Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Specialist-SPEAR Project

World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy NGO dedicated to working with communities to overcome poverty and injustice in over 27 districts of Uganda; "Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so." World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is unsuitable. All employment is conditioned upon successful completion of background references, including criminal record checks. World Vision Uganda is seeking to hire motivated, dynamic, qualified persons to fill the following position.

: Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Specialist-SPEAR Project
Report to: Chief of Party Location: Kampala

Introduction:
The project; Supporting Public Sector workplaces to Expand Action and Responses against HIV/AIDS (SPEAR) is a five-year USAID/PEPFAR-funded HIV/AIDS Workplace Policy initiative led by World Vision in partnership with Research Triangle Institute (RTI). In collaboration with the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MolA), the Ministry of Local Government (MoLG) and the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), SPEAR aims to expand access lo HIV prevention, treatment and care among public sector workers.

Role of the Position:
• To provide cutting edge leadership and technical guidance in project performance monitoring, evaluation and operations research for the SPEAH project
• Supervise research & data management staff
Major responsibilities Leadership:
• Provide dynamic leadership in development and coordination of all monitoring, evaluation and research activities
• Actively participate within M&E networks, and collaboration with learning and research institutions to insure high quality, cutting edge M&E activities
Assessment, design and reporting:
• Lead assessments and operational research for contextual understanding, identifying opportunities, vulnerabilities and capacities, to guide programming and priority setting

• Lead the team in developing design documents and logical frameworks
• Adapt the Performance Monitoring System to remain consistent with the SPEAR framework and donor and MEEP reporting requirements
• Prepare project reports that meet World Vision, PEPFAR and USAID requirements
Monitoring:
• Support management and accountability through routine, accurate collection and reporting of information that confirms status of program activities
• Develop plans and user-appropriate quality tools and instruments for use at all levels
• Develop quality control systems needed to guarantee proper management of information and data
• Train staff and stakeholders in use of tools and data
Evaluations:
• Insure ToR's for evaluations are in line with desired information outcomes and that final reports are of a high standard displaying a level of analysis that is interesting and relevant to both SPEAR and external stakeholders

Job requirement

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Degree in Public Health, Social Science, Statistics, Business Administration or related field. Further training in M&E will be an added advantage
• Effective communication and training skills
• Experience of not less than 3 years in monitoring & Evaluation work in a humanitarian/NGO setting
• Experience with developing and delivering knowledge sharing programs
• Experience in establishing effective partnerships within and outside the organization

How to apply

How to apply: Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae, via email to wvujobs@wvi.org. Kindly indicate the post title in the subject line when applying by email. Note: All applications must be sent by email to the Human Resource Manager

Deadline for receiving the applications is: 22nd July, 2011
We do appreciate your interest in working with us. However, only short listed candidates will be contacted.
(Female candidates are encouraged to apply)

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