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Several Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Careers - Mildmay Uganda


Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:  Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

About US:
Mildmay Uganda is a Christian NGO that offers General and HIV/AIDS medical services. With support from PEPFAR, Mildmay Uganda also offers technical support in implementation of HIV interventions for Ministry of Health Systems aimed at accelerating HIV epidemic control. Mildmay Uganda also offers Health Professional Development through Mildmay Institute of Health Sciences (MIHS) accredited by Ministry of Education and recognised by National Council for Higher Education; offering academic and short courses in health care. .

Job Summary:  The position holder will support the M&E Manager and Data Manager to establish and maintain  functional Monitoring and Evaluation and Data Management Systems for Mildmay Uganda Programmes.


 Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Economics and Statistics, Population Studies; or other related field like Social Sciences, Development studies with postgraduate qualification in M&E.
·       The successful candidate must have at least 3 years’ experience in Monitoring & Evaluation and preferably in the health sector; Proficiency in project implementation progress reporting; Experience in Health Management Information Systems (HMIS); Knowledge in M&E, Research, Data Management & Quality Assurance.
·        S/he must have demonstrable advanced computer skills in STATA, SPSS, MS Excel and MS Access.

How to Apply:
All Interested candidates who meet the requirements should apply 0n line through the Mildmay Uganda online job application system at the link below

Only candidates with complete Information, and who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Deadline:  Friday 24th January 2020

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NTD Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer UK DFID Project Jobs - Ministry Of Health

Organization: Ministry Of Health
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports To: Head of the Division of Vector-Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases and to ASCEND Country Lead

About US:
Introduction
Accelerating the Sustainable Control and Elimination of NTDs (ASCEND) is a £200 million investment from the UK government’s Department for International Development (DFID), to advance the impact and sustainability of national programmes tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). To be implemented between September 2019 to March 2022, ASCEND comprises of two lots - one focusing on South Asia, East¬ and Southern Africa (lot 1) and the other on West¬ and Central Africa (lot 2). ASCEND lot 1 is implemented by a consortium of technical partners led by Crown Agents, including Abt Associates, Oriole Global Health and the Royal Tropical Institute. Central to ASCEND 1’s approach is a close collaboration with National Governments and other implementing partners, to enhance national approaches to NTD control and elimination. ASCEND’s goal is to contribute to the global goal of reducing the burden of targeted NTDs so that they are no longer a public health problem.


Job Summary:  The MEL officer will be seconded to the NTD – Division in the Ministry of Health and will oversee and support all the monitoring, evaluation and learning activities of the NTD division. He/She will be responsible for implementing the country MEL framework as outlined in the ASCEND MEL strategy and build the capacity of the MOH staff and partners in all aspects of MEL.
The MEL officer will be reporting to the head of the Division of Vector-Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases (DVB&NTD) who also is the National NTD Program Manager and to ASCEND Country Lead..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Lead all MEL initiatives for the ASCEND project including development/draft the M&E plan, tracking the program indicators, collect and report key indictors as required for the monitoring of the ASCEND logframe and informing staff capacity building initiatives.
·       Support the development/review and implementation of monitoring procedures and tools as required by the MoH and agreed upon by the ASCEND consortium.
·       Identify the training needs of the MEL and the County health records officers and for all implementing partners and coach, train and mentor them as needed.
·       In collaboration with data manager, identify in-country efforts to mainstream NTD reporting into national and district-level health systems; where need arises include and monitor NTD indicators among national health indicators;
·       Ensure implementation of country -level M&E work plans and technical M & E reports that will be used to inform program strategies.
·       Conduct periodic internal Routine Data Quality Assessments (RDQA) to assess the validity, reliability, integrity and timeliness of reported data and, where necessary, to adjust as per the data audit findings.
·       Guide the process for identifying key learning questions and parameters for monitoring project performance and comparing with targets, and spearhead the overall project learning agenda through quarterly reviews, reflection and planning sessions.
·       Facilitate the project team to document lessons learned through case studies and other methods such as most significant change
·       Provide leadership in sharing lessons learned through workshops, seminars and other forums


