US Non-profit Jobs – M & E Officer at Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:   M & E Officer
Organisation: Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Funding Source: Bread for the World (Bftw) Project
Duty Station: Uganda
About LWR:
Lutheran World Relief is a US
non-profit organization that works with local partners to provide lasting
solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. . LWF Uganda works to
reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to
build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF
Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani,
Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary: The M&E Officer will provide
technical support to the Sub Program in all data collection, analysis, and
learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to
finish for all projects. The incumbent will work closely with Program teams to
assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate
the collection of quality data. S/he may be assigned to focus on supporting one
or more specific grants or projects within a program as assigned by Sub Program
Management.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent designs an efficient, high -quality performance monitoring and
    evaluation framework for the project in line with LWF and donor M&E
    standards and requirements;
  • Offer
    M&E technical support to program staff; supports program staff to
    execute high-quality M&E activities, ensuring that M&E is
    integrated in all aspect of the Project Cycle.
  • Supports
    the Sub Program manager to meet donor M&E requirements and
    expectations; prepares high quality M&E reports; works with program
    staff, management, and project stake holders to design/implement M&E
    procedures and data collection and reporting tools for the project;
  • Makes
    sure that LWF technical staff and stakeholders are provided with timely,
    accurate and reliable information generated through the project M&E
    frameworks;
  • Carry
    out periodic data quality assessments;
  • Work
    in liaison with the Country Office M&E Unit to ensure that core
    components of the organisation M&E system functions effectively in the
    Sub Program.
  • Identifies
    areas for the staff and partner’s development in M&E core tools and
    principles; works with management staff to build M&E technical skills
    of field staff; 
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the M&E Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in Statistics, Demography, Epidemiology or other related discipline,
    including social sciences.
  • At
    least three years’ experience executing M&E for international organization
    implementing programs.
  • Comprehensive
    working knowledge of key M&E concepts, tools and best practices;
  • Prior
    experience working with both quantitative and qualitative data collection
    and analysis methodologies;
  • Detailed
    knowledge, understanding and routine management of information systems.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates are encouraged to send their E-mail applications applicants to: recruitment@lwf.or.ug
addressed to the Office of Administration/Human Resources. The complete
application must include the following;
  • One
    page cover letter, explaining the candidate’s suitability for the position
  • Updated
    Curriculum vitae (CV): Please do not include certificates for education,
    trainings, etc.
  • List
    of three professional references (name, title, relationship to applicant,
    telephone number, email address)
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:  Friday, 19th June, 2015 by 5:00pm
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