International NGO Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist at Malaria Consortium

Organisation: Malaria
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports To: Project Coordinator
About MC:
Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations dedicated to
the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and
Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and
non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international
organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services,
providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and
activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. The
organisation works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also
the capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and
support improved economic prosperity. Malaria Consortium is a global leader in
the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria, the control of neglected
tropical diseases and the promotion of child health.
Due to
a number of upcoming funding opportunities, Malaria Consortium anticipates
scaling up its work in malaria and child health over the coming year and is
looking to strengthen its team in a number of technical and programme
management areas.
Job Summary: The Monitoring
and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will provide technical leadership in
monitoring and evaluation for this high profile, high value project, working
closely with host country governments and other partners.
Key Duties and
  • Support project staff in the development and
    implementation of M&E systems and plans including: log frames with
    appropriate project indicators, targets and data collection methods;
    routine monitoring systems, including databases, systems for data
    collection, maintenance and storage; and templates and schedules for
    routine and exceptional quantitative and narrative reports.
  • Provide technical support for routine data
    collection and management including IT applications for data transfer.
  • Advise project staff in the design,
    implementation and analysis of quantitative and qualitative surveys. Where
    necessary, oversee their implementation.
  • Support project staff to ensure effective use
    of data for decision-making.
  • Conduct field visits to validate data and
    monitor the quality and completeness of data collection.
  • Provide technical oversight and support to
    M&E project staff.
  • Participate in capacity development for Malaria
    Consortium and partner staff.
  • Coordinate reporting for the project.
  • Represent Malaria Consortium at district,
    national, and regional meetings as relevant and required.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidates should possess an advanced
    degree in public health or related field
  • Experience working in Africa
  • Experience in survey design and implementation
  • Proficiency in the development of data entry
    programmes and in using statistical analysis software (EpiInfo, EpiData,
    Excel, Access, Stata)
  • Experience in applying qualitative methods of
    data collection and analysis
  • Excellent writing and oral communication
    skills, including the ability to develop and present effective
  • Experience with programming (e.g. Pendragon)
  • Good understanding of Aid effectiveness and
    value for money principles
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Project management and planning skills
  • Able to delegate efficiently and technically
    support teams with no direct line management responsibility over them
  • Excellent personal and time management skills
  • Experience working in Uganda is desirable
How to Apply:
For more
information please visit our website where
you will have access to the full Job description. Please send a cover letter
outlining how you meet the person specification along with your CV to: Human
Resources at Please quote the
position and country in the subject line of your application.
NB: Only short
listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks after the closing date.
Deadline: 2nd
December 2013

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