Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

Kacyiru Sud
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.


Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 24 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager. The position will be based in the Head Office and reporting to the Strategy and Programme Effectiveness Director.

Purpose of the position:

The jobholder will lead all National Office Design Monitoring and Evaluation (DME) activities, research and knowledge sharing. He/she will provide technical support for program effectiveness for the wellbeing of the most vulnerable children.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected


Programme/Project Design

  • Provide guidance in the use of annual planning tools, ensuring that quality planning and budgeting documents are produced;

  • Advise Technical programme staff to adapt Technical Programme/Community Engagement and Sponsorship Plan (CESP) log frames for local usage and select relevant key performance indicators;

  • Support the process of Technical Programme design in accordance with World Vision International standards and technical approaches;

  • Support the dissemination of information from community engagement;

  • Ensure the theory of change remains consistent through the conception and implementation of project/programme activities;

  • Develop/Maintain, and/or contextualize standards and project models aligned to the partnership strategy;

  • Ensure cross cutting themes (child and adult safeguarding, advocacy and gender mainstreaming, faith and development, etc) are adequately integrated in Technical Programs and reflected in Area Programme Detailed Implementation Plans;

  • Participate in proposal writing.

  • Core project models effectively implemented

  • Programming quality enhanced.

  • Quality proposal developed


Programme Monitoring Systems

  • Develop and/or maintain systems and processes which track performance against project/programme objectives and targets

  • Ensure appropriate monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems are in place and functioning at all levels to meet the project/programme output and outcome monitoring requirements

  • Participate in the process of developing the Annual Child Wellbeing reports

  • Ensure information gathered through monitoring activities especially the monthly tracking tool is shared timely;

  • Provide guidance and coordinate the process of developing semiannual and annual reports;

  • Ensure annual reports and action plans are prepared and submitted to key line ministries and government bodies;

  • Ensure that quality reports are produced and submitted as per the agreed standards and deadlines;

  • Provide technical support to project/programme teams in data processing, analysis and interpretation across the programming area;

  • Ensure all Horizon data requirements are kept up to date;

  • Generate progress reports from Horizon on a quarterly basis to inform management decision;

  • Ensure best practices, success stories and/or lessons learnt are documented and disseminated within and beyond World Vision Rwanda as appropriate;

  • Provide ongoing oversight and technical assistance to implementing partners in designing and implementing evaluation activities for capacity building;

  • Support programme team to ensure sponsorship considerations are effectively integrated;

  • Functional M&E systems

  • Quality National Office report on Child well-being submitted on time and as per Global Center standards

  • Monthly progress tracking tool and reports from all projects/programmes are produced and shared timely

  • Project/Program are efficiently and effectively monitored

  • Cross cutting themes are adequately integrated in Technical Programs and reflected in AP detailed Implementation Plans

  • Annual reports and action plans are prepared and timely submitted to key stakeholders including line ministries and government bodies.


Research and Evaluation

  • Lead the planning for project/programme baselines, evaluations, researches, and special studies;

  • Ensure assessment, research and/or evaluation findings are actively communicated to key stakeholders;

  • Generate evidence of project and programme impact for policy makers, donors, government officials and other stakeholders to demonstrate impact and accountability

  • Key quality research, assessment and/or evaluation reports produced and shared timely


People management, capacity building and risk mitigation

  • Assess staff development needs especially in Design, Monitoring and Evaluation areas and coach, counsel, and accelerate their capacities to achieve agreed goals or tasks

  • Provide leadership to the whole DME team to ensure effective performance management

  • Provide clear guidance to programmatic(operational) Risk mapping, mitigation and reporting

  • DME capacity needs assessment conducted and addressed.

  • DME staff performance effectively managed.

  • Project/program 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:

  1. Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Information Systems, or Development related field.

  2. 5 years of professional experience in Community Development within a humanitarian sector with at least 3 years in a Monitoring and Evaluation managerial role.

  3. Ability to design and manage assessments, baselines, and evaluations

  4. People management skills, with ability to lead, inspire, train, and mentor team members, and to achieve the highest possible results through staff

  5. Strong understanding of the community development and humanitarian emergency operating context

List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  1. Excellent analytical, planning, organizing and management skills.

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

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

  4. Ability to work under pressure and to effectively handle multiple tasks without compromising quality

  5. Ability to prepare/edit a variety of reports, presentations and other communications

  6. Ability to work independently to efficiently meet deadlines

  7. Understanding of Logical Framework Analysis, community participation and ownership, development theory, Participatory Rural Appraisal, Participatory learning, etc

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Preferably master’s degree in related fields

  2. Strong analytic and quantitative database management skills, budgeting and report writing

  3. Proficient Project management Skills

  4. Strong capacity building skills using different methodologies

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


  • The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

How to apply:

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The closing date for submission of applications is 21st March, 2019; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks