USAID PHS Grant Jobs – Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant at Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd

Organisation:  Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd
Project: USAID/ Uganda
Private Health Support Program (PHS)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Monitoring and
Evaluation Coordinator
About US:
Cardno Emerging
Markets USA, Ltd. is implementing a USAID-funded USAID/Uganda Private Health
Support Program (PHS) program which will contribute to establishing a more
viable and cost-effective private sector option for health services in Uganda.
PUS includes three components: 1) expanded availability of health services by
private service providers; 2) increased affordability of private health
services and products; and 3) improved quality of private health sector
facilities and services.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will
provide technical assistance to implementing partners (health facilities and
OVC grantees) to manage their data using national M and E tools; verify entered
data to ensure completeness and accuracy, and compliance with the set
standards; enter or upload the USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program’s
achievements in the USAID Performance Reporting System (PRS) and MEEPP HIBRID
web based systems plus other relevant databases including DATIM.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Offer monitoring and evaluation (M&E) support
and guidance to PNFP grantees in the areas of documentation, data management,
data utilization and reporting; putting emphasis on national M and E systems
including HMIS/DHIS2 and OVCMIS.
·        
Significantly contribute to managing the PNFP
activity data base to facilitate timely production of strategic information to
aid USAID/Uganda PHSP decision making and programming.
·        
Regularly remind the health facilities to compile and
submit health facility HMIS reports and OVC grantees to compile and submit
OVCMIS data to the District Health Offices and Community Development
Offices/Probation offices respectively.
·        
Work closely with the District biostatisticians/HMIS
focal persons to ensure accurate and timely capture of data from supported
health facilities into the District Health Information System II (DHIS2).
·        
Carry out regular validation of data through Routine
Data Quality Assessments from supported health facilities/ organizations that
is prepared/submitted or entered into the DHIS2 and OVCMIS by the district
focal persons.
·        
Take part in the planning and conducting of PNFP
activity performance reviews and provide feedback on program progress to
USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program staff and grantees.
·        
Actively contribute to the documentation of success
stories, bestI promising practices and lessons for scale up and program
visibility.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree
preferably in B. Stat, BSc (Econ), BSc (Stat), B.
 Quantitative Economics, B. Population Studies or any
other relevant degree. Possession of a higher degree in statistics, social
sciences or public health will be an added advantage.
·        
At least four years’experience in monitoring and
evaluation with substantive knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues and
familiarity with PEPFAR reporting requirements including an in-depth
understanding of HMIS, DHIS2, HIBRID, DATIM etc.
·        
Excellent organizational and management skills and
the ability to work as a team and respond to deadlines.
·        
Working knowledge and advanced training in M&E
including use of relevant software applications statistical or otherwise.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of the M&E
framework including use of the national response to HIV/AIDS.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters with
detailed CVs including three professional referees to: The Finance Management
Specialist, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program, Plot 6B Nakasero Hill
Road, Kampala (next to Private Sector Foundation) or via e-mail to: Hellen.Karuhanga@ugandaphs.org.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 7th October, 2015

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