation, gathering and monitoring of high
quality, and analysis of mixed methods data.

·       
May
coach and provide expertise to other professionals and support staff in the
monitoring and evaluation discipline.

Facilitating
Data-Driven Decision-Making

·       
Planning
Monitoring and Evaluation Activities

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Compassion International Monitoring & Evaluation
Listening Specialist job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in related
field.

·       
Post
Graduate Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation preferred.

·       
At least
three years’ experience working in this or similar position or field.  It is beneficial to have research experience
in an NGO setting. For the tasks, it is advantageous (not required) to have
basic knowledge of participatory qualitative approaches, qualitative data gathering
and analysis.

·       
Must
have valid driver’s license and the ability to safely drive.

·       
Must be
a team player.

·       
Must
have strong communication skills and the ability to successfully facilitate
meetings and discussions.

·       
Has a
personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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