Research Monitoring and Evaluation Lead Job Placement – Marie Stopes

Organisation: Marie
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to:
Director Technical Services
About US:
Marie Stopes Uganda
is an NGO registered in Uganda. We are affiliated to Marie Stopes
International. Together we deliver post abortion care, quality sexual and
reproductive health care and family planning to millions of the world’s poorest
and most vulnerable women. We want to make sure that women have a choice when
it comes to having children and that death by unsafe abortion is reduced.
Job Summary:  The Research Monitoring and Evaluation Lead
will manage the effective implementation of measurement and analytical
reporting for all MS service delivery channels and operations. S/he will lead
the development of holistic approaches to adaptive programming including data
analysis to assess progress, identify areas for improvement and measure program
outcomes and impact. S/he will ensure a robust and adequate M&E data system
(e.g. using ORION, Marietxt, and CLIC) to enhance the collection, management
and analysis of program data and to track and report progress towards achieving
results. S/he will lead the implementation of MS global evaluation tools (client
exit interviews, IMPACT, M4QA). S/he will support all the technical staff in
M&E functions and will manage any M&E related activities in the
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide direct support and technical assistance for the development
    and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems/frameworks.
  • Oversee and manage the development and implementation of program
    evaluations, assessments, special studies and operations research required
    by the project.
  • Identify and implement appropriate systems solutions to improve
    efficiency, effectiveness and cost savings across MIS platforms
  • Ensure data quality by conducting data quality assessments (DQAs) on
    all project indicators.
  • Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, qualitative and
    quantitative analyses based on results to assist in informing adjustments
    in program implementation.
  • Effective collaboration and coordination with all programmatic and
    operations teams to ensure regular collection of accurate data
  • Ensure the continuous monitoring of program progress in close
    collaboration with donors and other implementing partners.
  • Supervise and provide technical support, training and mentoring to
    M&E staffs.
  • Effective management and implementation of existing MIS (including
    ORION Marietext and CLIC) and MS global evaluation tools (client exit
    interviews, IMPACT, M4QA)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s degree in a relevant
    discipline, such as Research & Monitoring, social science, public health,
    epidemiology, statistics, business, or development studies.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in designing and implementing
    monitoring and evaluation activities for complex programs.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and other MS Office software; data
    analysis software (such as SPSS or Stata);
  • A firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in
    quality integrated service and support programs.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the
    project activities and support project supervision.
  • Demonstrated skills in quantitative and qualitative data analysis
    and data management.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and
    reporting on program and program outcomes and impacts.
  • Experience in electronic database development and management
  •  Ability to communicate
    effectively to non-technical teams about MIS and database systems
  • Research experience that includes leading and managing research
    teams, and developing protocols
  • Knowledge of GIS and data management applications/platforms is
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications together with your updated CVs and academic
documents via email to
Deadline: 21st December 2018
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