IRC Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

IRC Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Description

The M&E Officer will ensure that quality data is obtained from the program facilities, VHTs as well as program staff when performing activities aimed at increased quality and coverage of infant immunization, child and maternal healthcare in the districts.

S/he is to supervise the data collection, data cleaning and input, ensuring a robust data base with analysis and data interpretation on which to base program decisions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the program team to develop a detailed M&E plan for the program based on the project
  • Log frame to track progress against agreed indicators.
  • Track the M&E plan and frequently provide the district and program team with trend analysis of tracked indicators while identifying outliers.
  • Conduct field visits to the health facilities to mentor and coach Data and Information
  • Assistants on data collection, reporting and data cleaning to inform program and HMIS reports.
  • Assist the district/health facilities and program staff to frequently use data for program improvement.
  • Assist the health facilities to engage in continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Participate in quality of care/intervention monitoring together with the DHT and IRC project staff while ensuring availability of data at the facilities for assessing program quality.
  • Provide accurate information that informs the data and Grant review meetings.
  • Ensure provision of data collection tools at the health facilities and for community programming.
  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date database for the health program/project as well as maintaining a good record keeping system and undertake continuous monitoring and regular evaluation of the project activities.
  • Assist the M&E Manager and program heads in implementing the IRC’s monitoring for action standards.
  • Liaise with the district M&E team including the Biostatistician while ensuring that accurate and timely data on the program is fed into the district HMIS and program reports.
  • Attend relevant meetings to represent IRC’s program activities in the district.
  • Collaborate with the IRC in-country M&E Team to implement the IRC global measurement initiatives
  • Provide regular feedback to the program/project Manager/M&E Manager on project implementation.
  • Assist in preparation of program
    reports and provide the program Manager/program staff and districts with monthly reports on performance against indicators and trends.
  • Facilitate the health facility/VHT reporting requirements for program reporting and to feed into the HMIS and program reports.
  • Assist with any other duties as requested by the direct supervisor.

    Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demography, Economics M&E or related field.
  • A post graduate or a bachelors plus an advanced certificate in M&E, statistics or economics will be an added advantage..
  • Three years working experience in Primary Health Care settings with proven success in designing, implementing and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to close out stages.
  • Experience in data quality assessments and oversight
  • Experience working with District Health teams and building the district capacity in data collection, reporting and analysis.
  • Experience in data analysis, trend analysis and interpretations.
  • Experience in continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies.
  • Experience in the use of the MOH data collection tools.
  • Experience working with district health teams, health facility staff and community based groups such as VHTs
  • Previous work with an NGO in similar programs.
  • Good experience in monitoring and evaluation of programs.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to enhance good interpersonal relationship.
  • Good communication skills.
  • A good command of both written and spoken English.
  • Good knowledge and application of Microsoft word, Excel and Power Point.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 11th September 2019
  • This position is open only to Ugandan nationals.
  • Application will be reviewed on a rolling basis
  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

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