Search Your Job

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at EngenderHealth - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Jobs at:
EngenderHealth

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 6th April, 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
TITLE: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
PROGRAM: FISTULA CARE PLUS, UGANDA
REPORTS TO: PROGRAM ASSOCIATE-MONITORING AND EVALUATION
EngenderHealth’s Vision is a world where sexual and reproductive health rights are respected as human rights, and women and girls have the freedom to reach their full potential. To achieve transformational change leading to true social and economic progress, EngenderHealth partners with diverse organizations across sectors with the shared goals of highlighting women’s value to sustainable development.

JOB SUMMARY:
The M & E Officer supports the Program Associate- M&E to implement monitoring, evaluation and research activities of all EngenderHealth projects. The primary supervisor is the Program Associate-Monitoring & Evaluation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for routine verification and gathering of performance data from different Fistula Care Plus project supported health facilities, village health teams and other implementing partners. This includes data on family planning, partograph use in labour monitoring, training, community engagement, fistula detection, prevention, treatment and reintegration activities implemented by EngenderHealth.
  • Support the entry, analysis and dissemination of key performance indicator data every quarter and maintain an up to date project database.
  •  Participate in periodic data quality assessment activities at supported health facilities to identify any underlying data quality issues and work closely with district HMIS focal persons and health facility staff to address them.
  • Participate in planning and implementing training, mentoring and coaching activities meant to strengthen the capacity of supported health facilities to collect, manage, analyze, report and utilize routine data according to Ministry of Health HMIS standards and guidelines. This will include supporting quarterly CDDM at supported health facilities.
  •  Participate in planning and implementation of operations research and program evaluation studies specifically focusing on developing data collection tools, training of research assistants, supervision of data collection, entry and analysis.
  • Participate in documentation of success stories, lessons learnt, best practices and writing of abstracts for sharing with different stakeholders.
  • Participate and support the development of End of FC+ Project final report
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by the supervisor.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS:
  • The prospective candidate should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Population Studies, Public Health or any other related field
  •  A Postgraduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning and Management is an added advantage
  • At least three years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of health programs with a special focus on family planning, maternal and child health
  • Experience working with USAID, UKAID or Bill and Melinda Gates supported projects is an added advantage
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Experience in training, mentoring and coaching of medical records personnel and other health workers on data management and use
  • Familiarity with the Ministry of Health HMIS tools, procedures and guidelines
  • Skills in data processing and analysis using at least one of the following statistical software packages: SPSS, Epidata, Stata and MS Access
  • Results-oriented, team player, and with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in English required.
Job application procedure
Please visit the careers page at; www.engenderhealth.org  to submit your details online by Friday, 6th April, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
EngenderHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.