Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Advisor USAID RHITES-E Project Jobs – IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth
International
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E)
Duty Station:  Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization that was founded
in North Carolina, United States and has been working in over 30 years in over
100 countries. IntraHealth has empowered health workers to better serve
communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care
challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health
systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration
with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector
organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and
contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health
workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools,
supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities
they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.
About USAID RHITES-E Project:  
IntraHealth implements the USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance
Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) activity in Uganda. The purpose of the
RHITES-E activity is to increase utilization of health services through the
following key result areas: increased availability of and accessibility to
health services; improved quality of health service; increased availability of
resources for public sector health services; improved organization and
management of service delivery and increased adoption of healthy behaviors and
practices.
Job Summary: The Senior
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Advisor will be responsible for
developing, implementing and maintaining a monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
system that excels in capturing and reporting project progress in achieving
outcomes and results and in program implementation. The M&E system will
provide USAID with timely and accurate information. S/he will support the
Uganda Ministry of Health to build long-term capacity in M&E to support
improved health access and outcomes. S/he will collaborate closely with
US-based technical staff from the IntraHealth Chapel Hill office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Provide strategic and technical leadership to
the project in monitoring and evaluation, results reporting, data utilization
for program decision-making and knowledge management
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Actively facilitate development and
implementation of the project’s M&E performance monitoring plan and budget
to effectively track project activities, outcomes, and results
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Develop project quantitative and qualitative
indicators and targets as well as processes and tools to measure them
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Develop and maintain project databases to
capture relevant data on key indicators
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Carry out periodic routine data quality
assessments and implement corrective actions to address gaps identified
·        
Participate in writing regular, timely progress
reports of project activities and results for USAID and other stakeholders
·        
Quickly respond to all USAID requests for data
and reporting
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Engage with other program and technical staff in
developing and implementing annual project work plans
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Conduct rigorous annual data quality assessments
on all project indicators, and write up and disseminate results
·        
Provide leadership in the development and  design of all project evaluation and research
efforts, and ensure that they are linked to project  objectives and deliverables and are properly
budgeted and staffed.
·        
Ensure compliance with human subjects protection
procedures
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Identify short-term M&E technical assistance
needs, develop scopes of work for these assignments, and arrange for
contracting of consultants, as needed
·        
Actively contribute to the dissemination and
utilization of project results with a global audience using a variety of fora
such as publications, conference presentations, technical briefs, research
reports, etc.
·        
Stay abreast with developments in the M&E
field, particularly with respect to integrated health and community-based
health services
·        
Directly supervise and mentor a team of M&E
professionals and contribute substantially to any research which is undertaken
by the project
·        
Work closely with Ministry of Health
counterparts to continually build capacity in the areas of monitoring,
evaluation, research design and implementation, and data usage



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal applicants for the Intrahealth
International Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Advisor job
placement should hold a master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology,
Statistics, Social Sciences, Bio-statistics or a related field
·        
At least eight to ten years of experience in
monitoring and evaluation of large scale health and HIV/AIDS service delivery
and strengthening programs
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A minimum three years of management experience
·        
Significant experience with PEPFAR and USAID
reporting regulations,  including
experience with service delivery indicators in MNCH, FP, and malaria
·        
Demonstrated skills in quantitative data
analysis, data management (i.e., maintaining a database, quality control
measures) and in the presentation of results for the identification of best
practices and to inform decision-making
·        
Proficiency in using databases and statistical
software is required (e.g. SPSS or EPI-Info) as well as strong skills in Excel,
Word, PowerPoint and mobile technologies to report data
·        
Excellent written and oral communication skills
in English, and must be able to communicate and coordinate effectively with
other donors and project partners
·        
Local candidates strongly preferred
Personal Competencies:
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Accountability – Holds self and
others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and
decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that
have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high quality results for
IntraHealth’s success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and
behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.
·        
Innovation – Develops new, better or
significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives that result in
improvement of IntraHealth’s performance and meeting objectives, results and
global commitments.
·        
Organizational Stewardship
Approaches role and duties as a primary caretaker and steward of the
organization, encourages a cooperative environment that focuses on placing the
organization’s interests and success first, before another individual,
department or team.
·        
Client Relationship Management
Knowledge and ability to determine and satisfy current client needs and
maintain a partnering relationship during engagements; includes influencing,
communicating, presenting, facilitating; build and manage new relationships and
collaborative alliances.
·        
Strategic Thinking – Applies
organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors
for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating and resolving organizational
challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise
and apply sound decision making processes to reach productive resolutions that
translates strategy into actionable business plans.
·        
Business Acumen – Knowledge,
insight, and application of business concepts, tools, and processes that are
required for making sound decisions in the context of IntraHealth’s business;
ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations; including
supporting, identifying, assessing, and/or securing new business for the
organization.
·        
Effective Communication –
Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to
effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear
language (English and other required languages) appropriate to the audience;
and receive, and accurately interpret idea, information, and needs through the
application of appropriate professional communication behavior.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should upload a cover
letter, updated  CV, and a USAID 1420
Biodata Form at the link below.
Deadline: 31st
December 2017

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