World Vision NGO Monitoring - Evaluation and Learning Manager - Jobs in Rwanda

World Vision NGO Monitoring - Evaluation and Learning Manager - Jobs in Rwanda

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Key Responsibilities:

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 30 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions in the strategic period of 2021-2025 seek to reach 2 million of the most vulnerable children. This is done through programming in Resilience and Livelihoods, WASH and Health, Child Protection and Education.

World Vision International Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced local professional (Rwandan) for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager for the proposed USAID funded ‘The Modernizing Agriculture Activity’ in Rwanda. This critical position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

Purpose of the position:

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) will provide technical expertise and leadership to generate and analyze quality evidence and data through monitoring, assessments, and evaluations. The MEL Manager needs to have demonstrated experience in building or strengthening monitoring systems, quantitative and qualitative analysis, survey and sample design, and effectively promoting evidence-based program management.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Will vary

Major Activities

End Results Expected

Project monitoring and evaluation strategy and Standards

  • Refine and implement the project monitoring and evaluation strategy, and recommend any possible changes based on the lessons learned.
  • Develop and ensure that the established guidelines on project monitoring and evaluation for different project components are respected by WV team as well as consortium members in alignment with the agreements reached. Coordinate with World Vision staff and sub-grantees staff on meeting the monitoring and evaluation requirements
  • Identify information requirements of components concerning planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • During the life of the intervention, review the performance indicators and reports produced by different stakeholders and suggest necessary changes.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of the project and suggest measures to improve the monitoring system.
  • Ensure that data audits are planned for and are performed on regular basis. Lessons learned are drawn and shared and course correction is undertaken to continuously improve and strengthen the M&E system
  • Appropriate Monitoring and evaluation approaches implemented throughout the life of the project.
  • High quality assurance standards.
  • Improved information management system in place to facilitate the storage, organization and retrieval of information.
  • Accurate Indicator Performance Tracking Table reports.
  • Project progresses and performance tracked for timely adjustments.
  • Improved M&E system in place

    Coordination & Communication with Stakeholders

  • Coordinate with communities, service providers, and local governments, consortium members and donor representative to reach agreement on the M&E system set up and continuously review the M&E practice to ensure meaningful participation of stakeholders in improving the system.
  • Serve as a liaison between the project team, consortium members, project participants and the donor representative to ensure harmonization, shared learning, collaboration and alignment of efforts in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensure timely and effective communication and information sharing between different stakeholders.
  • Assess training needs relevant to monitoring, evaluation and information management systems and provide, if required, training to local stakeholders.
  • Facilitate processes according to which consortium members, relevant government representatives and donor representatives are collaborating, reflecting on the M&E data, drawing lessons learned and making recommendations to project leaders for further improvements and adaptations in project implementation for higher efficiency and effectiveness.


    Prepare TORs for special studies when necessary and participate in the recruitment of any potential consultant that will carry out the study. In collaboration with the COP, review and approve proposed study designs and oversee the work during the studies to ensure
    protocols are followed to meet internal and external validity requirements of that given study.
    Assessments, baseline, evaluations and other research are well-planned and quality reports are produced.

    Capacity Building

    Set up operational arrangements for collecting, analyzing, and reporting project data, and for investing in capacity building, to sustain the Monitoring and Evaluation function
    The Monitoring function is up and running with minimal challenges.

    Staff Management

  • Supervise staff that report directly to this position. Conduct regular coaching and implement the Performance
  • Development Management system.
  • Conduct regular field visits to monitor implementation, to ensure compliance with operational procedures and assess progress as well as to deliver technical support to field staff, provide resources, and make clear recommendations on ways to strengthen the program and share learning across programs.


  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports and assist in the preparation of the annual work plans for all consortium members.
  • Ensure that all documents are reviewed before sending out of the office. Also ensure that reviews are carried out at each level.
  • Review the final report of any study undertaken in the life of this intervention and ensure that the quality standards are met, and conclusions are accurate.
    Quality program reports completed.

    Work with the Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation (CLA) Lead to ensure high quality, coordinated, and demand driven learning, knowledge management and capacity strengthening activities.
    Lessons learnt and best practices are well documented to improve current and future food security interventions

    Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience managing the monitoring and evaluation for activities of similar size and scope
  • Experience with collecting information from primary and secondary market actor beneficiaries
  • Experience managing third party data collection contractors
  • Experience using a Learning Plan to inform activity implementation
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation work for donors/U.S. Government agencies or international NGO or institutions

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.
  • Mentoring and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience working overseas in low-resource environments.
  • Experience using M&E MIS systems and technology to track program outputs and indicators

    Work Environment:

    Be prepared to travel to implementation sites, regional and global meetings as required.


    The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

    How to apply:

    Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to

    If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

    All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

    The closing date for submission of applications is 29 July 2022; no late applications will be accepted.

    World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

    Applicant Types Accepted:

    Local Applicants Only

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision NGO Monitoring - Evaluation and Learning Manager Jobs in Rwanda

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