UVP Fresher Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Global Health Corps (GHC)

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: Uganda
Village Project (UVP)
Duty Station: Iganga, Uganda
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with
organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide
these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship
year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened
skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Burundi, Malawi,
Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About US:
Uganda Village Project (UVP) is a nonprofit organization working with
the people of Iganga to promote public health and sustainable development in
the rural communities of this marginalized district in southeast Uganda. UVP
facilitates community health and well-being in rural Uganda through improved
access, education, and prevention. The organization’s flagship effort is the
“Healthy Villages” program; an innovative, grassroots approach where Uganda
Village Project works at a village-by-village level to address the most
pressing healthcare concerns of each community, including malaria, HIV and STIs,
household sanitation and hygiene, and family planning access. UVP also works
with obstetric fistula awareness and repair and provision of clean water
through shallow wells. Uganda Village Project has been working in Iganga
District for 10 years, and we have committed to a recent period of robust
evaluation to ensure our projects are having the intended impact. In 2015, we
will be building off the work done by 2014 GHC fellows and continue evaluation
covering our current priority areas of:
  • Malaria
  • HIV/AIDS and STIs
  • Family planning
  • Sanitation and hygiene
  • Obstetric fistula
  • Community-constructed shallow wells 
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer will oversee the monitoring and evaluation work of
Uganda Village Project to determine the effectiveness of the current programs.
This includes analyzing the data collected during a mid-line survey and
comparing it to UVP’s 2009 baseline survey, validating and analyzing current
data, and creating new data collection methods to improve continued monitoring
and evaluation.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Data entry and analysis of the Healthy
    Villages’ baseline/midline survey and Healthy Villages’ graduation survey
  • Create an Access database for the Healthy
    Villages’ baseline/graduation survey for quick analysis
  • Intuitively analyze collected data from
    the past 10 years to identify gaps, project outcomes, and areas of
    improvement
  • Continue work to develop and pilot
    improved evaluation instruments to advance monitoring of specific
    programs; respond to modification suggestions from interns for data
    collection tools
  • Send reports for the TASO Institutional
    Review Committee to update them on research progress
  • Work in partnership with board members on
    the M&E taskforce to further evaluation activities
  • Create templates for future data
    collection and analysis
  • Design reports and documents to share data
    analysis and evaluation impact data with external audiences
  • Prepare M&E sessions for summer intern
    orientation
  • Actively participate in proposal
    development for the evaluation section of funding proposals
  • Update social media platforms (Facebook,
    blog, monthly newsletter) about M&E activities
  • Conduct focus groups with Village Health
    Teams to help plan program implementation
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The GHC fellow should have some experience
    in monitoring and evaluation
  • Prior experience using Microsoft Access
  • Skills in program planning and design and
    project management experience
  • Proficiency in data collection,
    validation, and analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Comfortable working in a team and/or
    partnership environment
  • Self-starter and self-disciplined
  • Research skills
  • Fluency in Luganda or Lusoga (Lusoga
    preferred)
Job Terms and Conditions:
Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of
$550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon
successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement
site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included, including
$600 in professional development funds. Housing will be arranged in Iganga.
Note: The living stipend and
completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the
placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in
the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following
the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016

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