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Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Description

Position: Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Report to: Senior Design monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Kotido

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of the position is to provide technical guidance to the project on project planning, design, monitoring, evaluation, operations research and documentation in line with WV policies, standards and strategy

Major Responsibilities

  • Build capacity of Project staff and partners on WV Design, Monitoring and Evaluation, and development programming approaches;

  • Undertake collection of primary and secondary data, and analysis to inform assessment for potential interventions in the target communities; special studies/operation research studies required to improve project;

  • Lead project staff, partners and target communities/beneficiaries in participatory program re/design approaches; coordinate implementation of baselines and evaluations according to WV DME framework;

  • Develop and administer performance monitoring tools to track program indicators; in line with the program implementation and M&E plans;

  • Establish and maintain program/indicator M&E databases; as well as the programme level standardized M&E indicator database aligned to the NO Strategy results framework;

  • Carryout out routine data quality assessment on program/project monitoring data collected including that collected by partners/sub grantees before it is used for reporting;

  • Compile program data reports to inform evidence based decision making at program levels; and for use in preparation of program quarterly reports, semi/annual management reports; and for dissemination to project team members, National Office, Donors, District, and other partners as necessary;

  • Work closely with the local government technical officers and partners to leverage use of the program information system; and the district/local government information management systems e.g. HMIS, EMIS;

  • Document best practices, lesson learned and success stories about WV Uganda programs and project interventions in the region;

  • Lead the review, learning and reflection meetings on program/projects implementation, and evaluations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Development discipline with a Post Graduate qualification in monitoring and evaluation/project planning and management;

  • At least 3 years relevant with international organizations in research, monitoring and evaluation of, and reporting on complex (development) programs;

  • Knowledge of and experience with a range of M&E tools and techniques, including ability to develop effective systems for data collection, analysis and dissemination;

  • Demonstrated commitment to M&E sustainability and building central and local capacity by providing technical assistance, training and supervision;

  • Good command of MS Excel, and working knowledge of at least two statistical data management packages/softwares (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist;

  • Must be able to work in a team and be prepared to lead and train subordinates;

  • Ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams and a wide range of program/project activities;

  • Good writing and communication skills

The position is open to Only Ugandan Nationals; qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.