Monitoring & Evaluation Manager USAID Project Jobs – John Snow, Inc ~ Jobs in Uganda

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Organisation: John
Snow, Inc
Reports to:
Monitoring & Evaluation Director
John Snow, Inc.
(JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently
recruiting for two positions 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 Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will carry out the Monitoring and
Evaluation function of USAID RHITES N-Lango Project in the respective districts
by overseeing data collection and reporting for the program as guided by USAID
and PEPFAR. The M&E Manager will work with the focal point persons, District
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Provide
technical leadership, training and supervision to partners, including MOH and
GOU in the area of M&E strategic information (SI);
·       
Prepare
external and internal reports and communication materials for management and
programme staff to facilitate project and activity monitoring and planning;
·       
Generate
data visualizations and dashboards for use in reporting and strategic decision
making and update the institutional repository of data
·       
Analyse
monthly data and train 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;
·       
Conduct
supportive supervisory visits to project supported facilities to observe,
monitor and provide guidance on facility data systems, and the use of data for
decision-making;
·       
Assist
in project research activities, including contributing to research proposal
writing, applying for IRE! approval, training of research assistants, data
collection and entry, ensuring all ethics and review requirements are met;
·       
Build
the capacity of RHITES-N, Lango staff to understand and use the project
dashboard;
·       
Build
the capacity of facility staff to monitor and report on service delivery;
·       
Supervision
and mentoring of M&E support staff.
·       
Provide
leadership in ensuring that data validation exercises for all reportable
indicators are done at all sites, ensuring that the necessary changes after the
data validation are made into the appropriate database and facility reports
·       
Provide
leadership and managerial support to ensure the electronic data bases at all
sites are complete and up-to-date at all times
·       
Promote
data use among stakeholders and project staff for quality service improvement
and informed decision making

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a 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;
·       
At least
eight years of experience in M&E for international donor funded projects,
preferably including experience with USAID-funded projects;
·       
Knowledge
and experience with HIV, AIDS, STI, DREAMS and KP programming, M&E data
·       
Minimum
of 8 years’ experience in M&E for international donor funded projects,
preferably including experience with USAID-funded projects;
·       
Knowledge
and experience with HIV, AIDS; STI, DREAMS and KP programming, M&E data
management in Uganda including data entry and cleaning; data analysis and
report writing;
·       
PEPFAR
and USAID reporting experiences required;
·       
Experience
in working with public health facility data management systems;
·       
Demonstrated
ability to manage time and meet Strict deadlines;
·       
Coordinate
and manage other M&E 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
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications by email to
ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
addressed to the Human Resource Manager attaching their application letters and
CV


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