Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer USAID Project Jobs – Education Development Center (EDC)

 

Job Title:    Zonal Monitoring and
Evaluation Officer

Organisation: Education
Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:  Wakiso,
Uganda

 

About US:

Education
Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions
to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a
focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.  Since 1958, we
have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and
innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.

 

About USAID Project:

The goal of the
five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity
is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive
the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive
lives.

 

Job Summary:  The Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
Officer will carry out monitoring and evaluation activities including data
collection and reporting on project outcomes. The Zonal M&E Officer will
oversee zonal data collection, consolidate and analyze monitoring data and
draft reports, conduct specific research activities, and conduct regular Data
Quality Assessment (DQA). This position reports to the Senior Zone Manager and
will work in close collaboration with the M&E Specialist in Kampala. This
is a full-time zonal position based in Kampala, Uganda.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assist
with establishing monitoring and evaluation system using relevant M&E
Toolkit;

·       
Contribute
to the implementation of the project’s M&E plan;

·       
Coordinate
and assist monitoring and evaluation data collection activities, including
logistics of form distribution and collection;

·       
Coordinate
and assist data processing, including data transfer, entry, verification and
cleaning;

·       
File
forms according to compliance protocols;

·       
Coordinate
internal communication on M&E progress and results;

·       
Coordinate
temporary M&E staff or consultants (e.g. data entry personnel);

·       
Assist
with M&E database management;

·       
Provide
other support to M&E team as needed;

·       
Work
with government and non-government partners to implement M&E activities

·       
Actively
participates in Collaborative, Learning and Adapting (CLA) processes in place
within the project; and

·       
Other
duties, as assigned.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal employee must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences,
statistics, quantitative economics or related field.

·       
A minimum
of five years’ experience with M&E systems, data collection, and reporting;

·       
Experience
with monitoring program implementation;

·       
Experience
on development projects where research and data analysis skills have been
applied, preferably in one or several of these sectors: OVC esp. PEPFAR/USAID
programs, basic education and/or youth development;

·       
Experience
in electronic data collection, data cleaning and verification as well as data
processing;

·       
Advanced
knowledge of Excel for data analysis, including use of formulas, functions and
calculations to analyze data required;

·       
Knowledge
of Excel + Power Query to clean, merge, pivot/un-pivot and transform data
preferred;

·       
Ability
to use both quantitative (e.g., SPSS, Stata, etc.) and qualitative (e.g., QDA
Miner, NVivo) software for data analysis a plus;

·       
Ability
to generate queries for SQL databases a plus;

·       
Ability
to balance work within a team environment while working with minimal
supervision;

·       
Strong
organizational, communication, computer, and interpersonal skills;

·       
Ability
to work effectively with diverse stakeholders. 

·       
Language:
Fluency in English is required.
Competency in one or more of these six languages of instruction is added
advantage: Luganda, Runyoro/Rutoro, Runyankore/Rukiga, Leblango, Lebacholi, and
Lusoga.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 19th February 2021

 

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