Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Non-profit Jobs – LifeNet International

Organisation: LifeNet International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
International is a non-profit organization that creates innovative solutions
for the everyday health challenges facing East Africa’s poor. In 2012, LN
launched a conversion franchise network in Burundi, East Africa to build to
capacity of local faith-based clinics and hospitals through nurse training,
management training, growth financing and medicine supply. We have rapidly
expanded to a network of 70 partner facilities in Burundi and Uganda. In 2016,
LN will be scaling up in Uganda and launching operations in the D.R. Congo. Our
goal is to improve clinical performance 50% within 24 months of partnership,
but we regularly see performance double in that time. In addition, LN aims to
help clinics achieve financial sustainability through our medicine supply and
equipment financing. By 2025, we plan to double the quality of care received in
20,000,000 patients visits to 1,000 franchised clinics operating in 10 East
African countries.
Job Summary: The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will support
LifeNet’s leaders by developing and managing LifeNet’s monitoring and
evaluation systems and will be responsible for providing timely program data
and indicators in order to ensure effective program management and ultimately
prove program impact. Importantly, the M&E Officer will recommend and
implement health outcome metrics as well as refine existing measurements of our
programs focused on our key outcomes: reducing maternal, infant, and child
mortality, as well as increasing sustainability and access to quality
medicines. One of LN’s strengths is monitoring and evaluation of our training
programs and our existing tools help drive the implementation of clinical best
practices. The M&E Officer would also steer the establishment of M&E
systems for operations at scale.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Carry our detailed analysis of health outcome
    metrics as well as feasibility studies
  • Responsible for piloting increasingly efficient
    methods of data collection
  • In charge of coordinating and performing data
    collection, data management, calculating metrics, results analysis, and
    reporting across LN programs and countries
  • Preparing and submitting monthly, quarterly,
    and annual M&E reports and metrics for the ED and for fundraising
  • Recommending metrics to leadership
  • Responsible for strategic planning for
    LifeNet’s M&E and implementation
  • In charge of monitoring internal KPIs and
    processes to increase LN’s efficiency
  • In charge of utilizing and managing LN’s
    Salesforce M&E database
  • Mentoring and training LN staff as needed on
  • Performing any other duties as required by
    the supervisor / management.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Monitoring and
    Evaluation Officer job placement should preferably hold a postgraduate
    degree in a related field such as public health, epidemiology,
    international development, economics, statistics or mathematics, business
    management, or finance, with a strong research and statistical analysis
  • Broad working knowledge of and experience in
    data collection, complex data analysis presentation
  • Previous exposure and experience analyzing
    complex problems, identifying innovative solutions, and engaging others to
    implement, preferably in a resource-limited setting
  • The ideal candidate is driven, organized,
    dependable, and tech savvy.
  • Prior business or management experience is an
    added advantage
  • Computer literacy i.e. Proficiency in office
    software and excellent working knowledge of data analysis and graphic
    representation with Excel and other statistical packages; additional data
    visualization skills are an added advantage
  • Self-managing individual who takes initiative
    and can perform well in an entrepreneurial environment, asking for help
    when needed
  • Adept at using and comfortable with learning
    new information technology
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce and ODK
  • Independent, resilient, and willing to live
    and work in the Ugandan cultural and political context
  • Alignment with LN’s Christian identity and
    mission philosophy and sensitivity to LN partners’ religious beliefs and
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly encouraged to send a
cover letter and updated resume to with “M&E
Officer” in the subject line.
Deadline: 31st March 2016  
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