Earn 550 US Dollars as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at LifeNet International

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: USA (American)
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 Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About US:
LifeNet International is guided by the
belief that every individual deserves an equal opportunity to lead a healthy
and whole life. It strives to improve the quality of health systems from the
ground up. We are dedicated to health-systems strengthening. Through the framework
of partnership with church-based health centers, we innovate and implement
pragmatic responses to everyday health challenges facing the poor. We partner
with churches as we have found that they provide more patients higher-quality
care at lower cost than their counterparts: churches often operate networks of
health centers as well as educational and religious facilities, making them
powerful vehicles for community-wide change. LN multiplies the impact of this
“by the community, for the community” system by making strategic investments in
the human capital behind it.
Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
will work closely with LN management to develop a monitoring and evaluation
(M&E) framework for our program in Uganda. The incumbent will recommend and
implement health outcome metrics to measure the impact of our programs, focused
on key outcomes, such as: reducing maternal, infant and child mortality;
increasing sustainability; and improving access to quality medicines. One of
LN’s strengths is M&E of current training programs and our existing tools
help drive the implementation of clinical best practices. Building on that, the
Officer will take the lead in establishing our M&E program in Uganda,
through:
·        
Piloting
data collection and metric calculation with real data from our partner clinics
·        
Recommending
metrics to leadership
·        
Steering
the strategic planning for building our M&E system, and implementing it
·        
Part
of the M&E strategic planning will also involve internal key performance
indicators (KPIs) and measuring our processes to make sure we are as efficient
and effective as possible.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
In
charge of the assessment of current M&E systems, including internal KPIs as
well as program impact measurements in Burundi and development of plans to
implement and improve those systems as needed in Uganda
·        
Responsible
for data collection, metric calculation, data management, and presentation for
leadership
·        
In
charge of the roll out an evaluation system to measure LN’s impact on our key
health outcomes
·        
Develop
a strategic plan for LN Uganda M&E, in collaboration with management
·        
Implement
approved M&E strategic plan
·        
Utilize
Salesforce customization to create an M&E database
·        
The
fellow will report directly to the Uganda Country Director on a weekly basis to
deliver project updates, discuss successes and challenges, and collaborate with
LN team members as would be helpful to develop their assignment. Performance
feedback will be given at each stage of the operation.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate should be an American who holds a post-graduate degree in a
related field such as public health, epidemiology, international development,
economics, statistics or mathematics, business management or finance, with a
strong research and statistical analysis component
·        
Broad
working knowledge of, and experience in data collection, complex data analysis,
and presentation
·        
Past
related data analysis, business or management experience is desired
·        
Previous
experience developing or analyzing health outcome metrics an added advantage
·        
Salesforce
experience is desired
·        
Demonstrated
ability to analyze complex organizational problems, identify innovative
solutions, and engage others to implement solutions, preferably in a
limited-resource environment
·        
Computer
proficiency in Microsoft Office, including an excellent working knowledge of
data analysis and graphic representation in Excel and other statistical
packages
·        
Ability
to perform in a highly-independent entrepreneurial environment, deliver strong
results, and ask for help when needed
·        
Willingness
to work in Ugandan cultural and political environment, including sensitivity to
LN clinic partners’ religious beliefs and contexts
·        
Willingness
to travel outside of Kampala to rural areas when needed (most of the work will
be in Kampala, the capital)
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.
Fellows placed at LifeNet will be provided with housing in Kampala, an urban
center and capital of Uganda.
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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