US Citizen Fellowship Careers – Monitoring and Evaluation Associate – Global Health Corps (GHC)

Job Title:     Monitoring and Evaluation
 (Paid Internship Jobs)
Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Eligible Citizenship: United States
Salary: Monthly Stipend
Position Code: G04-Int
About GHC:
Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows
with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We
provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their
fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through
heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in
Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.
About US:
LifeNet International (LN) exists to transform African
health centers to provide quality, sustainable care. Operating in East Africa,
LN works to improve the quality of health systems from the ground up and is
specifically dedicated to health systems strengthening in the private and
not-for-profit sectors. In Uganda, approximately 60% of all healthcare services
are provided by faith-based, not-for-profit centers. Many of these centers
serve rural, low-income populations. Through partnerships with faith-based
health centers, LifeNet implements practical responses to everyday health
challenges facing the poor.
Job Summary:  Located in Kampala, Uganda, the Monitoring and
Evaluation (M&E) Associate will join LifeNet International (LN)’s M&E
Team, which is responsible for measuring the impact of our programs. One of
LN’s strengths is the monitoring and evaluation of its training programs. The
tools used by the M&E team help drive the implementation of evidence-based
clinical practices that save lives and prevent disease and disability. The
M&E team focuses on key performance indicators in adhering to best practices
in maternal, neonatal and child health; patient safety; financial
sustainability; and access to quality medicines. The M&E Associate will
support the design and launch of new activities in addition to supporting
current activities, including:
A scientific research study related to maternal
and neonatal health outcomes;
Electronic data collection and evaluation
through our online Salesforce data platform;
Project coordination for a pilot electronic
medical record (EMR) program and a non-communicable disease screening and
treatment program;
Generating reports and supporting data use
throughout the organization, from the leadership team to our field training
team; and,
Training and capacity building on research
projects and data management systems for current LN team members and new hires.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Assist in the development and rollout of LN’s
M&E systems to monitor expanding programs and interventions
Provide basic troubleshooting and management for
LN data platforms, including Salesforce and Formyoula
Build the capacity of our staff through the
provision of training and technical support to LN trainers across country
sites, including the on-boarding of new hires
Build the M&E capacity of our partners
through targeted initiatives
Provide support as needed for LN’s impact
evaluation study and other research projects
Support the M&E Team in the ongoing
development of exciting new initiatives, including EMR and non-communicable
disease (NCD) care

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree*
Preferred: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in
statistics, economics or other social science, public health, research, or
other relevant field
Quantitative or qualitative data analysis
skills, including experience with statistical software packages like SAS, SPSS,
STATA, or R*
Experience with data visualization using
software like Excel, Hive, or Tableau*
Experience communicating complex information in
an accessible manner through reports, presentations, trainings, or talking
Previous experience in research design,
implementation, and analysis, preferably within a health context
Experience in data collection through surveys,
field projects, or focus groups
Experience with a CRM database, ideally Salesforce
An excitement for analyzing complex
organizational problems, identifying innovative solutions, and engaging others
to implement them, preferably in a low-resource environment
Ability to perform in an entrepreneurial and
team-based environment, deliver strong results, and ask for help when needed
Ability to function well in a diverse,
cross-cultural work environment
NB: Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
Fellowship Stipend, Benefits, and Logistics:
In addition to the intensive leadership development and
professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps
fellowship includes the following benefits. GHC arranges several logistical
details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take
ownership of their overall experience. Read on below to learn more about how
these items apply to specific placements:
Monthly living stipend
Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the
fellowship year
Support in applying for visas and/or work
permits, as necessary
Travel costs covered to and from placement site,
GHC training and retreats
Professional development funds of up to $600
How to Apply:
All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health
Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly
following the instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 15th January, 2020 at 11:59pm EST
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