3 USAID NTD Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant Job Opportunities – RTI International

Organisation: RTI
International
Funding Source: U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID)
Project Name: Neglected Tropical
Disease (NTD) Control Program
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring and
Evaluation Specialist
About US:
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes,
dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to
governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About USAID NTD Program:
RTI International is implementing The Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD)
Control Program with funding by the United States Agency for International
Development (USAID). The Program is an integrated treatment program aimed at
reducing the collective disease burden of five neglected tropical diseases:
lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, trachoma, schistosomiasis and soil-
transmitted helminthes.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
& Evaluation Assistant will provide direct support to the M&E unit by
helping in the data collection and compilation of program data and ensure data
generated from the districts is accurate to guide planning and implementation
of NTD project activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will collect and analyze
    information on the progress of MDA activities in the districts where NTD
    project is being supported by Envision.
  • Render support in analyzing and compiling
    data in districts to measure the progress and impact of project’s
    activities.
  • The incumbent will also coordinate and
    provide guidance to relevant district personnel on data collection,
    validation and report compilation.
  • Regularly report to Envision technical
    team
  • Provide regular spot checks to audit data
    collected in the field to ensure data integrity.
  • Capture data into the M & E database
  • Provide inputs in the development of the
    overall monitoring and reporting system of the program.
  • Provide support during training of
    district NTD implementers.
  • Work closely with Envision data manager to
    assess performance of M&E Systems Perform other duties related to data
    management and analysis as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants for the RTI USAID
    Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant jobs should hold a Bachelor of
    Statistics, BA. Economics and any related field
  • At least three years of relevant
    experience.
  • Proven experience in monitoring and
    evaluation particularly in data management for at least 2 years.
  • Familiarity with modern database and
    information systems
  • Highly analytical mindset with
    problem-solving skills
  • Proficient programming skills in one or
    more statistical software packages (Stata, SPSS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage small and
    large datasets, create codebooks, manipulate data, move and merge data
    files from different platforms
  • Previous exposure and experience reading,
    exporting, and converting data sets between multiple statistical software
    packages
  • Experience in using mobile technology for
    data collection is an advantage
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work
    independently.
  • Prior experience of working on a US
    government or donor funded program is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All applicants should send an updated CV including three work related
referees and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager via E-mail to:
applications@ug-ntd.rti.org and aatim@rti.org. Emails should not exceed 2MB.
The applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their
email.
Deadline: 3rd April
2017
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