Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Career Vacancies – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

Organisation: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)
Kampala, Uganda
Head of Programs
The Uganda Protestant
Medical Bureau (UPMB) was founded in 1957 as a registered faith based
Non-Governmental Organization under the Trustees Incorporation Act (CAP 165) as
Registered Trustees of the Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau. UPMB brings
together Protestant Churches in Uganda involved in Provision of Health
Services. It serves as a link between Government and / or Development Partners
and UPMB-Member Institutions and provides support to its members through
capacity strengthening, coordination, lobbying and Advocacy, public relations
and translation of government policies.
Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will
take lead in developing M&E plans for health department programs and
projects, tools for monitoring and evaluation, monitoring the achievement of
program and project objectives and conducting intermediary evaluation
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will offer support to the UPMB secretariat in establishing an
    M&E framework and system to ensure effective implementation of the
    UPMB strategic plan as well as key project based initiatives.
  • Work
    closely with member units to ensure the collection of relevant and
    appropriate data which is needed for an effective M&E system to be
    utilized in monitoring of strengths, weaknesses and gaps in program
  • Prepare
    and submit periodic (monthly, quarterly and annual) M&E reports based
    on agreed performance indicators that shall guide decision making and
    program implementation,
  • Serve
    as a key liaison between the UPMB secretariat and other national or
    international agencies on matters of M&E including HMIS
  • Ensure
    that member units are regularly provided with national HMIS tools and
    relevant staff are oriented and updated on HMIS policies, guidelines and
  • Ensure
    submission of data into the national online systems such as DHIS2,
    OPENMRS, Mtrac etc
  • Documentation
    of best practices and lessons learnt
Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in statistics or a qualification
    in a related field
  • A
    minimum of four years’ experience in M&E programs for large NGOs with
    good working knowledge of the Uganda national HMIS.
  • Excellent
    oral and written English communication skills
  • Adaptable
    and able to work in stressful conditions
  • Fairness
    and Maturity
  • Excellent
    analytical skills
  • Fully
    computer literate with working knowledge of database and spreadsheet
  • Familiarity
    with research and scientific data collection methods
to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications with e-mail addresses, telephone numbers and two references
addressed to:
The Chairman
Board of Directors,
Uganda Protestant Medical
P.O. Box 4127 Kampala,
Email to:
Deadline: 20th February 2017
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