American GHC No Experience Monitoring and Evaluation Fellow Jobs – UDHA

Organisation: Global Health
Corps (GHC)
 Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)
 Iganga, Uganda
Salary: Monthly
Stipend of 550 dollars per month
Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that
require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders
with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes,
deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong
partnerships. We currently place fellows in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda,
the United States, and Zambia.
Development and Health Associates (UDHA) is a service provision organization
dedicated to serving the poor and vulnerable members of Ugandan society. UDHA
uses a multi-sector and professional approach with strong community
participation and ownership for the enhancement of health, rights and
development initiatives. UDHA community-based interventions focus on HIV/AIDS,
maternal and child health, advocacy, and youth.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
will be responsible for developing the overall strategy and framework for
UDHA’s monitoring and evaluation activities and will lead implementation of
these projects. The M&E fellow will take the lead on UDHA’s M&E
strategy through in-depth analysis of health outcome metrics as well as
feasibility studies, piloting data collection and metric calculation,
recommending metrics to high-level leadership, leading strategic planning for
building an M&E program, and rolling out the program.
Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop a comprehensive
    monitoring and evaluation strategy, including identifying sources of data,
    collection methods, resources needed, and related costs
  • Develop a work plan and
    budget for monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Carry out a capacity
    assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system
  • Prepare and maintain database
    for UDHA
  • Steer the monitoring and
    evaluation team in data collection, data analysis, and reporting to the
    Program Results Manager
  • Oversee the work of
    monitoring and evaluation staff; provide guidance and technical support to
    staff and build capacity of staff to use M&E tools
  • Draft recommendations based
    on results of M&E activities to the Program Results Manager for
    improving efficiency and effectiveness of projects
  • Provide inputs, information
    and statistics for quarterly, annual and other reports to the Program
    Results Manager
Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should have a
    keen interest in local and global public health
  • Excellent analytical and
    decision making skills
  • Past exposure and experience
    using STATA, SPSS, and/or Epi Info software
  • Computer literacy skills i.e.
    proficiency in MS office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) for data
    collection, validation and analysis
  • Possess the ability to work
    in a team environment with self-sufficiency and self-motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal
    skills coupled with excellent communication skills: verbal, written,
    listening, presentation and facilitation
  • Ability to multi-task:
    flexible and capable of working under pressure and tight deadlines with
    demonstrated ability to prioritize across multiple projects and
  • Ability to work in rural
  • Possess the ability to work
    under pressure
Terms and Conditions:
 Fellows will be provided with housing, health insurance and
a living stipend of $550/month. Additionally, fellows will receive an award of
$1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year. Flights to and from
the placement site and all other costs associated with GHC programming are
included, including $600 in professional development funds. Housing will be
arranged in Iganga.
Note: The living
stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as
determined by the placement organization.
to Apply:
applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the
aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the
instructions at the web page below.
Deadline: 2nd February, 2016
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