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Friday, August 25, 2017

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Job at Joint Clinical Research Centre ( JCRC ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Jobs at:
Joint Clinical Research Centre ( JCRC )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than Monday, 4th September, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Joint Clincial Research Centre ( JCRC ) is a National Ugandan Organization that was established in 1991 as a Medical institution and HIV/AlDS Centre oi Excellence specializing in Medical Research, Health Care and Training. One vacancy at JCRC exists for a well qualified and experienced person to be tilled as indicated below;
Post: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
Reports to: THALAS PROJECT Chief of Party

Job Summary:
The M&E Specialist will supervise and oversee the design and daily management oi the M&E activities of the THALAS Project, including: maintaining a comprehensive plan tor M&E implementation; planning and implementing project data collection, management, and analysis; planning and implementing M&E-related capacity-building activities tor the project partners in order to improve M&E-related practices; and overseeing and managing an M&E team to ensure the project's data, reporting, and capacity building needs are met.
Job Duties:
  • Guide the THALAS team to develop, implement, and revise the project's work plans;
  • Develop and employ a systematic approach to data collection that includes a process for data quality assurance, and tested data collection tools
  • Provide support supervision to RCEs and the day-to-day work of the M&E staff;
  • Work closely with ICT Chief programmer Oversee maintenance of the Projects databases and ensure timely data entry;
  • Oversee maintenance of DHlS2 data bases and ensure timely data entry;
  • Extract and analyze data from ICEA, NAVISI0N AND NMS Store reporting
  • Compile and analyze data of the project technical areas and support the project technical team in presenting recommendations to donors
  • Represent the project's M8-E interests at meetings with stakeholders, including government partners, USAID, and other agencies;
  • Produce timely quarterly. semiannual and annual project reports
  • Disseminate and or assist the Project staff to disseminate data on project progress and results;
  •  Other duties as needed.
  • Post-graduate degree in public health. statistics or related Field and at least 4 years work experience in public health programs.
  •  Minimum of 3 years in M&E or HIV/AIDS related programs. 3. Experience supporting public health projects with an HIV and AIDS focus.
  • Prior management and supervision experience.
  • Experience in the design. conduct and analysis of research studies (quantitative and qualitative).
  • Ability to work independently and to manage various projects on a daily basis with minimal supervision
  •  Ability to work effectively and harmoniously as part of a team with other staff and other stakeholders,
  • Strong interpersonal, communication. and diplomatic skills tor building and maintaining good relationships with government counterparts and other stakeholders.
  • Computer literacy with demonstrated use oi word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point). Experience using statistical analysis software e.g. SPSS, Epi lrrfoTM, STATA
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required.
Other terms and conditions;
The above position will be remunerated depending on qualifications and experience.
Job application procedure

Applications and supporting documents including copies of academic qualifications and Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts oF three professional referees should either be addressed
To: Manager Human Resource and Development Joint Clinical
Research Centre,
Plot 101, Lubowa Hill, Entebbe road
P.0. Box 10005, Kampala
0r send by email combined in one PDF document on  not later than Monday, 4th September, 2017.