Fresher NGO M&E Jobs – Monitoring Assistant at Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project

Organization: Strengthening
Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project
Funding Source: United States
Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: M&E Analyst
About US:
The
Strengthening Partnerships, Results and Innovations in Nutrition Globally
(SPRING) Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the United
States Agency for International Development (USAID) and managed by JSI Research
& Training Institute Inc. with partners, Helen Keller International, the
Manoff Group, Save the Children, and the International Food Policy Research
Institute (IFPRI).  SPRING’s overarching
vision is to reduce under-nutrition, prevent stunting, and work with women of
reproductive age and children aged 6-23 months on reducing anemia. SPRING aims
to strengthen country efforts to scale up high-impact nutrition practices and
policies to improve maternal and child nutrition outcomes.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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The Monitoring Assistant will provide support to
M&E Analyst in the development and roll-out of monitoring tools
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Carry out timely data collection, entry and
reporting on program indicators,
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Support the program and district staff in planning,
designing, undertaking program monitoring, and evaluations/assessment,
·        
Provide support to district staff (Health workers,
Health Assistants and VHT Coordinators) in preparing and submitting timely
quality progress reports, and data collection.
·        
Work closely with program staff to plan, conduct
and/or facilitate programming related capacity building activities, e.g.,
trainings
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Conduct field visits to delivery units and communities
to monitor progress,
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Provide guidance and mentorship of district and
community teams on use of data collection tools
·        
Perform the role of interpersonal communication for
MNP adherence at house hold level.
·        
Perform any other duties assigned by the M&E
Analyst
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The ideal candidate should hold a University degree in
Social Science, Development Studies, social work and social administration,
Nutrition, Nursing or in any related fields,
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A minimum of two years’ experience in data collection,
compilation and entry, and operation research activities as well as principles
of data quality.
·        
Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets,
data entry and analysis packages Previous experience or training in project
monitoring, and experience with surveys, data analysis and reporting is an
added advantage
·        
Past exposure and experience working in a USAID
funded projects is an added advantage
·        
Demonstrate professional maturity
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills
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Good teamwork
·        
Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
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Ability to clean data from project studies and assessments
·        
Keen attention to details
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and updated
CVs to: springugandajobs@spring-nutrition.org.
The subject Line of the application E-mail should be “Monitoring Assistant”
Deadline: 7th December, 2015
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