Monitoring and Evaluation Manager NGO Careers – ICAP at Columbia University

Organisation: ICAP at
Columbia University
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Country/Project
Director
About Us:
ICAP at Columbia University is an international non-profit organization
that aims to ensure the wellness of families and communities by strengthening
health systems around the world. In partnership with the United States Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ICAP will conduct Population-based
HIV Impact Assessments (PHIA) in specific PEPFAR-supported countries.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation Manager will provide strategic vision, management guidance and
oversight of ICAP’s proposed 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). The M&E Manager will lead ICAP’s technical
support for strengthening of regional and national HIV M&E systems, as well
as project M&E and knowledge management, ensuring that all activities meet
the highest technical standards. S/he will oversee teams focused on design and
implementation of M&E strategies, data quality assurance, associated
frameworks, and methodologies as well as knowledge management and global
technical leadership activities. The incumbent will represent ICAP’s M&E
efforts nationally within Uganda, supporting the broader national response to
HIV and AIDS. Note: this position is contingent upon receipt of award and donor
approval.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Lead a team supporting timely, accurate
    and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to funders,
    including quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports.
  • Lead in design and oversee the
    implementation of M&E systems to collect, manage, and disseminate data
    for reporting progress towards the project’s objectives.
  • Collaborate with Uganda Ministry of Health
    and other stakeholders via participation in M&E technical working
    groups and other relevant bodies as applicable, and ensure that project
    M&E aligns with national systems and/or priorities
  • Ensure that ICAP best supports district
    and regional efforts to review and improve HIV program performance through
    use of routinely-collected program data
  • Ensure that robust electronic systems are
    in place to manage and use aggregate-level and, as applicable,
    patient-level, HIV program data.
  • Collaborate with ICAP headquarters to lead
    development and oversee implementation of program evaluations, including
    process and outcome evaluations, and targeted evaluations of program
    interventions
  • Provide high-level guidance to project
    data analyses and presentations of quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Ensure that routinely collected data
    summaries are available in a timely manner and in a user-friendly format
    for regular use by the Project Director and members of the technical team
    for program review and planning.
  • Develop efficient systems for project
    staff to collect and compile relevant information for routine project
    reports and other special reports.
  • Work in close coordination with the
    Project Director and technical staff, prepare consolidated reports that
    include concise narratives and relevant tables and/or graphs to meet
    report requirements for all donors and stakeholders.
  • Complete other duties and special
    assignments, as requested.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an advanced degree
    in epidemiology, public health, or related health, medical, or social
    science discipline; doctoral-level degree preferred.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience in
    monitoring and evaluation of large-scale international health or
    development projects, with proven capacity in building and managing a
    diverse team of technical and support staff.
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    facilitating the dissemination and use of program evaluation data.
  • Strong data management and analysis skills
    and advanced knowledge of deployment of database systems for patient
    monitoring.
  • Experience working with CDC, PEPFAR, U.S.
    Government or other bi-lateral donors preferred, strong familiarity with
    CDC reporting requirements.
  • Fluency in English and excellent verbal
    and written communication skills is a must.
How to Apply:
All applicants are encouraged to send an updated CV and cover letter to
icap-jobs@columbia.edu with “M&E Manager” in the subject line.
Deadline: 30th
November 2017
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