Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager NGO Careers – Village Enterprise

 

Job Title:    Monitoring Evaluation and
Learning Manager

Organization: Village Enterprise

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

Village Enterprise’s
mission is to end extreme poverty in East Africa through entrepreneurship and
innovation. Since its inception, Village Enterprise has been developing and
refining an innovative model of poverty reduction combining training, seed
capital grant or non-cash asset transfer, and ongoing mentoring to create
small, rural businesses. Village Enterprise’s economic development model plays
a unique role in the microfinance industry, providing economic opportunities in
rural, agricultural areas that other organizations are not reaching, and gives
people living in extreme poverty the opportunity to transform a small grant
into a new business, a better standard of living, and hope for the
future.  Village Enterprise has started over 48,000 businesses and trained
over 185,000 East African people.

 

Job Summary:  Village Enterprise Monitoring Evaluation and
Learning Manager is a dynamic and passionate individual who works to support
management of our robust Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) programming
across Uganda.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

MEL Management

·       
Monitor
implementation of MEL programming

·       
Support
refinement and development of data collection instruments, including survey
development in TaroWorks

·       
Work to
increase effectiveness and quality of data collection policies and processes

·       
Identify
tools, resources, and best practices to help improve MEL programming

·       
Contribute
to ongoing MEL-related professional development for MEL and other staff

·       
Manage
MEL staff as needed o Work closely with VP-Impact to prioritize and oversee
projects for MEL staff o Help design and manage work schedules for MEL staff o
Guide MEL staff in prioritizing data collection needs

·       
Work
closely with VP-Impact in creating and adhering to MEL reporting schedule for
Board of Directors and partners

·       
Improve
and package MEL Onboarding processes for MEL positions

·       
Provide
orientation and onboarding support for enumerators and other MEL staff

Information
Management

·       
Develop
expertise in TaroWorks and Salesforce management

·       
Lead
ongoing data monitoring and cleaning efforts

·       
Provide
assistance for integration of forms and surveys into TaroWorks

·       
Support
core program use of Salesforce for program management and reporting

·       
Provide
M&E staff with technical support for maintaining data collection devices as
needed

·       
Assist
in creation and management of MEL information storage systems and ensure MEL
data is backed-up on an ongoing basis

Reporting,
Communications and Fundraising Support

·       
Support
creation of weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports as needed and upon request

·       
Draft
reports, white papers, and grant proposals through collaborative writing and
editing as requested

·       
Manage
relationships with partners as requested

·       
Represent
Village Enterprise in Partnership/fundraising meetings as requested

·       
Support
fundraising efforts as requested

Administration:

·       
Provide
management oversight and leadership, as requested by, and in collaboration
with, the East Africa Field Management Team

·       
Participate
in and contribute to mid-management meetings when applicable

·       
Support
general operations as needed

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
A
minimum of three years of experience conducting monitoring and evaluation for
social impact programming.

·       
Experience
conducting data quality assessments and with cleaning data, Experience
supervising data collection and teams of field workers

·       
Experience
working as part of a diverse team with the ability to work via email, phone,
Skype, and other virtual communications

·       
Experience
with Salesforce and/or TaroWorks

·       
Possess
the technical knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the role, including
Strong quantitative skills and experience with data analysis; good command of
STATA, Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint, Proficiency
with Google Documents, Gmail, and Android applications

·       
Understand
the elements of data quality: consistent, complete, accurate, timely,
verifiable, valid

·       
Proven
ability to design monitoring and evaluation plans, including developing
theories of change and logical frameworks

·       
Ability
to develop SMART indicators Literacy with the basic methods for data collection:
surveys, interviews, performance tests, site visits/observation, focus group
discussions, participatory methods, pre-existing data

·       
Possess
Training and Communication Skills

·       
Demonstrate
ability to communicate key concepts to people with less than Level 5 education.
Ability to orally communicate issues, problems, and key information. Ability to
write clear, concise memos highlighting issues, problems, and key information

·       
Flexible,
self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently and a team player

·       
Critical
thinking and Technical skills. Must be able to identify potential solutions to
challenges in new environments

·       
Monitoring
and Evaluation Knowledge and Skills

·       
Work
independently and as part of a team

·       
Leadership
skills

·       
English
fluency required

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 10th January 2021

 

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