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelors Degree (advanced degree or post graduate diploma preferred) in: Monitoring and Evaluation, public health, Statistics, or related field from an accredited university.
·       At least five years’ experience in monitoring an NTD control programme, or Health management information system including experience in NTD survey activities (TAS/IA/Coverage surveys).
·       Working knowledge of NTD diseases is essential; experience in NTD research is preferred.
·       Experience in design and programming of m-Health surveys and applications, including training of surveyors is essential.
·       The MEL officer will be reporting to the head of the Division of Vector-Borne and Neglected Tropical Diseases (DVB&NTD) who is also the National NTD Program Manager, ASCEND Country Lead and ASCEND regional MEL manager.
·       Demonstrated experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Power Point, and Excel.
·       Demostrated knowledge of protection, prevention of sexual abuse and exploitation, and the field of safeguarding is an added advantage.
·       Ability to build strong working relationships to enable effective management of partnerships and work collaboratively as part of a global team.
·       Ability to deliver group-training sessions and build strong M & E capacity in the Uganda NTD Program.
·       People management skills with a robust diplomatic understanding of culturally and ethnically sensitive issues.
·       Strong communication skills as proven by past work experience.
·       Willingness to travel and to conduct regular field visits including in hard to reach areas.
·        English fluency (required)

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to;  recruitments@ascend.crownagents.com

Deadline: 24th January 2020

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Entomology Field Assistant Job Vacancies - Abt Associates


Job Title:     Entomology Field Assistant
Organization: Abt Associates
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Abt Associates, a major American business and government research, technical assistance, and consulting company, manages the USAID-funded Vector Control Task Order I. Task Order 1 supports the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI) and USAID in planning and implementing an integrated vector control approach with the overall goal of reducing the burden of malaria. Abt has implemented indoor residual spraying (IRS) for PMI since 2010, delivering high-quality IRS programs and gathering the most comprehensive vector control entomological data in the world. Under this contract, Abt will expand entomological monitoring to guide programs focused on insecticide treated mosquito nets and IRS and continue to assist PMI in reducing the burden of malaria through IRS and capacity building in 22 African countries where malaria is endemic. Abt will also continue to support PMI in IRS monitoring and evaluation, as well as environmental compliance. .

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Update available databases and perform data entry of all entomology field assessments and respond to data entry needs and requirements as guided by the project.
·       Perform regular entomology data cleaning to ensure data quality.
·       Participate in data collection and verification processes of entomology data.
·       Responsible for verifying daily data-backups and proper filing and storing of both electronic and paper-based entomological data.
·       Make follow up of data errors with field team and the Entomology Field Coordinator.
·       Prepare weekly reports and submit to the Entomology Field Coordinator. Work closely and provide feedback to the M&E team (Database Manager, M&E •Coordinator and M&E Manager with regard to data entry.
·       File all paper forms by geographical area and date in binders after data entry. •Ensure the safety and correct use of the equipment issued.
·       Review the data collection tools and ensure that each of the district data is filed as per the filing requirements.
·       Perform any other project duty assigned by Abt Associates.


Qualifications, Skills and Experiece:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor's degree/Diploma such as Education, Computer science, Information technology or other relevant discipline is required.
·       At least three years of progressive experience performing M&E tasks and assignments.
·       Experience performing data quality assurance.
·       Experience in data entry.
·       Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to coordinate well with personnel within and outside the project, meet deadlines, and work with minimal supervision,
·       Excellent computer skills, computer software programs, including MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint
·       Experience working with DHIS2 is an added advantage.
·       Experience working in international development programs desirable.
·       English language fluency

How to Apply:
 All candidates should send applications to VCUganda_Recruiting@pmivectorlink.com  with the position tide in the subject line of the email.

Documentation required to be considered includes a Cover Page, CV, biodata form, payslip from the most recent position held, copies of educational certificates/degrees, and contact information of at least 3 references we can contact must include email addresses and phone numbers). Candidates selected for an interview will be sent a more detailed job description in advance of the interview. Applications that de pot follow these instructions, or that do not meet the stated minimum qualification requirements, will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Abt Associates Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification,

Deadline: Wednesday, 29th January 2020

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MEAL Officer


Job Title:    MEAL Officer
Organisation: Welthungerhilfe (WHH)
Duty Station: Yumbe, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Welthungerhilfe (WHH), founded in 1962, is today one of the biggest non-governmental aid and development agencies in Germany. The objective of the program in Uganda is to improve livelihoods of the most vulnerable population in rural areas through interventions that increase their Food and Nutrition Security, improve sustainable access to WASH services and support the employability of the youth through vocational and life skills training. We understand that livelihoods of the rural population in Uganda have improved in a sustainable way when people are able to meet their basic food needs, have access to clean drinking water and safe sanitation, live in a healthy environment and take up opportunities to earn and diversify a decent income.

