Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Project
Coordinator

Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:

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 41 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 Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will support and participate in the
development and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan and
facilitate the transfer of data and knowledge right from the Project site to
District, Region and National Level including Project Information Management
Systems. The position supports program monitoring, evaluation, accountability
and learning and builds capacity and support for M&E activities and systems
at the National Level. S/he will support project staff and stakeholders to
develop project briefs and case studies that detail success stories, lessons
learned, and best practices across all components.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Capacity Building

·       
Develop
capacity of project staff to utilize existing M&E tools for proper tracking
and reporting in line with the donor and World Vision Uganda M&E Framework
(LEAP), including coaching and mentoring for project staff, partners and other
stakeholders on Design, monitoring, evaluation & research.

·       
Provide
technical assistance, guidance, and direction—related to project MEAL plans and
systems, performance management tools and support the project in design of
above named tools

·       
Develop
a capacity building and mentorship program for the project and partner staff
aimed at enhancing their capacity and skills to assume increased M&E and
programming responsibilities in line with WVU M&E frame work and Donor
guidelines.

·       
Guide
staff in preparing progress reports in accordance with approved donor and LEAP
reporting formats and ensure their timely submission. This includes monthly
reports, quarterly progress reports, annual project reports, inception reports.

Monitoring,
Evaluation and Documentation

·       
Develop
and lead the implementation of Ark 2030 Project M&E frameworks including
project reviews, participatory impact assessments, baseline, evaluations,
process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons-learned workshops.

·       
Prepare
periodic Project performance reports according to the donor requirements on a
monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual basis and provide updates of progress
status and keep Project Leadership informed of the same and of any need or
issues arising related to M&E.

·       
Promote
utilization of data/information at project level through reflection and
learning forums such as quarterly review meetings at management meetings or
conferences for project partners.

·       
Establish
and manage a performance monitoring framework for the Ark 2030 Project with
clear goals, outcomes, outputs, inputs, processes, indicators, data needs and
sources, and reporting formats and frequency, for effective monitoring,
reporting and updating progress.

·       
Development
of data collection tools and rollout of donor standardized MEAL tool for
routine monitoring and evaluations at District and National Level.

·       
Organize
quarterly reflection meetings on Project Interventions and Progress on
indicators across the National Office.

·       
Provide
technical guidance and leadership in conducting project assessments, baselines
and Evaluations in line with established donor related guidelines

·       
Monitor
and track implementation of project evaluation recommendations in line with
World Vision Uganda evaluation strategy and donor regulations.

·       
Support
other monitoring and evaluative activities as they arise

Quality Assurance

·       
Assure
quality of Ark 2030-Accelerating & Massively scaling up Land and Livelihood
Restoration project data by enforcing data quality reviews at District and
National Level.

·       
Perform
quarterly Project data quality assessments to ensure validity, integrity,
precision, reliability and timeliness of all performance data; identify any
deficiencies and suggest corrective actions; and assist the technical team
members to maintain electronic and hard copy files.

·       
Plan for
and implement project planning and review meetings in line with the project
detailed implementation plan

·       
Track
timely implementation and reporting of project plans.

Information Systems
Management

·       
Provide
meaningful data summaries and visualization to demonstrate result to the
project management.

·       
Support
application of software for results based monitoring and evaluation such as
SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, SAIKU, GIS, Remote sensing, Collect Earth,
ArcGIS 123 Mobile Applications and other cloud-based technologies.

·       
Utilize
WVU database initiatives such as Horizon, GIS, Automated Database and other
relevant National Databases for organizational visibility such as the FAO
Collect Earth, Evergreen Alliance Database.

·       
Provide
and utilize data required at District and or National Level for Land and
Livelihood Restoration.

·       
Provide
information/data required to support during proposal writing for resource
mobilization in line with World Vision Uganda mission.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Demography, Environmental Science,
Monitoring and Evaluation, GiS and Remote Sensing, Computer Science, Management
Information System and technology or a related field is required.

·       
At least
three years of work experience managing data intensive projects in designing,
monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is highly desirable.

·       
Excellent
command of; GiS, Remote Sensing technology ,SAIKU,Google Earth Applications, MS
Excel, Cloud-Based data collection technologies and working knowledge of at
least two statistical data management packages/software’s (quantitative &
qualitative) e.g., SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc.

·       
Experience
with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods,
including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable.

·       
Knowledge
of designing and managing M&E systems. Experience in designing M&E
methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in their use
is desirable.

·       
Excellent
spoken English skills are required, including the ability to communicate
effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial
relationships. .Expertise in other local Ugandan languages is desired.

·       
Must be
detail oriented and highly organized. Able to support and respond to the needs
of the project teams as quickly as possible to support evidence-based decision
making needs of the project

·       
Must
exhibit a flexible work attitude: the ability to work productively in a team
environment and the ability to meet unexpected demands

·       
Excellent
cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability
to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff,
clients and consultants.

·       
Demonstrated
ability to set priorities.

·       
Demonstrated
experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on M&E results so that
lessons can be learned and incorporated into programming is desirable.

·       
Experience
in Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation.

·       
Working experience
of statistical packages e.g., SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc

·       
Excellent
spoken English skills are required, including the ability to communicate
effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial
relationships. Expertise in other local Ugandan languages is desired.

·       
Registration
as a member of the Uganda Evaluation Association or any other international
associations is an added advantage

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

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Here

Deadline: 31st May 2020

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