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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


Position: Design Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Report to: Regional Operations Manager

Location: Tororo

Purpose of the Position:

To provide technical guidance to the WU projects on program/project planning, design, monitoring, evaluation, operations research and documentation in line with WV policies, standards and strategy

Description of main Duties and 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 WV Uganda programs

  • 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 ADP and project team members, National Office, Support 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

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • 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.