Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (NOB) Mbarara
Support participatory M&E processes including strengthening the knowledge of District Local Governments, Persons of Concern, local leaders and other key stakeholders enabling them to increasingly engage in and lead monitoring and evaluation of WFP-supported interventions that affect their communities. Contribute to the capacity enhancement of WFP staff and partners under the South West Area Office in monitoring and evaluation through training, information sharing, demonstrating drive for results, and ensuring M&E fundamentals are mainstreamed in all WFP-supported programmes and processes.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum academic qualification
Advanced University degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Sociology, Social Development, Development Economics or Performance Management or another relevant field; or First University degree backed by additional years of relevant work experience and/or training/courses. Desired experiences, knowledge and skills:
A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant working experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, or either of the following fields: Operational reporting, information management, knowledge management, Vulnerability Assessment & Mapping, assessments, Livelihoods, etc.
Specialised knowledge of information management best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background.
Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills.
Ability to supervise and provide support to other staff and teams. Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
Cultivated sustainable relationships with local NGOs, government authorities, and other cooperating partners.
Research experience in using a variety of analytical tools and methods for causality analysis, forecasting, and other data modelling needs.
Performed monitoring, evaluations and assessments at multiple field locations Membership of a recognized M&E Professional Association Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive, professional relationships with government and local community counterparts, donors, civil society and other stakeholders
Analytical mind with a strategic ability, organization, attention to detail, be able to multitask.