NGO Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at VMM

Organisation: VMM
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About VMM:
VMM is
a faith based international development NGO founded in 1969, which has
supported building the capacity of development organisations overseas in terms
of human resource and project support. VMM has provided 2,300 personnel to
partner organisations since its inception and currently supports over 30
partner organisations through its Overseas Programmes in 9 countries. The
current vacancy is supported by VMM working with its partner the Kiyinda
Mityana Diocese (KMD) and will be based in the Diocese in Uganda. The KMD has
25 parishes serving a population of approximately 3.5 million people.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Offer technical
    assistance and capacity building in setting up and operating a monitoring
    and evaluation system for development programmes and projects in KMD.
  • Assist program
    and sector-specific managers to develop systematic and realistic
    monitoring plans that capture quantitative and qualitative data to report
    on all indicators in proposals while feeding into Social Services and
    Development (SSD) and program / project indicators.
  • Design, develop,
    manage and train staff in databases and information systems for the
    department.
  • Conduct field
    based monitoring & evaluation and make recommendations, particularly
    mobilize resources to meet gaps in development projects and programmes.
    Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of programme activities,
    conduct field visits and collect and analyse data and background materials
    and provide guidance and support to staff.
  • Document, write,
    edit and disseminate department material including project proposals,
    reports, other publications, opinion pieces and policy briefs, web
    features, research reports (baseline surveys, situational analysis, needs
    assessments & concept papers) and success stories.
  • Prepare
    quarterly monitoring & evaluation reports to SSD Coordinator and make
    presentations / convey M&E findings to stakeholders for decision
    making.
  • Make plans,
    suggestions and practical advice on how to effectively utilize M&E
    findings to mobilize more resources for meeting the SSD Strategic targets
    by the year 2012.
  • Prepare tables,
    graphs or other statistical data for technical review / monitoring
    purposes and compile / maintain base line data of development indicators
    on program & project field situations.
  • Train field
    staff and local partners in areas of project planning & management;
    logical framework; data management; data analysis and results-oriented
    programming, basic surveying and sampling techniques, monitoring and
    evaluation methods and principles and report writing techniques and
    requirements for SSD and other relevant donors.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The job holder
    should possess a university degree in Social Sciences OR Development
    Management & Planning OR Statistics OR any other related technical
    field.
  • An advanced
    degree is desirable.
  • At least three
    years of progressive responsibility in professional development /
    humanitarian work.
  • Experience in
    program / project planning and management and proposal design and writing.
  • Familiar with
    research and data collection methodologies particularly PRA methods.
  • Very strong
    skills in analytical and strategic thinking.
  • Proven
    experience in database design, development and management.
  • Experience in
    working in teams and training others.
  • Strong
    quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills.
  • Good writing,
    documentation & communication skills.
  • Excellent
    knowledge of computer applications, in particular proficiency required in
    MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS, EPI Info or any other relevant database
    software.
  • Ability to drive
    a motor vehicle. 
Job Terms and Conditions: A monthly allowance
is paid. Air fares, visa, insurance and accommodation expenses are paid.
NB:Personnel appointed
to this post will be vetted in accordance with the VMM Child Safeguarding
Policy.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified candidates should express interest by visiting the web link
below

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