Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Organisation: Jhpiego

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Jhpiego:

Jhpiego, an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, focuses on innovating to save lives and improve the health of women and families. Founded in 1973, Jhpiego aims to prevent needless deaths, save lives, and improve the quality of life for women and their families.

Job Summary:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will support and implement M&E activities for the Unitaid funded project aimed at mitigating antimalarial drug resistance in Uganda by diversifying artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) use. The M&E officer will be responsible for developing the project framework, M&E systems, and indicators, as well as ensuring effective, accurate, and timely monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of all project activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Project Achievement Support: Ensure the project meets its goals, objectives, and targets.
  • Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP): Oversee the development and implementation of the PMP to track and disseminate performance indicators and results, including service delivery data, baseline and end line assessments, and evaluations.
  • Quality Implementation: Support NMCD and district M&E teams in high-quality implementation of all M&E activities.
  • Data Systems: Develop and oversee robust systems for data collection, quality assurance, analysis, and reporting.
  • Donor Reporting: Lead results reporting to the donor by providing written documentation on M&E activities and indicator results for progress and annual reports.
  • Alignment with Guidelines: Ensure project systems and approaches align with Uganda national M&E guidelines and protocols.
  • Training Monitoring: Utilize systems to track and monitor trainers and participants at training events.
  • Strategic Decision-Making: Use data to support strategic decision-making and project planning with leadership.
  • Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting (CLA): Champion holistic approaches to CLA, including the design and implementation of a research and learning agenda, routine analysis of health sector data, and application of best practices in knowledge management.
  • Assessments and Research: Oversee and/or conduct assessments, evaluations, and operations research, ensuring compliance with relevant policies.
  • Data Quality: Ensure data quality through verification procedures and routine audits.
  • Representation: Represent M&E activities in meetings, conferences, and presentations.
  • Performance Management System: Ensure relevant data is entered into Jhpiego’s performance management system.
  • Technical Assistance: Support the project in providing Ministry of Health technical assistance to strengthen the country’s HMIS.
  • Dissemination of Information: Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the team.
  • Budget Tracking: Work with project and financial staff to prepare and track project and activity budgets.
  • Training and Mentoring: Train and mentor staff and partners in M&E methods, tools, and systems.
  • Participant Data Protection: Ensure protection of participant data and confidentiality.
  • Internal Review Board Support: Support the designated IRB focal point in-country and maintain current certification from relevant courses.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Education: Master’s degree in public health, demography, statistics, social sciences, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience: Minimum of three years of work experience in M&E for large, multi-year international health sector projects, particularly in public and private facilities, and local government institutions.
  • Technical Skills: Expertise in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, implementation research, HMIS, data visualization, and reporting. Proficiency in DHIS2 and statistical software such as SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, and MS Excel.
  • Malaria and Health Systems: M&E experience in malaria and health systems strengthening.
  • Skills: Strong management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills, with the ability to work effectively with multiple counterparts in public, NGO, and private sectors.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Excellent diplomacy, facilitation, team building, and coordination skills. Ability to establish and maintain relationships with USAID, host-country counterparts, and other stakeholders.
  • Language: Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills in English.
  • Technical Capacity Building: Ability to coach, mentor, and develop technical capacity in projects and staff.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office.
  • Travel: Ability to travel nationally and internationally.

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join Jhpiego should apply online at the link below:

Click Here to Apply

Deadline: 31st May 2024

This role offers an opportunity to make a significant impact on public health by ensuring effective M&E processes in a critical health project in Uganda.



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