Pharmaceutical Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Sciences for Health (MSH)
is an international nonprofit,
public health organisation with headquarters in USA, whose purpose is to
strengthen health programs worldwide. MSH Uganda is currently running a number
of USAID and other donor funded projects including SURE, both in Kampala and
other parts of the country.
SURE (Securing Ugandans’ Right to Essential Medicines) will
ensure that the population of Uganda has access to adequate quantities of good
quality essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS) by strengthening the national
essential medicines and health commodities supply system.
Pharmaceutical Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist
(secondment to Ministry of Health, Kampala)

Reports To: Assistant Commissioner for Health Services, Pharmacy
Division and Chief of Party, SURE

Overall Responsibility:
The Pharmaceutical M&E Specialist will be responsible for establishing a
pharmaceutical sector monitoring and evaluation framework and for regularly
updating the Pharmacy Division on the status of implementation and the outcomes
from the various pharmaceutical interventions being implemented and supported
by both GoU and its partners. In addition the job holder will:
• Work with the technical team members at pharmacy division, NDA, NMS, .SURE
and other key partners to develop appropriate or align available indicators,
targets and methods for collecting information on support activities and
performance, and assist with analysis for evidence-based decision making for
sector improvements.
• Assess information needs with support from pharmacy division managers and
other stakeholders to determine key issues and requirements of the required
M&E system.
• Provide technical guidance, in the design of the Pharmaceutical M&E
system including design of data collection tools, collection of data from the
field, and data management activities.
• Monitor performance and achievements done by Pharmacy
Division in line with annual plans, NSSP, and NDP
• Prepare periodic reports required by the Pharmacy Division and other
stakeholders that support effective decision making.
• Prepare bi-monthly stock status reports.
• Support the office of the Assistant Commissioner Health Services (Pharmacy)
in the Coordination .of Pharmaceutical M&E activities in the Ministry of
Health, development partners, implementing partners and Private Not for Profit
(PNFP) sector stakeholders.

1) Masters degree in public health, pharmacy, health services, statistics,
research or related field.
2) At least 5 years experience in M&E in a health
related field.
3) Familiarity with supply chain concepts and
pharmaceutical/logistics indicators.
4) Experience with Ministry of Health procedures and
practices is an added advantage.
5) Strong computer skills and understanding of statistical
analysis software including the Excel programme.
6) Capacity building/training experience is a plus.
7) Excellent written and oral communications skills with the
ability to make presentations.
8)Ability to effectively write/edit reports.
How to Apply
All applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Partner – MSH,
Plot 15 Princess Ann Drive Bugolobi,
Kampala, Email:
28th May 2012. We thank all applicants for their interest,
but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates

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