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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

M&E Manager (with Practical knowledge in research and CLA) Job at JSI - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
M&E Manager (with Practical knowledge in research and CLA) 

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Deadline of this Job:
September 21st, 2018. 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 10th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


About the Company
John Snow, Inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting for a various position for the USAID-Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (USAID-RHITES-N, Lango) Project. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.

Job Title: M&E Manager (with Practical knowledge in research and CLA) -re-advertised
Report to: Monitoring evaluation and learning advisor
Contract terms: Fixed Term

Key responsibilities:
  • Assist in monitoring of timely and consistent data collection and reporting from all project partners and service providers;
  • Support project partners to develop, capture, consolidate and report on mutually-identified indicators and ensure high quality and timely reporting of monitoring data;
  • Supervise all data entry and maintain project data systems to ensure correct and timely reporting and tracking of project achievement toward targets in accordance with RHITES-N, Lango, USAID and PEPFAR requirements;
  • Provide technical support, training and supervision to partners, including MOH and GOU in the area of M&E/strategic information (SI);
  • Prepare suitable external and internal reports and communication materials for management and programme staff to facilitate project monitoring and activity planning;
  • Analyze monthly data and support training of M&E personnel in quality assurance methods;
  • Conduct supportive supervisory visits to sub grantees to observe, monitor and provide guidance and quality feedback on the use of project data for management decision-making;
  • Assist in project research activities, including contributing to research proposal writing, applying for IRB approval, training of research assistants, data collection and entry, assuring all ethics and review requirements are met;
  • Supervision of M&E support staff.
  • Master’s degree in public health preferred or bachelor’s degree and additional training, certificate or qualification in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) or relevant field;
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in M&E/SI for international donor funded projects, preferably including experience with USAID-funded projects;
  • Knowledge and experience with HIV, AIDS, STI, M&E data management in Uganda including data entry and cleaning, data analysis and report writing;
  • PEPFAR reporting experience required;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and meet strict deadlines;
  • Coordinate and manage other M&E/SI staff and provide mentorship;
  • Knowledge of epidemiology and evaluation research methods (qualitative and quantitative), including data processing;
  • Computer proficiency including use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and a statistics package (e.g., Stata, SPSS, SAS, R);
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, supervisory, and mentoring skills;
  • Excellent writing, oral and organizational skills;
  • Ability to undertake extensive local travel.
Job application procedure
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements, should send their applications by email to addressed to the Human resource Manager attaching their application letters and CV to not later than September 21st, 2018. JSI is an equal opportunity employer so women are encouraged to apply.