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Mercy Corps International Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Uganda


Responsibilities

  • Contribute to program-level M&E planning and system development at program start-up. Facilitate indicator planning, design and negotiation with USAID of the Indicator Performance Tracking Table (IPTT), based on the USAID/FFP proposed format; define with the team program indicators and targets for all program years, based on the USAID/FFP guidance of standard required and applicable indicators; where applicable and desirable, include Mercy Corps Alpha Indicators (see the Design for Impact Guide – DIG).
  • Lead the DFAP in the design of the detailed M&E plan, including design of data collection tools and methodologies, M&E workflow, data flow, data integrity, data quality assurance, database design and protocols, secondary research to inform baseline assessments and measurement frameworks, and ensuring alignment with Mercy Corps and Industry standards .
  • Champion the inclusion of qualitative data collection and analysis for both direct and supplemental measurements of program performance.
  • Train teams in appropriate methods for focus group discussion and key informant interviews and lead field-based qualitative data collection as needed.
  • In coordination with MEL team, drive the capacity building of program staff on design and M&E concepts through trainings and new hire orientation, including designing and delivering formal trainings. Design comprehensive orientation for all new DFAP new staff.
  • Work closely with the program's research partner to define and execute a research strategy including overseeing this partnership and its work.
  • Contribute to program visibility and advocacy work by assisting in dissemination of program research and learning information. Represent Mercy Corps Uganda in M&E and research forums with the broader humanitarian community.
    Security
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country
  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.

    Qualifications

  • MA/S or equivalent experience in international development, economics, agricultural economics, statistics, bio-statistics, nutrition or other relevant subject with strong quantitative background, and at least six years of experience in progressively increasing M&E responsibility in international development projects. The candidate must have experience in leading the M&E of a large project.
  • Strong conceptual knowledge about theories of change, logic model, food and nutrition security indicators, M&E plan, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in developing and operationalizing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan (please see the FFP M&E and Reporting Policy and Guidance for the components of an M&E plan).
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing routine monitoring system designed to track both output and outcome indicators.
  • Strong quantitative background and demonstrated expertise in designing annual
    monitoring surveys including probabilistic sampling strategy and estimating sample size, developing appropriate weights, and analyze quantitative data.
  • Demonstrated expertise in designing qualitative studies, in-depth knowledge about qualitative sampling, and experienced in using interview and interactive tools to generate qualitative information and analysis.
  • Experienced in developing data quality assurance strategies, data management, and data visualization.
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in data utilization strategies and can creatively think about active data sharing techniques.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and other language(s), as required.
  • Preference for experience in Food for Peace M&E frameworks.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 3rd December, 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Mercy Corps International Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Jobs in Uganda

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