02 June 2017

Monitoring & Evaluation Manager US Non-profit Careers - IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth International
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Eastern Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-E) Project
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Advisor

About Intra Health:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

About USAID RHITES-E Project:
IntraHealth International will implement the USAID RHITES-E which supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality health services in 21 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja by strengthening health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health services with attention to equity and underserved populations.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Manager will be responsible for monitoring and evaluation project activities. S/he is responsible for the development and monitoring of M&E plans and ensuring that the RHITES-E Project performance management plan (PMP) is implemented. The incumbent will be the project’s focal point person for the compilation, tracking and reporting of data for reports to the donor, the Government of Uganda (GOU) and other stakeholders. He/she will be responsible for the development of data collection and reporting tools and support data collection efforts, analysis and reporting. He/she will conduct quarterly data quality assessments (DQAs), conducting periodic assessments, compiling the quarterly project reports and USAID’s expenditure analysis reports.  Working collaboratively with the M&E Manager- Research & CLA, s/he will implement a system of constant data collection, analysis, and data use that informs the Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Advisor and technical team leads so that they can determine whether targets are being achieved and make programmatic changes if needed. The incumbent will also provide M&E technical assistance including but not limited to training, supportive supervision and mentoring to the RHITES-E Project sub-grantee partners and the district level M&E staff. Working closely with technical and M&E teams, s/he will ensure that all activities carried out contribute to the RHITES E Project outcomes. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The incumbent will ensure effective implementation of the project performance management plan and monitoring system, including collection efforts of all relevant data, management of the information, and its use in preparation of periodic reports.
  • Implement and maintain a M&E system that excels in capturing project progress and in tracking program implementation.
  • Support the tracking of project performance against targets using the project PMP and AMELP.
  • Work in close collaboration with project staff lead the collation of Quarterly, Semiannual and annual project progress reports.
  • Capture data into DATIM and other databases as requested by the donor.
  • Conduct DQAs of data collected and ensure that quality control measures are in place and observed.
  • Work in close consultation with the MEL Advisor, ensure dissemination of M&E results to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Actively contribute to special assessments and operations research activities.
  • Support the data management and analysis to inform project decision-making.
  • Serve as the DHIS2 and the SIMS focal point person for the RHITES-E Project.
  • Manage, train and mentor RHITE-E Project’s M&E officers, sub grantees and district level teams to improve data collection, compilation, reporting and overall data quality.
  • Coordinate the compilation of the RHITES-E Project’s annual expenditure analysis report.
  • Work closely with the KM Manager, track, manage and review all project reports submitted by program staff and consultants, and collate lessons learned to inform programmatic decisions.
  • Stay abreast with developments in the M&E field

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID RHITES-E Monitoring & Evaluation Manager job opportunity must hold a master’s degree in public health, epidemiology, Statistics, demographics, social sciences or other related field.
  • At least six years of related work experience in monitoring and implementing programs in the development field preferably health and/Human Resources for Health.
  • Possess applied skills in designing and implementing assessments and formative or operations research and developing M&E plans.
  • Proven ability to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • S/he must have strong writing and organization skills for reporting on program and study results.
  • Familiarity and experience with USAID/PEPFAR reporting regulations and requirements.
  • Proficiency in statistical databases (SPSS, EPI-info) and other software packages with strong data analysis (quantitative and qualitative) and data management skills
  • Experience and working relationship with partners & stakeholders in health system strengthening

Personal Competencies:
  • Managing Performance: Ability to plan and design practices, processes and procedures that allow for effective management of people, resources and processes to optimize overall organizational performance. Managing for performance includes the ability to delegate and encourage growth and leadership across the team(s) as part of maximizing performance and productivity.
  • Strategic Thinking: Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable business plans.
  • Effective Communication (Oral & Written): Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Risk Management: Knowledge of processes, tools and techniques for assessing and controlling the organization's exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Innovation: Develops new, better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives within your role that result in improvement of IntraHealth's performance and meeting objectives, results and global commitments.
  • Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high quality results for IntraHealth's success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.
  • Service Excellence:  Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations  and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES-E Project should upload an updated CV/Résumé, completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download here and three professional references at the web link below

Deadline: 4th June, 2017

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