Organization: Pathfinder International (PI)
Project Name: USAID funded Integrated Systems Strengthening (ISS) for CHW (Community Health Worker) programming project
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
Pathfinder International (PI) is an international non-profit organization that is dedicated to supporting high-quality comprehensive reproductive health services. PI Uganda office is implementing the USAID funded Integrated Systems Strengthening (ISS) for CHW (Community Health Worker) programming project, which aims to strengthen community health approaches to reduce barriers to effective primary health coverage in diverse systems as well as support National Policies and their implementation. The project emphasis is to make quality services available by means that can be scaled, through improved referrals and linkages across the continuum of both community mobilization and structural interventions approach.
Job Summary: The Field /Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer will be responsible for providing day-to-day technical assistance and coordination with the district health teams, partners, CHEWs in identifying technical needs, scheduling of activities, and monitoring, evaluation and learning of implementation of project activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- The incumbent will manage all field based activities including trainings, documentation, quality data collection, report preparation, monitoring and supervision.
- The jobholder will be PIU’s field contact, establish linkages at the district, facility levels and with partners for capacity building in RMNCAH technical areas.
- The incumbent will also contribute to PIU technical capacity in RMNCAH work at district level.
- She/he will develop, establish and maintains systems to collect and analyze information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impacts of the project.
- The incumbent will conduct supportive supervisory visits to projecj stakeholders to observe, monitor, guide, and provide feedback on the use of data and indicators;
- Keenly analyze monthly data, and support training of M&E CHEWs, Focal Persons and community in quality assurance methods.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, demography, statistics, health information management or related field.
- A minimum of five years’ experience in developing integrated health program activities
- Three years’ experience in implementing and supervising integrated HIV/FP/RH/ASRH trainings and activities.
- Proven exposure and experience in working with community resource teams such as CSAs, support groups of PLHIV, VHTs and community leaders and District Management and Administration teams.
- Broad knowledge and experience with international indicators and standard measurement tools in health/family planning, MNH, HIV/AIDS and other relevant technical areas.
- Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Proven skills in delivering adult training programs.
- Knowledgeable in data collection, analysis, and development of reports using data.
- Competency in MS Office and statistical software packages (SPSS, EPI-Info, STATA, SAS or similar).
- Previous experience in use of data to inform decision-making, planning, and. performance monitoring.
- Able to work with various stakeholders including donors and local Government and partners.
- Excellent oral/written communication skills and ability to communicate to both expert and lay audiences.
- Fluency in both written and spoken English and any local language is required.
- Familiar with USAID reporting.
- Ability to travel extensively, s/he will be based in Mayuge with frequent travels to Kampala.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their cover letters and updated CVs indicating current and expected salary, telephone contacts and three referees preferably supervisors to PIUapplication@gmail.com.
Deadline: 12th July 2016
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