2 Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Coordinator NGO Jobs – PACE (PSI Uganda)

Organization: Program
for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE)
Reports to: Implementation
Team Lead
Duty Station: Kampala,
About Us:
Program for
Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE) is the local branch of
Population Services International (PSI), one of the world’s leading non-profit
social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the
developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services
that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.
About MaNe Project:
Population Services
International (PSI) Uganda will implement the Maternal and Newborn
(MaNe)-Kampala Slum Project in partnership with Kampala Capital City Authority
and Makerere University School of Public Health. The objectives of this project
are to:-
  • Empower the urban poor pregnant mother to be able to recognize
    illness and make timely decision to seek care for herself and her baby;
  • Ensure that the quality care she needs is accessible by harnessing
    and collaborating with the widely available private providers and
  • Improve referral linkage between primary level facilities and the
    referral hospitals so that poor mothers and newborns can get timely and
    effective emergency care.
Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
Coordinator (MEL Coordinator) will coordinate the implementation of the routine
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Plan (MELP) and data collection systems
for measurement of the overall MaNe project performance and learning and
improvement. The MEL coordinator will oversee the development of protocols
consisting of reporting tools, electronic systems, quality assurance methods and
analysis plans and implementation of protocols to collect and analyses data and
reporting for the MaNe project within the assigned project area within Kampala
Capital City Authority (KCCA). This position will provide training, mentorship
and supervision of project staff, collaborate with KCCA, Makerere University
School of Public Health (MakSPH), USAID and other Implementing Partners (IPs).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and operationalize detailed project MEL plans according to
    specific project performance frameworks in line with the project
    strategies and learnings as informed by evidence.
  • Develop, execute and track budgets for routine M&E activities
    aimed at tracking progress and inform learning in line with project
  • Develop and roll-out M&E related initiatives e.g. data systems,
    tools, templates, procedures, guides in line with data needs and track
    compliance in use of data collection and reporting tools by staff and
  • Supervise implementation of monthly M&E work plans and track for
    complete and
  • timely submission of M&E reports/data by the project facilities,
    urban VHTs, peer educators and other implementers.
  • Coordinates technical reporting according to defined reporting
    schedule and writing regular monitoring and technical reports as required.
  • Develop process monitoring tools and conduct monitoring activities
    to project sites to provide program quality assessments in line with
    standard operating procedures and program designs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Degree in Social Sciences,
    Population Studies, Social work, Economics or Statistics from a recognized
    university. Additional training in M&E is an added advantage
  • A minimum of four years of experience in monitoring and evaluation,
    of donor funded programs, preferably in health sector.
  • Experience in use of Spreadsheet computer applications, Open Data
    Kit and statistical software packages.
  • Experience of DHIS2, MTRAC and other mobile applications.
  • Excellent coordination skills of diverse team players
  • Ability to analyse a variety of information and act consciously;
  • Ability to organize, interpret and present it in meaningful oral or
    written form for varied audiences and provide solid analysis leading to
    sound decision making.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills and a high degree of
    computer literacy are preferred.
  • Results Focused, Drive Change / Foster Innovation, Customer Service
    Orientation and Develop Others.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and with confidence
How to Apply:
Al suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and detailed
CVs via E-mail to: apply@psiug.org or hand delivery to the PSIU Office
Reception, addressed to The Head of People and Culture PSIU at Plot 3 Mackenzie
Vale – Kololo, P. O. Box 8082 Kampala.
Deadline: 19th October 2018
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