Cluster Monitoring and Evaluation Officer USAID 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:
Regional Program Manager
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.
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 Cluster Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
is responsible for supporting the implementation of the project’s monitoring
and evaluation agenda, including ensuring strong systems to measure and document
program implementation processes, outputs and results by routinely and
systematically collecting, analyzing and presenting program data to project
staff, districts, partners as well as donors.
Key Duties and
Coordinate with Senior M&E Advisor and other
project teams to implement robust M&E systems, identify and monitor key
program activities to document results and attribution;
Oversee the collection, analysis, and reporting
of cluster data to inform programing at cluster level;
Carry out data verification and quality control
& improvement activities at health facilities to ensure quality DHlS2,
HIBRID (includes HIBRID-DHlS2 synchronization), and other data is collected;
Work with M&E Specialist for community to
strengthen community M&E systems (includes LQAS) in the cluster through
ensuring availability of data collection tools, equipping district community
teams with data collection skills and reporting in time to submit in DHISZ;
Support the District HMIS teams to ensure that
relevant HMIS reports, HRIS reports (aggregated data] are entered into the
DHlS2 & HRIS [pre-designed electronic system by MoH);
Ensure HIBRID (PEPFAR indicator data] data is
entered timely in HIBRID system, as well as additional project data entered in
project data management platforms (ODK, SURGE data).
Mentor and coach District HMIS teams [both
facility based & District based) on appropriate use of HMIS data collection
tools for data recording;

Skills and Experience:
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Cluster
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer career placement must hold a Bachelor’s  Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics,
Public Health, Demography, Social Sciences;
A minimum of three years of relevant
professional experience in leading M&E processes, including routine health
and survey data management and survey activities for complex health systems
strengthening and for service delivery programs;
Experience with providing HMIS support in a
Health Systems Strengthening approach, in HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning,
maternal, newborn and child health, or nutrition is desirable;
Extensive knowledge on use of Microsoft Excel,
Demonstrated expertise in both quantitative and
qualitative research methods {including visual analysis];
Experience in HMIS capacity building;
Experience with conducting Lot Quality Assurance
Sampling {LQAS} studies.
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills
with ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams;
Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task,
and work 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: 26th April
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