Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation Officer NGO Job Vacancies – Pathfinder International

Organization: Pathfinder
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Pathfinder
International is driven by the conviction that all people, regardless of where
they live, have the right to decide whether and when to have children, to exist
free from fear and stigma, and to lead the lives they choose. Since 1957, we
have partnered with local governments, communities, and health systems in
developing countries to remove barriers to critical sexual and reproductive
health services. Together, we expand access to contraception, promote healthy
pregnancies, save women’s lives, and stop the spread of new HIV infections,
wherever the need is most urgent. Our work ensures millions of women, men, and
young people are able to choose their own paths forward.
Job Summary: The
Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation Officer will provide technical support
and guidance on reporting tools, data management processes, analysis and
interpretation to local IPs to meet program requirements. They will be involved
in the implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation work plans and ensure all
programmatic activities are undertaken timely. They will be  working 
closely with Data Teams and Facility, and District Teams to oversee
quality in data collection, cleaning and entry of community and health facility
data to project databases  and ensuring
that the project data is fully compliant with all USAID reporting requirements
for DATIM, Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and Site Improvement Monitoring
System (SIMS) while providing support to facilities, sub districts and
districts in ensuring quality data is keyed into the GOK DHIS2 system and well
used.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       Implements and updates project M&E Plan
and PMP for the county, including identifying appropriate indicators and design
of data collection system for the project to collect and report on data to
measure performance and achievement of project objectives
·       Enters verified FPA programmatic data that is
compliant with all USAID reporting requirements for DATIM, DHIS 2 EMR and SIMS
·       Works closely and supports health facilities,
sub-counties and county in ensuring accurate and timely data is entered into
the national HIS system, DHIS2
·       Verifies, analyzes, and compiles monthly,
quarterly, semi-annual (SAPR) and annual (APR) programmatic activity reports to
ensure it fits within the PEPFAR/USAID/OGAC reporting needs
·       Maintains and reports to the M&E Director
regarding the district indicator Tracking (KIT)and also enter the data to the
Pathfinder Online Data System (ODS)
·       Supervises the timely production and storage
of accurate, reliable data, and carry out analysis and interpretation of
project data
·       Prepares District reports on project
performance against established goals and objectives, and, at appropriate
times, on project achievements
·       Provides technical assistance to local
implementing partners’ in the county to develop systems for the continual collection,
analysis, and presentation of data, and build the capacity of these partners to
interpret and report on their progress and achievements
·       Conducts regular quality checks of project
data ensuring that data reported by FPA corresponds with Ministry of Health and
other GOU health agencies data
·       Supports regular sessions with sub-partners
and partners, including the District Health Management Teams for the purpose of
data sharing, capacity building and management in relation to data use for
tracking project progress.
·       Ensures coordination of project monitoring
tools with the Government of Uganda HMIS, NASCOP and DHIS 2
·       Plans and implements participatory M&E
for FPA consortium partners and assist local implementing partners to implement
systems for data collection to measure progress against project targets and
objectives
·       At scheduled monthly meetings, identify and
share lessons learned and encourage project staff to use data for
decision-making while also building their capacity in quality data management;
·       Supervises, prepares, and presents quarterly
data feedback and data for decision use meetings with project partners
(community and facility)
·       Participates in development of data
collection tools, as appropriate, including survey questionnaires, key informant
interview schedules, facility assessment and supervision tools, etc
·       Implements SOPs for data management systems
at our supported facilities, Conduct Site Improvement through Monitoring
Systems (SIMS) in all our supported sites.
·       Verifies data quality and prepare analyses
(with input from the County project technical staff) required for performance
review by County Cluster Head Implement and report to partners and staff data
quality audits using the Data Quality Assessment tools by USAID/MEASURE
Evaluation
·       Identifies and reports to M&E Director
training needs at the District Level
·       Identifies rectifies, and reports data issues
to M&E Director
·       Assists with identification and reporting of
action points and lessons learned
·       Participates in project annual review
meetings and other reviews as required
·       Responds to Pathfinder requests for
programmatic information
·       Establishes and maintains close collaboration
on M&E with project partners while identifying opportunities and take
action to build strategic relationships to help achieve program goals



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant for the Pathfinder
International Monitoring, Learning & Evaluation Officer job placement must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in demography, statistics, social sciences, Health Records/
health information management, Computer Science or related field
·       At least five years of progressively
responsible experience successfully designing, implementing and overseeing
monitoring and evaluation tasks for health and/or development projects
·       Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving
skills.
·       Ability to work independently, under pressure
and to adhere to set deadlines
·       Competency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint,
and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar).
Experience with programming software a plus.
·       Experience in use of data to inform
decision-making, planning, and performance monitoring.
·       Proven technical skills in monitoring and
evaluation, including timely data analysis, synthesis, and communication of
results
·       Must have a working knowledge of DHIS2 and
have knowledge in USAID Health Program reporting systems and tools
·       Excellent planning/organizational skills.
·       Demonstrated ability to work with various
government constituencies and local partners.
·       Excellent verbal/written communication
skills, and fluency in both written and spoken English
How to Apply:
All applicants
should send their cover letters indicating the job title for the position they
are applying for addressed to the Chief of Party and a detailed CV indicating
current and expected salary, telephone contacts and three of the most recent
referees; preferably supervisors to  ugandajobs@pathfinder.org
Deadline: 4th April 2020

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