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DM&E Specialist

Job Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY

DM&E Specialist

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 15 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of DM&E Specialist. The position will be based at the Head Office and reporting to the DM&E Manager.

Purpose of the position:

To lead all DME activities for all grants, and provide technical support to programs and projects, and improve the quality of program effectiveness. The DME will build capacity of staff, partners and community in development programming, lead the Assessments / Baseline surveys, Evaluation and develop the quality report, develop concept papers, proposals and review programs/projects annual operating plans and reports to ensure quality and alignment with donor requirements according to World Vision guidelines (LEAP).

The major responsibilities include:

  • Develop concept papers, proposals and their budgets for funding in line with World Vision standards (LEAP/donor requirements, CWB) and World Vision Rwanda strategic direction.

  • Develop Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) tools to collect relevant grants information to inform development programme.

  • Participate actively in grants design and redesign exercise, their budgets for funding in line with LEAP/donor requirements and World Vision Rwanda strategic direction

  • Review Program Designs and DIPs in accordance with LEAP guidelines and World vision strategic direction

  • Build the capacity of program staffs in participatory approaches that engage the community in meaningful discussions on their preferred direction, program partners, volunteers and community members in doing assessment and supervise assessment exercises for new grants opportunities in line with LEAP processes and other donors guidelines

  • Initiate and lead baseline and evaluation surveys for grants that are designing/redesigning

  • Enhance documentation, success stories and data management across all grants in the interventional areas.

  • Build the capacity of program staff in the quality and monitor the implementation of audit recommendations for grants

  • Maintain good working relationship with donors by timely responding to relevant DME issues

  • Monitor the implementation of Audit recommendations, SOIs and other grant business processes for better positioning NO;

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual activity reports and submit them to the supervisor

  • Establish and Manage the programs’ database (relevant programming data, impact and success stories)

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

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

  • Must have a university degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Rural Development Studies or related field. Postgraduate diploma in project Management is desirable.

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years experience in development work, preferably working in a large NGO/UN. Should have been involved in project design and implementation. Experience in project monitoring, evaluation and report writing is essential.

  • Must have a clear vision of the key accountabilities, and be determined to achieve all set targets in line with short, medium and long term targets and objectives.

  • Excellent negotiation skills.

  • Computer literacy (at least good command of word and excel)

  • Excellent knowledge of English language and Kinyarwanda. Knowledge of French is an added advantage.

Salary:

  • The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

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 22nd June 2017; 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.