Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - UPLIFT PROJECT
Report to: Project Manager
Location: Kampala - National Office
Purpose of the position:
To provide technical guidance and support to the project team on project monitoring and evaluation in line with WV policies and standards; including maintaining systems to collect and analyze information on activities, outputs, outcomes and impact of the UPLIFT Project.
Supports routine and periodic collection and analysis of UPLIFT Project data, providing both descriptive and inferential statistics that confirms status of Project activities, outputs and Outcomes based on log-frames and M&E frameworks as well as qualitative analysis. In addition, consolidates reports, or data at outcome and output level and shares with the Project Manager
Design and administer performance monitoring tools to track project indicators in line with the Project implementation plan. Provide technical support to the Project staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on Project performance monitoring and evaluation according to Project implementation plan, World Vision evaluation strategy and donor requirements. Routinely share performance reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Mid-Year and Annual Reports) to the Project Manager for effective decision making.
Performs periodic data quality assessments to ensure validity, integrity, precision, reliability and timeliness of all performance data; identify any deficiencies and suggest corrective actions; and assist the technical team members to maintain electronic and hard copy files:
Build the capacity of Project staff and other stakeholders in utilization of data collection tools for Project monitoring and evaluation, conducting other assessments such as Baselines and Evaluations, utilization of Project Databases etc. for the effective operation of the Projects Monitoring and Evaluation System.
Provides technical guidance and coordinates implementation of WV Partnership and WV Uganda strategic initiatives to improve quality of monitoring and evaluation and learning at Project Level
Coordinates documentation and sharing of success and impact stories during learning and reflection meetings
Develops/or administer knowledge management databases, principles, procedures and standards to institute effective knowledge management systems. This includes effective use of Indicator Tracking Tables, WVU Automated Databases, OVC and Savings Group Databases and the utilization of WV partnership knowledge management systems e.g. HORIZON
Design and implementation of Project assessments/evaluation, operation research or special studies to improve programming in line with Project implementation plan of WV Uganda and donor regulations including tracking and follow up of the effective implementation of Project Monitoring and Evaluation Recommendations
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
University degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Information technology, Computing, Public health, Demography, Biostatistics, or a related field is required. A master’s degree or Prost graduate diploma is an added advantage
Should have relevant field experience in development, monitoring and evaluation of community-based projects.
Minimum of five years of work experience managing data intensive programs in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is highly desirable.
Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable.
Knowledge of M&E issues with respect to service delivery and support related to Economic Development, Resilience & Livelihoods, and/or capacity development is desirable.
Experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in their use is desirable.
Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on M&E results so that lessons can be learned and incorporated into programming is desirable.
Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation.