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
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Reports directly to:
MEL Specialist
Responsible for:
Duty station:
URC Kampala Office
Full time
One Year, Renewal is subject to Funding.
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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