Makerere Joint AIDS Program Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

Makerere Joint AIDS Program Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose:
The M&E officer will work closely with the M&E team to implement and supervise the M&E activities at
cluster level. He/she will also be responsible for analysing of different data in relation to the project activities.

Specific duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Manager MEL to implement robust M&E systems, identify and monitor key
    program activities to document results and attribution.
  • Oversee the collection, analysis, and reporting of cluster data to inform programing at cluster
  • Conduct data verification and quality control & improvement activities at health facilities to
    ensure quality DHIS2, HIBRID, PIRS, ODK (includes HIBRID-DHIS2 synchronization), and other data
    is collected.
  • Conduct routine cluster led data quality assessments.
  • Working with the cluster M&E teams (District data officers, data clerks) to determine technical
    and logistical needs for strengthening the cluster’s M&E system.
  • Track monitoring indicators of all health component activities and periodically provide data to the cluster project team (includes ensuring data use at health facilities and project office).
  • Establish and maintain a system to track availability of HMIS tools, patient files, and logistics for proper storage of patient records and share with the Manager MEL.
  • Build capacity of cluster project teams to understand project AMELP indicators, including PEPFAR
    indicators as well disseminate and explain project targets within the cluster teams.
  • Provide M&E technical guidance to cluster teams on M&E aspects relating to project program
  • Work with M&E staff of partners to strengthen community M&E systems in the cluster through
    ensuring availability of data collection tools, equipping district community teams with data
    collection skills and reporting in time to submit in DHIS2.
  • Support the District HMIS teams to ensure that relevant HMIS reports, HRIS reports (aggregated
    data) are entered into the DHIS2 &HRIS (pre-designed electronic system by MoH).
  • Ensure HIBRID (PEPFAR indicator data) data is entered timely in HIBRID and PIRS system, as well
    as additional project data entered in project data management platforms (ODK, SURGE data)
  • Ensure supported health facilities have appropriate records storage mechanisms (Cabinets, files
    etc.), and functional Uganda EMR.
  • Provide periodic and adhoc data as requested by Senior M&E personnel (Includes data calls)
  • Mentor and coach District HMIS teams (both facility-based & District based) on appropriate use
    of HMIS data collection tools for data recording.
  • Support the District Biostatistician & Health information assistants to design patient and data flow charts for the health centers as a standard guide to service providers and data users.
  • Ensure SOPs, and related M&E data aggregation Job aides are disseminated and used in the
  • Work with the District HMIS team to provide at least one monthly feedback to the HCs on the
    reporting status in the supported districts (including Cluster district teams).
  • Ensure that copies of Districts HMIS
    reports (data) and relevant donor driven quantitative data
    relevant to MJAP (at cluster) interventions are accessible to project teams and other stakeholders
    at MJAP.
  • Participate in the planning for dissemination and lessons learned and present results of program
    achievements and outputs in written reports and at conferences and meetings.
  • Ensure coordination between District Biostatistician and Cluster teams to ensure smooth
    implementation of HMIS functions in the cluster.
  • Develop periodic HMIS technical support work plans and activity reports for the allocated districts and submit to the insert new supervisor and RPM.
  • Provide analysis for the different technical areas assigned to and share with the supervisor and
    technical advisor.

    Team Management responsibilities:

  • Supervise and appraise assigned staff to deliver required results.
  • Build capacity and support data officers and data clerks to ensure they are equipped to support
    the health facilities of allocation.
  • Support District Data officers to raise requests, review and forward to the target officer.
  • Coordinate with key District and cluster stakeholders including districts, M&E team and other key
    M&E stakeholders in the cluster.
  • Contribute to the development of cluster annual work plans, reports, and other deliverables to
    Jinja Office.
    Minimum Qualifications, job requirements and Competencies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, and Computer Science.
  • Post-graduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation is desirable.
  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in leading M&E processes, including routine
    health and survey data management and survey activities for complex health systems
    strengthening and/or service delivery programs.
  • At least 2 years’ experience with providing HMIS support in a Health Systems Strengthening
    approach, in HIV/AIDS, maternal, newborn and child health is desirable.
  • Knowledge of GIS tools for Health service mapping
  • Knowledge of use of Ms Excel, SPSS, STATA, GIS, ODK
    analysis using maps)
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills and oral and written
    communication skills in English.
  • Previous experience working on US government programs will be considered an asset.
  • Experience with USAID, PEPFAR and or other donor projects.
  • Experience collaborating and developing partnerships with Ministries of Health/National
    Programs, District Local Governments, donors, NGOs, and/or other stakeholders on HIV/TB
    initiatives in alignment with national strategic plans.
  • Experience in managing quality improvement interventions and technical/institutional capacity
    building programs.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below and submit their coverletters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to: ;

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