Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning Manager NGO Jobs – Amref Health Africa


Job Title:    Monitoring, Evaluation,
Research & Learning Manager

Organization:  Amref
Health Africa

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Amref Health Africa
is an international African organization founded in Kenya in 1957. Our
Headquarters are in Nairobi with major programmes in Ethiopia, Kenya, South
Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, and two regional hubs in Southern and Western
Africa based in South Africa and Senegal Respectively. Working with and through
African communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims
to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to
health. Amref Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in
Africa by partnering with and empowering communities. Our Vision is Lasting
Health Change in Africa.


Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and
Learning (MERL) manager will be primarily responsible for daily implementation
of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning activities for SRHR/SGBV program. The
activities will include designing a MERL system, conduction evaluations and
rapid assessments, work planning, tracking progress of objectives, development
of data collection instruments and sampling strategies, onsite research and
data collection, documenting best practices, writing/reviewing required reports
and liaising with stakeholders on technical matters.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Design a
monitoring, evaluation, research and learning system for the program, including
development of data collection and reporting tools and generation of reliable
data for results- based management of the program.

data analytics and visualization tools to present data in compelling ways to
implementing partners, consortium members, YLAs, WLOs, District leadership and
the donor.

implement and disseminate qualitative and quantitative research studies,
including routine exit interviews as well as rapid assessments of progress and
quality of integrated SRHR/SGBV service delivery in the hard to reach

in the preparation of work plans, budgets, M&E plans, performance
frameworks and program performance reports.

hands-on-technical support for conducting DQAs, data cleaning, analysis and
review of routine program data at all levels to identify improvements in
performance trends along process and output indicators and link it to effective

technical support in the institutionalization of quality improvement approaches
into routine SRHR/SGBV service delivery with aim of identifying processes and
performance gaps, suggesting and implementing changes/interventions to address
gaps and monitoring the outputs of the interventions to identify effective
interventions and developing change packages that will be scaled up to all
supported health facilities and communities in the program implementation area.

outcome harvesting to identify, describe, verify and analyse outcomes at all
levels through tracking milestones and evaluating the relationship between the
achievements and key program outcomes.

the program implementation team to engage key stakeholders in periodic program
reviews to validate implementation strategies; jointly define a pathway to
change; analyze performance trends along the program indicators and articulate
necessary course corrections.

the assumptions underlying its theory of change and results framework to enable
evidence-based adaptive management

program context to maintain an updated assessment of risks and assumptions and
to support scenario planning for proactive decision-making.

Taking lead
in data capture and reporting using monitoring tools to track program
indicators as per the performance framework including timely and accurate
publication of program achievements and financial reports in IATI and AIMS.

M&E summaries to the program implementation team to facilitate
documentation of best practices and dissemination of lessons learnt, to the key
stakeholders and donor

capacity building of program staff on Monitoring Evaluation Research and

that all MERL activities consider a gender and youth sensitive dimension

oversight and coordination of the MERL function of the program.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Biostatistics, Population
Studies, Demography, Information technology or any relevant scientific
discipline from a recognized institution. A Master’s degree in Public health,
is an added advantage.

At least
five years of progressive experience in implementing monitoring Evaluation,
Research and learning activities for SRHR and Gender Programs.

on outcome harvesting and Research methods, including Collaborative learning
and Adaptation (CLA) is an added advantage.

in youth programming and reporting through IATI is an added advantage.

in using DHIS2, digital data collection applications, data management and
analysis skills.

with excellent attention to detail


How to Apply:

All candidates
should send an updated CV including three work related referees and cover
letter addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health Africa
in Uganda to Emails should not exceed 2MB.


NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted. Amref Health Africa is committed to
the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does not tolerate any form
of abuse, discrimination or harassment.


Deadline: 11th December 2020


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