Especialista en Monitoreo, Evaluacion y Aprendizaje/ TGU

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Especialista Monitoreo, Evaluación, Investigación y Aprendizaje

Fecha límite de aplicación:

31 de enero

Localidad del puesto:

Tegucigalpa

Fecha de inicio vacante:

8 de febrero

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza permanente

Propósito del Puesto

Implementar acciones de monitoreo y seguimiento del proyecto para asegurar la calidad de los procedimientos, contribuyendo al aprendizaje institucional, generando información sobre la ejecución, resultados e impactos del mismo.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • Grado de Licenciatura (o grado mayor) en ciencias económicas, salud pública, ciencias sociales, o en un campo equivalente.

  • Al menos 3 años de experiencia profesional demostrada en diseño y/o implementación de modelos de planificación, seguimiento y monitoreo de proyectos, de preferencia en temas relacionados con trabajo infantil.

  • Experiencia y habilidades coordinando y brindando información de línea base y seguimiento a procesos de levantamiento de información, incluyendo elaboración de términos de referencia, desarrollando cuestionarios, revisando manuales de entrenamiento, desarrollando protocolos de levantamiento de información y dando seguimiento a la calidad de la información de la data del proyecto.

  • Conducir vehículo 4x4.

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Asegurar la correcta implementación y funcionamiento del Sistema de Monitoreo y Evaluación del proyecto.

  • Diseñar y coordinar los procesos de evaluación (intermedia y final), líneas base y otras investigaciones a propuesta del proyecto, conforme a los estándares metodológicos, y requerimientos de WV y el donante.

  • Capacitar al equipo de trabajo en técnicas de recolección de datos establecer un mecanismo de aseguramiento de la calidad de los datos recolectados.

  • Servir de punto de contacto con los socios, las autoridades, los beneficiarios y los donantes en materia de M&E.

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¿Por qué trabajar con nosotros?

Somos una organización cristiana de ayuda humanitaria, desarrollo y promoción de la justicia que sirve a todas las personas, sin distinción de raza, religión, grupo étnico o género.

Al trabajar con nosotros te conviertes en un protagonista que influye en favor de los niños, niñas, familias y comunidades más vulnerables alrededor del mundo. En Honduras tocamos la vida de más de 75 mil niñas y niños en Honduras, en 12 Departamentos, 28 Programas de Área y 694 comunidades.

Nuestra Causa

Una niñez tiernamente protegida, promotora de una sociedad más justa y segura.

Nuestra Visión

Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud.

Nuestra oración para cada corazón, la voluntad de hacer esto posible.

Nuestra Misión

World Vision es una confraternidad internacional de cristianos cuya misión es seguir a Jesucristo, nuestro Señor y Salvador trabajando con los pobres y oprimidos para promover la transformación humana, buscar la justicia y testificar de las buenas nuevas del Reino de Dios

Somos Cristianos

Seguimos a Jesús– en su identificación con los pobres, los que no tienen poder, los afligidos, los oprimidos, los marginados; en su especial preocupación por las niñas y los niños; en su respeto por la dignidad otorgada por Dios a las mujeres de igual manera que a los hombres; en su reto por las actitudes y los sistemas injustos; en su llamado para compartir los recursos con los unos y los otros; en su amor por todas las personas sin discriminación o condiciones; en su oferta de una nueva vida por medio de la fe en Él. A partir de Él nosotros derivamos nuestro entendimiento integral del evangelio del Reino de Dios, el cual forma las bases de nuestra respuesta a la necesidad humana.

Política de Protección de la Niñez y Salvaguardia de Adultos

World Vision es una organización centrada en los niños que se compromete a salvaguardar a todos los niños y adultos beneficiarios, y tiene cero tolerancia para los incidentes de violencia o abuso contra niños o adultos vulnerables, incluida la explotación o el abuso sexual.

Cada miembro potencial del equipo debe comprender la importancia de estos temas y está abierto a más entrenamiento y orientación sobre nuestras políticas y responsabilidades de Safeguarding.

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Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

DME OFFICER -ECHO Disaster Risk Reduction PROJECT

Purpose of the position

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in close coordination with the M&E Assistants, Field Officers, and under the supervision of the Project Manager will ensure the monitoring and evaluation of the indicators, results and impacts of the project while using his/her knowledge and professional experience. It will guarantee the basis for decision making on the modifications and improvements necessary for an effective management of the project. It will be the technical point of reference for M&E and programmatic issues ensuring compliance with the guidelines of World Vision and ECHO M&E system. The M&E Officer will be responsible for developing, monitoring, tracking, reviewing and updating project-monitoring tools, M&E plan and ensuring that the project indicators are measured. The M&E officer will conduct regular supportive supervision with M&E Assistants to monitor data quality. Will maintain progress on targets, keep all the project data and reports and document all promising practices and learning. The incumbent will be based in Maseru with limited travel to implementing areas and will supervise two field based M&E Assistants.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Strengthen the capacity and technical monitoring in M&E of the M&E Assistants

End results expected

Provide capacity transfer to M&E Assistants to improve their M&E systems and fully support all program M&E related functions.

Provide technical support to M&E Assistants to establish a strong information management system.

Revise / design and disseminate monitoring and reporting tools that respect the standards of WV and ECHO

Provide technical assistance and capacity development needed by M&E Assistant to strengthen M&E activities

2. Coordinate the implementation of the essential processes and mechanisms of the program performance and impact monitoring and evaluation strategy and guidelines.

End results expected

Ensure compliance of the monitoring and evaluation system with the rules and guidelines of WV and ECHO.

Ensure the quality of the performance indicator levels on the program by conducting, on a periodic basis, data quality assessments.

Carry out regular joint monitoring visits to the field to ensure the rapid and efficient implementation of the program vis-à-vis approved plans, with the participation of M&E Assistants and operations staff.

Ensure that the program monitoring and evaluation process is led and implemented by the M&E Assistants and operations field teams in accordance with quality standards and Humanitarian guidelines.

Work closely with M&E Assistants to monitor progress, including routine monitoring and updating of ITT, work plans, risk management plan, M&E plan

3. Oversee and ensure the quality preparation of required project reports (quarterly, mid-term and final) or any other required report) to the Support Office/ donor

End results expected

Work closely with M&E Assistants and operations staff to ensure effective monitoring, timely reporting and analysis of program results.

Ensure that the lessons learned in the recommendations for improvement incorporated in the program management reports are implemented by the field officers.

