Job Opportunity: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Organization: Water Mission

Location: Jinja, Uganda

Deadline: April 30, 2024

About Water Mission: Water Mission is a Christian engineering nonprofit dedicated to providing safe water solutions in developing countries, refugee camps, and disaster areas. With a mission to share safe water and the message of God’s love, Water Mission has impacted over 8 million people in 60 countries since 2001. Joining Water Mission means being part of a calling to make a difference in the world through courage, passion, and drive.

Opportunity Overview: As a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant at Water Mission, you will work under the guidance of the M&E Officer to support program M&E needs, ensuring the quality and effectiveness of program implementation. Based in Jinja, Uganda, you will assist in developing performance monitoring plans, results frameworks, and an M&E system. Your role involves measuring, analyzing, and reporting results, with occasional travel to remote project sites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the M&E Officer to establish a robust monitoring plan and develop M&E guidelines, frameworks, and indicators.
  • Lead and assist in conducting regular data review meetings at the field office, noting actionable points and lessons learned.
  • Provide data and information to program managers and staff as needed.
  • Enforce data quality assurance, control, and improvement measures for all program interventions.
  • Conduct routine data quality audits, document findings, and support resolution of systemic issues.
  • Design and review data collection tools, databases, and surveys.
  • Conduct baseline and end-line surveys and document field monitoring visits.
  • Ensure timely and accurate data collection, entry, and reporting.
  • Compile and consolidate monthly, quarterly, mid-year, and annual reports.


Relationship and Alignment:

  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Alignment with Water Mission’s Statement of Faith and core values of Love, Excellence, and Integrity.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Social Science, or relevant field.
  • Postgraduate training in M&E or Statistics is advantageous.
  • Two years of experience in a similar position with a local or international NGO.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, SPSS, Water Surveyor, Kobo Collect, Survey CTO, and STATA.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure.
  • Willingness to travel to field locations as required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Team-oriented with a positive attitude.
  • Good presentation skills using Microsoft PowerPoint.

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

If you feel called to join Water Mission in providing safe water solutions and spreading the message of God’s love, apply now through the official portal.

Make a meaningful impact and be part of transforming lives with Water Mission in Uganda!





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