Raising the Village International Jobs in Uganda : Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
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- Company: Raising the Village International (RTV)
- Location: Uganda
- State: UG
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Monitoring Jobs in Uganda
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:
Project Planning and Design:
- Lead program and project staff, partners and target communities/beneficiaries in participatory program design approaches;
- Coordinate implementation of baselines, income household surveys and evaluations according to RTV DME framework and methodology
- Development of field based tools for tracking and implementation, and facilitate program adoption
Monitoring and Evaluation:
- Collect primary and secondary data, and analyse to inform assessment for potential interventions in the target communities; special studies, operation research studies required to improve RTV Uganda programs.
- Establish and maintain program/indicator M&E databases; as well as the program level M&E indicator database aligned to the RTV Strategy results framework.
- Carry out routine data quality assessment on program/project monitoring data including data collected by staff and partners before it is used for reporting.
- Build capacity of Project staff and partners on RTV Design, Monitoring and Evaluation, and development programming approaches.
- Lead the review, learning and reflection meetings in the regions on program/projects implementation, and evaluations.
Project Reporting and Analysis:
- Compile program data reports to inform evidence based decision making; and for use in preparation of program quarterly reports, semi/annual management reports; and for dissemination to Kampala office, project team staff, donors, district, and other partners as necessary.
- Conduct statistical analysis and identification of learning and potential
- Participate in Grant Research and Applications with focus on the following at the Uganda office
- Research to identify grants that RTV is eligible for
- Prepare grant applications in line with the criteria of each grant-making organization
- Work with programs Manager on reporting for any grants secured
- Create and maintain database of possible grant opportunities
Data Management and Performance Monitoring:
- Develop and administer performance monitoring tools to track program indicators; in line with the program implementation and M&E plans.
- Document best practices, lesson learned and success stories about RTV Uganda programs and project interventions in the regions.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Raising The Village is seeking a professional with 3 to 5+ years of work experience in monitoring & evaluation of development programs, and a demonstrated long-term passion for community development. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
University degree in Statistics, Social Sciences, Development Studies
- Post graduate degree in Monitoring & Evaluation and Project Planning an added advantage
- In-depth knowledge of Management Information Systems (MIS), M&E and Development issues
- Excellent knowledge of monitoring and the application of methodology: Good understanding of capacity assessment methodologies; excellent ability to identify significant capacity building opportunities;
- Language: English, and at an added advantage Lufumbira and/or Luganda.
- Strong work experiences. Examples include a demanding professional work experience, or successful community development experience (e.g. starting a field program in a developing country, leading training, having a project get started in rural areas, solid project management & accomplishments).
- Leadership experience at work, or outside of work.
- Ability to handle new situations, analyze interventions and come up with solutions.
- Organizes workload effectively while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
- Accurately completes multiple tasks while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, available resources and multiple reporting relationships.
- Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to provide support
- Experience in the design/implementation of M&E/MIS in development projects for NGOs/ Government
- Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports
- Knowledge Management process and approaches
- Excellent communication skills (written and oral): Sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, Respectful and helpful relations with project field staff& Programs Director.
- Ability to lead implementation of new systems, and affect staff behavioural/ attitudinal change
- Strong training & facilitation skills
NB: For more information and full job descriptions, please visit our website: http://www.raisingthevillage.org/get-involved/openings/
How to ApplyAll qualified and interested candidates should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae including address, telephone contact and two references to: [email protected] NB:
- PDF documents are preferred, and include all relevant information in your letter or CV, no other documents will be forwarded to the hiring committee.
- Please indicate your position of interest in your email or subject line.
- Resumes received after the deadline will still be considered in a future round.