Ensure regular communication with M&E Assistants and ensure that all program management reports are of high quality, respecting timeliness, accuracy and availability of required supporting documents.

4. Ensure knowledge building and sharing, and performance management in the area of planning and M&E

Supervise, energize and motivate the program M&E team and ensure staff capacity building in the area of work.

Periodically conduct intentional learning and reflection sessions to ensure program quality, impact and sustainability.

Develop M&E knowledge tools based on lessons learned, experiences and data generated by program implementation while making strong contributions to WVI DRR knowledge networks and communities of practice.

5. Supervision of M&E staff

Monitor the achievements and evaluate the performance of M&E staff.

Provide high quality leadership that can ensure a great culture of performance management, open and reliable relationship between staff members, integrity to facilitate harmonious and mutually accountable relationships between team members.

Ensure the development of strong potential successors within the M&E team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

education, knowledge & skills, licenses preferred, and all experiences required to perform this position in a fully competent manner.

Analyse and interpret data

Use communication and networking skills

Use report writing skills

Use critical thinking skills

Communicate both technical input and child well-being issues clearly and simply

Use of strong facilitation skills

Use of appreciative inquiry, listening and analytical skills

Be analytical and use research skills as applied to M&E

Statistical skills such as sampling, descriptive and inferential statistics, confidence levels(Software and computation skills)

Project management tools and their use

In depth knowledge of programme design processes and products

Use logic to identify key information from a body of information.

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

academic requirements (if applicable), technical skills, or other knowledge required as a minimum qualification for this position.

Hold a bachelor's degree in statistics, Management of Information Systems and / or related disciplines.

Additional experience:

Have at least 3 years of experience in program management and implementation of multispectral projects

Have a very good knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation, in other words, good experience in writing monitoring and evaluation tools (Logical framework, monitoring plan, detailed implementation plan, etc.).

Have knowledge of Disaster Management and competence in disaster surveillance.

Have solid experience in M&E of disaster preparedness programs in which systematic input, output and process data has been collected and used to guide programming.

Have a very good experience with the Grants of donors.

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training

Experience: 2-3 years professional experience in Design, Monitoring and Evaluation with an NGO or donor.

Direct M&E experience with EU programming is preferred.

The position is contract based (End of contract 30th November 2021)

REMUNERATION

Competitive with market standards

As a Child focused organization, World Vision Lesotho is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff 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. WORLD VISION DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY FORM OF PAYMENT FOR JOB PLACEMENT.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Coordinator

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Coordinator

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives Established in 1950, World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities, to overcome poverty and injustice. We pursue life in all its fullness for every child and serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

LOCATION

Tbilisi, Georgia

DURATION

One year with a possible extension

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The purpose of this position is to implement portfolios of program/project Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) processes, as well as MEAL related capacity building of relevant staff, and contribute to knowledge management processes.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Coordinator function aims at:

  • Leading MEAL system implementation including monitoring, accountability initiatives, support evaluations, compile lessons learnt;

  • Enhancing the quality of programming through aligning Technical approaches to World Vision's Child Well-being Framework and Compendium of indicators;

  • Ensuring the alignment with WVI quality standards for design, monitoring and evaluation;

  • Enabling a proper framework and resource for evidence-based knowledge management within a program and across the NO;

  • Guide evidence building for the purposes of resource acquisition;

  • Participate in grant design process through alignment of grant proposal to relevant indicator framework

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assessment, Monitoring Evaluation and Accountability of WVG programs and projects

  • Ensure that WVG have in place a, Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability system (comprehensive log frame, M&E plan and indicator tracking table, data collection tools, information flow, reporting and review) consistent with the WV M&E framework, as appropriate, and in accordance with specific donor requirements including Abkhazia Portfolio;

  • Participate in planning for, compilation, and writing of the WVG national strategy, operational plans, annual report and other periodical program documentation;

  • Compile documentation and information necessary to facilitate strategic planning in WVG;

  • Provide support to writing and submission of grants proposals to donors. Keep informed of the non-funded sections of the program.

  1. Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities including Abkhazia Portfolio;

  • Lead the project routine monitoring and annual monitoring survey processes, baselines and evaluations including review of methodologies, data collections protocols, instruments, data tables and draft reports for all WVG projects (Including Abkhazia office);

  • Conduct regular monitoring visits to programs and provide detailed monitoring reports;

  • Monitor compliance with WV International Operations Audit standards during the quarterly monitoring;

  • Assist programme/project managers in developing Terms of Reference and develop programme/ project evaluation designs;

  • Support National Strategy Evaluation and Landscape assessment for new strategy elaboration;

  • Conduct and/or assist in conducting programme/project evaluations;

  • Where specified by ToR, support preparation of evaluation reports for programmes/projects evaluated;

  • Support EET with evidence based materials – reports, infographics, etc;

  • Undertake other duties within his/her competence related to MEAL as assigned by Manager.

  1. Capacity Building and Knowledge Management

  • Provide DME-related capacity building for relevant WVG staff;

  • Ensure effective knowledge management within WVG;

  • Support in development of semi (annual) monitoring analysis;

  • Provide periodic review of projects’ management reports and associated processes to identify challenges and lessons learned, and share them within and across the  Teams;

  • Support in development of evaluation learning analysis;

  • Support Horizon implementation within the NO.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:

Education:

University degree/background in Social Sciences or other related field with a strong M&E component

Knowledge & Skills - Essential:

  • Proven knowledge of project cycle elements, M&E systems design and management

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Fluent verbal and written communication skills in English and Georgian (Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, both in spoken and written English and Georgian)

  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through informal and formal methods

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team and cultural sensitivity

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

  • Computer proficiency and proven knowledge of MS Office (word/excel processing, database, spreadsheet and graphics presentations), data management and analysis software such as SPSS

  • Understanding of the workings of major donor agencies

  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values, Vision and Mission Statement

Experience - Essential:

  • At least 5 years’ working experience in M&E field (Proven track record)

  • Experience in program design, proposal and report writing

  • Demonstrated experience in developing assessment tools (e.g. questionnaires, focus group discussions), data collection methods and analysis

  • Familiarity with M&E requirements of major donors such as EU, UNHCR, etc

  • Experience in research

Work Environment:

Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 30% of time.

By registering and applying you confirm that the organization is open to background checks including watchdog screening (where applicable).

