Monday, 13 August 2018

Job Opportunity At World Vision Uganda-Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will support and participate in the development and implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan and facilitate the transfer of knowledge at the project, MoH and district to ensure smooth flow of information in support of implementation of the project activities. The position supports program monitoring, documentation, learning and builds capacity and support for M&E activities and systems at the district level. S/he will support project staff and stakeholders to develop project briefs and case studies that detail success stories, lessons learned, and best practices across all components.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Capacity Building
  • Develop capacity of project staff to utilize existing M&E tools for proper tracking and reporting in line with the donor and World Vision Uganda M&E Framework (LEAP), including coaching and mentoring for project staff, partners and other stakeholders on Design, monitoring, evaluation & research.
  • Offer technical assistance, guidance, and direction—related to project M&E plans and systems, performance management tools and support the project in design of above named tools
  • Develop a capacity building and mentorship program for the project and partner staff aimed at enhancing their capacity and skills to assume increased M&E and programming responsibilities in line with WVU M&E frame work and Donor guidelines.
  • Guide staff in preparing progress reports in accordance with approved donor and LEAP reporting formats and ensure their timely submission. This includes monthly reports, quarterly progress reports, annual project reports, inception reports.
Documentation, learning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • Develop and lead the implementation of the projects M&E framework including project reviews, participatory impact assessments, process monitoring, operations monitoring and lessons-learned workshops
  • Prepare periodic performance reports according to the donor requirements on a monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual basis and provide updates of progress status and keep Project Leadership informed of the same and of any need or issues arising related to M&E.
  • Promote utilization of data/information at project level through reflection and learning forums such as quarterly review meetings at management meetings or conferences for project partners.
  • Establishing and managing a performance monitoring framework for the project with clear goals, outcomes, outputs, inputs, processes, indicators, data needs and sources, and reporting formats and frequency, for effective monitoring, reporting and updating progress. .
  • Development of data collection tools for routine data collection and evaluations
  • Organize quarterly reflection meetings
  • Support other evaluative activities as they arise.
Quality Assurance
  • Assure quality of data by enforcing data quality for the projects deliverable
  • Perform quarterly 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.
  • Plan for and implement project planning and review meetings in line with the project detailed implementation plan
  • Track timely implementation and reporting of project plans
Information Systems Management
  • Provide meaningful data summaries and visualization to demonstrate result to the project management. Support application of software for results based monitoring and evaluation such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS
  • Utilize WVU database initiatives such as Horizon, GIS, Automated Database and other relevant National Databases for organizational visibility such as the OVC databases.
  • Provide and utilize data required by the District Health Information Management System (DHIS2)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Global Fund job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Public health, Demography, Biostatistics, or a related field
  • At least three years of work experience managing data intensive projects 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.
  • Experience implementing a learning project
  • Knowledge of designing and managing M&E systems. Experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in their use is desirable.
  • Excellent command of MS Excel, and working knowledge of at least two statistical data management packages/software (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS, Nvivo/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc
  • Excellent spoken English skills are required, including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships.
  • Expertise in other local Ugandan languages is desired.
  • Must be detail oriented and highly organized. Able to support and respond to the needs of the project teams as quickly as possible to support evidence-based decision making needs of the project
  • Must exhibit a flexible work attitude: the ability to work productively in a team environment and the ability to meet unexpected demands
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients and consultants.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities.
  • 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.
  • Strong report writing and communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 19th August 2018

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