M&E Officer Job Vacancy at IREX International in Uganda



Job Title: M&E Officer, Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative
General Information
Location: Uganda
Division: Education Programs Division
Reports To: Chief of Party

Position Summary
IREX is currently seeking an Monitoring and Evaluation Officer for a Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative in Uganda. The program aims to address exploitative child labor among youth (15-18) by helping them to develop marketable skills to secure employment, and by supporting their engagement as leaders in their local communities.

This position is contingent on funding.

Eligibility: Ugandan citizens are encouraged to apply
Duties & Responsibilities
• Review indicators to develop monitoring activities that capture necessary data to report on results, ensure monitoring activities are conducted on schedule
• Communicate information obtained through M&E activities to various external stakeholders, notably donors and partners
• Be a primary M&E resource to the field office and field personnel
• Ensure data collection process is functioning in all activity locations to provide quality data within deadlines
• Regularly review data collection processes, perform data quality assessments, and make adjustments as needed
• Conduct regular visits to project sites to provide technical assistance and ensure proper monitoring of project activities
• Produce M&E monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports to Chief of Party and donors, as needed
• Develop annual performance plans
Qualifications
• Minimum of 5 years professional experience in a senior M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international development projects.
• Bachelors or Master’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, or related field. Master’s degree or Bachelor plus an advanced certificate 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.
• Experience developing and refining data collection tools.
• Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.
• Experience managing and providing ongoing training to M&E field officers.
• Ability to facilitate and serve as a project liaison for externally-managed evaluations.
• Outstanding English communication skills, both written and oral


How to Apply:
http://careers.irex.org/OpeningDetail.aspx?key=1abddf2d-ad77-4c85-91af-72b5ccc19657&id=67e11b1a-909c-4413-bac9-08baf12aa815

Deadline:16/08/2013





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