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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job at MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 

Jobs at:
MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd 

Deadline of this Job:
7th January 2019  

Duty Station:
Luweero , Uganda , East Africa , 256 
 

Summary
Date Posted: 3rd January 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time , Currency: Ush


JOB DETAILS:
MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd is a privately registered company in Uganda located in Masaka (Reg. No. 214514). MOD runs a social enterprise business model. “We search, develop, innovate and execute evidence based sustainable business solution models to emerging public health and social problems in our communities.” MOD cultivates a balanced public health and research ecosystem and committed to strengthen partnerships with private and public health institutions, professionals, and researchers to influence positive action. Our model is designed in accordance with the MOD’s Strategic Business plan 2017-2021 that highlights the company’s financial and social objectives, mission, vision, marketplace dynamics, client needs or capabilities and legal environment. MOD underpins its social and health impact on five core values summarized as PECIT;

Passion: We believe that people with passion have the power to change their communities through their wisdom to create solutions to mankind social and health problems.
Evidence driven innovation: The world needs solutions anchored on sustainable, quality and scalability to become a better place

Customer centered: All our actions focus to improve the social and well-being of our customers
Integrity: We do the right thing regardless of its consequences with high level of professionalism and accountability

Team building: We sustain our innovations by working as a team, we scale up our learnings by creating other public health and social entrepreneurs, leaders and networks. Accelerating HIV Epidemic Control in Mubende region-DREAMS Project Through partnership with Mildmay Uganda (Mug) with funding support from Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), MOD is an implementing partner on the DREAMS Project for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) & their Male Partners under Mildmay Uganda Project theme: “Accelerating Epidemic Control in Mubende Region in the Republic of Uganda under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)”. DREAMS means (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored and Safe Women) HIV Programming. Our interventions include layering of HIV testing and prevention services to 16,500 Adolescent Girls and Young Women between 15-24 years and 5,900 male partners of AGYW in 13 Sub counties of Luweero districts.
MOD’s scope of work under this programming;

Layering of HIV Prevention services for AGYW 15-24 years and their male partners in 9 Sub counties of Luweero and 15 Sub counties of Mubende in accordance with DREAMS strategies. Specifically, MOD is expected to provide a combination of;
  • Enrol AGYW and track their partners for HIV testing and prevention services (HTS).
  • Conduct quarterly HCT outreaches for AGYW and their male partners.
  • Management of model safe space (rent, utilities) where AGYW meet regularly for HIV testing Services.
  • Provide Expanded and improved the contraceptive mix to AGYW.
  • Mobilize and roll out parenting and care givers programme (SINOVUYO methodology) among AGYW and their male partners.
  • Condom promotion and provision among AGYW and their male partners.
  • Form male action groups (MAGs) for HIV prevention services.
  • Maintenance & management GEF
  • Linkage of male partners of AGYW for HIV counselling and testing (HCT), VMMC & ART Provide and promote linkages for GBV post violence services
  • Conduct sub-county steering meetings
  • Supporting data management, entry data in both DREAMS service registers & Uganda Dreams OVC Tracking System (UDOTS)

Monitoring and evaluation, reviews and results accountability.
Conduct periodic (monthly and quarterly) project performance reviews to analyse project performance against targets, quality of service provision, identification of gaps in planning, and corrective action using QI approaches for all services provided in section (I) above working with MUg MEQA teams.

Job Post: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, DREAMS Project (1 Position)
Position Overview
The Monitoring and Evaluation officer will be responsible for the implementation of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEA&L) framework for the DREAMS project in Luweero district. He/she will contribute to the design and execution of related MEA&L core activities such as documentation of success stories and innovation to implementation science research within the company. The applicant will develop approaches and tools based on clear impact pathways, theories of change, outcomes, and indicators of progress. He/she will work to ensure that proper monitoring and evaluation is carried out at outcome level. He/she will ensure that all project activities result in the achievement of intended outputs in a cost effective and timely manner.
In addition, the MEA&L Officer will build the capacity of project staff in monitoring and evaluation and specifically how to demonstrate impact. He/she will assist Project coordinators and project officers in preparing and submitting monthly/ quarterly/ annual reports on project progress to authorized Heads of Departments.

