Fresher Monitoring & Evaluation Officer USAID Grant Jobs – John Snow, Inc

Organisation: John
Snow, Inc
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
M&E Manager IDPC
About US:
John Snow, Inc.
(JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently
recruiting for two positions for the USAID-Regional Health Integration to
Enhance Services-North, Lango (USAID-RHITES-N, Lango) Project. USAID- RHITES-N,
Lango will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda’s
Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier
projects. USAID-RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key
population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan
government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIV
epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH
outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health
system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based
interventions at the national, sub- regional, district, and community levels.
Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to- child
transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and
distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a
priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations. RHITES-N, Lango is
a five-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Doctors with
Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and Medical Concierge Group.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is a full
term Job based in Lira – Uganda. S/he will carry out the Monitoring and
Evaluation function of USAID RHITES N-Lango Project in the respective districts
by overseeing data collection and reporting for the program as guided by USAID
and PEPFAR. The M&E Officer will work with the focal point persons, District
Project Coordinators, and M&E Managers to ensure that clean and complete
project data is collected, properly captured and reported in a timely manner.
In addition, S/he will be responsible for collecting, and compiling data on key
populations (KP) in the districts that have targets on KPs. The M&E officer
will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager..
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Assist
in the monitoring of timely and consistent data collection and reporting from
all project partners and health facilities;
·       
Work to
reconcile inconsistencies in monthly data reports sent from project-supported
health facilities;
·       
Provide
technical support to technical staff and partners in the area of monitoring and
evaluation (M&E) to ensure high quality record keeping at health facilities
and the community level in meeting program objectives;
·       
Support
HMISI District Biostatisticians to ensure timely and accurate entry of reports
into the electronic data bases
·       
Take
lead in analyzing and writing of monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual
programmatic district performance reports and their submission in stipulated
deadlines
·       
Prepare
suitable external and internal reports and communicate with management and
program staff to facilitate project monitoring and activity planning;
·       
Facilitate
implementation of capacity building courses through workshops and on the job
trainings on monitoring, evaluation and reporting as required for districts
HIV/AIDS District Biostatisticians, data clerks and the health workers
·       
Assist
in organizing and facilitating feedback sessions with key internal and external
stakeholders;
·       
Plan and
conduct needs assessments, quality assurance assessments, data quality
assessments (DQAs}, formative research, and other evaluations as necessary.
·       
Facilitate
facility level data analysis and promote data use for Ql




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree and additional training, certificate or
qualification in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) or relevant field
·       
At least
two years’ experience in M&E for international donor funded projects,
preferably including experience with USAID-funded projects;
·       
Knowledge
and experience with HIV, AIDS, STI, M&E data management in Uganda,
including data entry and cleaning, data analysis and reporting;
·       
Knowledge
and experience with HIV, AIDS, STI, M&E data management in Uganda,
including data entry and cleaning, data analysis and reporting;
·       
PEPFAR
reporting experience desired;
·       
Demonstrated
ability to manage time and meet strict deadlines;
·       
Knowledge
of epidemiology and evaluation research methods (qualitative and quantitative},
including data entry, analysis and report writing;
·       
Computer
proficiency, including use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and a
statistics package (e.g., Stata, SPSS, SAS, R);
·       
Excellent
interpersonal, teamwork, and mentoring skills;
·       
Excellent
writing, oral and organizational skills;
·       
Ability
to undertake extensive local travel.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications by email to
ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com
addressed to the Human Resource Manager attaching their application letters and
CV
Deadline: 3rd July 2020
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