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DME Assistant - Kandy Area Program (GIK)

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

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.


Locations – Kandy with 40% travel (Central Province)

Job Profile

The DME Assistant will support the Area Programme(AP) Manager in effective design, monitoring and evaluation of the projects in order to measure impact and share learning. The position will also conduct/ facilitate a situation analysis, develop and maintain monitoring systems for the project/ programmes, carry out monitoring visits and prepare field reports. He/She will support the AP MEAL Coordinator in developing databases, gather monitoring evidence and examine requirements in meeting established quality standards.

The position will also maintain good relationship with internal and external partners including national office, support officers, donors, sponsors, other NGOs, Professional agencies and Government Agencies and coordinate logistical requirements for monitoring & evaluation assessments. The DME Assistant will ensure accurate and timely submission of all relevant reports & to be able to design and develop relevant systems in order to improve the quality of programmes.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Bachelor Degree in social Sciences/ Development Management/ International Development or any other relevant field or

  • Diploma in social Sciences/ Development Management/ International Development or other relevant field

  • Proficiency with statistical analysis using SPSS, SAS, Minitab or equivalent and database management

  • Knowledge & experience on development of qualitative data collection methods and analysis skills

  • Data handling skills (classification, categorizing, tabulation etc.) and demonstrates diligence in data analysis and management

  • Understand poverty issues, development theories and holistic development

  • Training and Facilitation skills with proven ability in working well in a team with good collaboration skills

  • Knowledge & experience on social research and process

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, including training development and delivery

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 11October 2018

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children