10 Jan 2017

Raising the Village International Jobs in Uganda : Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

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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.

Preferred Skills:

  • 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 Apply

All 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.
Deadline: Monday, 23rd January, 2017

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