USAID M&E Specialist – Health (M&E-Health) Employment Opportunity – QED Group, LLC

Organization: QED Group, LLC
Project: USAID/Uganda
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: M&E Advisor

About QED:
The QED Group,
LLC is a full-service international development firm that provides practical
solutions to social problems through sound analysis, proven management
techniques, and creative implementation. We focus our efforts on two core practice
areas: Monitoring & Evaluation and Knowledge Management. We work with U.S.
agencies and overseas governments, international donors, private-sector
clients, and PVOs/NGOs in more than 80 countries around the world. Key clients
include USAID, the U.S. Department of State, the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the U.S. Trade and
Development Agency.

About USAID Project:
USAID/Uganda Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning project (Learning Contract) is
the five-year organizational program support vehicle through which USAID/Uganda
will pursue realizing its development objectives within the complicated and
shifting Ugandan development context. 
The purpose of the Learning Contract is to provide monitoring, evaluation
and learning support services and build capacity of USAID/Uganda to implement
USAID’s Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting methodology to strengthen the
implementation of USAID/Uganda’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy and
enhance USAID’s organizational effectiveness.

Job Summary: The M&E
Specialist- Health will primarily ensure the successful provision of M&E
and learning services to USAID/Uganda. The primary responsibility of the
M&E-Health is to provide M&E, analytical and sectoral technical
assistance in the area of Health.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Participate in the implementation of Component 1:
Strengthening USAID/Uganda’s M&E performance.
Assist with Mission reporting requirements.
Assist with evaluations, surveys and assessments,
and analyze data.
Regularly review performance management plans (PMPs)
developed by implementing partners (IPs) and develop a framework to consolidate
data submitted by IPs.
Participate in Data Quality Assessment (DQA) to
verify the validity of data provided by IPs.
Work closely with USAID’s implementing partners to
ensure timely and accurate reporting of PRS data.
Assist in drafting and editing internal tools as
Perform other tasks from time to time as required
and agreed upon.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the USAID QED Group M&E
Specialist- Health job opportunity should hold a Master’s degree in related
field (health, social sciences, etc.)
A minimum of five 
years of progressively responsible experience in M&E for USAID
and/or other donor-funded development programs.
Technical expertise in the health sector,
particularly health service strengthening, sexual and reproductive health,
maternal and child health, and nutrition.
Significant experience conducting monitoring and
evaluation of USAID projects required.
Ability to build positive working relationships with
USAID and other U.S. Government agencies and stakeholders in Uganda.
Experience in communications preferred.
Positive track record of quality work and
Experience conducting routine program monitoring and
external evaluations required.
Strong organizational, writing and communications
Ability to coordinate well with personnel within and
outside the project, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision.
Computer literacy with ability to generate, analyze
and interpret data using basic analysis programs.

How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Candidates who meet the above criteria should send
their CV, Cover letter and Bio Data Form, download here,
expressing interest to with the subject
line as “ATTN: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist- Health.”

Deadline: Friday, 15th January, 2016 by
5:00 pm

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