In Uganda, Welthungerhilfe currently operates in the districts of Arua, Yumbe, Moroto, Nakapiripirit, Napak, Amudat, Fortportal, Katakwi, Amuria, Mukono, Wakiso and country office in Kampala.

About Project:
Welthungerhilfe is currently implementing the project: Capacity Building of local WASH structures and Improving Sanitation and Hygiene in Bidibidi Yumbe district.

Job Summary:  The M&E Officer will support the Project Manager and project staff in all data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish of the project and provide technical support to the M&E unit within the organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Develop and set up a monitoring and evaluation system which meets the requirements of the donor and informs about the performance results in all sectors.
·        Work closely with Project team to assess field conditions, support capacity building initiatives, and facilitate the collection of quality data under the supervision of the Project Manager.
·        Ensure that the impact of all intervention is measurable, enhancing accountability to beneficiaries and gender equality is met.
·        Follow up, advise and adjust monitoring practices based on log frames and monitoring plans in the projects to ensure compliance with donor requirements.
·        Integrate Welthungerhilfe success indicators in the project log frame and ensure that these are measured during project implementation.
·        Establish and manage a database, assist in data analysis and supervise regular data collection.
·        Facilitate learning processes among staff by providing summaries, facilitating discussions and preparing presentations on lessons learnt.
·        Conduct regular project site visits and provide detailed information for narrative reporting and documentation.
·        To collaborate with the Project Management unit as assigned by the Project Manager in reviewing and preparing monthly, quarterly and final narrative reports.
·        To work with other members of the team, as need be, on follow up of project indicators, implementation of processes, standard operating procedures.
·        Contribute to all project planning activities.

Note: - The role of the MEAL officer cannot be limited to the specific duties and tasks detailed herein. The success of the WHH humanitarian mission is the highest priority and all issues which arise must be addressed accordingly. Therefore, she/he will be required to manage all unforeseen issues and circumstances and remain flexible to perform any other duties, as and when required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a post graduate diploma in monitoring and evaluation, project planning and management.
·        Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Social Science, Information management, Development studies or relevant field.
·        At least two years of M&E work experience in multi sectorial rural development projects preferable with international NGOs.
·        Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point, SPSS, Access, Akvo flow, Mwater.
·        Very good knowledge and experience with both practical and theoretical in data analysis and compilation.
·        Experience in working independently and result oriented.
·        Very good communication skills both oral and written.
·        Good command of English and knowledge of local language is desirable
·        Excellent interpersonal skills.
·        Valid riding permit.

Work conditions: The position is based in Yumbe but with travel to Welthungerhilfe country office in Kampala and other project locations. The work start date is 10th February 2020.

Duration: Six months with possibility of extension depending on the availability of funding.

How to Apply:
Qualified and interested applicants should submit via email their application letter and detailed curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) containing contact details and telephone numbers of 3 work related reference persons to uga.kampala.office@welthungerhilfe.de. Files should be submitted in single email with standard file types like MS Word(.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and should not exceed 2MB.

Please indicate the position for which you are applying for in the subject line of your E-mail. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 24th January 2020 by 5:00pm

Job applicant's privacy notice: All the information you provide during the process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties outside of this purpose.

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Field Manager, Monitoring and Follow Up Job Vacancy - GiveDirectly (GD)


Organization: GiveDirectly (GD)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Country Director

About GiveDirectly:
GiveDirectly (GD) aims to reshape international giving - and millions of lives - by providing cash grants directly to the world’s poorest. The Brookings Institution estimates that $70B of cash transfers would be required to eliminate the poverty gap; the aid sector currently spends $135B each year, much of it on evidence-free interventions. GiveDirectly wants to change that, establishing cash transfers as a benchmark for foreign aid - as the index fund is a benchmark for the financial industry - and in the process accelerating the end of extreme poverty.

