FHI 360 MEL Officer Jobs in Uganda

FHI 360 MEL Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

  • Performs 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.

    Supervision Given/Received

  • 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.

    Travel Requirements

  • 10%-25%

  • 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.

  • FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance.

  • Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 MEL Officer Jobs in Uganda

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