Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor Career Placement – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Executive
Director
About US:
Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a Company limited by
guarantee under Makerere University. MJAP emerged from the Mulago-Mbarara
Teaching Hospitals Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) which was established in November
2004 under the then Makerere University Faculty of Medicine with funding from
the US President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and technical
assistance from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
MJAP currently supports provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and related
services with funding from the US Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) and technical assistance from CDC. For greater impact and
sustainability, MJAP also supports strength¬ening of all the health system
components in the partner institutions to enhance their capacity to provide
these services.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor
will be mainly responsible for the overall technical leadership in developing
and monitoring implementation of M & E management systems and guidelines
for measuring and tracking the performance & impact of various projects.
The incumbent provides technical guidance and coordinate efforts in
strengthening the M & E system in the MJAP-supported districts and health
facilities and supports use of strategic information to improve programming.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will develop and monitor the
implementation of the M & E framework for monitoring the progress and
impact of projects in line with the agreed upon performance indicators as per donor
requirements
·        
The jobholder will also develop and monitor the
implementation of periodic M & E departmental plans and manage the M &
E budget in line with MJAP mission and financial guidelines
·        
Develop and monitor the implementation of
approaches for conducting periodic surveys (baseline/site assessment,
progress/midterm, and end of project) to establish the current, progress and
impact level of project in relation to the set performance indicators in line
with the project objectives, M & E departmental mission and donor
guidelines
·        
Regularly monitor the implementation of MOH and
donor guidelines for data utilization and feedback mechanisms which includes
periodic district/program/department/ health unit reviews in line with various
program objectives.
·        
Develop and review MIS specifications for
various projects and monitor functionality of the different information systems
in line with MOH and donor guidelines
·        
The incumbent will develop and monitor the
implementation of the capacity building plan (in terms of training, mentorship
and support supervision) for M & E in all MJAP supported districts and
health facilities in line with the M & E plan and MJAP capacity building
guidelines
·        
Offer technical support to the district teams
and health providers in advanced data collection mechanisms; data analysis;
timely, complete and accurate reporting, utilization of data for quality
improvement & programming, as well as documentation and sharing of lessons
learnt.
·        
Develop/review support supervision guidelines,
plans and tools for various projects in MJAP in liaison with MOH, donors and
other stakeholders
·        
Develop a system and procedures for generating
quality programme reports to key stakeholders in line with various program
objectives
·        
Develop and maintain strategic partnerships and
networks with MoH, districts, CDC and other key stakeholders for a
comprehensive, relevant and harmonized interventions for M&E in line with
various program objectives
·        
Develop M&E components for new projects
during proposal preparation
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a
Bachelor’s degree in M.B.Ch.B or BSc Nursing.
·        
Possession of a post- graduate training in
Biostatistics, MPH, or Epidemiology is a must.
·        
Training in Program Monitoring and Evaluation is
a must
·        
A minimum of three years of related work
experience in program monitoring and evaluation programs of which (3) should be
in strengthening district health systems for HIV/AIDS service delivery
·        
Comprehensive knowledge of current MOH and
PEPFAR reporting requirements
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their
applications, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic
documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint
AIDS Program (MJAP) via Email to: hr@mjap.or.ug
Deadline: 4th
November 2016 by 5:00pm
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