M&E Officer SRHR & HIV Program NGO Career Jobs – Action for Community Development (ACODEV)

Organization: Action for
Community Development (ACODEV)
Funding Source: Swedish
Embassy in Uganda
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: M&E Manager
About US:
Action for Community Development (ACODEV) is a Non-Governmental
Organization that serves and empowers individuals, families and communities in
East and Southern African region through promotion of innovative solutions in
the areas of Human Rights, Health Promotions and Institutional Capacity
Strengthening.
About Swedish Embassy Project:
ACODEV through a sub-grant award from Community Health Alliance Uganda
(CHAU) and her association member the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (IHAA) in
Brighton UK, with funds from the Swedish Embassy in Uganda, is contracted to
implement a five-year (2016-2021) comprehensive integrated Sexual and
Reproductive Health and HIV services program referred to as the: Uganda SRHR
Umbrella program in the districts of Kabarole, Kamwenge, Hoima and Kyenjojo.
The overall goal of the program is: To contribute to improved Uganda National
SRHR and HIV outcomes. The program will also contribute to the Health Sector
Development Plan 2016-2020 and the HSP.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for managing current monitoring and
evaluation (M&E) systems to measure the effectiveness of sexual and
reproductive health and rights (SRHR) & HIV & AIDS project and
coordinating all M&E activities within the project. The jobholder will
support the internal ACODEV monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system and
M&E activities. The M&E Officer will be responsible for helping design
project monitoring tools, day-to-day management of project monitoring data,
cleaning and documenting any primary data collected by the project, supporting
the collection of primary survey data, compiling and documenting secondary data
from other sources in Uganda, and quantitative data analysis of any of the
types of data mentioned above.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Work in liaison with the Project
    Coordinator to develop the project M&E plan and data collection tools,
    and facilitate the use of data collection tools at all levels through
    training and supportive supervision at the point of data collection
  • The incumbent will collect and analyze
    data to measure and track project monitoring indicators.
  • Collect and provide quantitative
    analytical support of primary and secondary data using Stata or SPSS.
  • Actively coordinate with the external
    M&E experts to design, coordinate and implement qualitative and
    quantitative research including baseline evaluation and rapid assessments.
  • Initiate/ensure clear, efficient and
    timely communication and reporting in respect to the programmatic needs of
    the project.
  • Conduct routine data quality assessments
    at service delivery points.
  • In charge of cleaning data from project
    studies and assessments.
  • Prepare tables, graphs, reports and visual
    presentations based on the data analysis for presentation to internal and
    external audiences.
  • Actively contribute to strategic planning
    and work plan development based on data generated from the M&E system
  • Support the program to strengthen the
    capacity of project staff, community partners, district staff and
    volunteers in collecting, analyzing and utilizing data; analyze, interpret
    and disseminate information that document project performance and
    findings, including identification of best practices and lessons learned
    from project activities.
  • Organize and conduct periodic meetings
    with local collaborating agencies, partners and stakeholders to discuss
    achievements, challenges, and lessons learned.
  • Perform any other tasked as may be
    assigned by the RC
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the ACODEV
    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job placement should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’ s Degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Statistics, Research
    Methodology, Project Management or a related field
  • A
    minimum of two to three years of Monitoring and Evaluation experience
    (Desirable);
  • Good information management skills
  • Good
    Project Management skills (essential);
  • Capacity
    to produce high-quality briefs and reports in English (Essential);
  • Good
    level of proficiency in computer-based M&E systems, SPSS,
    Windows Excel and quantitative and qualitative analysis;
  • Proven
    ability to design M&E systems, tools, surveys, surveillance systems,
    randomized field experiments and evaluations;
  • Demonstrated
    ability to train and build capacity of others; Strong interpersonal
    skills and managerial capacity,
  • Proficiency
    in English (Essential);
  • Experience
    in a non-governmental organization (Desirable)
How to Apply:
All applicants should send an updated CV, certified relevant academic
documents, and include past experience and personal statement on why you think
you are the best fit for any of the position above and what you would offer if
selected for the position. You may hand deliver a well labelled application
specifying position applied for to: ACODEV National offices in Masoli Gayaza
Road near Namirembe Hillside School or ACODEV Western Regional Offices located
in Kasese-Muyenga Zone next to Rwenzori the Gardens Hotel Email your PDF
documents to: info@acodevuganda.org
Deadline: 23rd January 2017 by
5:00PM
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