Ivan is a passionate Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) professional with over 10 years of technical and managerial experience leading design and man aging complex MERL systems and facilitating the use of data to inform programming for; donors, Academic Institutions, Government and Non-Government organizations; across multi-donor cooperative agreements by USAID, DANIDA, SIDA, DFID and NED.
Ivan’s reputation as a MERL professional is underscored by his exemplary track record in designing and managing MERL systems, designing and managing qualitative and quantitative studies and Impact evaluation (RCTs), organizational learning, knowledge management, strategic planning and performance measurement.
Ivan holds a masters degree in Social Sector Planning and Management from Makerere University and is pursuing a second Masters Degree in Data,Economics and Development Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
My area of expertise include but not limited to designing and managing Impact Evaluation with a strong bias in implementing Randomized Control Trial (RCT), Social Network Analysis (SNA), Outcome mapping, Impact Tracing. And conventional Monitoring and Evaluation; Developing Monitoring and Evaluation plans, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plans (PMEP), Log frame works, Performance Reporting Systems (PRS), Work plans, Indicator Tracking systrems and supporting learning through Collaboration, Learning and Adaptation sessions.
I have extensive knowledge in providing technical assistance in the best Performance Monitoring and Evaluation practice, activity-level and Intermediate Result (IR)-level Monitoring, reviews, Evaluation and Learning Plan development, maintenance of the implementing partner reporting system and the performance Reporting System (PRS), data quality assurance, validations, Computer Assisted applications for data collection using SurveyCTO, SurveyBe, Survey Monkey and Open Data Kit (ODK) and statistical methods for data analysis using STATA, SPSS and data visualization using QGIS, smartsheets and other info-graphics.
I have excellent Managerial skills with the ability to supervise, lead and advise groups of individuals. Analyze and interpret large amounts of data and I am highly motivated, dedicated and detailed oriented and a enthusiastic of integrating technology in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning