USAID Entry Level STAR-E Project Jobs – M&E Coordinator at Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:   M&E Coordinator
Organization: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Project Name: USAID STAR-E Project
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Specialist (HMIS)
Job ID: 13-8102
About MSH:
Management Sciences for
Health (MSH) is a international non-profit health organization composed of
nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over
50,countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the
world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge
and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping
managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management
systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.
About USAID STAR-E Project:
STAR-E a 5-year
USAID-supported District-based HIV/ TB Project ending in March 2015, focuses on
the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV/TB in health facilities and
communities, headquartered in Mbale, with activities in Budaka, Bududa, Bukwo,
Busia, Butaleja, Kapchorwa, Mbale, Pallisa, Bulambuli, Kween, Kibuku and
Sironko districts.
Job Summary: The M&E Coordinator will be responsible
for ensuring that project information is collected, analyzed and used in
guiding internal project planning and in informing external partners about
project activities and accomplishments. 
The job holder shall maintain data collection systems and is responsible
for ensuring that data is periodically collected and uploaded in the system in
readiness for contractual and other ad hoc reporting.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Receive
    and review data submitted from the field to the SI Dept and updating the
    data tracking tool.
  • Actively
    coordinate and lead data entry into the MEEPP HIBRID database and any
    other parallel entry system whenever required.
  • Be
    involved in field activities whenever required to support the other
    directorate staff in data quality audits, data verification and coaching
    record staff on data management.
  • Collect
    specific data from selected districts/facilities across the region (field
    work may account for a total of 25% of the whole working time).
  • Render
    support in providing support services to STAR-E when conducting
    operational research. This may include listing of data
    sources/respondents, scheduling appointments with respondents, guiding
    research assistants and entering data collected from the field.
  • Offer
    administrative support during departmental activities such as holding
    workshops, producing and distributing HMIS tools, IEC and other printed
    materials for dissemination.
  • Additional
    responsibilities of administrative and similar nature may be assigned from
    time to time in consultation with the job holder.
  • Receive,
    code/record and shelf all new health/public health related
    materials/resources
  • Guide
    in the acquisition and procurement of relevant resources for the center
    according to users’ enquiries
  • Assist
    resource center users to locate print and non-print resources (hard and
    soft copies)
  • Charge
    out and in resources using a computerized circulation system
  • Keep
    an updated inventory of RC equipment, materials and other resources
  • Develop
    and maintain a systematic, ordered and organized resource system that is
    able to track the whereabouts of all Center resources to control overdue,
    lost and damaged resources and attach fines to it
  • Actively
    participate in identifying, ordering and processing of new materials and
    equipment, making them available for end users as quickly as possible
  • Process
    and maintain Periodicals’ files and ensure their currency at all times.
  • Perform
    typing/keyboarding and data entry services when need arises
  • File
    all RC records and re-shelf all materials used on a daily basis
  • Render
    support in maintaining the appearance of the RC
  • Mend
    damaged books
  • Maintain
    a register for the Binding machines, Scanner, Copiers, printers and fax
    machines manually and/or electronically
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    M&E Coordinator should hold a University degree in public health,
    information management, operations/social research or any other relevant
    field
  • 0-2
    years working experience in an information environment.
  • Proven
    ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English.
  • Demonstrated
    knowledge of M&E, data and information management
  • Good
    conceptual and practical research skills.
  • Past
    experience in PEPFAR funded programs will be an advantage.
  • Possess
    the ability and readiness to travel to the supported districts.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join the Management Sciences for Health in
the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking on the
link below.
Deadline: 20th March,
2015

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