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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Jobs at:
Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) 

Deadline of this Job:

23rd November 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 18th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) has signed a MoU with the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to strengthen Institute capacity through the management and coordination of laboratory surveillance, epidemiology, public health evaluations and training in Uganda under the U.S President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Under this cooperation, UVRI intends to recruit the following personnel on a one year contract to be renewed depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Both positions are based at Entebbe. Salaries are negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Reporting to the Project Manager (One Position)
Duties and responsibilities
  •  Develop an overall M&E plan for the UVRI-CDC CoAg Project.
  •  Managing and implementing a performance-based monitoring system to ensure that Project targets are met.
  •  Ensure that the M&E database are routinely and systematically updated.
  •  Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and guidelines regarding M&E are developed and updated where necessary.
  •  Lead the process of ensuring that performance reviews are conducted regularly.
  •  Build capacity of UVRI M&E focal persons in M&E skills through mentoring and coaching.
  •  Participate in the preparation and implementation of special duties e.g baseline, mid-term review, and end of project evaluation.
  •  Ensure timely compilation of internal and external (PEPFAR/USG) progress reports.
  •  Ensure quality control and identify where adaptations may be needed.
  •  Ensure timely completion of major M&E deliverables, regular periodic analysis of data to identity and communicate lessons-learned, and regular periodic presentation of data and analyses to program management.
  •  Review, monitor and analyse reports for impact evaluation.
  •  Helps identify the cause of the potential bottlenecks in implementation
Requirements:Minimum Qualifications:
  •  Bachelor’s degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or other closely related subject. Post Graduate Training in M&E is an added advantage.
  •  Familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements.
  •  At least 3 years of experience in M&E methods and approaches, including designing, planning and implementing M&E systems, analysing and reporting using a logical framework and other strategic planning approaches.
  •  Excellent information analysis and report-writing skills.
Job application procedure
Applications together with copies of academic certificates, transcripts, a CV, including names of two work-related referees indicating their contacts with emails and phone numbers should be forwarded to the address below not later than 5pm on 23rd November 2018:
The Director
Uganda Virus Research Institute
P.O. BOX 49, Entebbe
Or hand deliver to his office Plot 51-59, Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted