Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

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Wildlife Conservation Society was founded in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society and currently works to conserve more than two million square miles of wild places around the world

Vacancy title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Deadline of this Job:31 May 2020  

JOB DETAILS:
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) with funding support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). is implementing the USAID/ Uganda Combating Wildlife Crime (CWC) Activity ("Activity") in partnership with the African Wildlife Foundation(AWF), Natural Resources Conservation Network (neon), and Royal United Services Institute (RUSl). The goal of this activity is to reduce wildlife crime in Uganda. in pursuit of this goal, WCS seeks to recruit qualified personnel in the following vacancies.
 

Vacancy: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Place of Performance: Uganda
Duration: Two years, renewal depending on availability of fund
Reports to: Chief of Party.

Core Responsibilities

  • The M&E Officer will spearhead the design and implementation oi the activity's monitoring and evaluation system for tracking progress and provide essential advice to the COP on project needs to fulfill the funding obligations and produce high-quality deliverables.
  •  Lead and manage performance monitoring and evaluation activities. including participation in field activities.
  •  Lead the development, implementation, and review of the USAID activity, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP)
  •  Develop standardized data collection tools. methodologies, data quality, and assurance. analysis. and reporting.
  •  Work closely with the Activity Implementing Partners (lPs) to ensure that monitoring data is being collected properly, provide learning and adaptation.
  •  Identity M&E training needs and conduct training for the Activity implementing staff
  •  Travel to the Activity sites and supervise field data collection.

REQUIREMENTS

  •  An advanced university degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Project planning, monitoring, and evaluation or quantitative economics.
  •  Demonstrated experience in project evaluation methodologies, statistical analysis. and familiarity with data quality control techniques.
  •  At least 7 years of demonstrated M&E experienced in natural resources. development or capacity building programs is required.
  •  Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing performance and impact evaluations of development interventions including evaluation design is required.
  •  Demonstrated experience in data collection. both quantitative and qualitative data and experience in Third Party Monitoring. Familiarity with USAID's Collaborating, Learning and Adapting (CLA) approach is an added advantage.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Job Education: University degree

Job Experience: 7 years

Work Hours: 8

 

Job application procedure
Interested individuals must submit their CV, cover letter, and three (3) reference. referencing the position in the subject line to wcsuganda@wcs.org  and copy to snampindo@wcs.org . The deadline to receive complete applications is 31st May 2020. 11; 59p.m. local time. Download the detailed job descriptions via: https://uganda.wcs.org/About-Us/Opportunites.aspx