Mr. Otim John

Mr. Otim John

Mr. Otim John

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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager

Educ: PhD (Candidate), MSc.M&E (Distinction) , M. BIO-STAT, B.STAT (Honors), Cert. Systems Development.

COUNTRY OF WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Uganda,
  • Rwanda (Kigali),
  • Mozambique,
  • South Sudan (Juba) etc

CONSULTANCIES DONE FOR ORGANIZATIONS SUCH AS:

  1. Public Agencies:
    •  Government of the Republic of Uganda
    1. United Nations Agencies:
      •  UNICEF Uganda
  2. International Organizations:
  • Institute for International Cooperation and Development (C&D)-FAO-UN (2017)
  • CARITAS, Uganda (March 2014 to 2017)Caritas Uganda
  • ADRA South Sudan (Oct-Dec 2014)
  • SNV Netherlands Development Organization (Uganda) (Dec 2011 to March 2012)SNV Netherlands Development Organization, Uganda
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (June 2014)Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  • PLAN International In Mozambique (May-June 2012)PLAN International, Mozambique
  • PLAN International in Uganda (April to May 2013)PLAN International, Uganda
  • Catholic Agency for Development (CAFOD), (Sudan) (March to April 2013)CAFOD
  • Private sector federation Rwanda, in partnership with USAID (May to June 2011)PSF Rwanda USAID
  • Oxfam GB Uganda in Karamoja sub region (July 2011)OXFAM
  • Actionaid international Uganda  (16th -28th Jan 2011) etcActionaid International, Uganda
2. National organizations:
  • Literacy andAdult Basic Education ( LABE) Uganda(May to June 2014)LABE
  • Uganda Network of Aids Service Organizations- UNASO (August 2012)UNASO
  • Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU) (Oct 2012) etcUNATU
           3. Others:
  • Regional Capacity Building Partners (RECABIP) (2010 to April 2014)RECABIP
  • Community intergrated Development Initiatives (CIDI)
  • Community Efforts for Local Economic Development (CELED)CELED
  • Community Development and Child Welfare Initiatives (CODI) etc.CODI

TECHNICAL CONSULTANCIES (Not Limited to the ones below):

