Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Careers – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:         Monitoring and Evaluation
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Program
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.
Job Summary:   The Monitoring and Evaluation specialist is
responsible for supporting the design and implementation of the project’s
monitoring, evaluation and learning agenda and supporting local organizations
to build a robust M&E system that is responsive to all  PEPFAR reporting   requirements. This position oversees URC’s
development and management of systems to measure and document program process,
learning, outputs and impact results by routinely and systematically collecting
and analyzing program data and presenting program results to project staff, and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively participate in the design and
    implementation of baseline and periodic surveys to evaluate the capacity
    of local organizations to meet PEPFAR and USAID M&E requirements
  • Coordinate and work with staff at
    supported local organizations to manage a robust M&E system, identify
    and monitor key program activities in order to document results and what
    interventions contributed to the results, and ensure the integration of
    those results into local organization’s decision-management processes.
  • Identify M&E knowledge and skills
    gaps at supported local organizations, develop and implement strengthening
    interventions   to ensure staff  reach the desired levels of competence
    to respond to USAID reporting requirements 
  • Lead in the development and review of
    the project’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (MELP) for
    supporting Local organizations
  • Work with other project staff to conduct
    frequent and routine data verification and quality assessment exercises at
    supported Local organizations.
  • On a regular basis, prepare and ensure
    timely submission of project performance monitoring plans, including
    developing and defining program indicators and sources of data, as well as
    contributing to annual work plans, quarterly and annual reports and other
    project documents.
  • Help local organizations track PEPFAR
    monitoring indicators and periodically provide data to the project’s
    Senior Management Team.
  • Direct and ensure coordination and
    linking of data reporting with technical strategy discussions
  • Direct knowledge management and
    documentation for project with emphasis on dissemination and lessons
    learned and present results of program achievements and outputs in written
    reports and at conferences and meetings.
  • Advise project COPs and senior
    management team on trends for various performance indicators, as well
    schedules for project deliverables as per prescribed timelines

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Monitoring
    and Evaluation Specialist job placement must hold a Master’s Degree in
    Medical Statistics, Public Health, Epidemiology, or a relevant field.
  • At least ten (8) years of relevant
    professional experience in leading M&E processes, quality improvement
    and Knowledge Management.
  • Experience in working with USAID-funded
  • Demonstrated expertise in performance
    management and linking data to improvement
  • Experience with managing complex data
    sets, including supervising data analysis and reporting, and design of
    creative data visualization tools.
  • Experience in strengthening PEPFAR
    M&E systems at project and service deliver levels 
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link
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