Position Title: Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer
Project: “DREAMS-Accelerating HIV Epidemic Control In Mubende Region”
Classification: 3 months contract, full-time (1st January 2019-31st March 2019), Renewal based on performance.
Salary: Commensurate with training and experience.
Duty Station: Luweero district
Reporting to; Senior M&E Officer

Educational Requirements
  • The applicant should preferably hold a BSTAT or BSc. Quantitative Economics, Actuarial Science or a Degree in a related field.
  • Post graduate Diploma in M&E, Project Planning & Management is an added advantage.
    Professional experience and skills
  • At least 3 years’ experience in project planning and Management, monitoring & evaluation, HIV& AIDS programming and community work.
  • Previous experience in data management using DHIS, Microsoft Access, excel and Statistical packages.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively under pressure with DREAMS implementing partners (IPs), community and district structures.
  • Knowledge of DREAMS project & service uptake tools is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of OVC tools and reporting is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision.
  • Ready to start work immediately and reside in Luweero district
  • Recommendation from current/previous employer/supervisor/Mentor (Any).

Job Summary for the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer
The duties and responsibilities of Monitoring & Evaluation Officer for DREAMS Project are categorized in three areas namely;

Section one; Project Monitoring and Evaluation activities
  • Work with the project staff to operationalize the MEA&L framework designed for the DREAMS project including and not limited to: participating in designing tools for data collection, verification, and management and reporting as well as data audits.
  • Work the project staff to ensure quality implementation of DREAMS activities in the district so that;
  • Project has a clear and feasible strategy towards desired impact, and
  • Project has clearly defined measurable indicators of outputs, outcomes.
  • Contributing to outcome and evidence-based strategic decision-making at company and promote a culture of evidence-based learning and adaptation,
  • Work with district coordinators, project officers, Sub-county coordinators and data entrants in developing systematic and realistic project work plans, M&E plans that capture quantitative and qualitative project data.
  • Participate in project review and steering committee meetings with other IPs.
Section two; Capacity Building in M&E & Reporting
  • Work with Project staff and management to build staff capacity in developing project logical frameworks, data management, and results‐oriented programming, monitoring and evaluation methods and principles and report writing techniques and requirements for relevant stakeholders to ensure compliance.
  • In liaison with Project staff, the M&E officer will support in organizing and coordinating Workshops/review meetings of program work plans with partners and other stakeholders.
  • Support monthly documentation and capturing of project success stories.
  • Work with project staff and Mildmay Uganda to conduct regularly DQA for quality implementation across the district.
  • Work with Project coordinators, officers to compile and summit project monthly and quarterly reports to be submitted to Mildmay Uganda.
Section three; Administration
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of company systems for archiving MEA&L guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations for major activities undertaken
  • Support the development of program and operational reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition and aggregation of information in programs, including input for impact related success stories.
  • Assist in gathering, summarizing and disseminating relevant technical updates on program planning monitoring, evaluation and operation and implementation research within the project;
  • Coordinate mid‐term reviews and evaluation of program activities and ensure proper documentation of innovative approaches and best practices for dissemination and sharing experiences to promote repeat applications or scaling‐up in different community settings.
  • Carry out any other duties and roles as may be assigned by management.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their Job post application letter, valid academic documents (Certificates & Transcripts), National ID, and Not more than a three (3) page detailed resume (CV) with two strong professional referees to the:
Human Resource Manager
MOD Public Health Consultants Ltd
Plot 20, Birch Avenue
P.O. Box 910, Masaka, Uganda
Tel Office: (+256)485660637
www.modconsulants.org  OR
Submit application documents by E-mail to:
bhonest@modconsultants.org , Copy: info@modconsultants.org
Application Deadline: Monday, 7th January 2019 at 5:00PM, East African Time.