Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor Job Placement – Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor

Organization: Joint
Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Chief
of Party

About US:

Joint Clinical
Research Centre (JCRC) is a National Ugandan Organization that was established
in 1991 as a Medical Institution and HIV/AIDS Centre of Excellence specializing
in Medical Research, Health Care and Training.

Job Summary:   The Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and
Learning Advisor will support an anticipated USAID project that aims to
increase access to high-quality health services. The Senior Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning Advisor will provide technical leadership to develop
the project framework, plans and indicators to capture project performance
results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and
reporting of all project activities. The M&E Specialist will work closely
with the M&E team to design, implement and supervise the program’s M&E
activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into program
implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Lead project team in the development and implementation of an
    M&E system and oversee routine program monitoring activities. Ensure
    the quality and relevance of the project’s monitoring and evaluation
  • Guide the project team to develop, implement, and revise the
    project’s  work plans
  • Compile and analyse data of the project technical areas and support
    the project technical team in presenting recommendations to donors.
  • Lead results reporting to USAID by providing written documentation
    on M&E activities and indicator results for progress and annual
    reports, as appropriate.
  • Provide support to performance evaluation process in collaboration
    with USAID and the independent evaluation team.
  • Ensure the quality of M&E related data to be collected
    throughout the program implementation.
  • Participate in the preparation and facilitation of informational
    meetings with Consortium partners, RHITES, DHT and MoH.
  • Document results of the M & E system and produce periodic
    reports as required by PEPFAR/, USAID and MOH.
  • Support the various program teams in data analysis.
  • Train and mentor staff of Non state facilities, partner Institutions
    and DHT in data collection methodology and in the M & E system, in
  • Supervise and project data staff and Non state facility data teams.
  • Any other duties as per project demands.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC)
    Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor job must hold a
    Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or Statistics or another
    related field.
  • At least six years of relevant experience in Monitoring and
    Evaluation of large scale Donor funded Health and HIV/AIDS service
    delivery and systems strengthening programs.
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies,
    operations research, health management information systems, reporting,
    data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation and setting up
    and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives.
  • Demonstrated research experience and skills, complemented by
    experience in facilitation, close collaboration with varying types of
  • Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating USAID
    Project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement,
    including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database
    management, and developing M&E and/performance monitoring plans.
  • Demonstrate strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning
    skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple partners
    in both the public and NGO sectors specific project contexts.
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination.
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills..
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in regional
    and national programs and technical staff.
  • Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office .
  • Ability to travel nationally 40 % of time.

How to Apply:

All applications
must be addressed to: Director, Finance & Administration, Joint Clinical
Research Centre strictly by email:

Note: JCRC is an equal opportunity employer. Any
attempts of influencing the recruitment process will lead to automatic

Deadline: 12th July 2019

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