Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Jobs – Living Water International (LWI)

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Organization: Living Water International (LWI)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Living Water International (LWI) is a global Non-Governmental organization that exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience “living water”- the gospel of Jesus Christ – which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. Living Water International Uganda (LWIU) was formed in 2009. LWIU is an affiliate of Living Water International based in Houston, Texas, USA that was founded in 1990 and currently works in over 20+ countries across Latin America, the Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, and India. LWI Uganda runs an integrated Water Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) program in South Western Uganda & we partner with other like-minded organisations to provide safe drinking water, Community Mobilisation & Gospel Proclamation, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion to communities across Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for creating, collecting, analyzing and managing quantitative and qualitative data for the monitoring and evaluation of national programs to support program management and accountability. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is part of the program management team (PMT) and is responsible for Monitoring and Evaluation processes.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Program design and operations

  • Support the Programs Manager in implementation of a planning, monitoring and evaluation system according to the LWI Country Strategy Plan.
  • Support WPA teams in planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Organize annual planning and review meetings.
  • Produce major reports and case studies on M&E lessons from LWI work,
  • Implementing M&E training programs for staff that will enhance and develop skills required to perform their jobs in assessment, design, monitoring, reporting and evaluation;
  • Support proposal writing and other fundraising activities.

M&E system and Information Management

  • Implement LWI Monitoring and Evaluation strategies including baselines, evaluations and monitoring activities.
  • Provide technical support to LWI staff in developing and applying a simple, systematic, effective and participatory system of project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Reviewing/creating and maintaining relevant database in support of LWI operations.
  • Design and implement periodic field studies and other data collection instruments for the purposes of learning the effects of program interventions.
  • Collect qualitative and quantitative data for enhancing planning and implementation of programmes.
  • Verifying and validating at least 10% of the data reported.
  • Ensure up to date databases that provide real-time accurate and complete information on WASH program implementation and resource utilisation.
  • Update of indicators and ensure minimum standards for measurement of project impact and program excellence are followed.

Reporting and Capacity Building

  • Capacity building of program staff in M&E.
  • Prepare concise WPA reports for Consolidation by PD
  • Assess equipment and Software needs for M&E and ensure appropriate, effective and efficient software/equipment is maintained.

Documentation and Research

  • Co-ordinate and facilitate action research on important issues in the water and sanitation sector as identified by LWI Country Office.
  • Support in-country efforts to develop local learning systems and production of learning products on a regular basis for dissemination in-country and internationally within LWI and its stakeholders.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Degree in one of the following – Water Engineering; Statistics; Public Health; Social Sciences; Development Studies or a related field.
  • A postgraduate qualification in Monitoring and Evaluation is required.
  • At least five (5) years of Development working experience in an INGO setting, with at least two (2) of the 5 years being field experience managing Monitoring and Evaluation work.
  • Experience in project cycle management
  • Practical, hands-on skills in managing a monitoring and Evaluation system including its review, tools development, and Information management.
  • Thorough understanding and experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, including sampling, survey design, data analysis, and application of these methods to project monitoring and evaluation standards in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene;
  • Experience in at least two M&E design frameworks (Logical frameworks, Theory of Change, or Outcome Mapping);
  • Proven computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Experience in designing, analyzing and reporting quantitative and Qualitative surveys.
  • Strong analytical skills (use of analytical software at least one -SPSS, STATA, EPI INFO, ALTLAS IT, ARC-GIS, NIVIVO);
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken);
  • Previous experience in designing and delivering capacity-building training in M&E.
  • Experience in using Salesforce/ Taroworks software for data management is required.
  • Experience providing technical assistance in MIS/M&E.
  • In-depth working knowledge of computer-based statistical programs and Excel.
  • Knowledge and experience with WASH sector guidelines and best practices;
  • Knowledge and experience designing or delivering WASH programming
  • Knowledge and understanding of local community and social/cultural constraints for effective project design and implementation;
  • Capacity building of finance and nonfinance staff.
  • Competence in writing high-quality reports, exhibiting detailed and professional attributes Highly proficient in English both spoken and written.
  • Oral Communication/Presentation skills;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work in rural environments with little to no infrastructure.
  • License to drive a vehicle is preferred and willingness to travel up to 50% of base time.


How to Apply:

All applicants who meet the above criteria should submit their CVs (a maximum 4 pages – No certificates), by email to: HR and Administration Manager: Please clearly indicate Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Application – SURNAME – FIRST NAME in the subject line of the email. Also, indicate your current salary or expectation in the application letter along with a recommendation letter from your Church leader. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisting will be done on rolling basis. All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all applicable background checks including certificate of good conduct as well as availability of funds for this position.


Deadline: 31st May 2024 by 4:00pm


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Date Posted 2024-05-21T10:36
Valid Through 2024-05-31T16:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Living Water International (LWI)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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