Monitoring & Evaluation Director

PURPOSE OF POSITION

World Vision is seeking candidates for the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Director for an anticipated USAID WASH project. The purpose of the project will be to increase access to sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services to targeted districts in Northern Ghana. The M&E Director has overall responsibility for providing coordination and leadership for monitoring and evaluation of the grant, including developing and managing the project’s monitoring, evaluation and learning framework to ensure quality of implementation and generate high quality data for measuring progress, reporting and adaptive management. The M&E Director would also be responsible for leading and providing technical backstopping for all project assessments, including baselining, mid-term and end line; as well as coordinating research and learning actions.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Technical Leadership and Support:

  • Lead the development, operationalization and reporting on a comprehensive Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Research and Learning (MEARL) System for the USAID WASH Project.

  • Ensure that the Project thematic objectives and their execution are aligned to the overall project goal and WVG National Office strategic objectives; and monitoring of the same is consistently done to ensure compliance and impact towards the well-being of the child.

  • Direct the successful development and implementation of technically feasible approaches and innovations in alignment with the project design, for meeting its objectives.

  • Provide effective leadership to staff within MEARL system of the project, and other project stakeholders; and ensure the professional development of staff, including coaching, appraisals, monitoring and needed training and mentoring activities are successfully carried out.

  • Enable the Project Lead, relevant technical team, and stakeholders to receive timely and appropriate MEARL technical support needed to meet or exceed donor performance and compliance expectations.

Capacity Building:

  • Ensure the consolidation of a learning culture - based upon evidenced based best practices and industry standards - to enable project staff to achieve and/or surpass established targets and standards.

  • Ensure and impart appropriate mentoring, coaching and supervision in order to equip, motivate and empower project staff and partners.

  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and partners on the project MEARL system, and all DME processes that support the project.

  • Provide support to the National Office and other WV entities for any WASH M&E needs.

  • Provide support to WV partners, communities and Government institutions for the development and implementation of WASH M&E initiatives.

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Provide backstopping for the development of the Project M&E framework aligned with USAID and WVG quality requirements/ standards.

  • Ensure the integration of the project M&E into the National Office M&E system for streamlined progress tracking and impact reporting.

  • Ensure the design and review of the WASH project M&E tools, and providing guidance on their use on the field; as well as the development, adaptation and usage of innovative M&E tools and applications.

  • Ensure the tracking of project implementation and providing sound monitoring of all project indicators; and guiding implementation in alignment with the project implementation plan and design.

  • Lead and ensure successful project assessments, including project baseline, mid-term assessment, evaluation, among others.

  • Provide support for the review of the project Annual Plan and Budgets to remain focus towards the projects overall goal and objectives

Data Management, Reporting, Research and Learning:

  • Lead and collaborate and work with WVG GIS Manager, the technical team and the WASH software teams to ensure that the project data syncs with all data bases (WV online GIS and Horizon Field monitoring systems, WASH Database, Hydro database, Water quality database, etc.),

  • Ensure that regular quality control checks of the project databases are carried out to ensure data integrity.

  • Ensure that project data is collected, documented, validated, edited, analyzed and presented appropriately for reports, and ensure the regular preparation of tables, graphs and written reports summarizing project M&E data to demonstrate project performance for sharing and engagement with project stakeholders.

  • Lead and ensure the preparation of project-related reports (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually), presentations, impact stories, publications and other technical reports.

  • Be the focal person for initiating, coordinating and ensuring the success of project researches, publications and learning events.

  • Ensure documentations of all project implementation and management processing for learning and evidence generation that supports continuous stakeholder engagements.

Resources Acquisition:

  • Ensure technical support and provision of M&E and research evidence and learning resources to sector related concepts and proposals to meet DM&E and donor standards.

  • Enable the relevant Program Effectiveness staff to provide the RAM unit the relevant technical support required to successfully meet or exceed established yearly resource acquisition targets.

Other:

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the project lead and key stakeholders and donor from time to time.

  • Participate and contribute in sharing and learning platforms related to the project sector to showcase best practices from the project and injective inn

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Computer/Information Science, Environmental Science, Public Health, Statistics or Mathematics. Advanced degree is an added advantage.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Knowledge in M&E System Design and Implementation, evidence generation, data management, maps & graphs designs presentations and data visualization

  • Experience: Minimum 5 years of experience in M&E, Research and Learning, Project Management, Data management including knowledge of GIS, and considerable knowledge of computerized information system.

  • Experience in the following areas would be a strong advantage: National WASH M&E framework (DiMES), Global WASH M&E initiatives, statistics, data capture and analysis.

  • Professional technical skill desired: Recognized certification in M&E would be an added advantage.

MEAL Officer - Ninewa

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The MEAL Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and learning officer is responsible for managing operations of the fragile context projects with a functional MEAL system to support program management and accountability functions. He/she contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of World Vision programming and will ensure that the project team that they work in is constantly striving to meet the World Vision Program Accountability Framework standards (Information Provision, Consultation, Participation, and Community Feedback), LEAP (Learning through Evaluation with accountability and planning) requirements and donor MEAL requirements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning

Manage basic requirements of MEAL activities as per budget and implementation per project.

Accountability

  • Conduct accountability Consultation assessment/FGDs per the project.

  • Set up and manage accountability channels as per beneficiaries preferences and project requirements (hotline, banners, face-to-face interviews, help desk, etc.).

  • Manage accountability reports and share them with the project based on the agreed time between MEAL and project to close the loops of inputs/feedback.

  • Conducting satisfaction score survey as per project.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Plan and Conduct Baseline, PIM, Endline assessment with data validation as per project/office requirements and needs.

  • Measure the ITT indicators and updated them on a monthly/quarterly basis.

  • Analyze, present, and share the Baseline, PIM, Endline, ITTs, and with the project.

  • Verify and spot-check the monthly data sent out from the project.

  • Conduct project Evaluation/lesson learned activities as per project requirements.

  • Supporting in the first draft of questionnaires and translations

Managing

  • Conduct field visits and send MEAL staff to the field frequently to conduct Accountability and Monitoring activities.

  • Communication (meetings) with MEAL staff/Project for coordination to complete MEAL required tasks.

  • Support other tasks as required by the MEAL coordinators and MEAL Manager.

  • Raise PRFs according to the MEAL component needs per project.

  • Train and equip MEAL assistants/casuals staff with proper tools and materials to handle various MEAL activities.

  • Building the capacity of the MEAL assistants/casuals to support the MEAL officers as per need.

  • Conducted tasks oriented by MEAL manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • In-depth SPSS, and Excel knowledge; and information dissemination software

  • Good report writing and information dissemination skills

  • Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles

  • Good contextual knowledge of the local community and social/cultural constraints, realities, and organizational relationships for effective project design and implementation

  • Communicates with integrity to different stakeholders- good interpersonal skills with people across a wide social range including project beneficiaries/community members, other WV staff/managers, government officials, etc.

