Swedish Embassy (SIDA) Project Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Project Assistant at UNHCO

Organization: Ugandan National Health Users / Consumers
Organization (UNHCO)
Funding Source: Swedish Embassy (SIDA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Programs/Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
About US:
UNHCO is a Non-Governmental Organization formed in 1999 whose main goal
is to improve the quality of life of all people in Uganda through a
rights-based approach. UNHCO has received funding from Sida through the Swedish
Embassy in Kampala for the 2nd phase of the Maternal Health Project (MHP) which
is being implemented in 8 districts. The goal of the project is to contribute
to the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The
Monitoring and Evaluation Project Assistant will support the M & E Manager
in routine data collection and ensure that entry, quality assurance and follow
up with Implementing Partners for submission in complete data sets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively support MHP monitoring and
    evaluation tasks (planning, coordination of monitoring activities,
    training of staff, data collection, cleaning and analysis).
  • Ensure that the work plans  have proper targets and they are
    monitored during implementation.
  • Work under the guidance of the M&E
    Manager to ensure adherence to the project M&E framework.
  • Support on-going data collection, analysis
    and self-verification for project evaluation purposes.
  • Collate and enter routine data and clean
    it in time for analysis and reporting.
  • Routinely follow-up decisions related to
    M&E to field level and provide relevant support to improve
    performance.
  • Support training for MHP staff as required
    on data collection and monitoring as required.
  • Ensure that there is information for
    quarterly, semi-annual and annual programmatic performance reports
  • Receive and sort data from IPs and
    systematically file it for easy retrieval.
  • Provide data for resource mobilisation
    efforts
  • Perform any other related functions as
    need may arise from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Project
    Assistant should hold a degree in Statistics, Development
    Studies/humanities or other relevant field. Additional training in M&E
    is a must.
  • A minimum of two or more years’ experience
    in M&E, preferably with health related organisations or programs and
    with multiple implementing partners.
  • Possess excellent research and analysis
    skills, facilitation skills, including experience in leading capacity building
    efforts;
  • Working knowledge of various data
    management software especially Epidata, Epinfo, SPSS, excel, access and
    STATA;
  • Advanced writing and computer skills for
    documenting project activities;
  • Familiarity with quality improvement is an
    asset;
  • Willingness to travel frequently to the
    field to remote areas in Uganda, j assertive and diplomatic.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications by indicating
job title on the right hand corner of the envelope and hand deliver hard copies
of  cover letter, CV with three referees,
daytime telephone contacts and salary expectations to:
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Health Users/ Consumers’ Organisation,
Plot 91 Bukoto Street, Kamwokya. Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0414 532123
Deadline: 31st March, 2015 by 11am
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