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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job at World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Jobs at:


World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B)

Deadline of this Job:
15th February 2019
Duty Station:
Lira , Uganda , East Africa , 256

Summary
Date Posted: 13th February 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush
JOB DETAILS:
World Education Inc. /Bantwana (WEI/B) is a Non-Government Organization that helps children orphaned and made vulnerable by HIV/ AIDS to access the comprehensive support and care they need to grow into healthy adults. … Learn more at bantwana.org
As an equal opportunity employer, WEI/Bantwana is seeking to hire qualified persons to fill the following position;
Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer- North (1 Position)
Reports to: Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator - North
Duty Station: Lira Regional Office, Uganda
Job Summary
The M&E Officer will provide M&E technical support to all program teams and capacity building support to project staff, CSO and local government partners. The M&E Officer will support the development and implementation of data collection systems, ensure data quality and accurate reporting in a timely manner. The M&E Officer will also support the team to use data to build evidence for improved programming and advocacy with government, CSO and private sector partners.
Major Responsibilities
Programme Developmentand Implementation
• Support routine M&E of project activities & keeps track of all the monitoring and evaluation schedules and work with the project’s technical staff, district personnel and other stake holders to design and implement M&E procedures and ensure timely collection and collation of the project’s data.
• Establish processes and protocols for overseeing data collection, verification, and quality assurance
• Participate in developing weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual work plans and maintaining high standards of stewardship and accountability for all activity resources
• Provide supervision to staff and partners to ensure proper implementation of planned activities/interventions
• Take lead in identifying training needs for staff, partners, and community resource persons in maintaining records, documenting and reporting
• Develop process, plans and approaches for providing TA; ongoing Coaching, Mentoring and Support Supervision to field M & E team and CSOs
• Mentor and support staff, partners and community resource persons on effective documentation of project activities and report writing.
• Support project staff and partners in compilation of monthly and quarterly progress reports
• Ensure quality and timely reporting to project management and Donors
• Maintaining an up-to-date data base for all beneficiaries, households and ensure all relevant data collection documents are administered appropriately.
• Analyze data, review monthly and quarterly reports for onward submission to the M&E Specialist and MEL Director.
• Provide updates from monitoring and data analysis to the program staff and management as required.
Training and development
• Take lead in identifying training needs for M&E Assistants and other programmatic staff at the district and CSO level
• Coordinate trainings with Consortium partners in M&E related aspects.
• Conduct post training evaluations, coaching and mentorship sessions with M&E Assistants and other district/CSO staff
• Provide mentorship, coaching and support supervision to M&E Assistants and Technical Officers in M&E related aspects.
Required Qualification and Experience
• Minimum of 3 years’ professional experience in an M&E positions responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
• Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, Social Sciences, economics, or related field. Master’s degree or Bachelor plus an advanced training in M&E, statistics, or economics preferred.
• Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
• Experience designing and managing beneficiary monitoring and database systems.
• Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
• Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
• Experience in planning and managing surveys, developing data collection tool, and data quality assessments and oversight.
• Experience in capacity building for Monitoring and Evaluation
• Ability to facilitate and serve as a project liaison for evaluations and external data quality assessments.
• Familiar with Monitoring and Evaluation requirements and reporting systems for USAID-funded projects.
• Good working knowledge of major databases and at least 2 analytical programs including MS access, MS excel, STATA, SPSS and Epi Data, and GIS
• Strong organizational and interpersonal skills;
• Fluent in oral and written English and excellent writing skills
• Ability to work in a challenging environment, under high pressure and tight deadlines

Job application procedure
Interested applicants with the required Qualification, Knowledge, Skills, Attributes and Abilitiesshould send their applications and CVs (detailing responsibilities carried out in previous positions) to the Human Resource Manager, World Education Inc. Bantwana through the following Email: wei_recruitment@ug.worlded.org . Indicate clearly on the application subject line the position applied for easy reference. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.