2 Fresher USAID SHRH Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant Project Career Jobs – Intra-Health International

Organisation: Intra-Health
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) Project
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Manager
About Intra Health:
For over 30 years, in more than 100 countries, IntraHealth
International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need.
IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving
health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology,
and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental
organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth
champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses
to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure
they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to
provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health
and well-being.
About USAID Intra Health SHRH
The purpose of the Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH)
project is to strengthen the capacities of central ministries, districts,
health professional councils, PNFP and health training institutions to
effectively and efficiently plan, manage and utilize the health workforce; and
strengthen systems for sustained health worker performance to improve health
outcomes for the people of Uganda.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Assistants will support the M&E Manager in the
implementation of the project monitoring, evaluation and learning activities to
provide information for tracking progress towards project targets and outputs.
The incumbent will also assist the M&E Manager in conducting evaluations
and special assessments to measure project results and impact and identifying
lessons for documentation and adaptation.
Key Duties and
  • Supporting the M&E Manager in
    implementing Project Monitoring Evaluation and Learning plan.
  • Assisting M&E Manager in developing,
    implementing annual and quarterly M&E work plans and project Learning
  • Supporting the M&E Manager in
    developing data collection tools and training staff and partners in their
  • Assisting M&E Manager in collecting
    and analyzing data from the field sites to measure progress towards
    project targets and outputs.
  • Supporting M&E Manager in preparation
    of project reports.
  • Entering data into project M&E
    databases and ensure all the databases are updated.
  • Carrying out data quality audits in field
    sites for quality assurance purposes.
  • Participate in evaluations to measure
    project results and document lessons learned
  • Supporting project teams and partners to
    understand project M&E requirements and procedures including
    indicators, definitions and targets.
  • Maintaining an updated filing system for
    all project M&E reports and documents.
  • Contributing to activities and work teams
    as assigned.
Key Result Areas:
  • Project Monitoring Evaluation and Learning
    plan operationalized.
  • Annual monitoring, evaluation and learning
    work plans and related budgets developed.
  • Project activities and progress towards
    targets and outputs monitored.
  • Real-time data availed to determine
    implementation progress.
  • Key studies and evaluations conducted to
    assess project results, lessons and sustainability.
  • Data quality monitored and maintained.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID SHRH
    Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant job vacancy should hold a bachelor’s
    degree with strong bias in quantitative and qualitative methods e.g. in
    fields of economics, statistics, health, social sciences, development or a
    relevant discipline.
  • Possess hands-on training in Monitoring
    and Evaluation is vital.
  • One year of experience in Monitoring and
    Evaluation in a complex and changing environment preferably in an NGO
    environment with a focus on development, preferably in the field of
  • Applied skills and experience in
    implementing monitoring and evaluation activities and research for HRH or
    related tasks.
  • Applied knowledge of and experience in
    using monitoring evaluation and research methods,
  • Demonstrable analytical skills and
    critical thinking to evaluate best practices, challenges and solutions to
    improve program monitoring and execution.
  • Previous exposure and experience using
    effective M&E techniques e.g. performance dashboards and other
    electronic /digital tools to easily understand implementation progress and
  • Previous experience working on USAID funded
    project is preferred
  • Strong writing and organization skills for
    reporting on M&E and program results.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated competence
    to assess priorities; manage a variety of complex activities in a
    time-sensitive/ emergency environment, and meet competing deadlines, with
    attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to work as an effective team
    member in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Previous experience working with districts
    and other government offices
  • Ability to travel upcountry for at least
    50% of time
  • Previous experience conducting data
    analysis using statistical and/or qualitative software packages (i.e.
    SPSS, Epidata SAS, STATA, Nvivo, Atlas.ti) highly desirable.
Personal Competencies:
  • Innovation: Develops new,
    better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives
    within your role that result in improvement of IntraHealth’s performance
    and meeting objectives, results and global commitments.
  • Accountability: Holds self and
    others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions
    and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those
    activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high
    quality results for IntraHealth’s success.
  • Service Excellence: Knowledge
    of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes and
    techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and
    expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through
    providing excellent service directly or indirectly.
  • Planning and Organizing:
    Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed upon strategies;
    identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as
    required; allocates appropriate time and resources for completing work;
    foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and monitors
    and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
  • Interpersonal Relationships:
    Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across
    Divisions, Departments/Country Offices in a constructive and collaborative
  • Effective Oral and Written
    Understands effective communication concepts, tools
    and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical
    concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive,
    and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the
    application of appropriate communication behaviors.
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications to
the HR & Administration Officer including an updated CV, and photocopies of
their certificates and testimonials via email to jobs-uganda@intrahealth.org
NB: Total file size of
attachments should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 20th
January 2017
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