Several USAID Project M & E Assistant Career Jobs – RTI International

Organisation: RTI International
Project Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M & E Specialist
 
About RTI:
RTI International
is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative,
multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide
staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development
and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. Universities in North
Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park. RTI
International is implementing a USAID funded program.
 
Job Summary:  The M & E Assistants will play a technical
role in supporting capacity building at the district level and assisting with
the implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation strategies and requirements,
including monitoring impact indicators for the project, and refining systems
and tools for tracking indicators
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively coordinate and provide guidance to Focal
    Persons and relevant personnel of specified districts for qualitative and
    quantitative data collection and quality control districts on behalf of
    the program.
  • Work closely with DHOs, NTD Focal Persons and Health
    Department Statisticians and program personnel to ensure that program
    indicators are being adhered to and met in a timely manner.
  • Regularly provide guidance to FPs, Sub-county
    Supervisors and CMDs on data collection for the activities in assigned
    districts.
  • Report to the M&E Specialist on the progress in
    the districts on a weekly basis, including the submission of weekly
    district progress reports.
  • Provide regular spot checks to audit data collected
    in the field.
  • Enter data into the M&E database as advised by
    the M&E Specialist.
  • Continually monitor the availability of data, (inputs
    and data sources), the flow of data, identify and report gaps to the
    M&E Specialist.
  • Work with the various authorities to implement
    recommendations to address current gaps in data collection, data inputs,
    sources, flow, forms, registers and reports; suggest additional strategies
    for strengthening data collection and interpretation as appropriate.
  • Ensure the integrity of data, possibly including data
    extraction, processing, storage, manipulation, and analysis.
  • Perform any other duties related to data management
    and analysis as assigned by M&E Specialist.
     
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants should preferably hold Degrees in
    Statistics
  • Strongly conversant with statistical programs,
    including SPSS or Stata
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
    PowerPoint, Access)
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal
    skills
  • Possess the ability to work in a team-oriented
    setting
  • Willingness to live upcountry for the duration of the assignment
    and travel extensively within the assigned districts
  • Self-starting and able to work with minimum
    supervision
 
How to Apply: 
All
applicants should send an updated CV including two work related referees and
cover letter to the Human Resources Manager via e-mail to
applications@ug-ntd.rti.org. Emails
should not exceed 2MB.
 
Deadline: 10th February 2015.
 
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