USAID Monitoring & Evaluation Officer NGO Jobs – SOS Children’s Villages

Job Title:       Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Organization: SOS Children’s
Villages
Project Name: USAID/Uganda
Better Outcomes/DREAMs Project
Reports to: Programme
Coordinator
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda

About US:
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non-government, social
development organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a
worldwide child care organisation, currently running Children’s Villages and
other projects in 135 countries around the world. SOS has been working in
Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri,
Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and in Fort Portal – Kabarole district.

About USAID Better Outcomes
Project:
SOS Children’s Villages Gulu under Family Strengthening Program, with
support from USAID/Uganda BETTER OUTCOMEs/DREAMs Project has got an extension
to new sub counties of Lakwana, Bungatira and Bardege. Through our Family
strengthening program (FSP), our community work in Gulu District focuses on
children at risk of losing parental care. The FSP is a sustainable and
innovative community based methodology that empowers orphans and other
vulnerable children (OVC) from within their natural family environment. The
project intends to ensure that more OVCs, youth and their care givers access
and utilize core services to improve Health, Nutrition, Education and
psychosocial wellbeing  and reducing
abuse, exploitation and neglect.

Job Summary: The M&E
Officer will play a focal role in providing support for monitoring and
evaluation of the on-going better outcome project. The incumbent will be
responsible for overall strengthening of the M&E functions and learning
needs for improvement of the project and will come up with findings based on
real data to show performance of the projects.

Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Develop the overall framework for the M&E.
·        
Offer technical advice and guidance ondata
collection by Field Officers and ensure quality of the data.
·        
The incumbent will record, manage and preserve
monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way
·        
Keenly analyse and discuss findings based on
regular monitoring data
·        
Offer technical support on M&E and
evidence-based recommendations to the Programme Coordinator.
·        
Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the
project success.
·        
Send feedback to the programme Coordinator on
project strategies and activities.
·        
Ensure that implementation of field activities
adheres to SOS  monitoring and evaluation
system
·        
Provide inputs, information and statistics for
quarterly, annual and other reports to the programme Coordinator.
·        
Assist the field officers through technical
guidance on usage of M& E tools for the better outcome projects.
·        
Undertake regular visits to the fields to
support implementation of monitoring and evaluation, check the quality of data
produced, and to identify where adaptations might be needed.
·        
Actively participate in evaluation, reviews,
survey, surveillance or special studies focusing on the overall performance of
the better outcomes project.
·        
Foster participatory planning and monitoring;
organize and provide refresher training in monitoring and evaluation for
programme staff, local organizations and primary stakeholders with a view of
developing local monitoring and evaluation capacity.
·        
Prepare and submit timely reports to the FSP
Coordinator on programme intervention.     




Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a
University degree in social sciences, development studies, statistics,
economics or related field
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in the
design and implementation of M&E/MIS in development projects implemented by
a reputable organization.
·        
Broad understanding and knowledge of M&E and
development issues
·        
Proven ICT skills, especially in the development
of MIS software using database software.
·        
Expertise in analyzing data using statistical
software.
·        
Excellent training and facilitation skills
including Good analytical skills in data processing, analysis and its
interpretation.
·        
Ability to work independently and show
professional judgment in carrying out assigned task.
·        
Ability to function as a productive member of a
result oriented team is important.
·        
Possess a valid riding permit.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send an application letter, detailed curriculum
vitae (CV), and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact
details of three traceable referees to the address below to:
The National Human Resource Coordinator,
SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,
25 km on Kampala-Entebbe Rd, Abaita Ababiri,
P.O Box 27510,
Kampala. Uganda
Electronic Applications must be sent as one Single Document not
exceeding eight pages to: elizabeth.opio@sosuganda.org

NB: Applications that are
late, do not have CV or certificates attached, will be disqualified. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted
.

Deadline: 31st May 2017 by 4:00pm



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