M&E Specialist US Non-profit Careers – Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

 Job Title:    M&E Specialist

Organisation: Management
Sciences for Health (MSH)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Sciences for Health (MSH) is a global health nonprofit that makes foundational
changes to health systems to protect people from diseases and improve their
health. MSH collaborates with local partners, from the Ministry to the
community, to strengthen and complement existing health systems. Since 1971,
MSH has worked in more than 150 countries to help ensure sustainable,
resilient, and equitable access to quality health care around the globe.


Job Summary:  The M&E Specialist performs routine
analysis of data from various national information systems to produce reports,
statistics, and performance evaluations. S/he supports data quality assessments
including data collection, analysis of results, and dissemination. The position
contributes to building capacity of local counterparts and partners around data
use, including enhancing their capacity to interpret data and leverage data
visualization from digital technologies; he or she will participate in national
initiatives on digital technologies to improve data visualization. The
specialist will support operational research and learning activities by running


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Use and Data Quality – 25%

Collect, analyse and triangulate logistics data and
patient statistics to inform supply chain monitoring across various programs

Collect, analyse and present relevant facility based
logistic gaps to inform technical assistance, support supervision by MoH and
its partners.

Support the project with the collection and analysis of
data to assess performance of RRHs, districts, facilities and IPs

Participate in the implementation of the NSCA
recommendations by helping to strengthen the national DQA strategy with
complementary techniques aimed at increasing data quality and usage

Review available logistics data and identify facility
based logistic gaps for periodic Facility Data Quality Assessments.

Participate in the design and implementation of DQA across
different systems/interventions

– 30%

Pending transition of below activities to Pharmacy

Assist with the development of the pharmaceutical sector
M&E reports

Assist with M&E related ad hoc initiatives and
activities (to be defined)

Assist in the compilation of SSCS project quarterly and
annual reports as needed

Assist in the preparation of periodic M&E reports for
presentation in Medicines and Pharmaceuticals Management Technical Working
Group, Regional Quarterly Pharmaceutical meetings and inform overall program
planning and decision making.

Building 25%

Support the progressive transition of M&E reporting
activities listed above to Pharmacy Department

Support the development of internal, local counterparts
and partners’ staff capacity for M&E and data collection systems by
supporting the design and implementation of trainings, coaching, mentoring and
provision of technical support

support – 10%

Provide back-up support to the M&E Specialist in
charge of systems support

Support national initiatives on digital technologies to
improve data visualization. This entails supporting the design and testing of
new visualization as well as enhancement of existing ones

Learning & Adaptation – 10%

Run analysis to support

the implementation of the project’s CLA agenda

the provision of inputs for the CLA forum

project’s operational research

Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned
from time to time


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in a
health-related or an international development field with specialized training
and/or experience is statistics, data analytics and research methodology or
another closely related field and possess a Post graduate diploma in monitoring
& evaluation.

Minimum three (3) years related experience in designing
and implementing monitoring and evaluation of international development
projects, preferably for USAID

Strong familiarity with M&E databases

Previous experience working on USAID-funded projects is

Knowledge and understanding of USAID Evaluation Policy and
ADS regulations a plus                   

Demonstrated knowledge related to statistical analysis,
project performance analysis, data visualization, and program reporting and
monitoring required

Working knowledge of technical and programmatic aspects of
health sector and health systems strengthening in Uganda;

Knowledge of supply chain concepts and
pharmaceutical/logistic indicators

Work experience with DHIS2 based systems.

Excellent Analytical skills with good reporting and
presentation skills

Good command of statistics, sampling methodologies, and
statistical analysis software such as STATA, SPSS, Tableau, Power BI etc.

Ability to understand technical staff needs for data and
to present information, analyses, and recommendations in clear written formats

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other
stakeholders in developing creative and strategic solutions to achieve common

Willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing
priorities and shifting deadlines.


How to Apply:

candidates should apply online at the link below.




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