Entry Level Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant NGO Jobs – The Water Trust

 

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
Assistant

Organization:  The
Water Trust

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

The Water Trust
empowers poor rural communities to provide their children safe water and a
healthy, clean environment to develop to their potential. Since 2008, The Water
Trust has partnered with more than 600 communities in Masindi and Kiryandongo,
benefitting more than 300,000 people. The Water Trust has developed an
innovative savings group-based approach to increase the sustainability of rural
water and the impact of hygiene and sanitation promotion. Over the next three
years, The Water Trust aims to scale up its programs through direct
implementation and technical assistance partnerships, while continuing to
partner with researchers to find new ways to raise the bar for impact and
sustainability. Learn more at watertrust.org.

 

Job Summary:  The Water Trusts seeks an early-career
monitoring and evaluation professional with excellent organizational skills and
a strong fluency with data and technology. This role will provide support to
the Program team in all phases of the monitoring and evaluation process
(planning, implementing, validating, and reporting.) This position will report
to the Program Manager and will be supporting the program team directly through
the Senior Community Development Officers and Construction and Maintenance
Supervisors in monitoring and evaluating their social and technical
programming. This position will have a dotted line to the Monitoring and
Evaluation Officer.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Support
the Program team with implementing The Water Trust’s monitoring and evaluation
systems and processes of historical and current project sites.

·        
Orient
staff and community volunteers on monitoring and evaluation tools, conduct desk
reviews, phone checks, and site visits to validate information, and make
recommendations for improvements to tools, processes, and systems.

·        
Lead the
process of validating that hard copies and soft copies of data are
appropriately filed.

·        
Provide
support to the Program team and volunteers on Information and Communications
Technologies (ICTs), such as the software used for data collection and the use
of Excel for project planning and analysis.

·        
Assist
the Program team with resolving issues identified by the M&E Officer, and
compiling reports required by The Water Trust and donors.

·        
Undertake
data collection activities, quantitative and qualitative, in the field as
needed, including use of mobile ICTs for data collection, note taking for focus
group discussions, and writing reports to summarize findings and
recommendations.

·        
Analyse
and provide information to M&E Officer regarding general contextual
information at the field level and explore opportunities in support of
partnership building initiatives with staff and stakeholders.

·        
Assist
the WASH program team in site selection and selection of community volunteers
to support data collection.

·        
Under
supervision of the ME& Officer, clean and compile data from surveys using
relevant and appropriate computer packages and support baseline, midterm and
end of term evaluations of programmes.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold an Undergraduate degree in development studies,
international relations, public health, nutrition, statistics, rural
development, or other relevant discipline.

·        
One year
of experience working in a relief or development agency.

·        
Experience
in conducting quantitative and qualitative data collection activities (surveys,
assessments, monitoring, evaluations, etc.)

·        
Fluency
in speaking English, Runyoro, Luo, Kiswahili is required.

·        
Ability
to write very high quality reports in English is required.

·        
Excellent
organizational skills and attention to detail is required.

·        
Basic
working knowledge of statistical packages (e.g., SPSS, STATA, R) is preferred
but not required.

·        
Strong
working knowledge of Excel is required.

·        
Experience
of managing and training a team of 4-10 people (e.g., enumerators) preferred.

·        
Preferred
knowledge of ODK, mWater or other mobile data collection software.

·        
Preferred
understanding of log frames, M&E plans, and indicators.

·        
Detailed-oriented
with ability to verify data quality.

·        
Communicates
with integrity to different stakeholders (strong interpersonal skills).

·        
Good
contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints,
realities and organizational relationships Inspires trust within/outside of the
organization.

·        
Develops
high levels of credibility and accountability with stakeholders.

·        
Stays
open to internal and external feedback.

·        
Agrees with
the mission, vision and core values of The Water Trust.

·        
Finds
fulfilment in work through creativity, risk taking, initiative, and innovation,
and encourages the same in colleagues Adherence to TWT Code of Conduct, and
Conflict of Interest policies.

·        
Full
adherence to security protocols sensitivity and respect for diversity.

·        
Valid
riding license is required.

 

NB: We are committed
to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion,
sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability,
gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity
workplace.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline: 9th December 2020

 

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