Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor Employment Opportunity – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station: Kampala /
Masaka, Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager
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
AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Job Summary: The Monitoring
& Evaluation Advisor will offer technical guidance and coordinate efforts
for strengthening the Monitoring and Evaluation system in the districts and
health facilities; and supports the use of strategic information to improve
programming in the districts.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Regularly monitor the progress of project
    activities and oversee reporting requirements in participating districts
    (completeness, accuracy and timeliness).
  • Summarise PEPFAR reports from
    participating districts.
  • Ensure operational OpenMRS (running tools
    and software in place) and ensure completeness of entries into the DHISII,
    HIBRID etc.
  • Assist the DHTs and facilities to plan
    M&E activities, collect and disseminate lessons learned
  • Work in close collaboration with the CQI
    Advisor to support the districts and health facilities to operationalize
    data management systems to track progress of performance and outcome
    indicators.
  • Offer guidance to the districts, health
    facilities and project staff to build capacity for managing data from the
    DHIS2 and HIBRID at the district level.
  • Provide support in the monitoring and
    evaluation activities geared towards the attainment of targets specified
    in the project strategic and operational work plans
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Makerere
    University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor should
    preferably hold a Masters’
    degree in Public Health, Medicine Epidemiology or Biostatistics.
  • The
    applicants must hold Bachelor’s degrees in Statistics, population studies,
    Health Sciences, or relevant disciplines
  • Possession
    of a post- graduate training in Project Planning, Monitoring and
    Evaluation
  • At
    least four years’ experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, in donor
    funded programs
  • Knowledgeable
    of MoH and National frameworks and understanding of Local Government
    Structures.
  • Previous
    exposure and experience with OpenMRS, DHIS2, HIBRID and knowledge of MER
    2.1 PEPFAR indicators.
  • Strong
    skills in Statistical analysis packages like STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA,
    Epifo, for data analysis and database management packages.
  • Excellent
    writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Previous
    facilitation experience especially with partners at the district and lower
    levels.
  • Good
    analytical skills
  • Good team player and able to build good working relationship with the
    district partnership.
  • Ability
    to work in a rural setting
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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