Earn 550 US Dollars monthly as Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate at Holistic Initiative to Community Development

Job Title:    Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Associate

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Holistic Initiative to Community Development

Duty Station: Kamuli, Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: Ugandan

Salary: Monthly Stipend 550 US Dollars

Role Code: G02-Nat

 

About GHC:

Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

 

About US:

HOLD Uganda is a community-based organization that supports and empowers rural, poor and vulnerable communities to become self-reliant and sustaining, so that they can fully participate in their own social and economic development initiatives. HOLD Uganda implements community health, socio-economic empowerment, and advocacy programs at the community level, targeting adolescent girls, young women, youth, orphans, vulnerable children, and elderly women.

 

Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Associate will promote results-based management within all of HOLD Uganda’s programs. They will be responsible for supporting the development of effective monitoring and evaluation systems; staff capacity building in monitoring, evaluation, and research; and, designing and conducting pre- and post-training assessments. They will be expected to maintain best practices in needs assessment, project design, project implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Other duties include designing data collection tools, and training and supporting program staff in data collection, storage, analysis, and interpretation.

 

In addition, the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Associate will coordinate closely with program staff to produce abstracts (program and scientific research), contribute to scientific publications, participate in the development of policy briefs and position papers, and disseminate research findings with clear recommendations that can inform advocacy priorities and future interventions. The Associate will support the Executive Director as well as the Programs Team.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Monitoring and evaluation

  • Develop a strategy for data management, data collection, data analysis, and sharing and learning opportunities for projects
  • Support, coordinate, and harmonize monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and practices
  • Develop organizational monitoring and evaluation tools, including frameworks, indicators, data collection methods, and data quality assurance measures
  • Review monitoring and evaluation plans for each project and provide feedback on needs, trends, best practices, and priorities to help in the design of future interventions

Capacity building

  • Develop and deliver capacity building initiatives including training and monitoring for field staff based on gaps in specific areas of knowledge and practices related to monitoring and evaluation
  • Train technical staff on monitoring and evaluation tools, research tools, research methodology, database use, and data interpretation to improve data for decision making and future project design
  • Coordinate the design of training manuals, tools, and protocols based on national and international manuals

Quality improvement and accountability

  • Perform program quality assurance activities such as data quality audits, capacity assessments, mid-term and final evaluation reviews, field monitoring and evaluations, and support for assessments, surveys, studies, and evaluations
  • Engage staff in data collection, analysis, and use of results for program quality improvement

Evidence and learning

  • Conduct needs assessments and research for the organization
  • Provide assistance in proposal design and project reporting related to research and monitoring and evaluation reporting requirements
  • Support the design of organizational research protocols and guidelines
  • Perform literature reviews and research projects and advise programmatic staff based on findings




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, economics, or another social science, or related field*
  • At least one year of experience in designing and/or implementing monitoring and evaluation activities, such as developing data collection tools (i.e. surveys or interviews), defining goals or performance indicators, or using quantitative or qualitative methodologies*
  • Experience with statistical packages for data analysis, such as SPSS, STATA, or R*
  • Strong writing skills, as evidenced by writing reports and/or grant proposals*
  • Experience preparing materials for or delivering trainings to non-technical audiences*
  • Competent in using Excel*
  • Experience with monitoring and evaluation activities in a public health setting
  • Experience in database management or design
  • Experience in conducting research that includes quantitative or qualitative studies and/or literature reviews
  • Experience in documentation and knowledge management
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

 

Fellowship Benefits and Logistics

  • Monthly living stipend: $550
  • Professional development funds: $600
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Travel costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary

 

How to Apply:

All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.

 

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Deadline: 12th January, 2021

 

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