MEAL Officer – Right to Grow NGO Job Vacancies – World Vision

 

Job Title:    MEAL Officer – Right to Grow

Organisation: World
Vision International

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to: Project Coordinator

 

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 MEAL Officer – Right to Grow will provide technical guidance to the Project
team on Project planning, development, monitoring and evaluation in line with
WV policies and standards; including maintaining systems to collect and analyze
information on activities, outputs, outcomes and impact of the Right to Grow
Programme

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project planning
and Management:

·       
Establish
a robust M&E system for the project by having clear M&E framework and a
performance monitoring plan for all project indicators

·       
Develop
and administer performance-monitoring tools to track project indicators in line
with the Project implementation plans

·       
Provide
technical guidance and leadership in regards to the Project Review and Planning
processes

Project Monitoring:

·       
Collect
and process data on project activities as specified in the detailed project
implementation plan.

·       
Plan and
conduct project output and outcome level monitoring as per the M&E plan and
share through monitoring reports on progress of the project in line with the
results framework

·       
Perform
quarterly 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.

Data management,
Analysis and Reporting:

·       
Perform
analysis of data, providing both descriptive and inferential statistics, as
well as qualitative analysis, that will allow for an enhanced understanding of
the project indicators.

·       
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, GIS

Project
Documentation and Learning:

·       
Compile
progress reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi Annual and Annual) for management
decision making in line with the project implementation plan and donor
requirements.

·       
Promote
utilization of data/information from progress reports, baselines, evaluations
and other assessments at project level through reflection and learning forums
such as quarterly review meetings and management meetings or conferences for
project partners.

·       
Documentation
of project learnings, project most significant change stories, best practices
etc. in profiling the projects performance to stakeholders

Assessments,
Evaluations and Research

·       
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.

Information
Management Systems

·       
Develop
appropriate project Information Management Systems including project databases
as a means to track M&E indicator performance using statistical software
such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS

·       
Utilize
WVU database initiatives such as Horizon, GIS, Automated Database and other
relevant National Databases for organizational visibility such as the OVC
databases

·       
Provide
and utilize data required by the District Health Information Management System
(DHIS2) and OVC MIS

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

·       
Provide
technical guidance and coordinate implementation of WV Partnership and WV
Uganda strategic initiatives such as LEAP 3 and Horizon.

Capacity Building

·       
Provide
technical support to the project staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on
monitoring and evaluation according to World Vision Uganda evaluation strategy
and donor requirements.

·       
Develop
capacity of project staff to utilize existing M&E tools for proper tracking
and reporting in line with the donor guidelines including coaching and
mentoring for project staff, partners and other stakeholders on monitoring,
evaluation & research.

·       
Undertake
any other duties as assigned by the Project coordinator

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision MEAL Officer – Right to Grow job must
hold a bachelor’s degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, Statistics,
Quantitative Economics, Mathematics, Public health, Demography, Biostatistics,
or a related field is required.

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

·       
Experience
in proposal writing and development, grants management, report writing,
research, monitoring and evaluation skills

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

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

·       
Excellent
command of MS Excel, and working knowledge of at least two statistical data
management packages/software’s (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS,
NVIVO/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc.

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

·       
Ability
to work with inter-disciplinary teams and a wide range of program/project
activities

·       
Strong
report writing and communication skills

·       
Knowledge
of designing and managing M&E systems at a national level for effective
generation of monitoring data used in tracking Programme and improved service
delivery and support related to development programming

·       
Proactive
personality, self-driven and strongly motivated

·       
Capacity/potential
in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination.

·       
Spiritual
maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – ability to articulate
and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

·       
Good
interpersonal skills, team player, facilitation skills and strong communication
skills, both verbal and written

·       
Proven
conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach
to programming

·       
The
position requires ability and willingness to be in the field/community full
time- 90% of the time.

 

How to Apply:

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

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 8th January 2021

 

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