Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (GROW Project) at World Vision March, 2024

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.


Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!


Key Responsibilities:




Implement project initiatives in monitoring, evaluation, impact measurement, and reporting system (30%)

  • Spearhead development, review and implementation of project monitoring and evaluation plan in collaboration with project team and partners.
  • Test and adapt project theory of change in collaboration with other staffs and partners
  • Facilitate development of annual plans as per donor requirement and WVI guidelines and support the revision of work plans.
  • Take part in preparation, review and compilation of project’s monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual reports.
  • Take lead in monitoring and evaluation events such as baseline, mid-term reviews, and final evaluation exercises.
  • Participate in the engagement of project-hired consultants, including writing their Terms of Reference (TOR) and providing them with the logistical support, they need as carry out their contracted duties.
  • Facilitate learning and reflection sessions with staff or partners for exploring information and answers around projects learning agenda.
  • Formulate and Implement key performance indicators (KPI) and deliverables for the project and monitor them throughout the duration of the project.
  • Take part in project activities’ data collection, cleaning analysis and reporting as required by DME and or project management team. Abide and support in the monitoring and evaluation activities per approved policies, systems, procedures and donor requirements.


End Results

Effective MEAL system for improved project performance.



Implement project Learning, information and knowledge system (30%)

  • Leading project efforts to analyse and reflect on the data and information to determine the impacts it is making towards improved project achievements.
  • Maintain project database in WV’s Horizon and GEA’s monitoring platform including GIS and remote sensing web-based and desktop software.
  • Lead project efforts to document challenges/obstacles and lessons and best practices, including their application for improved project and organizational performance
  • Package and disseminate quality program initiative information to different audiences and for project quality purposes
  • Lead documentation of best practices and ensure most significant change stories are published and included in the reports and shared.
  • Establish status of implementation of operations audit/reviews recommendations for management action.


End Results

  • Lessons learned captured for review and adjustment of project design towards enhanced performance.
  • Documented evidence on project performance done and disseminated accordingly.



Build capacity of staffs, partners and community in MEAL (20%)

  • Develop and disseminate monitoring templates including GIS and remote sensing tools to the project team
  • Train staffs, partners and community on project monitoring tools for effective and quality M&E system


End Results

Improved capacity of MEAL for project team and partners.



Networking, visibility and donor recognition (15%)

  • Establish and maintain good relations partners, LGAs and stakeholders and other consortium members with regards to the implementation and accountability.
  • Ensures project interventions and donor are recognized by the government, partners and communities through project branding, participation in different forums including national, zonal, regional and local events.
  • Develop and support effective linkages and collaboration with key public institutions.
  • Represent the project in various assigned learning and sharing meetings/workshops/conferences.
  • Facilitate documentation and sharing of processes, challenges, best practices and lessons learned among partners in the consortium.


End Results

  • Build network and create a positive image about the project and WV in general
  • Documented success/transformational impact stories for visibility and donor recognition



Participate in Other Organisational Activities that would ensure the project is well represented in WVT bigger picture including doing any other assignment related to MEAL and GAM functions within the organisation. (5%)




Required Professional Experience

  • 3-5 years in programs management
  • Demonstrated experience in Learning, Evidence and documentation of success stories.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in international donor funded projects


Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

BA/BSc Degree in Statistics, Epidemiology, Economics, Development studies/planning, Business administration, social science disciplines or other related disciplines.


Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills; Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders,
  •  Excellent presentation skills
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills
  •  Report writing skills: Ability to write complex reports.
  •  Demonstrate high levels of integrity.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent team player with minimum supervision
  • Significant experience of working with government officials, multiple partners, community groups and communities.
  • Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
  • Experience in working with international donor funded grants.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff.
  • Good planning and Excellent organizational skills, ability to determine priorities and attention to detail a must.
  • Work in a multisectoral/ multicultural team- patience, cultural sensitivity and application of contextual understanding in day to day work.
  • High-level of knowledge and practice with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc. required.
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines for information needs.


Physical Requirements

To base in Shinyanga


Language Requirements

Excellent written and spoken English is essential.




Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Project Coordinator

Reason for contact

Direct Supervision and program implementation

Frequency of contact



Contact (within WV or outside WV)

GAM Manager

Reason for contact

Proposal development and review tasks

Frequency of contact



Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Evidence & Learning Manager

Reason for contact

Matrix Line management and Technical oversight on DME Functions and project management issues

Frequency of contact

On need basis and as agreed


Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Technical Leaders and Sector Specialists– Education, R&L, H&N, WASH and ICP and Support Office

Reason for contact

Technical Programming issues related to Designing, Baselines, Evaluations and Monitoring of programmes

Frequency of contact

When need arises.



Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer is guided by authority levels matrix on key approval levels and is guided by WVT policies and guidelines.



☒ Be Safe and Resilient

☒ Deliver Results

☐ Build Relationships

☐ Be Accountable

☒ Learn and Develop

☒ Improve and Innovate

☐ Partner and Collaborate

☐ Embrace Change


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Local Applicants Only


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