CDC Project Jobs – Program Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation – Ministry of Health (MOH)

Job Title:   Program Officer – Monitoring and Evaluation    

Organisation: Ministry of Health (MOH)

Funding Source: Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Program Officer Monitoring and Evaluation ACP


About US:

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has received a grant from the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Cooperative Agreement (CoAg), a strategic mechanism of the United States Government (USG) to implement activities in line with its mandate in support of the Public health response to HIV/AIDS and other health systems. CDC will be supporting a pool of Human Resources that are expected to lead the implementation of the grant. The staff to be recruited under this grant will be contracted by the MOH.


Job Summary:  The Program Officer-Monitoring and Evaluation will be supporting  M&E  functions  and  systems  focused  on  providing  timely  and  relevant information to MoH and other stakeholders.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the development and implementation of M&E system including identifying key indicators and designing data collection tools
  • Participating in  organizing  regular  sharing  of  M&E  findings  with  program  staff implementing partners and other stakeholders
  • Training national and district stakeholders to effectively use data collection and reporting tools
  • Supporting analysis, review and compilation of progress reports
  • Participating in design and implementation of baseline and end-line surveys
  • Participating in data quality assessment for data quality assurance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, or any other related Health Science fields from a recognized university
  • Must possession of Postgraduate Training in M &E.
  • At least four years of relevant working experience at national or regional level in monitoring and evaluation of health related programs.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the national HIV and AIDS Programme
  • Must be team player with excellent communication & writing skills
  • Thorough understanding of Monitoring and Evaluation techniques
  • Familiarity with statistical data analysis packages such EPiinfo, STATA
  • Understanding of qualitative data collection and analysis techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge  of  strategic  planning  and  understanding  of  the  strategic direction of MoH and of PEPFAR programmes.
  • Ability to perform under minimum supervision.
  • Good leadership and Team Work Skills.
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Good Planning and organization Skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, power point, excel.
  • Good policy analytical skills.
  • Familiar with basic technology including managing virtual meetings.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their handwritten applications should be Delivered to the Reception Desk, Ground Floor, Wing A- AIDS Control Program Offices, Lourdel Towers, Plot 1, Lourdel Road Kampala, MOH Headquarters-Kampala between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday addressed to:


The Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Health Plot 6, Lourdel Road, Wandegeya

Tel. +256414-697366/0414-697367/0414-664469


Please include your telephone number and email contacts on the application. Applicants should attach the following:

  • Recent passport-size photograph.
  • Copy of the National Identity Card.
  • Detailed curriculum Vitae.
  • Certified copies of the academic certificates and transcripts.
  • Two recommendation letters from two of the most recent supervisors/employers.
  • A photocopy of your appointment letter for your most recent position.


Deadline: Friday, 7th October 2022 by 5:00Pm


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on the MOH Noticeboard


For more of the latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page

Date Posted 2022-10-07
Valid Through 2022-10-07
Hiring Organization Ministry of Health (MOH)
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda