Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor USAID Project Jobs – University Research Co. (URC)


Job Title:    Senior
Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor

Organization: University Research Co. (URC)

Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

Reports to: Director Monitoring, Evaluation and


About US:

University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company
dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health
education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services
(CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.



University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the
USAID’s Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in East Central Uganda
Activity (USAID’s RHITES EC). The purpose of this project is to support the
implementation of a comprehensive, integrated investment in regional health,
HIV/AIDS and nutrition assistance. This five-year activity targets 12 districts
in East-Central Uganda with an estimated total population of 4.1 million
through a district-based integrated package of quality health, HIV/AIDS,
nutrition, and child development services. .


Job Summary:  The Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor
is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of the project’s
monitoring, evaluation and learning agenda. He/she will ensure functionality of
systems to measure and document program process, outputs and impact results by
routinely and systematically collecting and analyzing program data and presenting
program results to project staff, district and central MOH teams and donors.
He/she will supervise Monitoring and Evaluation Advisors/Specialists.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Coordinate and work with other project staff to
manage a robust project M&E system.

Participate in the continuous review of the
project’s Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP)

Take lead and participate in generating weekly,
monthly, quarterly and annual project reports and ensure timely submission of
the reports to the Donor (with strong emphasis on family health component)

Ensure that Donor and project specific reporting
platforms are updated on an ongoing basis, i.e. Project database, HIBRID, PRS,
Trainet, FTF etc

Working closely with the Database Manager
participate in the management of project databases

Work with project, MOH and district teams,
including District Biostatisticians, to jointly design, implement and monitor
interventions to strengthen district HMIS systems.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the Senior Monitoring &
Evaluation Advisor job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Economics
or Social Sciences

Master’s degree in Statistics, Public Health,
Epidemiology or other relevant field

At least 8 years of relevant professional
experience in leading M&E processes, including routine health and survey
data management for complex health systems and/or service delivery programs

Experience with conducting research and
evaluation in Health Systems Strengthening, HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning,
maternal, newborn and child health, or nutrition is desirable

Demonstrated expertise in both quantitative and
qualitative research methods

Experience with managing conventional and QI
databases, including data analysis and manipulation, and designing of creative
data visualization tools

Proven proficiency in statistical software such
as STATA, EpiInfo or similar. Specifically, for analysis of public health data
and large datasets.


Desired Experience & Qualifications

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills
with ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams.

Proven ability to set priorities, multi-task,
and work collaboratively as well as independently.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified applicants should hand deliver OR
send via E-mail their complete applications with a
cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact
information for 3 professional references addressed to:


Senior Human Resource Officer,

University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,

Plot 1 Bridge Lane, Mpumudde Division,

P.O. Box 5053, Jinja, Uganda


Deadline: 28th August 2020


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