USAID Fresh Graduate Jobs – Internships at Monitoring and Evaluation of Emergency Plan Progress (MEEPP) Project

Organization: Monitoring and Evaluation of Emergency
Plan Progress (MEEPP) Project
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
The Monitoring and Evaluation of
Emergency Plan Progress (MEEPP) project is a five-year plan awarded by the
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to Social &
Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSS). The purpose of the project is to: 1) provide
technical support services for the monitoring and evaluation (M & E) of the
President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); 2) to improve the
reporting system for selected key indicators in the Uganda National HIV/AIDS
Strategic Plan (NSP) and the Performance Monitoring and Management Plan (PMMP)
within the “Three Ones Principle” approach. In this vein MEEPP is
working with Government of Uganda Ministries, Departments, and Agencies to
strengthen M & E of the national HIV/AIDS response.
Job Summary: The overall purpose of these internship opportunities
is to expand the reach of the MEEPP team in order to: 1) strengthen M&E
capacity building at districts and service delivery sites for complete, timely
and valid reporting and use of HMIS and OVC MIS data; 2) conduct surveys to
meet PEPFAR needs for complementary reporting and programming requirements; and
3) offer interns opportunities to build key M&E competencies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Technically
support monthly, quarterly desk analysis of reports from HMIS and OVC MIS on-line
databases and Option B+ email reports of current and historical data for
selected indicators and designated districts and sites and submit report in
formats as specified by MEEPP;
·        
Render
support to the organization and facilitation of Collaborative District Support
Teams for coordinated support to districts and facilities;
·        
Support
scheduling, organization, implementation and evaluation of quarterly data
review meetings;
·        
Support
scheduling and organization of follow-up support supervision visits to
districts and service delivery sites;
·        
Facilitate
the identification of issues associated with timeliness of reporting, data
completeness and validity;
·        
Render
support to districts and service delivery sites to conduct data quality
assessment and improvement activities;
·        
Play
a role in the identification of training needs and facilitate competency-based
M&E training of staff at service delivery sites and districts;
·        
Support
documentation of strengths, weaknesses, lessons learnt and best practices for
each supported district in relation to M&E for HIV/AIDS and OVC M&E
data management and use;
·        
Help
in project-related finance and administration activities, including completion
and validation of financial and accountability reports;
·        
Support
IT services, not limited to programming, user support, online surveys, network
maintenance.
·        
Support
development and implementation of survey protocols for meeting PEPFAR’s
complementary reporting and programming needs, including the annual OVC
Essential Indicator survey.
·        
Perform
any other related duties as assigned by the designated MEEPP staff or
consultant region.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidates for the Internship vacancies should hold be University or
Professional school Degree-level graduates in Health, Computer Science,
Statistics, Social Science, Financial Management/Accounting or related fields.
·        
Show
keen interest in Public Health, Social Development and/or Data Analysis
·        
Excellent
analytical skills, with the ability to work in teams
·        
Ability
to prioritize, multi-task and work autonomously
·        
Computer
literacy skills i.e. familiarity with Excel/Word/PowerPoint
·        
Possession
of a personal laptop is an advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV and cover letter by email to: meeppprojectinterns@s-3.com.
NB:
Commencement is immediate following selection. Only pre-selected applicants
will be contacted.
Deadline: 22nd May, 2015.

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