USAID RHITES-EC Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:          Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Kamuli, Uganda
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving
the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide.
With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages
projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
& Evaluation officer is responsible for supporting the design of the
project’s monitoring and evaluation agenda and the creation systems to measure
and document program process, output and impact data results by routinely and
systematically collecting, analyzing and presenting program data for project
staff, partners as well as the donors with in the districts that are supported
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The officer will be coordinating with the
central office M&E staff to implement robust M&E systems, identify and
monitor key program activities in order to document results, and ensure the
integration of those results into Uganda’s health system’s decision-management processes.
·        
Overseeing the collection, analysis, and
reporting of baseline data and ongoing M&E data collection, analysis and
reporting according to project M&E plan.
·        
Carrying out data verification and quality
control exercises at and provide support on improvement of data quality.
·        
Preparing and ensuring timely submission of
project performance monitoring plans, including developing and defining program
indicators and sources of data, as well as contributing to annual work plans,
quarterly and annual reports and other project documents.
·        
Working with the M&E team to determine
technical and logistical needs for strengthening the project’s M&E system.
·        
Tasked with tracking monitoring indicators of
all health component activities and periodically provide data to the Senior Management
Team of the project.
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Documenting progress on outcome level indicators
attributable to project interventions at appropriate geographical levels
including community level indicators.
·        
Ensure that all stakeholders in the collection
and management of the data to be used by the project have a clear understanding
of the results framework, indicators and the data collection tools.
·        
Writing reports, presenting suggestions and
recommendations based on monitoring and evaluation findings.
·        
Participating in the planning for dissemination
and lessons learned and present results of program achievements and outputs in
written reports and at conferences and meetings



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
in Statistics, or quantitative Economics
·        
A minimum of five years of relevant professional
experience in leading M&E processes, including routine health and survey
data management and survey activities for complex health systems strengthening
and/or service delivery programs
·        
Previous experience with conducting research and
evaluation in Health Systems Strengthening, HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning,
maternal, newborn and child health, or nutrition is desirable.
·        
Demonstrated expertise in both quantitative and
qualitative research methods
·        
Experience with monitoring progress in
financing, accounting, planning, budgeting and auditing is an asset.
·        
Experience with capacity building.
·        
Experience with conducting Lot Quality Assurance
Sampling (LQAS) studies
NB: Only candidates who are
eligible to work in the Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for
sponsorship will be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the
USAID RHITES EC Project should send their cover letters, certificates of good
conduct curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact
information for three professional references addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services
Plot 1, East Victoria Close, Mpumudde Division,
Jinja. Uganda
E-mail to:
HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com
Deadline: 20th October 2017 by
12:00 pm
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