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:  
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;
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;
HMISI District Biostatisticians to ensure timely and accurate entry of reports
into the electronic data bases
lead in analyzing and writing of monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual
programmatic district performance reports and their submission in stipulated
suitable external and internal reports and communicate with management and
program staff to facilitate project monitoring and activity planning;
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
in organizing and facilitating feedback sessions with key internal and external
Plan and
conduct needs assessments, quality assurance assessments, data quality
assessments (DQAs}, formative research, and other evaluations as necessary.
facility level data analysis and promote data use for Ql

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
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;
and experience with HIV, AIDS, STI, M&E data management in Uganda,
including data entry and cleaning, data analysis and reporting;
and experience with HIV, AIDS, STI, M&E data management in Uganda,
including data entry and cleaning, data analysis and reporting;
reporting experience desired;
ability to manage time and meet strict deadlines;
of epidemiology and evaluation research methods (qualitative and quantitative},
including data entry, analysis and report writing;
proficiency, including use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and a
statistics package (e.g., Stata, SPSS, SAS, R);
interpersonal, teamwork, and mentoring skills;
writing, oral and organizational skills;
to undertake extensive local travel.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications by email to
addressed to the Human Resource Manager attaching their application letters and
Deadline: 3rd July 2020
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