Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

  • University Research Co., LLC (URC)
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • 09/03/2020
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Job Description

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.
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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

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