DME Assistant - Nuwara Eliya AP
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation 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 forty 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.
Design Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant
Location – Nuwaraeliya with up to 40% travel
The purpose of this position is to support DME processes within the AP structure of Nuwara Eliya Programme and assist to create quality DME products and provide timely feedback to the Area Programme to achieve its programme objectives. This position will play a supporting role to the AP MEAL Coordinator in developing databases, gathering monitoring evidence and examining the requirements according to the DME standards. This position will also support the team in coordinating the logistic needs for monitoring and evaluation assessments.
Maintaining LEAP Cycle & CWB standards
Smooth function of M&E systems and processes at programme impact areas
Evidence-based decision-making facilitated through Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) processes in programme impact areas
Quality and timely submission of disaggregated information from impact areas for the completion of Program Management reports (Semi-Annual Reports/Annual Reports) ensured
Updated beneficiary tracking database aligned with the completed programme activities
Storing of semi-annual and annual evidence for indicator achievement for future programme evaluations and researches
Facilitate reflections and learning for knowledge management
Support the implementation of Technical Programmes in programme impact areas by providing necessary monitoring information to field level staffs
Field level inspection and monitoring of the programme activities to produce field visit reports
Timely submission of DME monthly report to DME Coordinator
Assist in preparing resources materials for capacity building events
Translating resources material in to local languages.
Maintain a resource centre consists of DME documents & other resources
Assist to conduct researches according to the guidelines of the PQ department
Capture Most Significant Stories (MSCs) and success stories suitable for publication
Increased DME capacity of community/ partners to ensure program Quality
Coordinate programme level monitoring activities and training programmes with necessary logistic arrangements
Support to develop innovative data gathering tools to support programme implementation
Support to implement community level monitoring system such as log books, issue logs and meeting minute books and assist in capacitating building programme for CBOs and other stakeholders
Share disaggregated indicator targets and updated indicator achievements with the relevant field staff
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 in English, including training development and delivery
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Knowledge & experience on social research and process
Experience in conducting surveys
Knowledge and experience on data entry and data analysis
Good facilitation skill
List additional work experience preferred for this position.
Prior experience with World Vision programmes or any other child sponsorship based organization
World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate to successful candidates experience and skills. We encourage interested applicants to submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees not later than 2ndApril 2018.
Closing Date: 2ndApril, 2018
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be notified.
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
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