USAID Project Careers – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at EngenderHealth

Organisation: EngenderHealth
Funding Source: USAID
Project: Fistula Care Plus and ExpandFP
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Program Associate – M & E
Job Code: 765
About US:
EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization
committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted,
and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the
world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and
communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive
health services available—today and for generations to come.
About Fistula Care Plus Project:
EngenderHealth Uganda received an award (cooperative agreement) by
USAID for a Fistula Care plus project whose objective is to strengthen health
system capacity for fistula prevention, detection, treatment and reintegration.
The project will strengthen environments to enable for fistula prevention and
treatment, increase community awareness and support for women and girls with
fistula, reduce barriers to accessing prevention, detection, and care, and
improve the evidence base for approaches to improve fistula care in the
districts of Hoima, Masaka, Kalungu and Kasese.
Job Summary:  The
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer assists the Program Associate-M&E to
implement monitoring, evaluation and research activities of all EngenderHealth
projects.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will be accountable for the
    routine verification and gathering of performance data from different
    Fistula Care Plus and ExpandFP project supported health facilities,
    village health teams and other implementing partners. This includes data
    on family planning, partograph use in labour monitoring, training,
    community engagement, fistula detection, prevention, treatment and
    reintegration activities implemented by EngenderHealth.
  • Technically support the entry, analysis
    and dissemination of key performance indicator data every quarter and
    maintain an up to date project database.
  • Actively take part in periodic data
    quality assessment activities at supported health facilities to identify
    any underlying data quality issues and work closely with district HMIS
    focal persons and health facility staff to address them.
  • Participate in planning and implementing
    training, mentoring and coaching activities meant to strengthen the capacity
    of supported health facilities to collect, manage, analyze, report and
    utilize routine data according to Ministry of Health HMIS standards and
    guidelines.
  • Actively participate in planning and
    implementation of operations research and program evaluation studies
    specifically focusing on developing data collection tools, training of
    research assistants, supervision of data collection, entry and analysis.
  • Participate in documentation of success
    stories, lessons learnt and promising practices for sharing with different
    stakeholders.
  • Perform any other responsibilities
    assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The prospective M&E Officer should
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Population Studies, Public Health
    or any other related field. Possession of a Postgraduate diploma in
    Monitoring and Evaluation or Project Planning and Management is an added
    advantage
  • A minimum of three or more years’
    experience in monitoring and evaluation of health programs with a special
    focus on family planning, maternal and child health
  • Past experience working with USAID, UKAID
    or Bill and Melinda Gates supported projects is an added advantage
  • Significant experience in training,
    mentoring and coaching of medical records personnel and other health workers
    on data management and use
  • Familiarity with the Ministry of Health
    HMIS tools, procedures and guidelines
  • Skills in data processing and analysis
    using at least one of the following statistical software packages: SPSS,
    Epidata, Stata and MS Access
  • Results-oriented, team player, and with
    excellent interpersonal skills
  • Possess excellent written and oral
    communication skills
How to Apply:
All interested job applicants should visit our website’s career page at
the web link below to submit your details online.
Deadline: 27th March 2015
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