USAID IRS Project Jobs – M& E Manager at Abt Associates

Job Title:       M& E Manager
Organization: Abt Associates
Project Name:  Uganda IRS Project Phase II
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief of Party
About Abt:
Abt Associates
is an international development organization composed of dedicated
professionals who provide technical assistance, research, analysis, and
practical training services in more than 128 countries.
About USAID Project:
The USAID-funded
Uganda IRS Phase II Project’s objective is to conduct a comprehensive spraying
program, and establish the foundation for sustainable, effective, high-quality
indoor residual spraying (IRS) activities in Uganda.
Job Summary: The M& E
Manager will manage the IRS program through surveillance and information
management, monitoring programmatic IRS delivery and evaluating associated
epidemiological, entomological, and environmental impact in targeted
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Develop, update and maintain the project performance
management plan and UMEMS database.
Oversee the planning of all routine M&E
activities on an annual basis. Work in liaison with the Senior IRS advisor to
develop guidelines and procedures for the M&E system.
Provide inputs into the M&E system revision
Manage and oversee data quality audits including
routine data quality audits.
Establish data quality improvement routines and
oversee their implementation at every level from the data collection source
through final aggregation and analysis stages.
Maintain and support routine M&E reporting
systems to ensure accurate tracking of IRS program activities, progress and
performance. With reference to the performance targets set for the spray teams
provide a report showing the variations in meeting the set targets and the
action taken.
Work closely with other implementing partners to
harmonize supervision and data auditing, where possible.
Provide relevant statistics on the malaria
prevalence and how IRS has contributed to its reduction.
Work closely with District Coordinators, support
building of capacity within district IRS teams to take on data collection and
management functions.
Improve programmatic monitoring efforts through the
collection of data and reporting on routine spray activities to UMEMS and
Regularly review and design M&E tools for
reporting formats and data collection.
Collect and analyze inputs from Operations, Finance,
Admin, Logistics and M&E teams and prepare monthly, quarterly, end of spray
cycle and annual reports to be submitted to USAID. Prepare and submit high
quality narrative analysis in project reports.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Master’s
Degree in Environmental Health, Public Health or other relevant field.
A minimum of six years of relevant professional
experience in program monitoring and evaluation and research;
Prior IRS or malaria program experience preferred.
Past exposure and experience in MS access, GIS
applications; and GPS measurement data collection preferred.
Prior experience and familiarity with USAID program
monitoring and evaluation, and performance monitoring.
Excellent analytical and quantitative database
management skills, budgeting and report writing. English language proficiency
is required.
How to Apply: 
Al suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to with the name of the position indicated in the
subject line. The applications should include an up-to-date CV, a cover letter
detailing why you feel you are particularly qualified for the position; and an e-mail
and telephone contacts of three references.
Deadline: Friday, 23rd October
NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. If
you do not hear from us by 30th November 2015, please consider your
application unsuccessful.

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