S.O.U.L Foundation Non-profit Jobs – Operations, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Organisation: Global
Health Corps (GHC)
Placement Organisation: S.O.U.L
Duty Station: Bujagali
Falls, Uganda
Salary: Monthly
Stipend of 550 dollars per month
Eligible Citizenship:
About GHC:
Global 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
About S.O.U.L Foundation:
Since its start in 2009, the
S.O.U.L. Foundation has worked to foster sustainable and vibrant Ugandan
communities with a focus on education, women’s empowerment, food security and
health. Its vision for relevant, scalable and sustainable development programs
was born out of a belief that empowered women are better situated to
participate in effective change and can collectively identify problems, develop
solutions, and mobilize and implement those solutions. As a grassroots
organization with a start-up mentality, S.O.U.L. aims to be an innovative,
entrepreneurial, and agile organization helping communities create and pursue
opportunities to break the cycle of extreme poverty. It is truly a “bottom up”
organization with its growth and problem solving directed by the communities it
serves. The organization was highlighted on the front page of Voice of America
by international journalist Ivan Broadhead in December 2011 and has received
particular notice and praise from the World Bank, the U.S. Ambassador to Uganda
Scott DeLisi, the French Embassy, the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention and the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.
Job Summary: The
Operations and Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will support continue the
design, development, and implementation of programs and manage the M&E of
the S.O.U.L. Foundation’s Maternal Health Network. Using data collected on the
maternal health needs as well as knowledge and attitudes in Uganda’s Kiira
Health Sub-District in Jinja District, the Operations and Monitoring and
Evaluation Officer will work to meet these needs through a maternal health
education project. The fellow will ensure the curriculum and programming is in
line with the needs of the mothers in the community, and will provide ongoing
monitoring and evaluation to guarantee that these needs are being appropriately
addressed. Fellow will work with parents, village health teams, traditional
midwives, and other key maternal health stakeholders to improve maternal health
in the community through comprehensive and collaborative interventions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee,
    monitor and evaluate the day-to-day operations of the S.O.U.L.
    Foundation’s Maternal Health Network projects, including the Antenatal
    Education Project and Village Health Team Training & Outreach
  • Analyze
    and improve Maternal Health Network initiatives, informed by historical
    data and data from the Maternal Health Network needs assessment
  • Initiate
    and maintain conversations between women leaders, village leaders and
    regional and state agency heads to strengthen the legitimacy of the
    proposed Maternal Health Network initiatives
  • Passionately
    advocate for ongoing support for Maternal Health Network initiatives by
    the appropriate councils and agencies
  • Compile
    and submit ongoing M&E reports to track program outcomes and outputs
    according to program goals and objectives
  • Actively
    engage with all community members to keep them informed of the Maternal
    Health Network and facilitate ongoing trust and communications between
    S.O.U.L. and its beneficiaries
  • Actively
    facilitate capacity-building of S.O.U.L. Foundation staff by supporting
    M&E activities for all of S.O.U.L. Foundation’s programs
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the GHC fellowship should hold a Master’s degree in
    Communications, Program Management, M&E or equivalent professional work
    experience in these areas
  • Significant
    experience in program development or advocacy
  • Significant
    experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent
    cross-cultural, interpersonal skills and ability to work with people from
    a diverse set of backgrounds
  • Good
    computer skills, especially in database management and office applications
  • Ability
    to take personal initiative and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Commitment
    to the S.O.U.L. Foundation’s mission and vision
  • Reliable,
    self-motivated and dynamic
  • Possess
    the ability to work in a team and form productive, supportive &
    professional relationships with all staff at S.O.U.L. Foundation
Job Terms and Conditions: Fellows
will be provided with housing, health insurance and a living stipend of $550/month.
S.O.U.L will provide fellows with furnished housing an approximate 12 minute
walk from the S.O.U.L offices. 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 Bujagali.
Note: The living
stipend and completion award may be paid out in USD or local currency, as
determined by the placement organization.
How to Apply:
All 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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