PMER Officer US Non-profit Careers – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:             PMER Officer

Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
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 PMER
Officer will be responsible for design development and implementation of
effective monitoring & Evaluation; and capacity building of staff in order
to meet the accountability requirements of donors and ensure quality,
continuous improvement and impact of LWF Interventions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Support
    the PMER Manager to Build capacity of Country Program staff on the LWF
    PMER approaches including the Web based PMER system.
  • Supporting
    Country Program as they align to the new World Service PMER framework,
    including in the uploading and updating of project portfolios on
    the web-based PMER system.
  • Offer
    assistance to Country Program during the design-phase for new projects,
    particularly with regards the development of meaningful results
    frameworks and indicators, and linking these to Country Results Frameworks
    within the web-based system
  • Assist
    the PMER Manager to ensure alignment of M&E activities with program
    goals and contribute to the development annual work plans to
    identify projects targets and ensure inclusion of M&E Activities.
  • Work
    closely with the PMER Manager to Support the field offices to Develop and
    administer performance monitoring tools to track program
    indicators; in line with the program implementation and M&E plans.
  • Support
    the PMER Manager in tracking the implementation of the Country
    strategy through participation in the development of Country Annual plans
    (CAP) and Country Annual Targets ( CAT).
  • Support
    the PMER Manager in establishing program/ indicator M&E data bases
    aligned to the Country Results Framework.
  • Work
    closely with the PMER Manager to coordinate implementation studies,
    baselines, evaluations for the various projects.
  • Work
    with PMER manager to support the review, learning and reflection meetings
    on program/projects implementation, and evaluations.
  • Identify
    strengths and weaknesses in existing data collection and management system
    and propose solution along with the PMER Manager
  • Support
    the PMER Manager to ensure that donor and senior management data queries
    are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Perform
    regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Programs
    and to verify the accuracy of reported data
  • Assist
    the PMER Manager in reviewing donor reports to ensure high quality reports
    are submitted on time
  • Work
    closely with the PMER Manager to support program teams in establishing log
    frames, M&E work plans, and targets during project proposal
    development and as well as throughout project implementation.
  • Performs
    any other official duties that may be assigned from time to time by
    the PMER Manager, or his/her designate.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World
    Relief (LWR) PMER Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree
    in a development field, social science, economics, or relevant discipline.
  • At least three (3) years of progressive
    responsible professional experience in a performance monitoring and/or
    evaluation role with an international development organization.
  • Proven ability in data analysis, project
    design, monitoring, and evaluation of development activities.
  • Previous experience developing results
    frameworks, logical frameworks, or similar tools for project design is
  • Previous experience in developing and/or
    using performance management plans or similar tools is required.
  • Broad knowledge of and experience in
    monitoring and evaluating programs— including indicator development, study
    design, and data analysis.
  • Previous experience using knowledge
    management software or database is highly desired.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications (One-page motivation letter, explaining the candidate’s
suitability for the position and an updated Curriculum vitae, CV), with the
names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees and send via Email
NB: Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will
be contacted.
Deadline: 12th June 2017
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