Fresher M&E Officer NGO Jobs – LWF World Service

 

Job Title:    M&E Officer (Fresher NGO
Jobs)

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to:  Sub-Program
Manager

 

About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.

 

Job Summary:  Under the guidance of the PMER Manager and Sub
Program Manager, the M&E Officer is responsible for assisting the Project
Staff in the planning, coordinating, supervising, monitoring and evaluating
project activities, results and programs in accordance with the project
document

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Data Management
& Reporting

·       
Review
and refine monitoring and Evaluation & reporting tools for all Projects in
Kamwenge Sub Program line with LWF Uganda PMER system and donor requirements.

·       
Coordinates
all aspects of project monitoring and reporting ensuring that data collected is
of high quality, harmonized across all projects and is produced on time.

·       
Aggregate
all qualitative and quantitative data from Project Teams into one projects’
status report and submits the same to management within stipulated timeframes
including monthly, quarterly, annual as well as feature reports.

·       
Assist
the Project Teams in designing, conducting and coordinating baselines, mid-term
evaluations, end-line evaluations. Performance Quality Audits and annual
project reviews.

·       
Provide
technical assistance and training on monitoring and data collection to M&E
staff and other project staff in the sub program.

·       
Track
data quality based on review of data generated by the M&E teams through
activity tracker, debriefs, researches/surveys or Audits to primary sources to
ensure that data provided is accurate and authentic.

·       
Collate
reports, articles/Newsletters, case studies, best stories from the implementing
teams for compilation into status reports.

·       
Review
all projects’ reports. Guide staff in preparing their progress reports in
accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission.

·       
Ensure
compliance on M&E standards while gathering data and documentation by all
project staff.

·       
Support
and coordinate the processes of tracking the implementation of the Country
strategy through participation in the development of Country Annual plans (CAP)
and Country Annual Targets (CAT).

Implementation of
M&E Activities

·       
Ensures
that appropriate and harmonized systems are in place to track project
implementation indicators, impact measurement and progress related to all
projects in the Sub Program as required by the donors;

·       
Oversee
and update M&E activities included in the Work Plan, with particular focus
on results, impacts, best practices, lessons learned, emerging issues and
setbacks in

·       
Based on
the annual work plans and in particular the project budgets, design the
framework for the physical and process monitoring of project activities.

·       
Prepare
consolidated progress reports for project management, including identification
of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation, and
providing specific

·       
Undertake
frequent visits to the field to support implementation of projects M&E and
to identify where adaptations might be needed.

·       
Foster
participatory planning and monitoring by training and involving primary
stakeholder groups in the M&E of activities with view of developing local
M&E capacity.

·       
Facilitate,
act as resource person, and join (if required) any external supervision and
evaluation missions.

·       
Monitor
the follow up of evaluation recommendations.

·       
Conduct
periodic participatory learning and action activities to ascertain progress,
implementation gaps and needs.

Documentation and
Sharing of Lessons learned

·       
Design
and implement a system to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons

·       
Consolidate
a culture of lessons learning involving all projects staff and allocate
specific

·       
Ensure
that ToRs for consultants recruited by all projects also incorporate mechanisms
to capture and share lessons learned through their inputs to the project.

·       
Identify
and participate in additional networks that may also yield lessons that can
benefit project implementation.

·       
Participate
in the production of quarterly newsletters for the organization.

Support
Partnerships and Visibility

·       
Works
closely with the PMER Manager, Sub Program Manager and Project Managers to

·       
map out
project-specific strategic partnerships and engage with different stakeholders

·       
Attend
different learning and sharing events like meetings, radio/TV Programs etc. as
appropriate

·       
Work
with project teams to develop proposals and concepts for fundraising when
required.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the LWF Uganda Project Officer – Livelihoods job
opportunity should hold a University degree in related fields with past
experience in similar mentioned activities above,

·       
A post
graduate qualification in M&E;

·       
Experience
in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project
initiation to closeout stages.

·       
Experience
in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.

·       
Experience
in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator
selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing
M&E and performance monitoring plans.

·       
Knowledge
of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g. qualitative, quantitative, mixed-method,
and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.

·       
Experience
in planning and managing surveys.

·       
Experience
in developing and refining digital data collection tools.

·       
Experience
with data quality assessments and oversight.

·       
Experience
in managing and providing M&E training to partners and target
beneficiaries.

·       
Ability
to facilitate and serve as project liaison for externally-managed evaluations.

·       
Well-developed
Report Writing Skills; demonstrated experience in preparing project reports for
diverse audiences including Project Management Teams, Community Stakeholders,
Government & Donors

·       
Naturally
Analytical with a strong eye for compiling both qualitative and quantitative
reports.

·       
Ability
to work independently with a minimum of supervision.

·       
Ability
to work under time pressure and meet deadlines.

·       
Proven
experience in partnering with Project Implementing Teams to ensure the Project
Reporting needs are met

·       
Excellent
Interpersonal and Communication Skills with ability to make complex data simple
to understand.

·       
Ability
to use digitalized data collection software such as Kobo collect and ODK

·       
Sound
understanding of Project Management Cycle and support activities

·       
Experience
in Statistical Analysis Packages e.g. SPSS, excel and google sheets etc

·       
Experience
in Monitoring and Reporting on a Project with one or more of the following
thematic areas; WASH. Child Protection, GBV, Livelihood, Hygiene and
Sanitation.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should
submit an updated CV and application letter (in English), giving a daytime
telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work-related referees only
through our recruitment email recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org

 

LWF/DWS is an equal
opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race, or religious affiliation.
persons with disabilities. Female candidates who possess the above requirements
are encouraged to apply. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for
humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the
organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of
beneficiaries.

 

Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line:

 

Deadline: Friday 2nd April 2021 by 5:00 pm

 

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