Food Security, Nutrition & WASH Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


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Job title :  Food Security, Nutrition & WASH Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Direct Supervisor : Director of Community Health and Monitoring and Evaluation

Location : Kigutu, Burundi

Organization Overview

Village Health Works (VHW) is a joint American-Burundian non-profit and non-governmental organization whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate health care in a dignified environment while treating the root causes of illness, poverty, violence, and neglect in collaboration with those we serve. The organization’s operations are based in Kigutu, Burundi, with support from the headquarter office in New York. With close to 500 full- and part-time employees in Burundi, as well as a small team in the United States.

VHW delivers a wide array of programs in a catchment area of 200,000 people within the provinces of Rumonge and Bururi. VHW’s approach integrates clinical services with education, food security, economic development, environmental protection, music and the arts. Our central program is a clinic that conducts over 50,000 patient consultations and has 4 inpatient wards. VHW is currently constructing the Kigutu Hospital and Women’s Health Pavilion, a 150 bed surgical and teaching hospital. Construction and instillation of equipment is being completed over the second half of 2022 with a projected clinical opening in the first half of 2023.  In preparation for the hospital’s planned opening VHW, is expanding its technical capacity, procuring complex medical equipment, and likewise is expanding its ability to install maintain this equipment.

Position Overview:

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer's primary responsibilities include Assist the Director of Community Health and Monitoring and Evaluation with development of the M&E Plan for the project, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and/ performance monitoring plans.

Responsiblilities :

  1. 1. Identify potential areas for action research in the field
  2. Development and application of the Monitoring-Evaluation Plan for VHW Food Security, Nutrition & WASH programs.
  3. Support the implémentation of Monitoring and Evaluation system of VHW Food Security, Nutrition and WASH programs.
  4. Ensure that all M&E activities are planned and implemented according to the logical framework of Food security, Nutrition and WASH programs.
  5. Carry out supervision and support visits to beneficiaries to observe, monitor and provide quality advice and feedback on the use of data and indicators.
  6. Compile monthly and quarterly program results data and present them to the team.
  7. Participate in the regular updating of the database and data management.
  8. Work with the program team to develop / adapt / test and improve routine collection tools, database and reporting.
  9. Routine data collection, and train collection and monitoring agents.
  10. Ensure data is of good quality and promote data quality control techniques.
  11. Evaluate and respond to the capacity building needs of members of the monitoring team on monitoring and evaluation techniques.
  12. Analyze data, report, and disseminate the information collected in order to improve the results of the program and make changes to the strategy of the program where they are deemed necessary.
  13. Develop the terms of reference for mid-term and final phase evaluations of projects.
  14. Provide support to program managers for the development, determination, and revision of indicators to be collected and integrated into the system.
  15. Promote and strengthen understanding of the importance of M&E within program teams and the use and / or analysis of M&E systems.
  16. Provide written case studies and success stories.
  17. Perform all tasks entrusted by the hierarchical superior.


 Character : The applicant must be willing to live in a remote area and have passion for humanitarian work and work with limited resources. Must be a hardworker, compassionate and a team player. Further more he /she must be flexible to support processes of a fast growing organization.

Skills : The candidate MUST have advanced data analysis and data visualization skills using one of the Following packages, Excel, SPSS, STATA, power Bi or any of the advanced applications. The candidate must also have advanced skills in building M&E tools for data collection, analysis and reporting.

Good knowledge of data collection methods and tools (forms, formats, questionnaire) as well as systems for entering, analyzing and storing quantitative data.

Ability to express oneself in Kirundi, French and English (spoken and written). Proven skills in preparing narrative and technical reports on time and conducting results evaluations.

Candidate must have adequate operational research skills such as research design, sampling and writing.

Knowledge : Building M&E systems, capacity building, training facilitation, Nutrition and WASH. etc.

Expérience : Working on integrated health systems, or healthcare organization with heavy community involvement. Working on donor funded projects. Expérience working on WASH projects.

Qualifications : A minimum of a bachelor of science degree in preferably in project management, monitoring and evaluation, rural development, statistics, economics etc plus relevant experience.

Demonstrated knowledge and experience of at least 2 years in monitoring and evaluation, planning approach, management, information analysis and report writing.

Proven experience in research and publication.

Experience and concrete knowledge in the design, planning, implementation, and monitoring-evaluation of projects / programs in rural areas.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Required documents:

- Cover letter

- update CV

- Certified copy of diplomas and training certificates

- Job Certificates

- 2 reference persons

Application process:

If you are interested, please deposit the required documents at the following address:
Bujumbura, Commune Muha, Zone Kinindo, Quartier Kinanira III, Avenue Mpungwe II, N° 81 or in Kigutu in Commune Vyanda-Province Bururi or send them by Email:

Closing date for applications: November 6th, 2022.