USAID UHSC Project M&E Associate Jobs – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:    M&E Associate
Organisation: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)
Project Name: USAID Uganda Health
Supply Chain UHSC Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Job ID: 13-8717
About MSH:
Management
Sciences for Health (MSH) is an 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 UHSC Project:
The Partnership
for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM) is implementing the Supply Chain Management
System (SCMS) contract for USAID as part of the President’s Emergency Plan for
AIDS Relief. SCMS strengthens or establishes secure, reliable, cost-effective,
and sustainable supply chains capable of meeting the care and treatment needs
of people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. In coordination with
in-country and international partners, SCMS assists programs to enhance their
supply-chain capacity; ensure that accurate supply chain information is
collected, shared, and used; and provides quality, affordable, health care
products to those who need them. In Uganda, the SCMS project is managed by
Management Sciences for Health (MSH).
Job Summary:  The M&E Associate will significantly contribute
significantly to the implementation of the M&E system of the USAID funded
Uganda Health Supply Chain (UHSC). 
The job holder
will work in liaison with the M&E Advisor to ensure that all relevant
reports are compiled in a timely way, support the district team in the
management of data routinely collected and submitted into the PIP, conduct
preliminary analyses, support dissemination and data use within the program, at
national, district and health facility level. The incumbent will also work with
M&E specialists seconded to MoH technical programs and central warehouses
to ensure that routine reports are compiled. The job holder will also actively
participate in the compilation of PMP indicator data needed for; tracking
progress towards attainment of program objectives and routine reporting to
USAID and other stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Assess the information needs to determine key issues
and requirements of the M&E system.
·        
Intuitively review and implement the UHSC M&E
framework.
·        
Routinely compile indicator data needed for tracking
program progress and offer technical assistance and guidance in the design of
the M&E system/database
·        
Actively participate in research studies and
evaluations conducted by the program to inform program level decision making
·        
Work closely with external UHSC M&E specialists
to compile periodic reports required by USAID and other stakeholders that support
effective decision making
·        
Actively contribute to analysis and interpretation
of data to explain trends and discuss possible effects of implemented
interventions with relevant technical managers.
·        
Take part in the design and implementation of data
quality assessments to ensure accuracy, consistency and reliability of
collected data.
·        
Perform any other responsibilities as may be
required
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree
in public health, statistics or related field and possess a post graduate
diploma in M&E
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in health
sector/monitoring systems strengthening
·        
Excellent analytical skills using STATA
·        
Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in use of
Microsoft Office package (at a minimum Word, Excel – incl. Pivot or PowerPivot,
PowerPoint and Outlook)
·        
Working knowledge of supply chain concepts and
pharmaceutical/logistic indicators
·        
Previous experience with capacity building and/or
training is an advantage
·        
Hands-on experience with USAID procedures and
practices
·        
Ability to meet required deadlines in a fast-paced
teamwork-focused environment
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: 11th December, 2015

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