  • Good human resources management skills.

  • Ability to travel/be based too/in project sites as needed.

  • Ability to organize and facilitate capacity building/ enhancement for staff.

  • Ability to verify data quality and Detail oriented.

  • Inspires trust within/outside of the organization.

  • Develops high levels of credibility and accountability.

  • Understands the application of policy and the impact of decisions.

  • Agrees with World Vision’s mission, vision, and core values.

  • Finds fulfilment in work through creativity, risk management initiative, and innovation, and encourages the same in colleagues.

  • A degree in social sciences, nutrition, statistics or development studies.

  • At least 2 years of relevant MEAL work experience in a supervisory level.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic Are required.

Work Environment

  • The working location will be in Mosul city-Ninewa and with frequent travels to Ninewa districts such as Zummar, Sinjar, Tilkaif..etc. which are high-risk areas.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY

MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING MANAGER

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 28 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager. This critical position will be based at the Kigali Head Office and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Purpose of the position:

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager has overall responsibility for providing coordination and leadership for monitoring, evaluation and learning, including both formative (pre-intervention) and summative research (post-intervention) of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning.

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager would also be responsible for the evaluation that will sum up the grants accomplishments in accurate and objective way. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

40%

Monitoring & Evaluation and Reporting

  • Develop the overall framework for grant M&E in accordance to the design document and donor requirements

  • Prepare M&E plan and budget

  • Participate in development of the annual work plan, ensuring alignment with technical strategy

  • Identify the requirement for collecting baseline data, prepare terms-of-reference for and arrange the conduct of a baseline survey, as required.

  • Clarify and/or facilitate process for monitoring and evaluations of sub-grantees

  • Oversee and execute M&E activities with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learnt; and monitor the follow up on evaluation recommendations

  • Guide staff and executing partners in preparing their progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission. This includes quarterly progress reports, annual project reports, inception reports, and ad-hoc technical reports.

  • Prepare consolidation progress reports for grant management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in the project implementation, and providing specific recommendations

  • Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed

  • Identify the need and draw up the ToRs for specific studies; Recruit, guide and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating grant effects and impacts

  • Effective M&E framework is in place

  • M&E plan and budget are available on time

  • M&E is aligned to grant objectives

  • Baseline research report is available

  • Sub grantees demonstrate required M&E capacity and produce quality M&E reports

  • Strong M&E processes are applied

  • M&E reports are available and include lessons learnt

  • Evaluation recommendations are implemented

  • Well documented and targeted consultancy outcomes, if consultants are hired to support M&E

30%

Project/Program Learning

  • Establish a learning culture within the organization and among implementing partners to document learnings and best practices for ongoing and future programing.

  • Ensure timely dissemination and feedback of available data to appropriate users

  • Ensure effective scale up and depth in programming based on evidence

  • Support Deputy Chief of Party/Partners to document their successes and best practices into appropriate knowledge assets

  • Ensure information sharing, consultation and participation and feedback collection are integral part of the Project

  • Ensure all MEAL related data, reports, and records are clearly organized archived in a central location for future reference.

  • Identify the core information needs of grant management, partners and funding agencies

  • Check that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely fashion in terms of implications of future action. If necessary create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.

  • Organize (and provide) refresher training in M&E for grants staff, implementing partners, local organizations and primary stakeholders with view of strengthening local M&E capacity.

  • Design and implement a system to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons learned

  • Network with external and WV internal partners to promote learning and achieve M&E excellence

Lessons learnt and best practices documented and disseminated for the project learning and decision making

30%

People management, capacity building and risk mitigation

  • Ensure all MEAL staff supervised by this position are guided, mentored and their capacities built in order to deliver high quality products

  • Ensure M&E Officers are assisted in strengthening their understanding of MEAL concepts & competencies and are equipped with knowledge, tools and resources to support MEAL functions at project level

  • Ensure partner capacity is built to comply and produce high quality M&E products in-line with WV Rwanda and donor standards & requirements.

  • Ensure management of day-to-day M&E tasks are completed with appropriate resources, proper planning and to the highest standard required.

  • Support other tasks as required by the Chief of Party

  • MEAL staff capacity needs assessment conducted and addressed.

  • MEAL staff performance effectively managed.

  • Project risks are mitigated

  • A high performance culture and accountability maintained within the team to enhance effectiveness

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Masters degree in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Information Systems, or Development related field

  • Familiarity with USAIDs Collaborating, Learning and Adaption (CLA) approach

  • Seven (7) years relevant experience, with at least five (5) years USAID grant experience

  • Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation skills

  • Experience in People management

  • Ability to design and manage assessments, baselines, and evaluations

  • Excellent analytical, planning, organizing and management skills

  • Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion

  • Proven experience in conducting research studies, baseline and impact evaluation surveys, preferably within multi-sector approaches

  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Work experience in an international relief and development organization is preferred

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred

  • Proficient project management skills is preferred

  • Strong capacity building skills using different methodologies

  • Proven competence in Statistical package including but not limited to SPSS, STATA, ODK, etc.

  • Knowledge of various technologies that can leverage programming, such as GIS, Mobile solutions in research, etc.

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

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All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 7 February 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER

No Offre: WV/DRC/NO/020/FY21

Fondée en 1950, World Vision est l’une des plus grandes organisations chrétiennes internationales d’aide humanitaire d’urgence et de développement à long terme. Elle aide chaque année plus de 100 millions de personnes à lutter contre la pauvreté, la faim et l’injustice dans près de 100 pays et soutient plus de 15 millions d’enfants.

Depuis plus de 20 ans, World Vision est en activité en République Démocratique du Congo. Ses zones d’interventions couvrent les provinces du Haut Katanga, de Lualaba, Tanganyika, de Haut Lomami, de Kinshasa, du Kongo Central, du Kwango, du Sud et Nord Kivu, du Sud, au Kasaï Occidental et Nord Oubangui ainsi que du Maidombe.

World Vision recrute UN (01) Monitoring & Evaluation Officer basé (e) à Kinshasa en RDC.

