Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Non-profit Job Vacancies – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Job Title:       Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

The Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization.
IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health
Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will
manage the development and implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation
framework and plan to capture project performance and results.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Use the
M&E framework and plan to capture performance results including routine
data reporting, study assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome

and oversee data flow patterns for the program that will ensure timely data
collection and reporting

results reporting to Project implementation committee by providing written
documentation on M&E activities and indicator results for progress and
annual reports, as appropriate.

leadership and direction on M&E to ensure the program achieves its goals
and corresponding objectives and targets

efforts to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results and
provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making

targeted evaluations and operations research, including design, data
collection, management and analysis

quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data
quality audits

and support the dissemination of project data and information among the project

with the Coordinator and Consortium partners to prepare and track progress of
project and activity budgets

of weekly targets and outputs to the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics, Public
Health, Demography, Statistics, Mathematics or related field

degree or post-graduate training in Monitoring and Evaluation

At least
five years of relevant work experience in M&E, with hands-on experience in
design or monitoring and evaluation of health related projects;

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

strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven
ability to function effectively with multiple consortium partners.

in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific
project contexts

technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or
more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following:
SPSS, EpiInfo, Stata, MS Access

communication skills, with excellent writing skills.

in coaching and training

to travel to various districts at 40% of the time

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates please Email your applications to:

The Human Resource Manager,

Infectious Diseases
Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Email to:


application letters must be accompanied by the following documents (PDF or Word
version only): Current CV with contact details of professional referees,
O&A level certificates and Bachelors Degree/Masters Certificates only.
Please do not attach other certificates or documents other than the ones

of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for
consideration for the job opening.

cannot be amended following submission.

email applications will be accepted.

Deadline:  15th July 2020

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