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DME Manager

Job Description

JOB OPPORTUNITY

DM&E Manager

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 Manager. The position will be based at the Head Office and reporting to the Programme Development & Quality Assurance Director.

Purpose of the position:

To provide leadership in Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME), and Programmatic risk Management as well as guidance on integration of cross cutting themes in programs.

The major responsibilities include:

Strategy Management

  • Participate in the development of context-appropriate NO Strategy for both WVRs integrated ministry (programme operations) and ministry support (organizational effectiveness) work.

  • Ensure the successful NO Strategy cascading process to different business units/ functions and individual level;

  • Facilitate staff and partners awareness/ understanding of WVR NO strategy, by designing and disseminating clear messages, in collaboration with communications team.

  • Maintain a functional Balanced Scorecard to track achievements against the targets to monitor the implementation of the NO Strategy as per the Balanced Scorecard framework;

  • Lead in the process of development of Annual Child Wellbeing and Organizational Effectiveness reports, to report annual NO progress against the Strategy

  • Support the implementation of the Technical Programmes at AP level to deliver the NO Strategy

  • Participate actively i the annual Strategy reflection meetings to track the NO Strategy implementation progress and ensure the adequate intervention measures are put in place to tackle the identified challenges.

  • Ensure that WV Rwanda staff understand clearly the NO Strategy and their contribution to it.

  • Maintain close working relationships with various partners at National and District levels aimed at improving the life of poor households especially those of children and vulnerable groups.

DME

  • Lead quality assessments and design of new APs in alignment with WVR Strategy and Development Program Approach

  • Provide guidance for quality and timely monitoring of projects by providing, simple and adequate tools

  • Promote quality of program reports through ongoing reports review and capacity building/ coaching.

  • Provide overall technical guidance for quality baseline and evaluation processes

  • Support annual outcome monitoring using LQAS by continued capacity building and technical support to Area Programs/ cluster offices

  • Promote impact reporting by supporting quality documentation of significant change and impact stories as well as innovations, and ensuring these are shared to relevant stakeholders using available mechanisms.

  • Support the roll out of innovative practices, methodologies or initiatives in DME processes; such as GIS, Mobile technology for data collection, horizon 3, etc.

  • Ensure successful baseline and evaluation surveys for Area Programmes/Clusters that are designing/redesigning or closing.

  • Provide oversight in NO Knowledge Management function.

  • Lead the rollout of LEAP 3 in the National Office

  • Assess risks related to DME, maintain an updated DME MWRAP, monitor risks and ensure they are properly managed.

  • Ensure lessons in DME are systematically documented and disseminated within and beyond WVR as appropriate.

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

  • Contribute to organization learning by leading/ participating in operational research and other relevant studies..

Cross Cutting Themes (Peace Building & Christian Commitments & Empowered Worldview):

  • Ensure cross cutting themes are adequately integrated in Technical Approaches and Technical Programs and reflected in AP DIPs;

  • Support the rollout of approaches that support integration of cross cutting themes. These include CVA, Spiritual nurture of children, ECAP, Child Protection Advocacy, Community Change, Piloting of Empowered World Views model, etc.

  • Ensure cross cutting themes are adequately mainstreamed in DME processes (Assessments, Design, Monitoring and Evaluation)

  • Provide leadership to crosscutting themes teams such as PB and CC. Provide leadership to crosscutting themes teams such as PB and CC.

  • Programmatic risk management

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

  • Update DME , Operations and Clusters MWRAPs

  • Work closely with the risk management Officer to ensure that quarterly monitoring reports on implementation of mitigation actions on operational risk are integrated in the NO risk report.

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

Minimum Qualification required: Must have Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Economics, Social Sciences, Information Systems, Technology or Development related field, or equivalent experience. Preferably master’s degree in related fields.

Experience: At least 5 years in Community Development with an international NGO (or similar organization).

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong research skills using different methodologies

  • Skills in strategy formulation, monitoring and Evaluation

  • Strong report writing and communication skills in English (written and oral). French is an added advantage.

  • Proficient Project management Skills

  • Strong capacity building skills using different methodologies

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

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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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.