University Research Co., LLC (URC)

  • KAMPALA UGANDA

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.

Established in 1965, URC offers a range of technical assistance to strengthen health and social systems and service quality by empowering communities and health workers to identify and scale up locally appropriate solutions to critical problems. Internationally, we expand access to and improve the quality of services addressing maternal, newborn, and child health; infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria; reproductive health and family planning; food and nutrition; and vulnerable children and families. In the US, we focus on improving communication related to issues like substance abuse, with a particular focus on reaching underserved populations.

URC’s mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission (http://www.urc-chs.com/).

University Research Co., LLC (URC) Kampala, Uganda
09/03/2020
Full time
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Location:   Kampala, Uganda Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Department: MEL Reports directly to: MEL Specialist Responsible for: None Duty station: URC Kampala Office Status: Full time Commitment: One Year, Renewal is subject to Funding. __________________________________________________________________________________ GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT: The purpose of this project is to support the Government of Uganda’s TB control program to increase TB case detection and treatment success to 90% of all cases, with the aim of ending the TB Epidemic in Uganda.   Job Purpose:  Under the overall direction of the, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer works with the project team to support implementation of the project M&E and data management systems. This includes working closely with the project M&E and other technical staff in ensuring collection, analysis and dissemination of information to track project progress at project, district and hospital levels.   Key responsibilities include Provide direct support during data collection and capture processes at the end of each week, month and quarter for supported health facilities to meet the needs of the project. Provide direct support to project supported sites in reporting to DHIS2 accurate and timely TB services reports. Support data use both at site/hospital and project level, this will mainly relate to performance review meetings for Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso and any other data use activities. Collaborate with district program officers and regional partners in Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso Districts to ensure the availability of TB HMIS tools in all supported sites Participate in customization, pilot testing and roll out of national and project management information systems for project, national, district and health facility monitoring processes. Oversee and maintain data quality management procedures at project and facility level including supporting development of SOPs for data management at health unit. Participate in and support the Project implementation team to document and disseminate lessons learnt and best practices. Other M&E and data management related duties assigned by the supervisor. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, IT and Computer science. Desired Experience & Qualifications  At least 4 years of working experience in Monitoring, evaluation and learning in the context of TB/HIV/AIDs or any other health related program area. Strong skills in data analysis and vast experience in working with information systems promoted by the ministry of Health and PEPFAR e.g. DHIS2 Strong skills in programming, customization and roll of DHIS2 and Open MRS open source platforms are required for this position Strong skills in using GIS tools for data analysis and mapping are a requirement Learn more...