Jobs at Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau – Strategic Information Associate

Title: Strategic Information Associate (1 position)
Reports to: Strategic Information Officer
Department: Health
Location: Kampala, Uganda (with frequent travel to the Field)
Job Objective: The SI Associate will work with the SI Officer to support the NESH team with strategic information of the NESH project and ensure that project targets are met.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supports the SI Officer on conception and operation of annual work plans
  • Supports planning and co-ordination of NESH project through a consultative process, of the specific tasks, activities, products and objectives that each program area must complete on an annual basis in order to deliver on the NESH strategies.
  • Liaise with the M&E Officer to regularly review and update the NESH work plan implementation progress. Support the SI Officer in the preparation of status reports for
  • NESH Stakeholders and technical teams as may be required.
  • Facilitate consultation and collaboration with key points of expertise in monitoring, data within and outside NESH to achieve delivery of key NESH strategies
  • Contribute to the preparation and timely submission of project technical reports according to agreed Donor standards.
  • Undertake periodic review of the implementation and operation of the monitoring and reporting mechanism; including the preparation of best practices and lessons learned
  • Support the facilities to institutionalize the M&E function
  • Continuously assesses facilities’ performance in relation to the NESH targets and provide relevant performance reports to the SPMT
  • Conduct regular technical support visits to the NESH implementing Health facilities to strengthen the M&E function
  • Conduct data quality assessments and audit at the NESH implementing Health facilities.
  • Participant in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) activities through consultative processes at the facility and support institutionalization and operation of CQI teams at UPMB Secretariat and NESH implementing Health facilities.
  • Conduct any other duties assigned to you by your supervisor 
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
Qualifications and required attributes
  • First degree in statistics or epidemiology.
  • At least 3 years experience working in monitoring and evaluation of public health activities preferably HIV/AIDS
  • At least 1 year of experience working with patient management and monitoring and medical records
  • At least 2 years experience analyzing data and presenting findings
  • At least 3 years training experience in data collection, reporting, and data analysis using TOT and participatory approaches.
  • At least 1 year of experience in PEPFAR or Global Fund reporting and quality assurance of donor reports
  • Knowledge on IQ care (International Quality care software system)
Personal Attributes:
  • Honest and a high degree of integrity, Analytical skills with an eye for details, Very good communication skills, A team builder and player
How to Apply:
Remuneration is attractive and negotiable.
Applications with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and two references should be addressed to:
The Chairman Board of Directors
Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
P.O. Box 4127 Kampala
Tel: 041 271776, Fax: 041 341413
Deadline for submission of applications is: two weeks from the date of advert 17th September, 2012
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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