Research Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs – Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU)

Organisation: Marie
Stopes Uganda (MSU)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Reports to: Research
Monitoring and Evaluation Lead
About US:
Marie Stopes Uganda
(MSU) is a marketing-focused, results-oriented social business that uses modem
management and marketing techniques to provide family planning and reproductive
healthcare across every district of Uganda. For over 20 years, Marie Stopes
Uganda (MSU) has been working to provide voluntary family planning (FP)
services to thousands of men and women across the country. MSU is the largest,
most specialized private FP and reproductive health (RH) organization working
in every district of Uganda with approximately 30% of modern contraceptive
market share.
Job Summary:  The Research Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
will coordinate the implementation of measurement and evaluation activities for
all service delivery channels and operations in Mariestopes. S/he will
participate in the development of holistic approaches to adaptive programming
including data analysis to assess progress, assist in identifying areas for
improvement and measure program outcomes and impact. S/he will ensure a robust
and adequate M&E data system (e.g. using ORION, Marietxt, and CLIC) to
enhance the collection and management. S/he will conduct the analysis of
program data, as well as tracking and reporting progress towards achieving
results. S/he will ensure the implementation of MSI global evaluation tools
(client exit interviews, IMPACT, M4QA). S/he will support staff of Mariestopes
in any M&E related activities in the program..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Participate in the development and
    implementation of program evaluations, assessments, special studies and
    operations research required by the program.
  • Ensure data quality by conducting data
    quality assessments (DQAs) on all project indicators.
  • Prepare technical reports, protocols,
    qualitative and quantitative analyses based on results to assist in
    informing program implementation.
  • Effective collaboration and coordination
    with all programmatic and operations teams to ensure regular collection of
    accurate data
  • Continuously monitor program progress in
    close collaboration with donors and other implementing partners.
  • Ensure effective application of existing
    MIS (including ORION, Marietext and CLIC) and MSI global evaluation tools
    (client exit interviews, IMPACT, M4QA)
  • Perform related work as may be required

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Master’s
    degree in a relevant discipline, such as social science, public health,
    epidemiology, statistics, business, or development studies.
  • A minimum of three years of experience
    in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activities for
    complex programs, including at least two years of supervising a team with
    responsibility for M&E activities.
  • Knowledge of the M&E issues with
    respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to
    measure the outcomes of the project’s activities and support project
  • Research experience that includes leading
    and managing research teams, and developing protocols
  • Considerable knowledge of skills in
    quantitative and qualitative data analysis and data management.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
    for monitoring and reporting on program and program outcomes and impacts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to
    non-technical teams about MIS and database systems
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, and
    other MS Office software; data analysis software (such as SPSS or Stata);
  • Demonstrated team player with effective
    cross-cultural interpersonal skills; able to develop and communicate a
    common vision among diverse partners and lead multidisciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of GIS and data management
    applications/platforms essential.
  • More than one Ugandan language desirable
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications with updated CVs to
Deadline: 9th August 2019  
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