6 Entry Level Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer NGO Jobs – John Snow Inc (JSI)

Job Title:   Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer (6 Entry Level Jobs)   

Organisation: John Snow, Inc. (JSI)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Regional Program Coordinator


About US:

John Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals aged communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 104 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the past 30 years.


Job Summary:  The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer will be responsible for supporting day-to-day data collection and reporting for the Activity as guided by USAID. The MEL Officer will work with the MEL Manager and Regional Program Coordinators to ensure that clean and complete project data is collected, properly captured and reported in a timely manner. They will be supervised by the Regional Program Coordinator – Acholi.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the monitoring of timely and consistent data collection and reporting from all project-supported partners and service providers
  • Work to reconcile inconsistencies in monthly data reports sent from project-supported partners and service providers
  • Provide technical support to technical staff and partners in the area of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to ensure high quality record keeping at health facilities and in the communities in respective districts in meeting program objectives
  • Assist with preparation of external and internal reports and communication materials for management and program staff to facilitate project and activity monitoring and planning
  • Assist in organizing and facilitating feedback sessions with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Plan and conduct needs assessments, quality assurance assessments, data quality assessments (DQAs), formative research, and other evaluations as necessary
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by the Regional Program Coordinator – Acholi.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field such as Statistics, Qualitative Economics and Computer Science plus additional training or qualification in monitoring and evaluation (M&E)
  • At least two years of experience in M&E for international donor funded projects, preferably including experience with USAID-funded projects
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time and meet strict deadlines
  • Knowledge of epidemiology and evaluation research methods (qualitative and quantitative), including data entry, analysis and report writing
  • Computer proficiency, including use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access and a statistics package (e.g., Stata, SPSS, SAS, R)
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and mentoring skills
  • Excellent writing, oral and organizational skills.


How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and updated CV to pumrajobs@jsi.com


Please state your preferred location for the position (Kampala, Jinja, Moroto, Gulu, Lira, Arua)


Deadline: 29th April 2022


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