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Community Dev't Facilitator/Assessment and Design Facilitator


Position: Assessment and Design Facilitator

Report to: Program Coordinator

Location: Pader District, Northern Uganda

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical guidance to the WVU programmes and project assessments and designs, program/project planning, operations research and documentation in line with WV policies, standards and strategy.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate capacity building of programme ADP/ Project staff and partners on WV Assessment, Design, operations research and documentation, and development programming approaches.

  • Lead and facilitate assessment and designing of new projects/Programmes

  • Conduct 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 WV Uganda programs.

  • Lead project staff, partners and target communities/beneficiaries in participatory program assessment and design approaches; coordinate implementation of LEAP Assessment and DPA processes according to WV LEAP framework.

  • Develop and administer Assessment and design TORs and data tools

  • Develop quality assessment report and Provisional design document

  • Compile Critical path step reports to inform evidence based decision making at program levels; and for use in preparation of program design.

  • Facilitate participation and engagement of community, partners and government during assessment and design processes.

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

  • Lead the review, learning and reflection meetings in programme’s ADPs on program/projects implementation, and evaluations

  • Establish program indicator M&E databases; as well as the programme level standardized M&E indicator database in preparation for Project monitoring as aligned to the NO Strategy results framework.

  • Responsible for the overall financial management of the programmes Assessment process and to ensure that expenditures are kept within the approved budgets.Conduct an evaluation of the entire assessment & design processes and facilitate feedback sessions with partners for ownership of the design process.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a development discipline.

  • At least 3 years relevant with international organizations in assessment / research, design, monitoring and evaluation andreporting on complex (development) programs.

  • Knowledge of and experience with a range of design tools and assessment techniques, including ability to develop effective systems for data collection, analysis and dissemination.

  • 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

This is a National Position. Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply