IDI Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist

Reports to: Project Manager
Organisation: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Location: Kampala, Central Region, Uganda
About IDI:
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) at Makerere University has been developed based on an international partnership of infectious diseases and Public Health Specialists. The overall objective of the IDI is to build capacity in Africa for the delivery of sustainable, high quality HIV/AIDS care and prevention through training and research.
IDI desires to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist to support the Outreach Department.
Job Summary: The M&E Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of M&E within designated projects in the outreach department including but not limited to (M&E Systems Creation and Maintenance, M&E Tools Design and Implementation and M&E Results).
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsibilities will include, but will not necessarily limited to the following:
·         Design, develop and implement Project M&E systems
·         Identify, review or develop data collection tools for use by the project; including project databases.
·         Develop and / or review Project M&E indicators related to achievement of project objectives and annual work-Pans in conjunction with project staff.
·         Conduct periodic reviews and further development of project work-plans and Log frames.
·         Work closely with Project partners to understand operational challenges related to data collection and resolve them as they arise
·         Ensure periodic collection of data in relation to all project indicators in the Logframe and work plan.
·         Establish, coordinate and implement quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) system to ensure validity of project data as well as accuracy and integrity of data collection process.
·         Ensure timely feedback to health facilities about missing information in submitted data to enable immediate action
·         Produce monthly Key Performance Indicators for the Project (and other periodic or ad hoc reports).
·         Present project M&E results at meetings.
·         Ensure that data are analyzed and reported for use in project management, as well as providing timely and complete information to funding agencies (CDC)
·         Develop and implement M&E training courses for project staff.
·         Manage Data Management staff
·         Any other duties specified by the Project Manager.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         A Bachelor’s degree in either Statistics , Health or social/Behavioral Sciences
·         Postgraduate diploma in M&E or Project Planning and Management
·         A Master’s degree in Statistics, Biostatistics and/or Epidemiology and/or Demography is essential.
·         At least three years of relevant work experience with commensurate responsibility.
·         Experience in design, development and implementation of M&E systems in the health sector preferably with PEPFAR funded projects
·         Experience in analysis and reporting/presentation of data for programme decision-making
·         Good database management skills
·         Good analytical, report writing and presentation skills
·         Strong skills in statistical packages such as STATA, SPSS, EPIINFO and/or SAS as well as Computer software including Ms. Word, PowerPoint and spreadsheets
·         Experience in the development and management of HIV/AIDS programmes.
·         Experience in leading evaluation or research design, data collection and analysis processes.
How to Apply
To Apply:
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may e-mail, or hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV, naming at least two professional referees, to: Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases Institute
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala

Deadline: 20th November, 2012
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