Monitoring Evaluation & Learning Advisor Job Placement – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Organization: John Snow, Inc
Funding Source: Bill &
Melinda Gates Foundation
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: National
Technical Director
About JSI:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of
individuals and communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial
assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in
100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international
offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.
ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.
About SS4RI Project:
JSI received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to
support an immunization project in Uganda called Stronger Systems for Routine
Immunization (SS4RI). The project works in partnership with the Ugandan
government to increase the capabilities of the health system, particularly at
district level, to provide timely, high-quality immunization services to
protect eligible children and women from vaccine-preventable diseases. SS4RI
will operate from 2014 to 2019 in ten districts as well as support the national
level of the Ministry of Health Uganda National Expanded Programme on
Immunization (MOH/UNEPI).
Job Summary: The Monitoring
Evaluation & Learning Advisor will contribute to the design,
implementation, and evaluation of interventions that lead to sustainable
improvements in routine immunization coverage in selected districts of Uganda.
He/She will work closely with SS4RI technical team, regional hubs, district
health teams and other officials, community leaders, and other immunization
partners to improve the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of
routine immunization services.
Key Duties and
Manage program documentation (qualitative and
quantitative) following program guidelines
Actively contribute to the development of, and
advocacy for related program indicators
Work in liaison with the Chief of Party (COP)
and National Technical director (NTD), take the lead in developing and updating
the results framework, tracker and internal ME&L plan
Take leadership in the development of monitoring
databases and support its use
Support data management, including advising on
data collection, processing, analysis, and reporting
Ensure appropriate performance indicators are
Develop a culture of improving the quality,
feedback, and strategic use of data to strengthen immunization activities,
develop scopes of work as needed to support the work
Work in close consultation with other project
staff, generate reports needed for the project management and evaluation and
submit to the COP according to provided time schedule
Disseminate lessons learned to support
continuous learning and improvement
Perform any other assignments given by the
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or Bachelors in Statistics a
diploma/qualification in M&E or program planning/management a plus
A minimum of five years’ experience working in
handling datasets using statistical packages such as SPSS, STATA, EPI-data,
Ability to coordinate a broad spectrum of Uganda
partners in health and immunization
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
an application letter, CV, copies of their testimonials and at least two
referees, addressed to The Chief of Party, JSI/SS4RI Project, P.O. Box 4978,
Kampala, or hand delivery to Maternal and Child Survival Project, Plot 95-97
Martyrs Way, Ntinda, Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail your Applications to:
Deadline: 2nd
September, 2016
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