FHI 360 MEL Officer Jobs in Uganda
FHI 360 MEL Officer Jobs in UgandaJob SummaryPerforms research development with senior research staff to develop, implement, manage, and conduct research studies. Makes detailed evaluations, observations, analyzes data and interprets results using qualitative/quantitative methods and statistics.
Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement.
Prepares research concepts and proposals following established policies and procedures.
Conducts data analysis, data reviews, and reporting of research data for evaluation and quality.
Assists with the design and implementation of research studies, including the sampling, recruitment, and statistical analysis
Ensures compliance with government regulations when writing and reviewing protocols, analysis plans, reports, and manuscripts.
Develops training materials and conducts training for study implementation based on company policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Provides input with questionnaire development, analysis, study design, and material management.
Plans, organizes, and manages resources/processes for successful completion of study goals.
Develops and implements protocols and informed consents for research studies.
Provides guidance on any protocol related issues.
Manages and oversees budget for one or more research projects.
Develops, reviews, and maintains key study documents to ensure adequate resource and reference documentation.
May act as team lead and mentors staff on training, systems, policies, and regulations.
Serves as the liaison with internal and external partners to ensure effective collaboration efforts.
Oversees planning of meetings, site visits, and drafting necessary documents.
Applied Knowledge & Skills
Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures for conducting research studies under government regulations.
Strong knowledge of software programs used to perform data analysis.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
Problem Solving & Impact
Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of identifiable factors.
Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Decisions may affect a work unit or area within a department.
Receives methods and procedures on new studies.
Provides suggestions on business and operational decisions that affect the department.
Serves as team lead to team members.
Typically reports to a Manager/Director.
Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent
Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.
Typically requires 5-8 years of research or evaluation experience with manuscripts, and study implementation.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office. spreadsheets, analytical software and other technology required.
Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
Related prior work experience preferred.
Typical Physical Demands
Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.
Technology to be Used
Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job.
It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment.
Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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How to Apply
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