BUT DU POSTE :

Le M&E Officer est Chargé d'assurer un suivi et une évaluation cohérents, précis et de qualité des programmes WASH de World Vision RDC. Cela comprend le respect d'indicateurs définis au niveau mondial et l'utilisation d'outils appropriés pour la mesure, l'élaboration de rapports et la diffusion. Ce rôle a une fonction essentielle pour développer, examiner et mettre en œuvre un cadre solide de Suivi, d'Evaluation, de Redevabilité et d'Apprentissage, ainsi que des outils pour faciliter la mesure de la mise en œuvre des projets.

Le M&E Officer jouera un rôle déterminant dans le renforcement des capacités du personnel, des partenaires et des personnes ressources communautaires dans le développement de systèmes de suivi et d'évaluation.

RESPONSABILITES GENERALES

  1. Diriger la planification et la mise en œuvre de toutes les activités de S&E

    a. Assurer une utilisation appropriée des indicateurs clé de WASH dans tous les projets WASH

    b. Diriger la conception et la mise en œuvre d'un cadre de suivi pour suivre les progrès par rapport aux objectifs des projets WASH

    c. Examiner et mettre à jour les cadres logiques, les plans de S&E, les indicateurs de projet et les objectifs périodiques, les plans de mise en œuvre détaillés et les plans d'activités WASH

    d. Élaborer un plan et un budget annuels de S&E WASH

    e. Préparer un journal des problèmes et un journal des risques pour les projets WASH

    f Suivre les indicateurs de projet d'importance stratégique avec les partenaires et les communautés

    g. Documenter les données de S&E validées dans la base de données intégrée de World Vision dénommée Horizon et dans d'autres outils requis

    h. Assurer le développement, la contextualisation et le raffinement des outils de S&E et des ressources nécessaires pour mettre en œuvre les questions de redevabilité humanitaire WASH.

    i. Assurer le respect des exigences de S&E et de rapportage telles qu'établies par les bailleurs de fonds

    j. Utiliser la technologie appropriée pour collecter efficacement les données WASH

  2. Assurance qualité pour toutes les activités de S&E WASH

    a. Effectuer des contrôles de qualité réguliers des bases de données et des rapports pour garantir l'intégrité des données

    b. Soutenir la vérification de l'exactitude et de la validité des données saisies dans les bases de données et s'assurer que les erreurs sont corrigées.

    c. Fournir un soutien au bureau national et aux autres entités et projets de World Vision RDC pour tous les besoins de S&E WASH.

    d. Mener le renforcement des capacités du personnel de terrain sur les indicateurs, les outils de collecte de données appropriés, le rapportage et la diffusion.

  3. Diriger l'analyse et la synthèse des données de S&E pour l'amélioration de la qualité du programme

    a. Compiler, consolider et analyser les données quantitatives et qualitatives des projets WASH pour le rapportage

    b. Faciliter un examen d’apprentissage et des revues d’après action pour les projets afin d’utiliser les apprentissages du suivi pour l’amélioration et la planification des programmes

    c. Coordonner le partage des connaissances relatives aux pratiques MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Acountability and Learning) entre les projets WASH

    d. Mettre en place un mécanisme de suivi post-mise en œuvre pour le bureau national

  4. Diriger les recherches, les collectes d’évidences, le rapport et la diffusion

    a. Élaborer un programme d'apprentissage pour le programme WASH du pays ainsi que les projets WASH

    b. Fournir un leadership technique dans la réalisation des évaluations de base, des enquêtes et des revues de fin de projet

    c. Soutenir le développement d'études de cas de projets, d'histoires d'intérêt, de documentaires et d'autres documents connexes

    d. Identifier les innovations, les bonnes pratiques et les pratiques prometteuses et les partager via les canaux appropriés de diffusion

    d. Utiliser les principes de gestion des connaissances pour maintenir une base de données pour accéder aux données, rapports, recherches, histoires, etc.

  5. Safeguarding

    a. Veiller à ce que les activités du programme soient alignées sur les principes de sauvegarde.

    b.Coordonner avec les parties prenantes externes, y compris, mais sans s'y limiter, les universités, les ONG, le gouvernement et le secteur privéafin de faire progresser l'objectif d'apprentissage des projets WASH

    c. Participer àla sensibilisation des communautés et partenaires sur les canaux de plaintes (Ethic point et ligne verte)

    c. Assurer la collecte et le traitement des plaintes sensibles grâce au développement de systèmes fonctionnels au sein de World Vision

    d.Veiller à ce que des évaluations de redevabilité soient menées et à renforcer la capacité du personnel à entreprendre des évaluations de redevabilité.

  6. Autres activités

a. Participer à la communauté de pratique WASH de l’ensemble de World Vision

b. Assurer une coordination multisectorielle et promouvoir des thèmes transversaux, notamment l'environnement et le genre

c. Fournir des données précises pour la rédaction de la proposition et participer activement à la rédaction de la proposition avec l'équipe d'acquisition des ressources

d. Superviser la conformité contractuelle pour l'exécution de tâches spécifiques de S&E WASH par des consultants externes

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/CONNAISSANCES/APTITUDES TECHNIQUES ET EXPERIENCE

  1. Diplôme universitaire en santé publique, santé environnementale, sciences sociales, gestion des ressources en eau, suivi et évaluation, gestion de projets, statistiques, informatique / sciences de l'information ou dans un domaine connexe ou expérience équivalente

  2. Excellentes compétences en communication écrite et verbale, y compris la rédaction de rapports et la communication formelle

  3. Excellentes compétences informatiques, y compris la maîtrise de MS Office

  4. Bonnes capacités d'analyse avec une attention appropriée aux détails

  5. Excellentes compétences en planification, coordination et rapportage

  6. Sensibilité interculturelle et capacité à travailler avec un large éventail de personnes d'horizons différents

Haute intégrité et fiabilité

Maîtrise du français et connaissance pratique de l'anglais

  1. Capacité à conceptualiser et à mettre en pratique des initiatives bien documentées

  2. Compréhension démontrée des systèmes d'assurance qualité et de l'amélioration continue, avec un accent particulier sur l'intégration des mesures de redevabilité dans tous les aspects du cycle de projet

  3. Connaissance des principes et pratiques WASH

  4. Connaissance de la technologie pour le suivi des données WASH

  5. Connaissance des logiciel de Statistique (par exemple SPSS, Stata, etc.)

Connaissance du logiciel Excel

  1. Expérience de travail sur des programmes financés par des donateurs

  2. Connaissance de logiciel de Systèmes d'Information Géographique

Attitudes et comportement

World Vision est une ONG dont le travail est centres sur les enfants. Ainsi World Vision se réserve le droit d’éliminer tout candidat qui aurait un antécédent relatif a l’abus sur un enfant ou des comportements contraires a la protection des enfants ; ce, même après la proclamation des résultats du test.

