Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Non-profit Career Jobs – Malaria Consortium

Organization: Malaria
Consortium
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Regional Coordinator
About US:
Malaria Consortium
is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the
comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and
Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and
non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international
organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services,
providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and
activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria
Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the
capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support
improved economic prosperity.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer is
responsible for implementing the overall M&E framework and implementation
of related activities within the project in the districts of operation. The
M&E Officer will be expected to work with the M&E Specialist, the
project team and partners to provide timely and relevant information on the
project’s progress to stakeholders. The position holder will coordinate,
organise and supervise data collection, both routine and assessments
(quantitative and qualitative), which will be used to monitor and evaluate
project activities, outcomes and impact in line with the project objectives.
The position holder will be expected to collaborate, coordinate and work
closely with all involved in M&E design and implementation, leadership in
districts and external stakeholders/partners. S/he will also provide on-going
support and technical assistance to the Ministry of Health at district level
and other partners, as specified by the project scope, and in accordance with
its approach to understanding and influencing positive change in health.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Technical
contributions (40%):
Lead the
development and implementation of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation
plan to ensure the achievement of project targets and to inform quality control
of project activities
Data/information
management (30%)
  • Liaise with the respective national and sub-national stakeholders to
    ensure their involvement in project M&E activities and the effective
    flow of data and information
  • Facilitate the collection of appropriate health information from
    relevant data sources (health facilities, schools, district offices,
    retail sellers of long lasting insecticide treated nets)
  • Be responsible for the data assembly, management, and analysis and
    reporting of surveys and routine monitoring activities
  • Design and manage the databases for all monitoring and evaluation
    activities in relation to this project.
  • Work with the M&E Specialist to ensure that these are aligned
    with other Malaria Consortium information systems
  • Provide the Project Management Team with any data needed for
    management decisions
Communications and
reporting (20%)
  • Prepare consolidated progress reports, reports on M&E findings
    for project management; guide the regular sharing of the outputs of
    M&E findings with project staff, implementing partners and primary
    stakeholders
Representation and
documentation (10%)
  • Participate in relevant meetings at national and sub-national levels
    and where possible present results and experiences of the project
  • Provide effective support to all donor visits relating to both
    project planning, delivery and review, and for the purposes of donor
    fundraising and marketing


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium Monitoring & Evaluation
    Officer job opportunity should hold an undergraduate degree in Statistics,
    Project Management, Public Health, or a related subject
  • Advanced training in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • At least 3 to 5 years’ of work experience in M&E
  • Experience with performance monitoring and evaluation for
    international or national development projects, including developing
    performance indicators, data collection and analysis
  • Experience in the design and implementation of data collection and
    data management systems
  • Experience in data analysis and evaluation
  • Experience in translating data into accessible reports for diverse
    audiences
  • Experience conducting large scale quantitative surveys
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Excellent communication skills (i.e. both written and spoken
    English)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good team spirit
  • Excellent knowledge in the use of data management and analysis
    software such as Excel, Access, EpiData, STATA
  • Willingness to participate in field activities/surveys and travel to
    remote areas within the country
  • Ability to follow deadlines, accuracy and attention to detail
    Desirable
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Capable of working with minimum supervision
  • A self-starter with enthusiasm
  • Innovative and ideas driven
Desirable
  • Experience in engaging and supporting others to contribute to
    M&E work
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • Familiarity with the Ugandan health system
  • Experience in writing project reports
  • Experience conducting qualitative data collection and analysis
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
Deadline: 1st March 2019
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