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EVACiCS Design, Monitoring, & Evaluation Officer

Job Description

Job title: EVACiCS Design, Monitoring, & Evaluation Officer

Reporting to: Project Manager

Duty Location: Kampala

Purpose of the position:

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

Main 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 project/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., OVCMIS,

  • 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 Clusters on project implementation and evaluations.

  • Lead implementation of WV Partnership and WV Uganda strategic initiatives to improve quality of DME for programs in the programme, e.g., Adoption of GIS Solutions, LQAS methodology, alignment of programs/projects to CWBT, etc.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a development discipline.

  • 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/software (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

  • Computer literate