Project Assistant, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Jobs – Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry of Health
Funding Source: Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Specialist
About US:
Government of The Republic of Uganda has received financing from the Global
Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) towards the cost of the Health
Systems Strengthening and immunization strengthening in Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. M&E System Design:
  • Under the leadership of the M&E
    Specialist and in coordination with the entire project team, the Project
    Assistant, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) will contribute to the
    design of systems and tools for overall project monitoring and evaluation,
    data collection, data management, data analysis and reporting.
  • The Project Assistant (M&E) will also
    actively contribute to the design of M&E plans for the development of
    new project proposals as needed.
2. Field Monitoring and
Data Collection
  • The Project Assistant M&E will actively participate
    in support supervision to districts to monitor project implementation including
    using use of HMIS Tools, entry of data into DHIS2, financial and activity
    accountability and collect quantitative and qualitative data to measure
    project achievements
  • Actively participate in collection of data
    through surveys and data assessments
  • In charge of monitoring of activities to
    identify key challenges and gaps in the implementation of activities and
    find solutions
3. Filing and Data
The Project Assistant (M&E) will support the
M&E Specialist, Project Accountant, Project Administrator in filing project
files, including M&E reports in a clear, complete, accurate, timely, and transparent
manner according to the filing and naming protocols established. This includes
maintenance of electronic and paper files for data collection and analysis.
4. Data Analysis and
  • The incumbent will support the M&E
    specialist, to review and analyze project data
  • Offer technical support to the M&E
    Specialist in collation of reports and write consolidated reports as
    needed for various stakeholders including donor agencies
  • The incumbent will also  participate in writing reports on each
    activity of a project being implemented by the Secretariat
  • Offer support in updating the project M&E
    framework matrix both online and offline
  • Prepare and submit success stories of
    projects activities
5. Other
Perform any other tasks as required by the M&E
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a University
    degree in the following areas Statistics, Population Studies, Social
    Sciences, Development studies or any other related field.
  • At least two to three years’ experience
    working on filing, report writing and organizing and taking meeting notes
  • Background training in M&E at least
    certificate level
  • Advanced working knowledge of, and proven
    capacity for word processing, spread sheets, data entry and analysis
    packages and databases including MS office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Advanced professional proficiency in English
    (written and spoken)
  • Significant experience in participatory
    research methodologies is preferred
  • Excellent skills for communication and
    community relations
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their
applications addressed to the Permanent Secretary, MOH to the address below;
of Health,
6 Lourdel Road, Room C107,
Box 7272, Kampala,
Deadline: 22nd February, 2016

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