GD has raised over $200m since launching in 2011, delivered cash to more than 125,000 families, and launched offices in 7 countries. We’ve also supported large-scale, experimental research that indicates strong recipient impact of our programs. As a result GD has been celebrated as one of the most innovative non-profit companies by Fast Company, while the growing cash transfer movement and GD’s leading role within it have been featured in the New York Times Magazine, This American Life, Foreign Affairs, and The Economist. 

We’re looking for exceptional talent to grow our field team. Our culture is blunt, analytical, non-hierarchical, and fast-paced. We recruit candidates from top organizations across all industries - our team has hailed from consultancies, investment banks, start-ups, non-profits, and government to name a few. We value ability and willingness to learn over years of experience. We offer competitive salary and benefits and performance-based bonuses.

Job Summary:  The Field Manager - Monitoring and Follow-up will play a central role in ensuring that GiveDirectly delivers a gold-standard product to donors and a positive experience to recipients. The Field Manager will oversee staff on multiple projects that are responsible for monitoring our recipients after they have received transfers - to ensure safe receipt, collect stories on recipient chosen use of the cash and resolve and resultant challenges. This follow-up and monitoring will be done in person and through our call centre. The Field Manager - Monitoring and Follow-up  will be responsible for the efficient and effective implementation of the follow-up process, including tracking performance of the follow-up team; monitoring recipient call data; streamlining workflow processes and call scripts; building a culture of mentorship and professional development; and identifying opportunities for risk mitigation and process improvement. The role will reward exceptional personnel management, effective communication skills, attention to detail, organizational skills, and a strong commitment towards building a scalable and better-leveraged field organization.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Design and monitor call-center workflow
·       Create and track work-plans for call center team
·       Oversee and ensure resolution of adverse events / mobile money registration problems; provide guidance on unique or challenging cases
·       Review weekly reports to track productivity and quality of service; design and own process of correcting slipping metrics
·       Monitor recipient call data to ensure data integrity
·       Coach field officers to identify any red flags and pick up on any un-flagged issues
Team management
·       Coordinate and manage professional development and training of call-center field officers (e.g. trainings on all new protocols for existing team as well as all training for new field officers)
·       Strengthen coordination systems between enrolment and follow-up
·       Identify opportunities for “specialization trainings” on different follow-up functions (e.g. adverse events management, registration problems) and assess the necessity of re-organizing the team
·       Ensure positive team dynamics and identify opportunities for morale-building (e.g. retreats, team events, incentives schemes, etc.)
Systems improvement/documentation
·       Oversee implementation of technologies aimed at streamlining data collection and workflow management
·       Maintain updated documentation of all collected data and case-management protocols, including those aimed at ensuring data security and standardization
·       Identify gaps and provide solutions to address GiveDirectly’s current adverse-events / case management process
·       Identify and formulate solutions to address fraud vulnerability in all stages of the follow-up process (e.g. SIM-card changes)
·       Responsible for ongoing maintenance of call center infrastructure, in collaboration with IT vendors" and "taking on occasional strategic projects to improve call center operations and performance.
Other
·       Coordinate special fundraising, operational, or research projects with non-traditional follow-up data collection


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate must hold a University Degree
·       Strong analytical and technical skills
·       Exceptional leadership ability with demonstrated success in motivating and developing front line managers
·       Strong interest in improving GD’s follow Up processes and systems
·       Hands on, metrics and reporting
·       Demonstrated work ownership and initiative, while effectively communicating gaps and risks
·       Experience managing a call center (will be considered but not required)

GD Values
·       Recipients first
We prioritize recipient preferences over those of donors or ourselves.
·       Team next.
We do what’s best for organizational - not individual - success.
·       Be proactively candid.
We say what we believe, and are honest in sharing information.
·        Create positive energy 
We strive to be a source - not drain - of energy for our colleagues.
·       Think rigorously; act quickly.
We are intellectually rigorous with a drive towards action - not debate.
·        Accept reality. Propose solutions.
We do not dwell on problems. We work actively to create solutions.
·       Be productively ambitious.
We take the risks to pursue industry-changing success, not incremental progress.
·       Know yourself and grow.
We recognize and accept our imperfections with a focus on growth.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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