Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer USAID Project Careers – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID’s
RHITES-N Acholi Project (Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in
Northern Uganda – Acholi
Duty Station: Gulu,
Reports to: Director
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
About US:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health
care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit
affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45
countries, including the United States.
About USAID RHITES-N Project:
With the RHITES-N
Acholi Project (Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern
Uganda – Acholi), USAID will continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s
(GOU) efforts to improve access to and use of health services in the country’s
post-conflict northern region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on
USAID investments and national advances to increase access to and use of
high-quality integrated services that accelerate the ability and capacity to
respond to the specific health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region,
leveraging the URC-ASSIST project successes.
Job Summary:   The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Officer will oversee the monitoring and evaluation of all SBC activities
Implemented by RHITES North Acholi team at community level.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop Monitoring and evaluation work plans and budget
  • Design data collection tools based on the project indicators to
    support the project team and partners to collect quality data on SBCC IPC
    activities including; community dialogues, small and large group meetings,
    one on one sessions and home visits.
  • Build the capacity of the implementing team on how to use the tools
    and provide guidelines on proper data management procedures.
  • Create data entry screens to store data from the community
    activities carried out.
  • Collect data on SBC activities, analyze and provide descriptive and
    inferential statistics on the project indicators
  • Prepare and disseminate M&E periodic reports documenting the
    project findings, achievements, recommendations and best practice.
  • Conduct support supervision to the community health workers and
    provide technical assistance on collect quality data.
  • Carry out data audits/ Data Quality Assessments for the partners
    involved in the project activities.
  • Organize joint performance review meeting of the project on a
    periodic basis to assess the progress set objectives and goals.
  • Ensure timely delivery of project reports to the donors and other
  • Undertake any other relevant duties as determined by the Monitoring,
    Evaluation and Learning Director.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer
    USAID Project job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Statistics,
    Population Studies, social sciences, Public Health, or other related
  • Post Graduate training in Monitoring and Evaluation as well as
    strategic communication will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with national and community SBCC intervention
    programs; Specific hands-on knowledge and skills in planning, designing,
    monitoring SBCC programs especially in prevention approaches
  • Four years of relevant experience Monitoring and Evaluating public
    health communication programs, development/humanitarian projects/programs
    in a donor environment, in managing social behavior change communication
    campaigns, and in monitoring public health communication-related projects
    of similar scope in a social marketing field.
  • Experience working with USAID programs
  • Demonstrable results in previous work environment should reinforce
    claims to this experience.
  • Knowledge of public health service delivery, community outreaches
    and experience in working with community health-intervention programs and
    in dissemination of information through different communication channels.
  • A motivated, focused, disciplined professional with excellent
    communication, interpersonal, analytical and result-oriented skills.
  • Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tactful,
    ability to plan, organize and measure outcomes of interventions.
  • Exemplary and honest, with a high level of energy and integrity, and
    able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Flexible, innovative, with good record keeping, communication,
    presentation, report-writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Good team player with the ability to make positive contributions
Please Note:
Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period
without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the URC should upload
their updated CVs / résumés and cover letters at the link below. Also, please
complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420
Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well, download it
Deadline: 9th July 2018 by 5:00 pm
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