USAID Director, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Job Title:            Director, Monitoring, Evaluation and
Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
JCRC Head Office in Lubowa, Uganda
Project:        Anticipate USAID Project.
About US:
The Joint
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is an indigenous medical organization that was
established in 1991 as a limited liability not-for—profit Joint-venture between
the Uganda Ministry of Health (MQH), Ministry of Defense and Makerere
University Medical School (now Makerere College of Health Sciences),
Job Summary: The Director Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning will oversee all project monitoring, evaluation and
learning activities of the project, data collection systems and tools, timely
reporting, dissemination and publication of project outcome as well as mentor
and support The MEL Coordinators.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Lead project team in the development and
implementation of an M&E system and oversee routine program monitoring
activities. Ensure the quality and relevance of the project’s monitoring and
evaluation design.
Guide the project team to develop, implement,
and revise the project’s work plans
Compile and analyse data of the project
technical areas and support the project technical team in presenting
recommendations to donors.
Lead results reporting to USAID by providing
written documentation on M&E activities and indicator results for progress
and annual reports, as appropriate.
Provide support to performance evaluation
process in collaboration with USAID and the independent evaluation team.
Ensure the quality of M&E related data to be
collected throughout the program implementation.
Participate in the preparation and facilitation
of informational meetings with Consortium partners, RHITES, DHT and MoH.
Document results of the M & E system and
produce periodic reports as required by PEPFAR/, USAID and MOH.
Support the various program teams in data
Train and mentor staff of Non state facilities,
partner Institutions and DHT in data collection methodology and in the M &
E system, in general.
Supervise and project data staff and Non state
facility data teams.
Any other duties as per project demands.

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal applicant must hold a Master’s degree
in Public Health, Epidemiology or Statistics or another related field.
Minimum of six years of relevant experience in
Monitoring and Evaluation of large scale Donor funded Health and HIV/AIDS
service delivery and systems strengthening programs.
Experience with PEPFAR reporting systems and
Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative
methodologies, operations research, health management information systems,
reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation and setting
up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives.
Demonstrated research experience and skills,
complemented by experience in facilitation, close collaboration with varying
types of partners.
Proven success in designing, implementing, and
operating USAID Project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout
Experience in strategic planning and performance
measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database
management, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
Demonstrate strong management, coordination,
teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with
multiple partners in both the public and NGO sectors specific project contexts.
Excellent skills in facilitation, team building,
and coordination.
Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and
presentation skills..
Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical
capacity in regional and national programs and technical staff.
Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft
Office .
Ability to travel nationally 40 % of time.
Must be a Ugandan National.
How to
All applications must be addressed to: Manager
Human Resource & Development, Joint Clinical Research Centre strictly by
P.O. Box
10005, Kampala. Applicants are strictly advised to apply with a cover letter
and CV combined in one PDF document not exceeding six pages. No other
attachments should be included besides the two mentioned above.
Note: JCRC is
an equal opportunity employer. Any attempts of influencing the recruitment
process will lead to automatic disqualification.
Dead line: Monday 18th November, 2019.

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