Fresher Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant US Non-profit Jobs – IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North
Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100
countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in
need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by
improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing
technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments,
nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the
world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from
doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and
works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and
support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible
opportunity for health and well-being.
About Project:
The purpose of the
District Health Systems Strengthening on RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition in
Karamoja project funded by UNICEF-Uganda and implemented by IntraHealth
International is to use a health system strengthening approach to address the
availability of quality RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition services in Karamoja.
The project will be implemented in the districts of Karamoja and in full
alignment with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF’s
Rolling Work Plan, and the relevant Government of Uganda national policies and
guidelines. The project will work at the district, facility and community level
to improve planning, coordination, data use, accountability, quality of care,
continuous quality improvement, and integrated service delivery.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant
supports the M&E Manager in implementation of the project monitoring and
evaluation activities to provide information for tracking progress towards
project targets and outputs. S/he will also assist the M&E manager in
conducting evaluations and special assessments to measure project results and
impact and identifying lessons for documentation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assisting M&E manager in developing, updating and implementing  annual M&E work plans
  • Assisting M&E manager in developing data collection tools and
    training staff and partners in their use
  • Assisting M&E manager in monitoring progress towards project
    targets and outputs.
  • Assisting M&E manager in reporting against all UNICEF RWP and
    all related Donor Results frameworks, including activity and process
    indicators as required by UNICEF
  • Supporting M&E manager in preparation of project reports.
  • Entering data into project M&E databases and ensure the
    databases are updated and safe.
  • Conducting data quality audits in field sites for quality assurance
  • Participating in evaluations to measure project results and document
    lessons learned
  • Maintaining an update filing system for all project M&E reports
    and documents
  • Contributing to activities and work teams as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Monitoring & Evaluation
    Assistant job placement must hold a Degree in public health, social
    sciences, development, or a relevant discipline
  • One year of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation in a complex and
    changing environment.
  • One year of relevant experience working in an NGO environment with a
    focus on development, preferably in the field of health.
  • Knowledge of and experience in using evaluation and research methods
  • Familiarity with UNICEF-funded health projects preferred
  • Strong writing and organization skills for reporting on program and
    study results.
  • Self-starter with competence to assess priorities; manage a variety
    of complex activities in a time-sensitive/emergency environment, and meet
    competing deadlines.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast
    paced environment.
  • Experience conducting data analysis using statistical and/or
    qualitative software packages (i.e. SPSS, SAS, STATA, Nvivo, Atlas.ti)
    highly desirable.
  • Able to live in Karamoja
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.
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