Monitoring & Evaluation Officer USAID Defeat TB Project Careers – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Title:          Monitoring & Evaluation
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID’s
Defeat TB project
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Monitoring,
Evaluation & Learning Advisor
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 Defeat TB Project:
URC is pleased to
announce that it will be implementing USAID’s Defeat TB project. Aligned with
Objective #3 in USAID’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy and in support
of the Government of Uganda’s TB Program, this five-year, USAID funded
project’s goal is to increase TB case notification, case detection, and
treatment outcomes through health system strengthening. URC seeks qualified
candidates to join our team in the Kampala office for the above position and
help us to end the TB epidemic in Uganda. The Defeat TB project goal is to
increase TB case notification, case detection, and treatment outcomes through
health system strengthening with the aim of ending the TB epidemic in Uganda
Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer works
with the project team to support implementation of the project M&E and data
management systems. This includes working closely with the project M&E and
other technical staff in ensuring collection, analysis and dissemination of
information to track project progress at project, district and hospital levels.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide direct support during data collection and capture processes
    at the end of each week, month and quarter for supported health facilities
    to meet the needs of the project.
  • Provide direct support to project supported sites in reporting to
    DHIS2 accurate and timely TB services reports.
  • Support data use both at site/hospital and project level, this will
    mainly relate to performance review meetings for Kampala, Mukono and
    Wakiso and any other data use activities.
  • Collaborate with district program officers and regional partners in
    Kampala, Mukono and Wakiso Districts to ensure the availability of TB HMIS
    tools in all supported sites
  • Participate in customization, pilot testing and roll out of national
    and project management information systems for project, national, district
    and health facility monitoring processes.
  • Oversee and maintain data quality management procedures at project
    and facility level including supporting development of SOPs for data
    management at health unit.
  • Participate in and support the Project implementation team to
    document and disseminate lessons learnt and best practices.
  • Other M&E and data management related duties assigned by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer USAID
    Project job must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, quantitative
    Economics, IT and Computer science.
  • Five years of working experience in Monitoring, evaluation and
    learning in the context of TB, HIV/AIDS or any other health related
    program area.
  • Strong skills in data analysis and vast experience in working with
    information systems promoted by the ministry of Health and PEPFAR e.g.
  • Strong skills in programming, customization and roll of DHIS2 and
    Open MRS open source platforms are required for this position
  • Strong skills in using GIS tools for data analysis and mapping are a
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
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
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