Street Child Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

Street Child Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda


purpose of this position is to manage data collection, data entry and cleaning, analysis and dissemination of results from a prospective, rigorous impact evaluation of the Education Cannot Wait Project and maintain the updated (digital) database of the programe.

Key Responsibilities

Data Collection, Cleaning and Merging:

  • Monitor the overall data collection process carried out by the implementing partners in the field and provide necessary technical support (Training, handling of technical issues, and installation and operation of necessary software applications) to the data collection facilitators.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of a qualitative and quantitative M&E system and oversee routine program monitoring activities.
  • Work with the Program Manager to create a framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
  • Work with the Program Manager to define and implement the key project performance indicators (KPI) as well as monitoring them throughout the duration of the projects.
  • Review data files and perform data cleaning operation to ensure all observations are uniquely identified and reported data is consistent.
  • Maintaining integrity and consistency in data while merging data files to produce clean data.

    Data Analysis:

    The Data Analyst will:

  • Construct variables in accordance with international and local definitions.
  • Perform data analysis using different statistical tools to produce required result for different reports.
  • Collate the data and its analysis and prepare various statistical reports as per the need of the program.
  • Produce summary statistics of key outcome and covariate variables.

    Dissemination of Information:

    The Data Analyst will:

  • Provide necessary information to the team for producing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports including other relevant sectoral reports as per the need of the program
  • Produce a written descriptive report following the approved template.
  • Performing any other duty assigned by Programme Manager related to information management.

    Key personal characteristics / skills include:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant field, such as Statistics, Information Management, Information Communication Technology, Data Analysis, Health, Public Health, Social Sciences or Economics.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in database management.
  • For candidates having Master’s Degree or equivalent in relevant field, minimum 3 years of experience.
  • Relevant experience in conducting, managing and designing fieldwork, and data collection for empirical research.
  • Excellent written English communication skills, with focus on research protocols, research papers and descriptive reports for diverse audience.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, ability to facilitate communication between various levels of management and work independently in order to meet deadlines.
  • Previous experience with project impact evaluation in development organizations is highly desirable.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office
    and large data sets

    Highly desirable characteristics / skills include:

  • A self-starter with a strong results orientation and with high levels of integrity, credibility and dependability;
  • An energetic team player who can effectively collaborate, and who can stand alone when necessary;
  • Ability to work in international settings and with various departments to implement successful programs;
  • Demonstrated ability to work and deliver under pressure and on tight deadlines.
  • Commitment to Street Child’s mission, vision and values, and the ability to convey with enthusiasm about Street Child’s work
  • High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with situations, people and information;
  • Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value.
  • Willingness to work in flexible, sub-optimal, stressful and unstable environment.

    Position
  • This role will be based in Kitgum, with regular travel to head office in Kampala. This is a fixed term contract which will be in effect from January 2019 – 31st December 2019.

    How to Apply:
  • Please send a CV and cover letter to: recruitment.uganda@street-child.co.uk.
  • Applicants must have the necessary documentation to live and work in Uganda.
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 11 January 2019

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