Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Organization: Uganda Virus Research Institute

Duty Station: Uganda


Job Summary:

Based at the UVRI, VAnguard will initiate a new multidisciplinary Group comprising the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), East African partners at the forefront of building vaccine research capacity in the region: UVRI and Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Wellcome Trust Research Programme.


Roles and Responsibilities:

• Investigate how biological factors (such as infections, nutrition) influence vaccine responses
• Explore how communities perceive and access vaccines, what influences them to take up vaccines for themselves and their families, and how this relates to social vulnerability, biological health status and vaccine information
• Bring together biological and social data, and engage communities, to work out how vaccination can best be optimised for vulnerable communities,


Minimum Qualifications for this job:

  • • A relevant Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university
    • Relevant experience in a position of monitoring and evaluation including report writing skills and written communication skills in English
    • Experience in designing /formulating monitoring tools
    • Experience with the execution in data collection, entry and analysis and related work with Proficient use of data analysis software such as EXCEL, SPSS or STATA Basic knowledge in development of web based data collection tools such as survey monkey
    • Ability to organise, manage time, set goals and motivate colleagues
    Additional information.

Application Instructions

Qualifying applicants should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic documents and names, email addresses and telephone contact details of two (2) professional referees as a single PDF, by e-mail to:

The anticipated startdate for the position is 1st November 2022 and the appointees will be based at UVRI, Entebbe. Further information may be obtained from the VAnguard Administrator (Raymond Muganyizi, or VAnguard Project Manager (Victoria Bukirwa,

Closing Date: September 22nd 2022 at 5:00 pm.

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