2 Zonal M&E Coordinator USAID Project Jobs – World Education, Inc. (WEI)

Job Title:    Zonal M&E Coordinator (2 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: World Education, Inc. (WEI)

Project Name: The USAID Integrated Child and Youth Development Activity (USAID ICYD Activity)

Project Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Duty Station:  Masaka and Hoima, Uganda

Reports to: M& E Advisor

About US:

Since 1951, World Education, Inc. (WEI) has been working to improve the lives of the poor through education and social and economic development programs. The Bantwana Initiative of World Education, Inc. is a recognized leader in delivering integrated comprehensive interventions to improve HIV outcomes and the quality of life for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and families affected by HIV and poverty. Rooted at the grassroots level, WEI/Bantwana builds the capacity of communities, civil society and governments to coordinate and deliver integrated comprehensive services for vulnerable children and families while strengthening structures and service delivery across the HIV continuum of care.

 

About USAID/ICYD Project:

The Bantwana Initiative of World Education, Inc. is a recognized leader in delivering integrated comprehensive interventions to improve HIV outcomes and building capacity. The USAID Integrated Child and Youth Development Activity (USAID ICYD Activity) aims to improve learning outcomes, advance HIV epidemic control in Uganda, and ensure that children and youth have the opportunity to lead resilient, healthy and productive lives. The USAID ICYD Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response services to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and schools.

Job Summary:  The Zonal M&E Coordinator will hold dual responsibility for ensuring timely collection, entry, processing, documentation and dissemination of all data and information relevant to Project and PMP reporting and coordinating and delivering targeted M&E TA to National Partners and Local Government counterparts. S/he will follow up and ensure timely collection of data, check for completeness and reliability of data before entry into the database, ensure timely data entry into the database, check for completeness of entered data against the physical data on forms/tools and perform elementary data analysis to inform service delivery. S/he will be an integral part of the Zonal ICYD team and support coordination and delivery of M&E TA to M&E National Partner and LG staff across districts of operation as part of capacity development and systems strengthening initiatives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for ensuring timely, high quality data collection, entry, analysis and reporting by national partner M&E teams across districts/zones of operation.
  • Compile and share data collection and entry timelines to all data collectors
  • Support field data collection exercises whenever necessary.
  • Prepare, compile and sort filled forms for data entry.
  • Check source documents/ filled forms for accuracy and completeness.
  • Obtain further information for incomplete documents and update data whenever necessary
  • Accurately enter data from source documents/ forms into Database.
  • Analyse any data entry errors and address with NP district staff and M&E Advisor.
  • Check completed work/ entered data for accuracy
  • Maintain a record of activities/ tasks undertaken.
  • Respond to requests for information and access relevant files
  • Comply with data integrity and security policies e.g. confidentiality.
  • Support data quality assessment exercise
  • Support M&E TA for NPs and LG counterparts
  • Contribute to and implement ICYD M&E learning agenda.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Zonal M&E Coordinator USAID Project job placement must hold a degree in a quantitative field such as econometrics or statistics; Demography, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Information Technology and any other related disciplines
  • Evidence of additional hands on training, coaching and mentorship in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • At least three years of work experience on development projects where research and data analysis skills have been applied, preferably under PEPFAR/USAID programs
  • Demonstrated experience with MIS systems and electronic databases;
  • Good working knowledge of major databases and analytical programs including MS access, MS excel, STATA, SPSS and Epi Data.
  • Strong skills in teamwork and networking;
  • Good verbal communication and writing skills;
  • Ability to work in a challenging environment
  • Fluent in oral and written English and excellent writing skills

NB: Applicants must be based and have a valid work permit to work in Uganda.

How to Apply:

All qualified and interested applicants should submit their CV and supporting materials to bantwanaICYD@ug.worlded.org with the position you are applying for in the subject line.

 

Deadline: 17th September 2021 on a rolling basis until the position is being filled.

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