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

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: Jinja,
Reports to: Director
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
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 Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of the projects
monitoring-, evaluation and learning agenda. He/she will ensure functionality
of systems to measure and document program process, outputs and impact results
by routinely and systematically collecting and analyzing program data and
presenting program results to project staff, district and central MOH teams and
donors. He/she will supervise Monitoring and Evaluation Advisors/Specialists.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate and work with other project staff to manage a robust
    project M&E system;
  • Participate in the continuous review of the project’s Activity
    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP);
  • Take lead and participate in generating weekly, monthly, quarterly
    and annual project reports and ensure timely submission of the reports to
    the Donor;
  • Ensure that Donor and project specific reporting platforms are
    updated on an ongoing basis, i.e. Project database, HIBRID, PRS, Trainer,
    FTF etc;
  • Working closely with the Database Manager participate in the
    management of project databases;
  • Work with project, MOH and district teams, including District
    Biostatisticians, to jointly design, implement and monitor Interventions
    to strengthen district HMIS systems.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Senior Monitoring and
    Evaluation Advisor career placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    Statistics, Economics or Social Sciences;
  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology or other
    relevant field;
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant professional experience in
    leading M&E processes, including routine health and survey data
    management for complex health systems and/or service delivery programs;
  • Experience with conducting research and evaluation in Health Systems
    Strengthening, HlV/AIDS, malaria, family planning, maternal, newborn and
    child health, or nutrition is desirable;
  • Demonstrated expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research
  • Experience with managing conventional and databases, including data
    analysis and manipulation, and designing of creative data visualization
  • Proven proficiency in statistical software such as STATA, Epi-Info
    or similar.
  • Specifically, for analysis of public health data and large datasets.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills with ability to lead
    multi-disciplinary collaboratively as well as independently.
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 Bridge Lane,
Mpumudde Division,
P.O. Box 5053,
Jinja, Uganda
E-mail to:
Deadline: 8th February 2019 by 2:00 pm
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