Earn 550 US Dollars monthly as Monitoring and Evaluation Associate (Paid Intern) at LifeNet International

 

Job Title:    Monitoring and Evaluation
Associate

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: LifeNet International

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: United States

Salary: Monthly
Stipend 550 US Dollars

Position Code: G03-Int

 

About GHC:

Global Health Corps
pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new
thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the
tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their
ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We
currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and
Zambia.

 

About US:

LifeNet
International (LN) exists to transform African health centers to provide
quality, sustainable care. Operating in East Africa, LN works to improve the
quality of health systems from the ground up and is specifically dedicated to
health systems strengthening in the private not-for-profit sector. In Uganda,
approximately 60% of all healthcare services are provided by faith-based
not-for-profit centers, many of these serving rural, low-income populations.
Through partnerships with faith-based health centers, LifeNet implements
practical responses to everyday health challenges facing the poor.

 

Job Summary:   The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)
Associate will measure the impact of our programs, focusing on key performance
indicators in adhering to best practices in maternal, neonatal and child
health, patient safety, and increasing financial sustainability and access to
quality medicines. This role will report to the Director of Monitoring &
Evaluation, based in Kampala. One of LN’s strengths is monitoring and
evaluation of our training programs, and our existing tools help drive the
implementation of evidence-based clinical practices that save lives and prevent
disease and disability. Our M&E activities include an ongoing scientific
research study related to maternal and neonatal health outcomes, electronic
data collection and evaluation through our online Salesforce data platform, a
pilot electronic medical record (EMR) program, and a non-communicable disease
screening and treatment program. The M&E team also generates reports and
supports data use throughout the organization.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
M&E
systems development: assist in the development and rollout of our expanding
M&E systems, to monitor LN’s expanding programs and interventions

·       
Data
management: provide basic troubleshooting and management for LN data platforms,
including Salesforce and Formyoula

·       
Staff
training: build the capacity of our staff through the provision of training and
technical support to LN trainers across country sites, including the
on-boarding of new hires

·       
Capacity
building: build partner capacity through targeted initiatives with LN partners
to improve their M&E capabilities

·       
Research:
provide support as needed for our impact evaluation study and other research
projects that will be carried out by LN staff

·       
Project
Development — support the M&E Team in the ongoing development of exciting
new initiatives related to electronic medical records (EMR), noncommunicable
disease (NCD) care, and other research opportunities

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Previous
experience developing monitoring and evaluation plans (i.e. defining goals or
performance indicators, establishing how data will be collected, or using
qualitative and quantitative methodologies, etc.)*

·       
Quantitative
or qualitative data analysis skills, including experience with statistical
software packages like SAS, SPSS, STATA, or R*

·       
Experience
developing or managing tools for data collection or monitoring (i.e. surveys,
interviews, or focus groups)*

·       
Experience
communicating complex information in an accessible manner through reports,
presentations, trainings, or talking points*

·       
Bachelor’s
or master’s degree in statistics, public health, health research or a related
field

·       
Previous
experience in health research design, implementation, and analysis

·       
Cross-cultural
experience

·       
Experience
with Salesforce

·       
An
excitement for analyzing complex organizational problems, identifying
innovative solutions, and engaging others to implement, preferably in a
low-resource environment

·       
Ability
to perform in an entrepreneurial team-based environment, deliver strong
results, and ask for help when needed

·       
Ability
to function well in a diverse, cross-cultural work environment

 

NB: Items
indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

 

Fellowship Benefits and Logistics

·       
Monthly living stipend: $550

·       
Professional development funds: $600

·       
Award of
$1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year

·       
Housing

·       
Insurance

·       
Travel
costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats

·       
Support
in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary

 

How to Apply:

All applicants who
desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned
organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at
the web page below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 13th January, 2021 by 12:00PM (noon) EST /
7:00PM CAT / 8:00 PM EST

 

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