2 Fresher M &E Officer Jobs – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: M&E Advisor
About US:
Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) is a private-not-for
profit Company under Makerere University. MJAP works to build partnerships and
strengthen health systems to optimally respond to HIV/AIDS, TB and other
diseases of public health importance in Africa.
About Project:
MJAP will work in close collaboration with the Rakai Health Sciences
Program (RHSP) to implement a program on Accelerating HIV/AIDS Epidemic Control
in Masaka region (Gomba, Butambala, Sembabule and Mpigi districts). In
addition, MJAP is anticipating a sub-award grant for accelerating HIV/AIDS
Epidemic Control in Kampala region; under the President’s Emergency Plan for
Key Duties and
  • Provide support to the District
    Biostatistician in training and mentorship of facility M&E staff
  • Work in liaison with district teams to
    ensure availability of all necessary HMIS tools at facilities
  • Support the district in maintenance of
    facility computers and accessories as well as the openMRS
  • Support facilities to ensure completeness
    of entries into the openMRS and reporting.
  • Support facilities to ensure timely and
    accurate completion and submission of HMIS reports and other required
  • Support district Biostatisticians and records
    officers to conduct regular data quality audits
  • Support the district Biostatistician and
    Records Officers to conduct data analyses required for regular district
    and facility data review meetings as well as tracking of selected
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Makerere
    University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) M &E Officer should preferably
    hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, or its equivalent
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    Health Information Systems (HMIS,DHIS & OpenMRS )
  • Broad knowledge of common Statistical
    analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA,
  • Working knowledge of MER 2.1 PEPFAR
  • Additional training in a medical field
    will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to monitor Data collection and
    data entry into management systems and write good project reports and
  • Good IT skills (generic applications,
    internal communications systems, and software packages to support M&E
  • Broad knowledge of error resolution in
    data entry
  • Good mentoring and coaching skills
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of Local
    Government structures,
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should email their
applications, detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant academic
documents addressed to: The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint
AIDS Program (MJAP) via Email to: hr@mjap.or.ug
NB: Please indicate the
position and region you’re applying for in the subject. Your attachments should
not exceed 5MB.
Deadline: 17th May
2017 by 5:00pm

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