3 Monitoring & Evaluation Officer US Non-profit Jobs – IntraHealth International

Job Title:      Monitoring
& Evaluation Officer (3 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: IntraHealth
International

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

IntraHealth
International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North
Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100
countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in
need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving
health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology,
and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental
organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth
champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses
to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure
they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to
provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health
and well-being.

About Project:

The purpose of the
District Health Systems Strengthening on RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition in
Karamoja project funded by UNICEF-Uganda and implemented by IntraHealth
International is to use a health system strengthening approach to address the
availability of quality RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition services in Karamoja.
The project will be implemented in the districts of Karamoja and in full
alignment with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF’s
Rolling Work Plan, and the relevant Government of Uganda national policies and
guidelines. The project will work at the district, facility and community level
to improve planning, coordination, data use, accountability, quality of care,
continuous quality improvement, and integrated service delivery.

Job Summary: The
Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will serve as important members of
the RHITES-E Project’s M&E unit and will be responsible for data collection
within the districts to which s/he is assigned. 
S/he will support quality data collection, compilation, analyses and
reporting at the district, facility and community levels. S/he will participate
in the implementation and maintenance of the RHITES-E Project’s M&E system
that excels in capturing and reporting project progress in achieving outcomes
and results. The M&E Officer will report to the M&E Manager.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the assigned districts in results reporting, data
    utilization for program decision-making and knowledge management.
  • Provide routine data collection and data quality assurance at the
    facility and community level in the districts to which he/she is assigned.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the project’s
    as well as district level M&E performance monitoring plan to
    effectively track project and district activities, outcomes, and results.
  • Together with RHITES-E technical teams, develop and operationalize a
    schedule for monthly facility and district level monitoring visits to
    review status in service delivery, data collection and reporting in order
    to identify gaps, areas of support and mentorship.
  • Work with counterparts at the facilities and sub grantees to
    continually build their capacity in the areas of data management and data
    usage.
  • Provide technical support to facility and district health records
    personnel.
  • Lead in the active audit of both paper M&E tools and electronic
    medical records for data quality assurance.
  • Analyze project quantitative and qualitative indicators.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of project tools and
    databases to capture relevant data on key indicators.
  • Conduct periodic routine data quality assessments and implement
    corrective actions to address gaps identified.
  • Participate in writing regular, timely progress reports of
    district-level project activities and results for USAID and other
    stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the dissemination and utilization of project results
    to inform project operations and share lessons learned.
  • Remain abreast of developments in the M&E field, particularly
    with respect to HIV/AIDS, TB, MNCH, family planning and HSS.
  • Identify training and development requirements and develop plans to
    ensure that these are met as appropriate by RHITES-E staff as well as
    district and facility-level staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Monitoring and Evaluation
    (M&E) Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in public
    health, public policy, statistics or related discipline in M&E,
    Informatics, and Demography; a Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Three years for Masters and 5 years for bachelor’s degree of
    relevant experience of implementing monitoring and evaluation of formal
    and informal health and social supporting 
    systems; and community program activities
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the
    activity interventions and support activity supervision.
  • Must possess a firm command of M&E issues in one of the
    following technical areas: HIV/TB indicators, MNCH/FP indicators and HSS.
  • Work experience M&E USAID-funded programs preferred.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft office especially Excel.
  • Knowledge of statistical package e.g. EPI-Info, SPSS and R is an
    added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.

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