Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager USAID APC Project Jobs – FHI 360

Organization: FHI 360
Project Name: USAID funded Advancing Partners and
Communities (APC) project
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is an international non-profit human development organization
dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally
driven solutions. Our professional staff include experts in education, health,
nutrition, economic development, civil society and environment as well as
cross-cutting experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior
change and technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address
today’s diverse and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from
60 offices with 4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
About USAID APC Project:
FHI 360 Uganda is implementing the USAID funded Advancing Partners and
Communities (APC) project, which will work to increase use of equitable,
quality and sustainable family planning (FP) services through addressing
socio-cultural and medical barriers to FP service delivery, including for
long-acting reversible contraception (LARCs) and permanent methods (PMs); over
a two-year period up to September 2019.
Job Summary: The Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning Manager will be responsible for development of
monitoring, evaluation, and operational research plans to inform program
management and strategic direction.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Oversee the design and implementation of
    the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, including: development
    of the project’s Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan
    (AMELP).
  • Lead the design and implementation of the
    project’s research activities, including operations research, performance
    evaluations, impact evaluations and/or rapid/special studies.
  • Lead efforts to identify key research
    questions and develop studies that test innovative strategies for
    addressing improving the quality and uptake of key services by targeted
    populations.
  • Lead a robust learning agenda, designing
    and implementing mechanisms for continuous learning, collaboration, and
    adaptation for project staff, partners, donors, host country government
    counterparts and other stakeholders.
  • Oversee the dissemination of information
    on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program
    results to local, national and regional-level intergovernmental bodies,
    donors, partners and other stakeholders. Promote forums which facilitate
    collaboration, learning and action as a result of this information among
    these actors.
  • Build capacity of staff, government
    counterparts, and other stakeholders in program monitoring and evaluation,
    data collection, management and use, and research and learning methods.
  • Oversee a team of MERL staff for the
    project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of
    communication are maintained amongst the team members.
  • Contribute to work plans, quarterly and
    annual reports, financial reports, and other reports and papers
    summarizing project results and evidence.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the USAID Project
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager job placement must hold a
    Master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, or another
    related field.
  • At least five years of relevant experience
  • Solid M&E experience in donor funded
    projects.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative
    analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly
    and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong skills using MS Excel Word,
    PowerPoint and Access, and at least one data management software program
    (SAS, STATA, and SPSS) and experience training others in its use is highly
    desirable.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, depth
    and breadth of technical and management expertise and experience, and
    strong interpersonal, writing, and oral presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated research experience and
    skills, complemented by experience in collaborating with various types of
    partners.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a
    high-volume work flow.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral
    presentation skills in English.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join the CHC Project
should send a cover letter, copies of their updated CVs, academic
transcripts/testimonials and three professional referees to: The Human Resource
Manager, FHI 360, Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 5768 Kampala, Uganda or by
email to: fhi360_uganda-info@fhi360.org
Deadline: 3rd April 2018
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