Monitoring and Evaluation Officer NGO Career Jobs – PATH


Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
Officer, Uganda Self-injection Scale-Up

Organization:  PATH

Duty Station:  Kampala,


About US:

PATH is a global
organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public
institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s
most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, finance,
technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales
innovative solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and
approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.


About Project:

PATH is launching a new three-year initiative in Uganda to coordinate and
monitor scale-up of contraceptive self-injection in alignment with the
country’s national plan, which aims to complete scale-up in the context of
informed choice across all sectors by end of December 2021. PATH will work with
the Ministry of Health (MOH) and partners on scaling the practice through
existing in-country partner networks (USAID bilaterals, DFID global awards, and
bilaterals, UNFPA) and to monitor implementation and uptake. A key outcome of
the work is strong coordination mechanisms to facilitate DMPA-SC and
self-injection service delivery data use in policies, decisions, and actions
that reinforce quality of care in family planning programs.


Self-injection data is in the early stages of being integrated into
Uganda’s national health management information system (HMIS) and gathering
routine self-injection monitoring data at scale is a priority of this project.
PATH, in partnership with the MOH, will design and implement a consultative
process to prioritize indicators and data collection approaches to be supported
through this investment, and ultimately integrated into the HMIS by the end of
the project. To supplement the routine monitoring and data work,


Job Summary:  PATH
is recruiting a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Uganda. The M&E
officer will be responsible for participating in the Uganda Implementation of
the DMPA-SC (including Self-Injection) scale up plan activities with a focus on
monitoring and evaluation. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will report to
the Uganda Deputy Project Director.


Key Duties and

 Working with the Deputy
Director, partners, and district biostatisticians, lead the timely collection
and processing of monitoring data, as follows:

and conduct training of biostatisticians and implementing partners on systems
for recording and reporting self-injection data.

site visits for data collection and quality assurance, and work with
implementing partners, biostatisticians, Family Planning focal persons and VHTs
(as needed) to ensure that reporting forms are completed accurately and in a
timely fashion.

that data is entered into the database and scale up tracker and conduct data
quality assessments.

data to PATH/Seattle each quarter and enter Uganda data into the multi-country
AC online dashboard.

and resolve issues as they arise, in consultation with project team and
partners, to assure effective implementation of monitoring activities.

Plan and
ensure on-going data sharing for decision–making with partners and the MOH.
Participate in data review meetings with implementing partners and DHTs to
discuss progress with scale up and identify course correction strategies as

training data is entered into the MoH iHRIS (integrated Human Resource
Information System).

with the Deputy Director to track integration of DMPA-SC Self-injection data
into the national systems including product procurement, distribution, and
health monitoring and information systems as well as other relevant policies

Support Deputy Director to implement DMPA-SC country rapid assessment
activities, as follows:

the process of developing and provide technical input into evaluation
protocols, data collection instruments, consent forms, and SOPs, and manage
translation of research materials into local languages.

field work, training, and supervise study staff and data collection.

in the coordination of activities of any subcontracted organization(s), as
needed (including organizing & co-facilitating trainings, monitoring
quality of data collection and addressing problems/challenges with data
collection as they arise, overseeing data entry).

in data analysis, in close collaboration with full project M&E team.

in-country data dissemination plan and ensure on-going data sharing for
decision-making with partners.

and resolve issues as they arise, in consultation with project team, to assure
effective implementation of rapid activities

in overall project and team planning, implementation, documentation, and
dissemination activities, working closely with Uganda project leadership to
coordinate relationship building with governmental and non-governmental partners
both at the national and district levels.


Qualifications, Skills and

The applicant
must hold a Master’s degree in public health, demography, epidemiology,
statistics, or related field. Preferred.

At least
five years of experience in project monitoring and evaluation

of standard data quality indicators and how to calculate them for a given

with oversight of data collection and management of health information system

of data systems in Uganda (DHIS2)

in Microsoft Office Suite, and expertise using Excel.

to translate data and research findings for lay audiences.

ability to nurture effective and positive relationships with national and
district governmental stakeholders, NGO partners, and donor representatives.

ability to work collaboratively with local and international project management
team to effectively oversee project implementation, and to work harmoniously as
a team member

interpersonal skills as well as written and oral presentation skills are a

success working effectively while under deadlines.

applying qualitative analysis methods and software (NVivo or Atlas.ti).

of and proficiency in a range of qualitative and quantitative performance
analytic methods, including statistical methods

user of a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS, R or
similar), including biostatistics training.

of database design principles, including tables, keys, and table relationships.

with responsible data use practices and data privacy/security concerns.

with a human subject review application process.

with Family planning work.

have legal authorization to work in Uganda.


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.




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