MEL Officer US Non-profit Jobs – FHI 360

Job Title:    MEL Officer
Organisation: FHI
360
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
FHI 360 is a leading
global development organization dedicated to improving lives around the world.
Our professional staff includes experts in education, health, nutrition,
economic development, civil society and environment as well as cross-cutting
experts in gender issues, research, applied science, behavior change and
Technology giving us the unique mix of capabilities to address today’s diverse
and interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 operates from 60 offices with
4,400 staff in the U.S. and around the world.
Job Summary:   The MEL Officer performs research development
with senior research staff to develop, implement, manage, and conduct research
studies. Makes detailed evaluations, observations, analyzes data and interprets
results using qualitative/quantitative methods and statistics. Investigates,
creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Prepares
research concepts and proposals following established policies and procedures.
·       
Conducts
data analysis, data reviews, and reporting of research data for evaluation and
quality.
·       
Assists
with the design and implementation of research studies, including the sampling,
recruitment, and statistical analysis
·       
Ensures
compliance with government regulations when writing and reviewing protocols,
analysis plans, reports, and manuscripts.
·       
Develops
training materials and conducts training for study implementation based on
company policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
·       
Provides
input with questionnaire development, analysis, study design, and material
management.
·       
Plans,
organizes, and manages resources/processes for successful completion of study
goals.
·       
Develops
and implements protocols and informed consents for research studies. Provides
guidance on any protocol related issues.
·       
Manages
and oversees budget for one or more research projects.
·       
Develops,
reviews, and maintains key study documents to ensure adequate resource and
reference documentation.
·       
May act
as team lead and mentors staff on training, systems, policies, and regulations.
·       
Serves
as the liaison with internal and external partners to ensure effective
collaboration efforts.
·       
Oversees
planning of meetings, site visits, and drafting necessary documents.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the FHI 360 MEL Officer job should hold a Master’s Degree or its
International Equivalent
·       
Knowledge/Information
Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral,
Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related
Field.
·       
At least
five to eight years of research or evaluation experience with manuscripts, and
study implementation.
·       
Proficiency
in Microsoft Office. spreadsheets, analytical software and other technology
required.
·       
Articulate,
professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients
and staff.
·       
Working
knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures for conducting research studies
under government regulations.
·       
Strong
knowledge of software programs used to perform data analysis.
·       
Excellent
oral and written communication skills.
·       
Ability
to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
·       
Must be
able to read, write and speak fluent English.
·       
Related
prior work experience preferred.
How to Apply:
All interested job
applicants should apply online at the link below.
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