Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer USAID ICYD Project Jobs – WEI/Bantwana


Job Title:      Monitoring and Evaluation
(M&E) Officer

Organization: WEI/Bantwana

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  M&E Advisor


About US:

Since 1951, World
Education, Inc. (WEI) has been working to improve the lives of the poor through
education and social and economic development programs. The Bantwana Initiative
of World Education, Inc. is a recognized leader in delivering integrated
comprehensive interventions to improve HIV outcomes and the quality of life for
orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and families affected by HIV and poverty.
Rooted at the grassroots level, WEI/Bantwana builds the capacity of
communities, civil society and governments to coordinate and deliver integrated
comprehensive services for vulnerable children and families while strengthening
structures and service delivery across the HIV continuum of care.


About USAID ICYD Project:

The USAID Integrated
Child and Youth Development Activity (USAID ICYD Activity) aims to improve
learning outcomes, advance HIV epidemic control in Uganda, and ensure that
children and youth have the opportunity to lead resilient, healthy and
productive lives. The USAID ICYD Activity will deliver critical
HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response services to children and youth and
their families in communities, clinics, and schools. Within USAID’s Journey to
Self-Reliance Framework, USAID ICYD Activity will build the operational and
technical capacity of four Ugandan Primary Local Partner (PLP) organizations to
become direct recipients of USG funding within two years while strengthening
government capacity to deliver core services to children within an integrated
referral network and case management system. WEI/Bantwana is a leader in OVC
programming and organizational capacity development in high HIV prevalence
countries in southern and eastern Africa.


Job Summary:   The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
Officer will support the M&E Advisor and USAID ICYD Activity partners in
the development and implementation of data collection systems, ensure data
quality, and accurate reporting in a timely manner. The M&E Officer will support
the M&E Advisor to coordinate, manage and disseminate strategic
information; and is responsible for the following activities:


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

the development of a monitoring, evaluation, and learning framework for the program
ensuring data systems established can measure progress against impact

the implementation of all ongoing M&E processes, systems, and guidance,
including leading the design and rolling out of reporting initiatives of the

and review the Activity Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (AMEP) on an annual
basis to ensure all M&E needs and requirements are documented and adhered

of databases: conduct periodic data quality assessments and reviews to ensure
accuracy and consistency in the data entered

training facilitation for partners and staff in the use of the M&E systems
and tools for record-keeping and collecting monitoring data

monitoring data for reporting against the performance indicators for donor reporting
and internal program review

and analyze project monitoring data and generate user-friendly analyses
thereof, including the use of graphics

supportive supervision visits to PLPs to observe, monitor, and provide guidance
and quality feedback on the use of data collection tools

closely with the M&E Advisor and other technical staff to develop data
collection plans and methodologies

M&E support to the senior management team for the compilation and
completion of donor reports

performance reports with USAID ICYD Activity staff and management on a monthly
basis to support management decision making and take lead in reflections about
performance with the USAID ICYD Activity team

the M&E Regional Managers to ensure accurate, timely reports are produced

out data quality assessments, vulnerability assessments, beneficiary
verifications and any assessment and audits that improve program quality


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demographics,
public policy, international development, social sciences, economics, or
related field. Master’s degree or Bachelor plus advanced training in M&E,
statistics, or economics preferred

At least
three years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for
implementing M&E activities of international development projects

success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from
project initiation to closeout stages, experience with USAID/PEPFAR preferred

designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems

in preparing high quality success stories, case studies and operational
research reports

in capacity building for monitoring and evaluation

working knowledge of major databases and at least 2 analytical programs
including Excel, ODK, DHIS2, Epi-Info, Power BI

organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills

to work in a challenging environment, under high pressure and tight deadlines


How to Apply:

All applicants
should submit a cover letter, updated CV, and three references to:
with the position title you are applying for in the subject line.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 2nd October 2020 by 2:00pm


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