2 World Vision Career Jobs – Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Organisation: World
Vision Uganda
Reports
to:  
Senior
Programme Manager
Duty Station:          Rakai and Kibaale, Uganda
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 40 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The DME
Specialist will offer technical leadership for program design, operations
research, impact documentation and overall monitoring and evaluation, of
programs and projects in a Cluster.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervise capacity building of programs
    implementation staff and partners on WV Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    framework (LEAP), development programming approach, and any other
    partnership initiatives, as per the Cluster Capacity Building Plan
  • Coordinate the development of Cluster
    consolidated performance monitoring plan and provide technical assistance
    in the implementation of the Cluster PMP in alignment with the programs
    designs.
  • Assist the Cluster team with preparation
    and analysis of performance data for semi-annual and annual program
    reporting to determine program progress by the programs, partners and WVU.
  • Develop and maintain a functional
    Cluster M&E database aligned to the different programs designs; and
    aligned to the NO Strategy; and partners information management systems
    e.g., HMIS, EMIS; and WV knowledge management systems e.g. HORIZON
  • Collaborate with programs teams and
    partners, the NO DME team, etc, identify/share programmatic success
    stories, lessons learned, best practices and locally appropriate innovations
    to increase learning; and document them for dissemination internally and
    externally.
  • Offer technical leadership and spearhead
    implementation of organization’s strategic initiatives to improve quality
    of DME for programs in the region, e.g., Outcome monitoring, impact
    evaluations, GIS Solutions, LQAS methodology, CWBT measurement and
    reporting etc.
  • Carryout out data quality assessments,
    pre-operation audits for programs, and oversee the implementation of the
    Operations Audit management actions related to recommendations on DME
    findings.
  • Develop and maintain a system for
    improving and rating of compliance of sponsorship service operations with
    the selected sponsorship service operations standards.
  • Coordinate implementation program DME
    process: assessments, re-designs, baselines, annual planning, program
    management reports, and evaluations, special research studies; and provide
    quality reviews of DME products (Assessment plans & Reports, Design TORs, Program
  • Designs
    documents, management reports; evaluation reports, etc)
     prior
    to National Office approval
     
 Qualifications, Skills
and Experience:
  • The applicant
    should hold a
     Bachelor’s
    degree in a Social Sciences, Social Works and Social Administration,
    Development Studies or related development disciplines Or Statistics,
    Quantitative economics and related disciplines. A master’s degree is an
    added advantage.
  • Five or more years of relevant experience
    preferably with international organizations in research, monitoring and
    evaluation of, and reporting on complex (development) programs.
  • Knowledge of and experience with a range
    of M&E tools and techniques, including ability to develop strategic
    plans and comprehensive effective systems for data collection, analysis
    and dissemination.
  • Demonstrated commitment to M&E
    sustainability and building central and local capacity by providing
    technical assistance, training and supervision.
  • Excellent command of MS Excel, and
    working knowledge of at least two statistical data management
    packages/softwares (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS,
    Nvivo/Nudist, Epi Info, STATA
  • Must be able to work in a team and be
    prepared to lead and train subordinates
  • Ability to work with inter-disciplinary
    teams and a wide range of program/project activities.
  • Excellent writing and communication
    skills
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates must send their applications with complete Curriculum Vitae, via
email to: wvujobs@wvi.org.  Please address the application to the
People and Culture Specialist (Recruitment) and do indicate the post title in
the email subject line.
NB: Qualified
female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 13th September, 2013

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