Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Career Opportunity at International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Location: Uganda
The mission of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is to bring innovation, expertise, solutions and support to address health challenges in low- and middle-income populations. With nearly 10,000 members and subscribers from 145 countries, The Union is a federation and has its headquarters in Paris and regional and country offices serving the Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America and South-East Asia regions. Its scientific departments focus on tuberculosis, HIV, lung health and non-communicable diseases, tobacco control and research. Each department engages in research, provides technical assistance and offers training and other capacity-building activities leading to health solutions for the poor. For more information, please visit our website: www.theunion.org.
Our Mission: The Union brings innovation, expertise, solutions and support to address health challenges in low- and middle- income populations. Our Vision: Health solutions for the poor. Our Values: Quality…we deliver our services and products to the highest possible standards. Accountability…we are responsible stewards of resources and deliver on our commitments. Independence…we maintain the freedom to pursue innovation and are guided by the best evidence to improve the health of the poor. Solidarity…we stand together as one Union to overcome the greatest challenges to improve health among the communities we serve.
Vacancies: The Union has potentially three positions to fill to support a five-year USAID/Uganda National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Program (NTLP) in Uganda. The project is expected to be launched in January 2013. Please note that recruitment will depend on The Union’s successful application for funding from USAID/Uganda.
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist
The M&E Specialist shall develop reporting systems and indicators to ensure quality, timely, and accurate data collection, including baseline values as is appropriate to track progress in meeting program objectives. S/he will have the following qualifications skills and experience:
·         Master’s Degree in Development Studies or any relevant discipline;
·         Demonstrated academic and practical skills in monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS, RH/FP, and/or other relevant services, including maternal health, malaria and TB or related areas in developing countries;
·         Demonstrated practical skills in data analysis and report writing;
·         Familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements as they pertain to TB/HIV S/he will have oversight of country level monitoring and reporting to the Mission or (as necessary) USAID/W through the Country Operational Plan.
How to apply: 
Applicants interested in applying should send their CV and a cover letter to hr@theunion.org. Closing Date: Thursday, 6 September 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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