  • Impact Evaluator/Senior Statistical & M&E Consultant- Part of a team that under took socio-economic and gender impact evaluation of micro-irrigation schemes in Karamoja, for Institute for International Cooperation and Development C&D, Funded by F.A.O of the UN,  23rd April 2017-Up to date
  • Lead Technical Support consultant for the Uganda Governance and Poverty Alleviation Program (UGOPAP), CARITAS Uganda- Successfully trained the various agencies/ implementing partner organizations on Research methods/ethics & basic data entry skills for the UGOPAP program, & also provided support with data entry screen development, data cleaning, management, analysis & generation of evaluation reports for the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016) for UGOPAP program, which covers up to 6,648 households around the country (Feb 2014- March 2017)
  • Technical Analyst-Was part of a team responsible for Development of a Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and Implementation Matrix for the BTVET sub-sector, MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS, UGANDA – I developed a data entry screen in Epidata, supervised data entry process, carried out analysis using SPSS and generated reports (July 2015 to September 2015)
  • Lead analyst/technical personnel for National Consultation survey on the efficacy of using Indigenous Knowledge in predicting weather patterns in Uganda for World Vision Uganda- Successfully developed a data capture system, supervised data entry process, carried out analysis using SPSS and generated reports ( April 2015)
  • Lead Technical Consultant, M&E Systems Designs for Literacy and Adult Basic Education (LABE)-Designed and programmed an online system to enable online data entry by multiple users, real-time tracking & reporting of the education programs: RARE/MTE. (Check: http://www.mis.labeuganda.org (May to July 2014)
  • Associate Research Consultant/Lead analyst for ADRA South Sudan- Successfully designed and implemented the baseline study for Strengthening Equity, Access, and Quality in Education (SEAQE) Program in South Sudan (Nov-Dec 2014)
  • Lead Statistical consultant/ Data entry training Facilitator for the Uganda Governance and Poverty Alleviation Program (UGOPAP) CARITAS Uganda- I Successfully trained the various agencies/ implementing partner organizations on data entry skills for the UGOPAP program, and also performed a comparative analysis and reporting on the UGOPAP evaluation survey, the program covered up to 6,648 households (Feb-June 2014)
  • Database system designer for CARITAS Uganda (March 2014)- system for showing directory, and profiles of NGOs, CBOs, CSOs, FBO’s and Registered groups and Associations in the country.
  • Lead Consultant for Literacy and Adult Basic Education (LABE)-Development of LABE's Multi-user online Management Information System (MIS) for RARE Project Monitoring and Evaluation. (May to July 2014)
  • Facilitator/Statistical System Developer for Food and Agriculture Organization (F.A.O) during a 2weeks workshop on Food and Nutrition Security (FNS) held at Bilkon hotel Jinja- Developed a highly customized entry screen and dashboards to automatically analyze data entered by the various stakeholders, the system enables stakeholders mapping, staffing level analysis, stakeholders capacity analysis. (June 2014)
  • Lead Consultant Analyst and Trainer for CARITAS Uganda (March to May 2014)- Analyst for Uganda Governance and Poverty Alleviation Program (UGOPAP) Evaluation Survey ( over 6000 households involved), Trained all the partner organizations for Caritas in basic data entry skills using Epidata, Designed the customized data entry screen for the same evaluation
  • Database system designer for CARITAS Uganda (March 2014)- system for showing directory, and profiles of NGOs, CBOs, CSOs, FBO’s and Registered groups and Associations in the country
  • Diary ranch management information system designer/ programmer for an individual client called Jason-An online system designed in SQL and written in VB language to enable tracking of farm productions and sales/purchases over a period of time, thereby enabling real time reporting (June 2013)
  • Lead Consultant Analyst for PLAN International in Uganda-Early Childhood Care and Development -ECCD Study (April to May 2013)
  • Lead Consultant Analyst / Monitoring & Evaluation Database Systems Design for CAFOD in South Sudan-HIV Program Evaluation in S. Sudan (March to April 2013)
  • Lead Consultant Analyst for UNATU Teachers Needs Assessment Survey (Oct 2012)
  • Lead Consultant Analyst for the study to determine the level of satisfaction of HIV services among communities for Uganda Network of Aids Service Organizations-UNASO (August 2012)
  • Lead Analyst for Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD ) Study for PLAN International in Mozambique (May-June 2012)
  • Lead Facilitator/Capacity builder, fully facilitated M&E management information system training of over 90 partner organizations of SNV Uganda, the system was previously designed by me to help in the M&E of Community Empowerment Program (CEP) for SNV Uganda (April 2012)
  • Designed a database management information system for Monitoring and Evaluation of Community Empowerment Program (CEP) for SNV Uganda in partnership with UNICEF (Dec 2011 to March 2012)
  • Senior/Lead Analyst for the SNV-UNICEF baseline survey under the community empowerment program which was aimed at providing key information on selected critical outcome indicators intended to provide benchmark data on school WASH, school gardens, and household productivity and food security status based on which progress and corrective measures would be tracked, documented and acted upon during program implementation (Sept 2011 to Dec 2011)
  • Analyzed the data collected during Assessment and Capacity building of Partner organizations of Oxfam GB Uganda in Karamoja sub region (July 2011)
  • Website Developer for various organizations these include (but not limited to); https://www.eaglesatelite.com, https://www.codiug.org , https://www.celed.org, https://www.recabip.com, etc (June 2011-date)
  • Collected and analyzed the data which was used during the mapping of dairy value chain service providers in Eastern region of Uganda (for SNV), this was to enhance dairy farmers access to business development services.(may 2011)
  • Technical Personnel-Trained and Supervised the data entrants in Kigali (Rwanda), conducted the data analysis and generated the analytical report on the data collected during the Rapid Assessment of HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support Programs in the Private Sector in Rwanda ( Private sector foundation Kigali) in partnership with USAID (May to June 2011)
  • Drafted the ActionAid workshop report held at Kumi Hotel during the training of Actionaid international Uganda staff on participatory approaches by RECABIP Uganda (16th -28th Jan 2011)
  • Research Assistant for School Net Uganda (2008/2009)
 

 

Job Related Skills:
  • Proven strong technical experience in managing quantitative and qualitative data collection and analyses, and expertise in Statistical software such as STATA, SPSS, EPI-DATA, EPI-INFO, AMOS, MATLAB, SAS, ATLAS ti, Nvivo, Advanced MS EXCEL, MS WORD, POWER POINT, MS ACCESS (VBA programmer), R-Programmer; Online MIS Development for program M&E
  • Report writing skills for HIV/AIDs, Education, Agriculture and Health Programs as well as project proposals
  • Excellent proven Facilitation and Capacity building skills on research Methods & ethics, M&E practices, M&E Tools and frameworks, Statistical Modeling, Data collection, Data Management  etc
  • Skilled in Harvard analytical framework for gender analysis and gender mainstreaming
Communication Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills gained through my work experiences as capacity builder, and facilitator.
  • Good Presentation Skills
  • Experienced in Development of communication briefs, communication strategy for projects etc
Organisational / managerial skills
  • Team Leader, was responsible for leading team of 10-35 researchers for the various surveys undertaken, with the recent being for C&D under direct supervision of F.A.O of UN, impact evaluation of ERKP project in Karamoja region.
  • Directly supervised 5 staff while at RECABIP
  • Team player, persuasive and self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skill
ICT Skills:
  • Possession of vast practical experience and skills in Database systems design, Programming and Data management using (Ms Access, VBA & PHP codes, Microsoft Visual basics studio, MY SQL), and Dynamic web site design. [Refer to assignments undertaken as proof of this]

REFEREES:

To be Provided Upon Request!

About the author:

Center for Research and Information System Ltd (CEREIS) is an independent and inclusive professional Research and Capacity building consulting firm, positioned to provide expert services and explore cost-effective ways of strengthening the response to Livelihoods, Food Security, Nutrition, Education and Health Challenges in Africa among other development concerns. We do this through tailored extensive research and evaluations, capacity building processes, responsive information systems, partnerships, and consulting services. Our professionals have an average of over 15 years’ experience in designing, implementing and evaluating the development programmes in different countries of sub-Saharan Africa.

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