Non-profit Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
IDI, in
partnership with its funders and other stakeholders has received funding to
roll out a new pilot project aimed at scaling up pediatric and Adolescent HIV
care in the three districts of Kampala, Hoima and Kibaale over a two year
period. It is hoped that this will in turn help close the pediatric Antiretroviral
Therapy gap and improve HIV services for pediatric and adolescent clients.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer will support the development of effective M&E
systems to support project activities. The incumbent will also be responsible
for all project data and M&E reporting requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The M&E Officer will manage project data and
M&E needs for all supported facilities.
·        
Serve as the first point of contact for all data
requests and ensure that users’ data needs are satisfied.
·        
Prepare and submit reliable data for the evaluation
activities of the program.
·        
Identify and/or develop data collection tools and
protocols for specific activities.
·        
Render support in the interpretation of results and
prepare them for presentation both orally and in reportable forms.
·        
Ensure timely preparation of monthly, quarterly and
bi-annual reports.
·        
Actively participate in training and M&E
capacity development of staff at supported health
·        
Support the creation of work plans and monitor
progress towards program milestones.
·        
Maintain an ongoing program of continuous quality
assurance on all program data; including chart audits and corrective procedures
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a Bachelors Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or related field with a
computing bias
·        
Hold an advanced degree or postgraduate diploma in
Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics or Public Health is an added advantage.
·        
A minimum of two years progressive experience
in M&E/data management and systems development, especially in a clinical
HIV/AIDS program setting.
·        
Working knowledge of current information
technologies and HIV/AIDS.
·        
Excellent report writing skills.
·        
Keen attention to detail and proficiency in key
computer applications
·        
Working knowledge of statistical and data management
packages.
·        
Good team player with very good management and
communication skills.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of online MoH
reporting systems including DHIS2
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver an application letter
with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees to:
The Human
Resources Manager,
Infectious
Diseases Institute,
College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interviews.
Deadline: 16th November, 2015

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