5 USAID Monitoring & Evaluation Officer NGO Job Placements – Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria
Consortium
Project Name: USAID/PMI
Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Hoima, Arua, Fort Portal (Kabarole) and Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: Regional
Coordinator
Salary: USD 13,320 gross per
annum
About Malaria Consortium:
Malaria Consortium is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation
dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable
diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with
communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and
local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery
of effective services, providing technical support for monitoring and
evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and
strategic planning. Malaria Consortium works to improve not only the health of
the individual, but also the capacity of national health systems, which helps
relieve poverty and support improved economic prosperity.
About USAID MAPD Project:
The Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) project is a 5-year
USAID/PMI funded project. The project aims to prevent and control Malaria
illnesses and deaths in order to minimise the social economic effects of the
disease among the overall population of Uganda especially in children under 5
years of age. The project will be implemented starting in August 2016, and will
cover 43 districts with a total population of more than 13 million. The Malaria
Action Program for Districts project offers a partnership uniquely positioned
to deliver this implementation rollout. Partners include Johns Hopkins Program
for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO), Banyan
Global, Deloitte &Touché Uganda, Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) and
Communication for Development Foundation-Uganda (CDFU).
Job Summary: The Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer will be responsible for implementation of M&E
framework related activities within the project. The M&E Officer will be
expected to work with the MAPD project team and partners to provide timely and
relevant information on the project’s progress to stakeholders. The M&E
Officer will also coordinate, organise and supervise data collection, both
routine and assessments (quantitative and qualitative), which will be used to
monitor and evaluate project activities, outcomes and impact in line with the
project objectives.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
Technical Contributions:
·        
Steer
the development and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation
plan to ensure the achievement of project targets and to inform quality control
of project activities.
·        
Data/information management:
·        
Work
closely with the respective national and sub-national stakeholders to ensure
their involvement in project M&E activities and the effective flow
of data and information.
·        
Facilitate
the collection of appropriate health information from relevant data sources.
·        
Responsible
for the data assembly, management, and analysis and reporting of surveys and
routine monitoring activities.
·        
In
charge of the design and manage the databases for all monitoring and evaluation
activities in relation to this project. Work with the M&E Advisor and
M&E Specialist to ensure that these are aligned with other Malaria
Consortium information systems.
·        
Provide
the Chief of Party, M&E Advisor and M&E Specialist with any data needed
for management decisions.
Communications and Reporting: Prepare and submit regional consolidated progress reports for regular
sharing of the outputs of M&E findings with project staff, implementing
partners and primary stakeholders.
Representation and Documentation:
·        
Actively
participate in relevant meetings at national and sub-national levels and where
possible present results and experiences of the project.
·        
Provide
effective support to all donor visits relating to both project planning,
delivery and review.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the Malaria Consortium USAID
MAPD Monitoring & Evaluation Officer job opportunity should hold an undergraduate degree in Statistics,
Project Management, Public Health, or a related subject.
·        
A
minimum of three years’ experience with performance monitoring and evaluation
for international or national development projects, including developing
performance indicators, data collection and analysis.
·        
Previous
exposure and experience in the design and implementation of data
collection and data management systems
·        
Prior
experience in data analysis and evaluation
·        
Previous
experience in translating data into accessible reports for diverse audiences
·        
Previous
experience in conducting surveys
·        
Previous
experience in engaging and supporting others to contribute to M&E
work
·        
Working
knowledge of project management techniques and tools
·        
Familiarity
with the Ugandan health system
·        
Previous
experience in writing project reports
·        
Experience
conducting qualitative data collection and analysis
·        
Excellent
analytical thinking and problem solving skills
·        
Excellent
planning and organising skills
·        
Excellent
communication skills (i.e. both written and spoken English)
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills and good team spirit
·        
Excellent
knowledge in the use of data management and analysis software such as
Excel, Access, EpiData, STATA
·        
Willingness
to participate in field activities/surveys and travel to remote areas within
the country
·        
Ability
to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail
·        
Excellent
report writing and presentation skills
·        
Capable
of working with minimum supervision
·        
A
self-starter with enthusiasm
·        
Innovative
and ideas driven
Core Competencies:
Delivering Results: Takes on pieces of work when required and
demonstrates excellent project management skills
·        
Shows
a flexible approach to taking on additional work / responsibilities when needed
to achieve results
·        
Demonstrates
excellent project management skills to agreed timescales (timelines,
targets, donor requirements)
·        
Makes
clear and timely decisions within remit of own role Analysis and use of
information
Uses evidence to support work:
·        
Identifies
and uses various sources of evidence and feedback to support outputs
·        
Uses
evidence to evaluate policies, projects and programmes
·        
Identifies
links between events and information identifying trends, issues and risks
·        
Ensures
systems are in place to address organisation needs Interpersonal and communications
Listens and clearly presents information:
·        
Actively
listens and pays attention
·        
Presents
information and facts in a logical way
·        
Shares
information willingly and on a timely basis
·        
Communicates
honestly, respectfully and sensitively
Collaboration and
Partnering:
Collaborates effectively across teams
·        
Proactive
in providing and seeking support from expert colleagues
·        
Raises
difficult issues with teams/ partners and stakeholders with a view to positive
resolution
·        
Proactive
in building a rapport with a diverse range of people
 Leading and motivating people:  Open to learning and responds positively to
feedback
·        
Willingness
to manage own development and performance
·        
Builds
capacity of colleagues by sharing knowledge (induction) and acting as
induction ‘buddy’ when asked
·        
Open
to learning new things
·        
Responds
positively to feedback from others.
·        
Identifies
mistakes and takes positive steps to improve
Flexibility/ Adaptability: Remains
professional under external
·        
Able
to adapt to changing situations effortlessly
·        
Remains
constructive and positive under stress and able to tolerate difficult
situations and environments
·        
Plans,
prioritizes and performs tasks well under pressure
·        
Learns
from own successes / mistakes
Living the Values: Demonstrates
Malaria Consortium values
·        
Demonstrates
integrity, honesty and fairness in dealing with colleagues and stakeholders
·        
Maintains
ethical and professional behaviour in line with Malaria Consortium’s
values
·        
Treats
all people with respect
Strategic planning and
thinking and sector awareness:
Is aware of others’ activities
and vice versa in planning activities
·        
Takes
account of team members and others workload when planning.
·        
Maintains
awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping abreast of
other’s activities, objectives, commitments and needs
·        
Has a
good understanding of the sector in which Malaria Consortium works
How to Apply:
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web
link below.
Deadline: 16th
September 2016 by 2:30 pm
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