Several Strategic Information Officer Career Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:    Strategic Information Officer (Several Fresher Job Vacancies)

Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Duty Station:   Uganda

Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

 

About US:

University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

 

About USAID Project:

With the RHITES-N Acholi Project (Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern Uganda – Acholi), USAID will continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) efforts to improve access to and use of health services in the country’s post-conflict northern region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on USAID investments and national advances to increase access to and use of high-quality integrated services that accelerate the ability and capacity to respond to the specific health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region, leveraging the URC-ASSIST project successes.

 

Job Summary:  The Strategic Information Officer will report to the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor. The SI officer will oversee the monitoring and evaluation of all project interventions and SBC activities Implemented by RHITES North Acholi team at facility and community level.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Develop Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning work plans and budgets
  • Design data collection tools based on the project indicators to support the project team and partners to collect quality data on DREAMS, Family Health, COVID19 and SBCC IPC activities including; community dialogues, small and large group meetings, one on one sessions and home visits.
  • Strengthen the district, facility and community data management and quality systems.
  • Create data entry screens to store data from the community activities carried out.
  • Ensure timely submission of accurate and complete data for weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reporting
  • Collect, analyze and provide descriptive and inferential statistics on the project indicators to track achievement
  • Provide technical support to the facilities in ensuring implementation of UgandaEMR and other key MoH databases.
  • Provide support to the district biostatisticians in reporting maternal and perinatal deaths
  • Technically support the biostatisticians to organize performance review meetings through proper analysis and reporting of programmatic indicators.
  • Support the Data Assistants to conduct health facility assessment in order to address facility specific data management challenges.
  • Support Data Assistants and District Biostatisticians in Covid19 data entry at all districts in cluster in addition to ensuring availability of data capture tools
  • Support compilation of M&E progressive reports and knowledge products – best practices, success stories and research findings.
  • Prepare and disseminate M&E periodic reports documenting the project findings, achievements, recommendations and best practice.
  • Build the capacity of district and facility staff in HMIS management.
  • Conduct support supervision to the cluster districts to provide technical assistance on how to collect quality data and develop SOPs to streamline data management.
  • Ensure complete, timely and accurate reporting by all facilities within the region and proper data validation.
  • Carry out Data Audits/ Data Quality Assessments for the partners involved in the project activities.
  • Organize joint performance review meeting of the project on a periodic basis to assess the progress set
  • Manage quantification and distribution of HMIS tools.
  • Ensure timely delivery of project reports to the donors and other partners.
  • Work with the LPS-TASO Acholi cluster M&E leads to offer technical assistance to the facility-based data clerks on EMRs data entry, cleaning and analysis.
  • Support the roll-out and upgrade of EMR for POC and recency data transmission
  • Undertake any other relevant duties as determined by the Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Statistics, Population Studies, Computer Science, Public Health, Demography or other related degree.
  • Post Graduate training in Monitoring and Evaluation as well as strategic communication will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in working with national, USAID public health interventions; Specific hands-on knowledge and skills in planning, designing, monitoring facility and community approaches

 

Desired Experience 

  • At least four years’ relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluating USAID-funded public health , development/humanitarian programs
  • Thorough familiarity with DHIS2, HMIS, HIBRID, UgandaEMR, PEPFAR In-country Reporting System
  • Demonstrable results in previous work environment should reinforce claims to this experience.
  • Knowledge of public health service delivery, community outreaches and experience in working with community health-intervention programs and in dissemination of information through different communication channels.
  • A motivated, focused, disciplined professional with excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical and result-oriented skills.
  • Good judgment, initiative, high sense of responsibility, tactful, ability to plan, organize and measure outcomes of interventions.
  • Exemplary and honest, with a high level of energy and integrity, and able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Flexible, innovative, with good record keeping, communication, presentation, report-writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player with the ability to make positive contributions

 

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should upload an updated CV/Résumé and your Cover Letter at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 25th November 2021

 

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