M & E Manager NGO Careers – AMREF Health Africa

Job Title:          M & E Manager
Organisation: AMREF Health
Duty Station: Kampala,
About AMREF:
AMREF Health Africa is an international African organization founded in
Kenya in 1957. Our Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in
Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional nubs in
Southern and Western Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively.
Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments,
Amref Health Africa aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing
their basic right to health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the
health of people in Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our
Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.
About Project:
The CDC-funded project Accelerating Epidemic Control in Fort Portal
Region in the Republic of Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS
Relief (PEPFAR) seeks to support implementation and acceleration of
comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and treatment programs for HIV/AIDS
epidemic control. It will entail implementation of targeted combination
prevention HIV services including HIV Counseling and Testing to key and
priority populations; HIV care and treatment; TB/HIV prevention, diagnosis, and
treatment; elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission (eMTCT); Voluntary
Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC); services for orphans and vulnerable children
(OVC); and associated laboratory and strategic information (SI) services
through a health systems strengthening approach. Additionally, the successful
applicant will work closely with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to strengthen the
technical capacity of Regional Performance Monitoring Teams (RPMTS) and
District Health Teams (DHTs) for an effective public health decentralized
HIV/AIDS response. Expected outcomes include improved access, coverage and
quality of HIV services ensuring 90% of people living with HIV (PLHIV) know
their status; 90% of people diagnosed with HIV infection receive antiretroviral
therapy (ART); and 90% of those on treatment are virally suppressed.
Job Summary: The M & E
Manager will provide technical support and oversight to ensure monitoring and
evaluation excellence of the CDC HIV funded project. He/She will ensure that
the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities is in line with the
project’s implementation plan and meets the donor and project’s M&E needs.
Provide technical support to Sub-Recipients (SRs) in ensuring that programmatic
data/indicators are accurately captured, and reported according to set
guidelines. Work with Project Managers and Project Director to ensure that
monitoring and evaluation activities are conducted appropriately by SRs and
community based organizations (CBOs) to meet the donor and project’s M&E

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate must hold a University
    degree in any of the following related field: Medicine, Pharmacy,
    Statistics, Demography and Public Health. A master’s degree in public
    health will be an added advantage.
  • At least seven years’ experience in
    Monitoring and Evaluation in HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria or related
    fields and programs in developing countries:
  • Previous experience with Global Fund,
    USAID, CDC or any other donor funded programs is desirable.
  • Excellent organization and time management
    skills and strong attention to detail, excellent writing and
    communications skills in English language are required.
  • Computer literacy with demonstrated use of
    word processing, database and presentation software (Word, Excel, Power
  • Previous experience with database
    development and management and statistical analysis software (SPSS,
    EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar) is highly desirable.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send an updated CV including three
professional referees and cover letter addressed to the Human Resources
Manager, Amref Health Africa in Uganda via Email to:
jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org. Emails should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 6th October
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