4 USAID Project Jobs – Monitoring & Evaluation Data Officer at Plan International

Organisation: Plan International
M&E Manager
Gulu (2), Lira and
Kitgum, Uganda
Founded 75 years ago, Plan
International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development
organizations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa,
Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lilt millions of children out
of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their
‘full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is
independent, with no religious, political or governments/affiliations. 
Working in 50 developing
countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas. Plan aims to reach as many
children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalized with
high quality programs that deliver long lasting benefits by increasing Its
Income, working In partnership with others and operating effectively. NU-HITES
(Northern Uganda Health Integration to Improve Services) is a USAID funded
project in northern Uganda to improve access lo I regular use of basic health
services and requires intensive monitoring and evaluation at many levels with
many stakeholders.
S/he will be
responsible for date entry, cleaning, sorting, storage & analysis. S/ho
will also monitor data quality, work with local partners and MOH staff, and
provide input on streamlining and improving the collection and management of
project data. S/he will also work with local health facilities’ staff to ensure
timely and accurate reporting of health data through the HMIS/DHIS2 system. The
successful candidates will spend significant time traveling to health
facilities to support data capture, management, and reporting to contribute to
the achievement of project targets and build the capacity of health facility
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist
    the District HMIS with data management and identifying programmatic
  • Mentor
    health facility records assistants and other staff to summarize facility
    data on a regular basis.
  • Provide
    guidance to health facility records assistants and other staff to ensure
    quality data management at the facility level.
  • Support
    health facilities to review their data and performance to
    address challenges and determine solutions.
Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor
    degree (preferred) in Statistics, Economics, Information technology,
    Public Health or a relevant field
  • At
    least 3 years of experience in data entry and management
  • Knowledge
    of Uganda’s HMI§ including training people on HMIS tools and summarizing
    data with HMIS tools and registers
  • At
    least 2 years of experience working directly with HMIS tools including
    registers, summary forms, and the DHIS2 database
  • Training
    on / professional experience with the management of complex data
  • Use
    and understanding of computerized information systems including databases.
  • Familiarity
    with USAID and PEPFAR indicators and data reporting systems.
to apply:
If interested in these job
vacancies, please visit kazijobs.com and search for it. Send only your CV
and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or e-mail below.
Please mark your application with the Position Name of the job you are applying
for. E-mails that exceed 2MB will be
rejected by the system. While we thank all applicants for your interest, only
those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead
to automatic disqualification. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
As a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that
children are kept sale in all the areas we operate. The organization further
has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential
candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not
they have ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes,
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante P.O. 8ox 12405, Kampala – Uganda
Friday, 17th May, 2013 at 5PM

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