M&E Specialist US Non-profit Careers – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job
Title:        
 M&E Specialist
Organization:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
M&E Advisor
About US:
Management Sciences
for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven
approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and
communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater
health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and
action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150
countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers
to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services.
Job Summary:  The M&E Specialist performs routine
analysis of data from various national information systems to produce reports,
statistics, and performance evaluations. S/he supports data quality assessments
including data collection, analysis of results, and dissemination. The position
contributes to building capacity of local counterparts and partners around data
use, including enhancing their capacity to interpret data and leverage data visualization
from digital technologies; he or she will participate in national initiatives
on digital technologies to improve data visualization. The specialist will
support operational research and learning activities by running analyses.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Reporting 30%
·       
Pending
transition of below activities to Pharmacy Department
·       
Assist
with the development of the pharmaceutical sector M&E reports
·       
Assist
with M&E related ad hoc initiatives and activities (to be defined)
·       
Assist
in the compilation of SSCS project quarterly and annual reports as needed
·       
Assist
in the preparation of periodic M&E reports for presentation in Medicines
and Pharmaceuticals Management Technical Working Group, Regional Quarterly
Pharmaceutical meetings and inform overall program planning and decision
making.
Data Use and Data
Quality 25%
·       
Collect,
analyse and triangulate logistics data and patient statistics to inform supply
chain monitoring across various programs
·       
Collect,
analyse and present relevant facility based logistic gaps to inform technical
assistance, support supervision by MoH and its partners.
·       
Support
the project with the collection and analysis of data to assess performance of
Regional Referral Hospitals (RRHs), districts, facilities and Implementing Partners
(IPs).
·       
Participate
in the implementation of the National Supply Chain Assessment (NSCA)
recommendations by helping to strengthen the national DQA strategy with
complementary techniques aimed at increasing data quality and usage
·       
Review
available logistics data and identify facility based logistic gaps for periodic
Facility Data Quality Assessments.
·       
Participate
in the design and implementation of DQA across different systems/interventions.
Capacity Building
25%
·       
Support
the progressive transition of M&E reporting activities listed above to
Pharmacy Department
·       
Support
the development of internal, local counterparts and partners’ staff capacity
for M&E and data collection systems by supporting the design and
implementation of trainings, coaching, mentoring and provision of technical
support
Systems Support 10%
·       
Provide
back-up support to the M&E Specialist in charge of systems support
·       
Support
national initiatives on digital technologies to improve data visualization.
This entails supporting the design and testing of new visualization as well as
enhancement of existing ones
Collaboration
Learning and Adaptation 10%
·       
Run
analysis to support the implementation of the project’s CLA agenda
·       
Run
analysis to support the provision of inputs for the CLA forum
·       
Run
analysis to support project’s operational research
·       
Any
other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant for the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) M&E Specialist job career
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a health-related or an international
development field (Population Studies, Statistics, Demography, Development
Studies, etc) with specialized training and/or experience in statistics, data
analytics and research methodology or another closely related field and possess
a Post graduate diploma in monitoring & evaluation.
·       
At least
three (3) years related experience in designing and implementing monitoring and
evaluation of international development projects, preferably for USAID
·       
Strong
familiarity with M&E databases
·       
Previous
experience working on USAID-funded projects is preferred.
·       
Knowledge
and understanding of USAID Evaluation Policy and ADS regulations a plus
·       
Demonstrated
knowledge related to statistical analysis, project performance analysis, data
visualization, and program reporting and monitoring required
·       
Working
knowledge of technical and programmatic aspects of health sector and health
systems strengthening in Uganda;
·       
Knowledge
of supply chain concepts and pharmaceutical/logistic indicators
·       
Work
experience with DHIS2 based systems.
·       
Excellent
Analytical skills with good reporting and presentation skills
·       
Good
command of statistics, sampling methodologies, and statistical analysis
software such as STATA, SPSS, Tableau, Power BI etc.
Competencies
·       
Ability
to understand technical staff needs for data and to present information,
analyses, and recommendations in clear written formats required;
·       
Demonstrated
ability to collaborate with other stakeholders in developing creative and strategic
solutions to achieve common goals.
·       
Willingness
to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and shifting deadlines.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity at
the link below.
Deadline: 18th June 2020
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