2 Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Officer NGO Job Vacancies – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian
crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at
the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and
life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At
work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity
and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads
the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998. The
current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, peace building,
gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and children &
youth.
Job Summary: The Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
will ensure that quality data is obtained from the program facilities, VHTs as
well as program staff when performing activities aimed at increased quality and
coverage of child and maternal healthcare in the districts. S/he is to
supervise the data collection, data cleaning and input, ensuring a robust data
base with analysis and data interpretation on which to base program decisions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical:
  • Work with the program team to develop a
    detailed M&E plan for the program based on the project log frame to
    track progress against agreed indicators.
  • Track the M&E plan and frequently provide
    the district and program team with trend analysis of tracked indicators
    while identifying outliers.          
  • Conduct field visits to the health facilities
    to mentor and coach facility staff on data collection, reporting and data
    cleaning to inform program and HMIS reports.
  • Support the district/health facilities and
    program staff to frequently use data for program improvement.
  • Support the health facilities to engage in
    continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Participate in quality of care monitoring
    together with the DHT and IRC project staff while ensuring availability of
    data at the facilities for assessing program quality.
  • Provide accurate information that informs the
    program review meetings.
  • Ensure the availability of data collection
    tools at the health facilities and for community programming.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date database
    for the health program.
  • Maintain a good record keeping system and
    undertake continuous monitoring and regular evaluation of the project
    activities.
Liaison:
  • Work closely with the district M&E team
    while ensuring that accurate and timely data on the program is fed into
    the district HMIS and program reports.
  • Attend relevant meetings to represent IRC’s
    program activities in the district.
Communication/Reporting:
  • Provide regular feedback to the program
    Manager on project implementation.
  • Provide the program Manager, program staff
    and districts with monthly reports on indicator trends.
  • Offer support in the preparation of donor
    reports.
  • Facilitate the health facility/VHT reporting
    requirements for program reporting and to feed into the HMIS and program
    reports.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidates for the IRC Senior Monitoring
    & Evaluation Officer Job Vacancies must hold Bachelor’s degrees in
    statistics, demography, M&E or related field. A master degree or a
    bachelors plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics or economics
    preferred.
  • At least four years’ experience in Primary
    Health Care settings with proven success in designing, implementing and
    operating project M&E systems from project initiation to close out
    stages.
  • Previous experience in data quality
    assessments and oversight
  • Prior experience working with District Health
    teams and building the district capacity in data collection, reporting and
    analysis.
  • Experience in data analysis, trend analysis
    and interpretations.
  • Experience in continuous quality improvement
    processes.
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation
    methodologies.
  • Experience in the use of the MOH data
    collection tools.
  • Previous experience working with district
    health teams, health facility staff and community based groups such as
    VHTs   
  • Previous work with an NGO in similar
    programs.
  • Good experience in monitoring and evaluation
    of programs.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to enhance good interpersonal
    relationship.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good knowledge and application of Microsoft
    word, Excel and Power Point
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken
    English.
NB: Female are strongly encouraged to apply.
International allowances are not available, position open to Ugandan Nationals
only.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the International
Rescue Committee (IRC) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to visit
the link below to Apply.
Deadline: 9th August, 2016

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