Intrahealth International Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager Jobs in Uganda

Intrahealth International Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager Jobs in Uganda


Summary of Role

  • The MEL Manager- PEPFAR takes the lead in providing technical expertise to ensure that the RHITES-E Activity has a strong results framework; generates high-quality evidence, captures and reports high-quality results, and applies rigorous monitoring and evaluation (M&E) approaches in the implementation of the Activity’s robust M&E System.

  • S/he will be responsible for managing RHITES-E’s M&E and Learning activities, including ensuring compliance to the existing MEL framework and tools and putting in place, as well as implementing existing data quality assurance processes to ensure the timeliness and validity of data entry and analysis.

  • The MEL Manager will work in collaboration with other MEL staff and USAID and lead the harmonization of PEPFAR and MOH programming and data practices.

  • The MEL Manager will strengthen the capacity of M&E Officers, Data Assistants, and Health Informatics Assistants to improve their M&E strategies, plans, processes, tools, and RHITES-E results.

  • Working collaboratively with the M&E Managers, s/he will implement a system of constant data collection and analysis that informs the MEL Director, as well as the technical team leads.

  • This position reports to the MEL Director and works closely with the technical teams as required.

    Essential Functions

  • Work with the MEL Director to Manage and implement RHITES-E rigorous approaches to monitoring and evaluation, including paper-based, mobile, web-based, and other electronic technology systems for monitoring performance toward specific goals and objectives.

  • Oversee all aspects of the performance measurement for the PEPFAR interventions, including day-to-day tracking, reporting on activities, and quality assurance.

  • Regularly, prepare and ensure timely submission of RHITES-E Activity performance monitoring plans, including developing and defining program indicators and sources of data, as well as contributing to annual work plans, and other project documents.

  • Supervise and support MEL Officers, and HMIS teams at various levels to conduct frequent and routine data verification and quality assessment exercises as per the Activity AMELP and internal needs.

  • Track district-level and facility-level performance through focal technical staff, Cluster teams, and the MEL team.

  • Work closely with the MEL Director to provide technical and managerial leadership in the design and implementation of all project evaluation and research efforts.

  • Participate in writing regular progress reports of project activities and results for USAID and other stakeholders, including responding to all USAID requests for data on time.

  • Provide strategic, technical and coordination support to the Activity team to effectively support the strengthening of the HMIS at district, facility, and community levels

  • Conduct periodic MEL/Program Performance gap assessments covering specific MEL activities, processes, and tools to ensure the project stays on track.

  • Guide and Support MEL staff (Bio-statisticians, MEL Officers, Data Assistants and Health Management information system
    Assistants) and consultants on the PEPFAR and MOH M&E standards and requirements.

  • Contribute to strategic discussions on the project learnings; support work that establishes and maintains standards, guidelines, and quality assurance mechanisms in MEL for PEPFAR programming, and inputs into cross-organizational learning.

  • Work with the MEL Director and the Knowledge Manager to ensure data and learnings are prepared for dissemination.

  • Work closely with IntraHealth’s headquarters MEL and Communications teams as appropriate and share achievements and results within IntraHealth for organizational learning.

  • Represent the RHITES-E Project in external meetings nationally and internationally as required

    Education/Experience Requirements

  • Minimum Master’s degree in Public Health, demography, Statistics, Social Sciences, or similar field.

  • At least 7 years of related M&E experience. USAID and/or PEPFAR reporting experience is a must.

  • Experience using quantitative statistical and qualitative data analysis software

  • Demonstrated skills in conducting research, developing research protocols, articulating research questions, quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis.

  • Proven data management and health programming experience and knowledge. Adequate research skills including usage experience of DHIS2 and other statistical software.

  • A strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high profile, fast-paced environment.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills with a demonstrated ability to review, synthesize information and produce quality reports

  • Proven self-starter and ability to work with limited supervision.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize assignments, work effectively under pressure, and meet deadlines.

  • Microsoft Office computer skills, proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

    Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Minimum noise levels in an office environment

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically to field sites

  • Position is based in an office, requiring sitting at a desk most of the day

    Qualifications

    Skills

    Required

    Qualitative research methods & analysis MER

  • Advanced

    Quantitative research methods & analysis [MER

  • Advanced

    Analyzing data

  • Expert

    Behaviors

    Required

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

    Motivations

    Required

  • Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

    Education

    Required

  • Masters or better in Statistics or related field.

    Experience

    Required

  • 5-7 years: Related M&E experience handling USAID and/or PEPFAR reporting

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Intrahealth International Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager Jobs in Uganda


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