Earn 550 US Dollars as Monitoring and Evaluation Associate at LifeNet International

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation:
LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Eligible Citizenship:
Ugandan
Salary: Monthly Stipend of
550 dollars per month
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with
organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide
these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship
year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened
skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda,
Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About LN:
LifeNet International (LN) exists to transform African health centers
to provide quality, sustainable care. Operating in East Africa, LN works to
improve the quality of health systems from the ground up and is specifically
dedicated to health systems strengthening in the faith-based sector. Through
partnerships with church-based health centers, LifeNet implements practical
responses to everyday health challenges facing the poor.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Associate provides a significant expansion of our monitoring and
evaluation capacity and represents our ongoing commitment to keep monitoring
and evaluation at the forefront of every facet of our organization. We are
looking for a motivated and team-oriented individual who is passionate about
utilizing technology in data collection and use. The fellow will directly
report to our Monitoring and Evaluation Program Manager, who supervises data
collection and use across all of LifeNet’s country platforms. Other operations
will include front-end data management, LifeNet partner engagement through
monitoring and evaluation, information technology support, and support for
ongoing research efforts.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Develop and implement an expansion of our
    monitoring and evaluation systems, to better monitor LN’s expanding
    programs and interventions 

  • Data management: Provide basic
    troubleshooting and management for LN data platforms (which include
    Salesforce and Formyoula) 

  • Staff training: Build the
    capacity of our staff through the provision of training and technical
    support to LN trainers across country sites, including the on-boarding of
    new hires 

  • Build partner capacity through targeted
    initiatives that improve their M&E capabilities 

  • Research: Provide support as
    needed for our impact evaluation study and other research projects that will
    be carried out by LN staff 

  • Support LN staff members on
    troubleshooting of information technology
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Global Health
    Corps Monitoring and Evaluation Associate job opportunity should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in statistics, public health, economics, or related
    field. Possession of a Master’s degree in statistics, public health,
    economics, or related field is desired
  • Significant experience in information
    technology and troubleshooting
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    monitoring and evaluation, statistics, quantitative research, public
    health, information technology, and/or data management systems
  • Ability to analyze complex organizational
    problems, identify innovative solutions, and engage others to implement,
    especially in a low-resource environment
  • Prior experience in an entrepreneurial,
    team-based environment combined with an ability to deliver strong results
    and ask for help when needed

  • Experience developing or analyzing health
    outcome metrics 

  • Previous experience in healthcare research
  • Cross-cultural experience is highly valued
Job Terms and Conditions:
Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of
$550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of $1500 upon
successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from the placement
site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are included,
including $600 in professional development funds. Fellows at LifeNet
International are provided with a room in an apartment in Kampala, an urban
center and capital of Uganda. The living quarters are self-contained, meaning
that the kitchen, bathroom, living, and sleeping areas are in one building. You
may be living with colleagues. National fellows have the option to remain in
their own housing and receive a supplemental housing stipend.
Note: The living stipend and
completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as determined by the
placement organization.
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in
the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following
the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 18th
January, 2016 at 11:59pm EST
NB: Early applications
are encouraged because they will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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