Environnement/Conditions de Travail:

Envoyer votre dossier de candidature (lettre de motivationportant mention du numéro de l’offre, CV avec 3 personnes de références des employeurs précédents dont une référence ecclésiastique, le casier judiciaire, une copie carte de demandeur d’emploi délivré par l’ONEM et des copies des autres documents nécessaires pouvant appuyer votre dossier)adressé au Directeur des Ressources Humaines au plus tard le 30 Janvier 2021 à 16h00’, avec en objet la mention «Monitoring & Evaluation Officer» à l’adresse électronique .

Les candidatures féminines sont très encouragées.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Lead, Mozambique

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Lead for the proposed USAID/Food for Peace -funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Mozambique.

The M&E Lead will provide technical expertise and leadership to generate and analyze quality evidence and data through monitoring, assessments, and evaluations. The M&E Lead is a technician with demonstrated experience in building or strengthening monitoring systems, quantitative and qualitative analysis, survey and sample design, and effectively promoting evidence-based program management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Monitoring and Evaluation Strategy and Standards:

  • Refine and implement the project monitoring and evaluation strategy, and recommend any possible changes based on the lessons learned.

  • Develop and ensure that the established guidelines on project monitoring and evaluation for different project components are respected by WV team as well as consortium members in alignment with the agreements reached. Coordinate with World Vision staff and sub-grantees staff on meeting the monitoring and evaluation requirements.

  • Identify information requirements of components concerning planning, monitoring and evaluation.

  • During the life of the intervention, review the performance indicators and reports produced by different stakeholders and suggest necessary changes.

  • Monitor and report on the performance of the project and suggest measures to improve the monitoring system.

  • Ensure that data audits are planned for and are performed on regular basis. Lessons learned are drawn and shared and course correction is undertaken to continuously improve and strengthen the M&E system.

Coordination & Communication with Stakeholders:

  • Coordinate with communities, service providers, and local governments, consortium members and donor representative to reach agreement on the M&E system set up and continuously review the M&E practice to ensure meaningful participation of stakeholders in improving the system.

  • Serve as a liaison between the project team, consortium members, project participants and the donor representative to ensure harmonization, shared learning, collaboration and alignment of efforts in monitoring and evaluation.

  • Ensure timely and effective communication and information sharing between different stakeholders.

  • Assess training needs relevant to monitoring, evaluation and information management systems and provide, if required, training to local stakeholders.

  • Facilitate processes according to which consortium members, relevant government representatives and donor representatives are collaborating, reflecting on the M&E data, drawing lessons learned and making recommendations to project leaders for further improvements and adaptations in project implementation for higher efficiency and effectiveness.

Researches:

  • Prepare TORs for special studies when necessary and participate in the recruitment of any potential consultant that will carry out the study. In collaboration with the COP, review and approve proposed study designs and oversee the work during the studies to ensure protocols are followed to meet internal and external validity requirements of that given study.

Capacity Building:

  • Set up operational arrangements for collecting, analyzing, and reporting project data, and for investing in capacity building, to sustain the Monitoring and Evaluation function.

  • Capacitate project staff to conduct monitoring activities adhering to the donor/SO standards and that the information is used to enhance performance and by the decision-making process within and outside the organization.

Staff Management:

  • Supervise and mentor staff that report directly to this position. Conduct regular coaching and implement the Performance Development Management system.

  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor implementation, to ensure compliance with operational procedures and assess progress as well as to deliver technical support to field staff, provide resources, and make clear recommendations on ways to strengthen the program and share learning across programs.

Reports:

  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports and assist in the preparation of the annual work plans for all consortium members.

  • Ensure that all documents are reviewed before sending out of office. Also ensure that reviews are carried out at each level by appropriate stakeholders.

  • Review the final report of any study undertaken in the life of this intervention and ensure that the quality standards are met and conclusions are accurate.

Internal Collaboration:

  • Work closely with technical leads and project leadership to ensure the M&E plan is clearly understood by all.

  • Work with the Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) Lead to ensure high quality, coordinated, and demand driven learning, knowledge management and capacity strengthening activities.

Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A master’s degree or above in a quantitative field such as economics, agricultural/development economics, statistics, biostatistics, nutrition, applied sociology, anthropology, or other relevant subjects with significant training in quantitative methods.

  • Seven (7) years or more relevant experience is required.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading the M&E of a large award (multi sectoral and multi stakeholder US Government funded project).

  • Strong conceptual knowledge about Theory of Changes (ToCs), logic model, food and nutrition security indicators, M&E plans, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E.

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in developing and operationalizing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing routine monitoring systems designed to track both output and outcome indicators.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing annual monitoring surveys including annual beneficiary-based sample surveys, probabilistic sampling strategy and estimating sample size, developing a proper sampling frame and establish appropriate weights, clean, process, store quantitative data.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing qualitative studies, in-depth knowledge about qualitative sampling, and experience in using interview and interactive tools to generate qualitative information and analysis.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing data quality assurance strategies, data management, use of technology for getting just in time data and data visualization.

  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in data utilization strategies and ability to think creatively about active data sharing techniques.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program Monitoring and Evaluation requirements, preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-culturally with diverse teams.

  • Ability to work with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Experience working/living in countries in Africa. Familiarity with the Mozambique context.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience as a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist required.

  • Experience working with sub grantees and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English and Portuguese.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Strong MS office skills, specially excel and word.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.

  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.

  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.

  • Experience using M&E MIS systems and technology to track program outputs and indicators.

  • Ability to use data analysis software such as SPSS, STATA, Epi Info, etc.

  • Other skills and knowledge required for this position can be found in the FSN Network M&E Manager Core Competencies.

  • Previous experience with Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer- UPLIFT Education Project

JOB OPPORTUNITY

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Reporting to: Project Manager

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Purpose of the Position:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for functional Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system at field level. He/she will assist the Nutrition Coordinator in providing support to District Nutrition Coordinating Committee (DNCC) and Ward Nutrition Coordinating Committee (WNCC) in data management. Moreover, he/she works with the direct supervisor in the coordination and/or the implementation of projects’ baselines and evaluations, as well as the implementation of standardized Monitoring and Evaluation processes and tools for all sectors at field level. S/he will implement and support the project according work plan and prepare reports.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Monitoring Framework

  • Develop and implement MEAL Framework requirement according to EU standards.

