Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Non-profit Careers – Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Organization: Makerere
University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)
Duty Station:
Mulago, Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: M&E
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.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will
support the Organization and Partner institutions to develop, review and
implement system strategies that routinely monitor and evaluate the project
activities in line with the National HIV and AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation
Plan, MJAP and PEPFAR guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support MJAP and Partner Institutions to develop Monitoring and
    Evaluation plans and budgets in line with the M&E project guidelines.
  • Offer technical assistance to develop and implement strategies for
    building the capacity of the project staff to conduct evaluation
    activities that will inform and improve the project implementation and
    achievement of project goals.
  • Build the capacity of the supported health facilities Data/Records
    personnel to prepare, compile and present periodic Monitoring and
    Evaluation reports to inform program design and make improvements in line
    with project guidelines and MJAP’s guidelines.
  • Take lead in identifying, documenting and sharing best practices,
    innovations and research related findings; to project activities to
    improve performance and HIV service delivery.
  • Work closely with MoH & IDI teams to develop/review quality
    management tools, strategies and activities to increase project
    performances and results in line with project’s stated objective and
  • Provide technical support to CBO/CSO staff on areas related to
    Community DSD models so as they can effectively utilize the MGLSD/MOH DSD
  • Conduct joint supervision visits with KCCA and IDI to monitor the
    use of the Quality assurance reporting system; assess the quality of data
    collected by the M&E teams and other focal persons and verify the
    accuracy of reported data.
  • Work in close liaison with the M&E Coordinator, develop/review
    and implement plan for data access, analysis; and summarise information on
    all project areas and processes.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Makerere University Joint AIDS Program
    (MJAP) Monitoring & Evaluation Officer job should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Information Technology or a relevant
  • Post- graduate training in Program Monitoring and Evaluation is an
    added advantage
  • A minimum of four years of working experience in program monitoring
    and evaluation programs of which should be in strengthening local health
    systems for HIV service delivery
  • Knowledgeable on MoH and National frameworks; Experience with UGEMR,
    DHIS2, HIBRID, DATIM and experience with Donor funded programs 
  • Knowledge of MER PEPFAR indicators will be an additional advantage;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills & organizational
  • Knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management
    packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA
  • Comprehensive knowledge of error resolution in data entry
  • Ability to design and manage an organization-wide programme for
    M&E and adaptive management learning
  • Ability to monitor data collection and data entry into management
    systems and write good project reports and plans.
  • Strong IT skills (generic applications, internal communications
    systems, and software packages to support M&E management)
  • Good management and coordination skills, with experience of
    technical project implementation.
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
NB: Please
indicate the position and region you’re applying for in the subject. Your
attachments should not exceed 5MB.
Deadline: 6th August 2018 by 5:00pm
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