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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Description

Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Kampala

Reporting to: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Purpose of the position:

To plan, develop and manage program performance monitoring & evaluation system, research and establish information/data base for management purposes in line with World Vision Uganda mission.

Major responsibilities;

  • Performs analysis of data, providing both descriptive and inferential statistics, as well as qualitative analysis, that will allow for an enhanced understanding of project indicators in DREAMS project. Prepare monitoring and evaluation reports documenting the findings of evaluation processes, including the impact of World Vision work within the communities.

  • Compile progress reports for management decision making in line with the project implementation plan and donor requirements.

  • Plan and implement a school mapping, develop tools and collect all the data on target schools and children.

  • Provide information/data required to support advocacy, capacity building and partner engagement

  • Coordinate documentation and sharing of success and impact stories during learning and reflection meetings.

  • Develop knowledge management principles, procedures and standards to institute effective knowledge management systems. This includes effective use of WV partnership knowledge management systems e.g. HORIZON

  • Coordinate implementation of program assessments, re-designs, baselines, DIPs, semi/annual management reports, and evaluations; and provide quality reviews prior to National Office approval

  • Design and implement program impact assessments, operation research or special studies to improve programming in line with program implementation plan, WV Uganda evaluation strategy and donor regulations

  • Provide technical guidance and coordinate implementation of WV Partnership and WV Uganda strategic initiatives to improve quality of DME for programs, e.g., Adoption of GIS Solutions, LQAS methodology, alignment of programs/projects to CWBT, etc.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must possess a University degree in development discipline.

  • Willingness to travel to the field frequently

  • Should have a minimum of three years field experience in research, management, monitoring and evaluation of community-based projects.

  • Must be able to work in a team and be prepared and train partners and staff in monitoring and evaluation

  • Computer literate and good knowledge of computer programs and soft ware

  • Possess research skills of data collection, analysis, presentation and reporting

  • Must have training and facilitation skills