  • Develop Indicator Detailed Sheet, Data collection tools, database

  • Develop M&E, costed, work plan

  • Develop and implement routine monitoring data flows and monitoring systems in collaboration with FAWEZA

  • Ensure staff capacity on all appropriate levels in monitoring in data monitoring, utilization of tools and database management, outcome and process monitoring studies

  • Develop and implement outcome monitoring data flow and monitoring system in collaboration with FAWEZA

  • Develop and implement Monitoring & Support visiting and Data Auditing plan

  1. Coordinate Baseline and Evaluation studies

  • Manage consultants contracting process

  • Liaise and manage consultants conducting baseline and evaluation, ensuring:

  • High quality design document

  • Development and testing of data collection tools

  • Appropriate training in data collection tools

  • Coordination with field level staff in data collection process

  • Reviewing data analysis and report

  1. Reporting

  • Review all reports to ensure they are prepared using the standard formats

  • Assist project teams to conduct monthly review meetings to discuss performance against targets for all activities, explaining any performance variances, identifying and addressing implementation challenges, documenting lessons learned and most-significant success stories and, generating consensus on targets for the next month

  1. Other

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Social Science, Project Management or other related discipline

  • Bachelor Degree in Statistics, Physical, Biological or Social Sciences Preferred

  • Computer literate in statistical packages including Microsoft applications and others such as Word, Excel, Power point, EPI Info, CS Pro, and SPSS

  • At least three years’ hands on experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs, preferably related to Education programs

  • Experience with donor managed projects, such as EU, DFID and USAID will be an added advantage

  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation on an Education related project

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel)

  • Experience in using database and statistical software such as Epi lnfo, SPSS, etc.

  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and detail orientation

  • Excellent with networking and inter-personal skills

  • Basic understanding of humanitarian principles and frameworks

  • Self-leadership quality and in some instances, ability to supervise other staff

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

  • Ability to maintain information integrity and security

NOTE:

World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 31st January 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer -SUN 2 Project

JOB OPPORTUNITY

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer – Scaling Up Nutrition 2 (SUN 2) Project

Reporting to: Project Manager

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Purpose of the Position: To ensure functional Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) system at field level and assist the Nutrition Coordinator in providing support to District Nutrition Coordinating Committee (DNCC) and Ward Nutrition Coordinating Committee (WNCC) in data management. Moreover, the job holder works with the direct supervisor in the coordination and/or the implementation of projects’ baselines and evaluations, as well as the implementation of standardized Monitoring and Evaluation processes and tools for all sectors at field level. S/he will implement and support the project according work plan and prepare reports.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and coordinate baselines and evaluation studies, and lead the projects ‘baseline and evaluation studies at field level.

  • Develop the design document, data collection tools, test the data collection tools, and offer training on data collection tools.

  • Develop and implement MEAL Framework requirement in collaboration with NFNC.

  • Coordinate M&E function with field level staff for high quality data collection, data analysis and report writing.

  • Develop project specific MEAL frameworks in consultation with project staff, NFNC, UNICEF and partners from line ministries.

  • Develop methodology, sampling, and tools for outcome and process monitoring studies

  • Support the program in setting up and implementing functional monitoring systems that will be used to plan and monitor project activities in collaboration with NFNC and UNICEF

  • Review all reports to ensure they are prepared using the standard formats.

  • Assist project teams to conduct monthly review meetings to discuss performance against targets for all activities, explaining any performance variances, identifying and addressing implementation challenges, documenting lessons learned and most-significant success stories and, generating consensus on targets for the next month.

  • Coach and provide capacity building for project staff on output level monitoring, data collection and data entry for pre-post tests

  • Attend and participate in devotions

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in statistics, physical, biological or social sciences.

  • At least two years hands on experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs, preferably related to Reproductive Maternal Neo Natal Child Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCHAN), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) or Food Security programming

  • Ability to think logically and systematically and have good organizational skills

  • Any training in statistics and or experience in statistical analysis is an added advantage.

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel)

  • Experience in using database and statistical software such as Epi lnfo, SPSS, ENA for SMART, etc.

  • Excellent skill in report writing

  • Experience in project proposal writing.

  • Ability to innovate, take initiatives and focus on quality outcomes and services to beneficiaries and customers.

NOTE:

World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 31st January 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Regional Evidence, Impact and Research Specialist

*Preferred position location: Singapore. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Asia Pacific Region where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this role is to conceptualize, design, and oversee the development of regional evidence of impact studies and research publications based primarily on World Vision’s country programmes data to improve technical branding, influence with key donors, and foster better adaptive management. Benchmarking these results with secondary data may also be necessary. This will be a technical role, focusing on analysing programme data to assess strength of evidence upon which to make claims of World Vision’s contribution to improved child well-being and community ownership of development results.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop regional evidence agenda, approach and methodology including publication themes, information sources, and work breakdown structure for publication.

  • Oversee and coordinate data collection for evidence publications: Develop data collection methodology including, as appropriate, instrument development/ adaptation; data collection plan & implementation oversight, data analysis plan & implementation; finalise the presentation using results from multiple field office datasets for regional thematic reports and regional child well-being impact report.

  • Oversee publication development including writing technical content for the report, and, in coordination with graphic designer, ensure appropriate data visualization and graphic representation of information.

  • Support communication of publication findings. Draft publication narrative, social media posts (in collaboration with RO Communications team - ROCT); and related WV senior leader presentations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in applied research, including research methodology, policy analysis, policy-based development programming, impact evaluation methodology, and qualitative research.

  • Master’s Degree/ PhD in natural or social sciences, with strong emphasis on research methods.

  • A thorough understanding of the international developmental sector.

  • Experience in collation, analysis & evaluation of field based raw data.

  • Experience in networking with government/institutional donors, UN agencies, universities and research institutions.

  • Experience of working in a consultancy company, an international organization or similar entity.

  • Excellent knowledge of research philosophies, research concepts and principles, statistical definitions, scientific tools and techniques.

  • Ability to recognize, capture and manage Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) resources and learning effectively, and to contextualize DME tools.

  • Expert knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.) and interpreting the same.

  • High level advocacy and communications skills, including excellent command of the English language.

  • Expert data handling skills (classification, categorising, tabulation etc.) and demonstrated diligence in data management.

  • Knowledge and understanding of key poverty issues, development theories and holistic development in relation to programme quality.

  • Experience in implementing projects and programmes in the field.

  • Native English fluency at research level.

Senior Advisor, Sector Design, M & E and Research

*Preferred position location: Canada. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Senior Advisor will provide global leadership for World Vision’s monitoring, evaluation, and research in this sector across the Partnership, in order to improve effectiveness, impact and quality of programming and advocacy. There will be 6 Senior Advisors, one for each of the six sectors prioritized by World Vision: Child Protection, Education, Health, Livelihoods, Nutrition, and Water/Sanitation/Hygiene (WASH). The Senior Advisor is responsible for setting global sector M&E standards, strengthening capability in sector M&E, and leading the development of sector M&E guidance and tools in collaboration with other sectors and the global DME team. The position also provides global technical leadership, coordination and oversight for all research in this sector across the WV Partnership, in collaboration with the global Evidence Building Team. The Senior Advisor will report to the Senior Director, Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation, with a strong matrix relationship to the global sector team. The Senior Advisor will function as an active member of both the global DME team and the global sector team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Leadership for Sector Monitoring and Evaluation:

Lead or contribute to development of sector:

  • theories of change

  • logframes, including indicators

  • M&E framework

  • M&E tools

  • global metrics to monitor strategic priorities and quality of interventions

  • Lead continuous improvement of sector M&E based on ongoing review of internal and external industry standard indicators and measurement tools

  • Provide technical support to project model development/refinement focusing on development of standards for: M&E logframe, standard measurement indicators, beneficiary definition, M&E plan, minimum quality standards and their measurement tools and processes including implementation fidelity and key processes during use of PMs

  • Review and advise the Implementation Quality Assurance (IQA) tools for project models

  • Support scale-up the use of high-quality formative research tools (e.g., BA, TIPS).

  • Develop/design implementation research proposals/protocols based on WV’s global standards

  • Support development of tools and methodology for deep dive review of project model or sector approach in one country to ascertain quality /impact)

Provide sector-specific leadership and technical input into DME guidance and materials:

  • Provide sector expertise for the development of WV global DME standards, practices, and tools.

  • Provide technical input to DME team for sector specific TP design, baseline, monitoring and evaluation capacity building for RO and NO staff.

  • Develop user-friendly guidance for sector specific DM&E measurement tools.

    Guidance may include specifics about:

  • How and when to measure with the sector-specific tool.

  • Sampling and sample size calculations.

  • Demonstrating statistically significant change.

  • QA/QI and data integrity.

  • Ethical guidance.

  • Accurate counting of beneficiary numbers.

Review and revise sector-specific root cause analysis toolkits for developing and fragile contexts.

Provide technical input into LEAP 3 guidance and provide feedback into revisions from the global sector teams.

Sectoral M&E Capability Strengthening:

  • Work with DME team, Sector teams and TSO to develop sector-specific DME competencies and training/development materials.

  • Facilitate capacity building of the TSO staff, SO staff, and other key stakeholders in M&E and research and in utilization of data for project planning and management.

Global Reporting:

  • Collaborate with the Evidence Building team to support organization-wide strategic data analysis to enhance evidence-based decision making.

  • Ensure alignment and support quality data for strategic reporting mechanisms, such as the Global CWB Report, Global Impact Framework, OP 2030 Strategy Dashboard and Strategic Initiatives, Sector Dashboards, Global (It Takes a World) Campaign.

    This includes:

  • Contributing to design of reporting process, including user-friendly guidance to NOs.

  • Aligning system indicators with data being collected by NOs and existing systems where possible.

  • Advising and overseeing methods of ensuring accurate recording/reporting.

  • Data analysis and quality assurance checks.

  • Collaborate with TSO and Global sectors teams on the analysis and writing of global reports, including the global CWB reports.

Provide M&E technical expertise and approval of all sector indicators in Horizon:

  • Collaborate with the Evidence Building team to add new sector indicators, and review and approve NO indicators for the sector.

  • Provide technical input for defining, reporting, storage and analysis of sector monitoring and evaluation indicators in Horizon.

  • Create easy-to-use resources for TSO and NOs of the indicators for each project model.

  • Align WV’s sector indicators to industry best practice and the global SDGs.

Research and Evidence Building:

  • Provide leadership for the development and implementation of a global sector research plan, including an evidence building plan for core and emerging project models, liaising closely with the Evidence Building team in alignment with the Global Evidence Agenda and following WV Partnership research standards and protocols.

  • Provide technical leadership and coordination for sector research implemented by WV or in collaboration with external academic and other partners.

  • Work with the sector team to ensure utilization of research findings and recommendations.

  • In collaboration with the Evidence Building team, lead the documentation, publication, and internal/external dissemination of sector research, including publishing in peer reviewed journals.

Networking and External Representation in M&E and Research at the Global Level:

  • Build networks with academic and other research institutions, UN and NGO forums to learn about developments in sector DME and research approaches, seek partnerships to benefit WV and share evidence and learning from WV programming.

  • Participate in external forums to represent and present World Vision sector M&E and Research Evidence approaches.

  • Prepare presentations for WV leaders to share at key events Publish M&E papers in appropriate journals to disseminate WV’s work.

Other:

  • Provide M&E and research technical input for grant acquisition as needed.

  • Provide M&E and research technical support to TSO service requests from NOs.

  • Collaborate with SO staff to utilize programming indicators and articulate evidence of impact for marketing use.

  • Explore and support mobile solutions to data collection.

  • Other tasks as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Masters Degree or PhD in measurement, research and evaluation.

  • Ten years practical experience in conducting and leading sector programme-related M&E and Research.

  • Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative evaluation and research skills.

  • Experience in developing monitoring and evaluation systems (including indicators, instruments, and methodologies), for sector programmes.

  • Experience in building technical M&E capacity.

  • Experience working in development or humanitarian industry.

  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally.

  • Advanced skills in use of quantitative data analysis software – SPSS, STATA, SAS etc.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English; language skills in Spanish and/or French preferred.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years practical experience in sector programme design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation capacity building.

  • Excellent understanding and skills in sector measurement sampling and sample size estimation, and determining significance of results.

  • Understanding of WV sector programing, development approach and global partnership strategy.

  • Experience using and building capacity to use information technology for data collection/processing.

  • Experience publishing in peer review journals.

  • Experience leading evaluation and research teams.

  • Experience collaborating with external partners on DME and research activities.

  • Experience making intellectual / academic presentations in international forums.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

  • Demonstrated leadership and communications skills required to facilitate virtual consultative and collaborative processes while maintaining positive working relationship across various regions and countries.

  • Proven ability to foster a positive working environment with different stakeholders.

  • Christian commitment and maturity.