International Not for Profit Careers – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at AFENET

Organisation: African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The African
Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not for profit, networking alliance
and service organization that brings together field epidemiology training
programs (FETPs) across Africa working side by side with Ministries of Health,
regional and international partners. AFENET works to strengthen epidemiological
and disease surveillance capabilities of Africa countries that are critical to
meeting the requirements of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response
(IDSR) strategy, and the International Health Regulations (IHR). Established in
2005, AFENET has supported more than 20 African countries across sub-Saharan
Africa advance their capabilities in early detection and response to infectious
and non-infectious diseases.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Offer
    technical support in strengthening the M &E function at the
  • Responsible
    for implementing the Monitoring and Evaluation function and strategic
  • Actively
    participate in proposal and provide input into project proposals and
    applications for funding
  • Conduct
    training and guidance for Program/project staff in developing, updating
    and implementing annual M& E work plans.
  • Support
    in developing M&E data collection tools and training field staff and
    partners in usage.
  • Support
    the Head of Programs in monitoring progress towards achievement of project
    targets and outputs.
  • Managing
    data, entering data in M& E databases and generating periodical
    progress assessment reports for implementation use.
  • Performing
    data quality audits for field project for quality assurance assessment
  • Actively
    participate in carrying out evaluations to measure program/project results
    and documenting challenges and lessons learnt.
  • Support
    the Head of Programs in carrying out appropriate M& E research
    assessments on projects before making Program viability decisions and
  • Supporting
    project teams and partners to understand project M&E requirements and
    procedures including indicators, definitions and targets.
  • Maintaining
    an updated filing system for all Program/ project reports and all
    information pertaining to M&E.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold a Master’s Degree in Public Health,
    Statistics, Social Sciences, Development Studies or relevant discipline
    plus an advanced certificate in M&E.
  • Demonstrable
    and proven practical experience of at least five (5) years of Post
    Graduate practice in implementing Monitoring and Evaluation activities in
    Public Health related organizations and institutions.
  • Proof
    of applied skills and experience in designing, implementation and
    operating project M&E systems from project initiation to close out;
    experience in NGO sector is preferred advantage.
  • Past
    experience in handling M&E for multiple donor funds including US CDC,
    USAID, EU among others.
  • Working
    knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies and experience in data
    analysis methodologies.
  • Possess
    excellent analytical skills
  • Expertise
    in developing M&E report writing
  • Results
    oriented with excellence in Project Research
  • Excellent
    skills in conducting data analysis using statistical and/or qualitative
    software packages.
  • Excellent
    presentation skills.
  • Be
    a good team player
  • Ability
    to speak French and/or Portuguese is an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All candidates
who are qualified and interested should send their updated resumes, application
letters, and relevant documentation to:
Administration & Human Resource Office,
African Field
Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Email to:
Please note that all applications should be sent online.
Deadline: 16th March, 2015.
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