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Management Sciences for Health Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor Jobs in Uganda


Overview

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor for a potential five-year USAID/Uganda Defeat TB project.

The goal of the project is to implement TB control efforts aimed at improving TB case notification and treatment outcomes while addressing the underlying health system barriers that are critical to improving service delivery to contribute to ending the TB epidemic in Uganda.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information.

Working from more than 30 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia and Medford, Massachusetts US headquarters, our staff from 65 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

Specific Responsibilities

  • The Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor will be in charge of the monitoring, evaluation, and learning components of this project.
  • She/he will develop monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) systems and research studies.
  • The MEL system will include appropriate indicators, baseline data, analysis data to inform the project implementation for improvements plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting.
  • She/he will be responsible for the overall management of monitoring and evaluation and research system for the project.
  • S/he leads and coordinates monitoring and evaluation, systems development, researches and related activities.
  • S/he will ensure the smooth operation and quality performance of technical efforts and field activities by coordinating and overseeing quality programmatic reporting, quality of data management and strategic information.
  • S/he is responsible for leading the development and implementation of a plan to monitor progress, evaluate effectiveness, and disseminate results, as well as overseeing the conduction of operations research and other data based analysis to facilitate evidence based improvements in project performance and expand understanding and lessons learned.
  • S /he will ensure adherence to monitoring of project activities using developed tools and indicators.

  • Provide in-country technical leadership and support for monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ensure the integration of M&E activities into all project components.
  • Collect analyze information and report on project activities.
  • Ensure timely and complete reporting from in-country executing partners in accordance with approved reporting formats, especially supported health facilities and districts reporting into the national health database and reporting into PEPFAR reporting formats
  • Monitor and evaluate progress towards annual work plans, expected outputs, including selecting and monitoring progress in meeting indicators.
  • Assist the Chief of Party in the preparation of work plans/selection of indicators and annual implementation plans with a view towards the project’s M&E requirements.
  • Coordinate the preparation of all quarterly progress reports, annual project report, inception report, ad-hoc technical reports, and success stories for USAID funding in line with the required formats.
  • Collect data for annual M&E plan and use those data to improve project performance.
  • Adapt and implement tools and techniques to improve the quality and use of data for decision making.
  • Assist the Chief of Party with decision-making on resource allocation based on project priorities and performance.
  • Participate on behalf of the project in appropriate technical meetings and conferences.
  • Provide support to institutional and human capacity building activities at the regional and local levels for project activities.
  • Develop a detailed annual work plan to build technical and managerial capacity of project.
  • Based on the capacity building work plan mentioned above conduct monthly seminars, hands-on training, mentoring and coaching for project staff.
  • Lead the write up of publications from publish operation research finding and routine M&E data
  • Assist the CoP in organizing national annual learning review meetings to bring all actors on TB for sharing research and program tic findings.
  • Carry out any such duties as may be assigned by the Chief of Party.

    Qualifications
    and Experience


  • Master’s Degree in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, research methods or related field;
  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience in monitoring and evaluation of large scalehealth service delivery and systems strengthening programs in developing countries with PEPFAR/USAID.
  • Six (6) years of work experience with research methodology for health programs
  • Published a minimum of 3 articles as primary author in well recognized peer reviewed journals
  • Demonstrating progressively increasing level of responsibility;
  • Excellent analytic skills coupled with proven ability in using visuals like graphs, chart, maps, and GIS;
  • Excellent ability in using data systems like EPI-Info, SPSS, SAS, DHIS2 and DATIM for reporting or analysis;
  • Excellent ability to articulate oral and written technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully moving analysis, evaluation, and research findings to program actions.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual.
  • Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation in USG supported projects in particular.
  • Demonstrated intermediate skills in IT as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, experienced with project planning applications.
  • Experience using a statistical analysis software such as STATA and SPSS
  • Excellent planning and data analysis and presentation skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate and document, including the writing of quality reports and detailed analysis of strategic information, using computer programs such as Word,
  • Excel and PowerPoint.

    How to apply:

    Apply online on or before 15th July 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Management Sciences for Health Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor Jobs in Uganda




    Management Sciences for Health Senior Technical Advisor Jobs in Uganda

    More information about this job

    Overview

    Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor for a potential five-year USAID/Uganda Defeat TB project.

    The goal of the project is to implement TB control efforts aimed at improving TB case notification and treatment outcomes while addressing the underlying health system barriers that are critical to improving service delivery to contribute to ending the TB epidemic in Uganda.

    Overall Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Technical Advisor (STA) will be responsible for providing technical assistance to the USAID’s Defeat TB project.
  • S/he will serve as a resource and team member to improve staff technical capacity of the project and will work closely with members of a multidisciplinary team to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of interventions in MSH’s Defeat TB project.
  • The Senior Technical Advisor will directly assist the Chief of Party in the design, implementation and monitoring of high impact TB control interventions.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • S/he will be responsible for supervision of senior technical staff in the design and implementation of the project.
  • Design and lead technical understanding of initiatives to improve districts, health facilities and their served communities’ capacity to deliver high quality, high impact TB health interventions and services.
  • Provide technical support including capacity building to project and NTLP staff focusing on specific project goals.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer and capacity building in the areas of decentralized planning, operational research, M&E, supervision, quality assurance, TB, and MDR/XDR TB epidemiology.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in Medicine, Public Health and 8 years of professional experience delivering TB or TB/HIV services.
  • A minimum of eight (8 ) years of progressively increasing responsibility working for successful TB technical assistance programs;
  • Demonstrates expertise and experience in service quality improvement and operational research approaches;
  • Experience and expertise in designing and implementing successful facility- and community based integrated health services;
  • Must have demonstrated leadership qualities, depth and breadth of management expertise and experience;
  • Demonstrated success in achieving results leading a National TB Control Program or TB projects.
  • Understanding of current key TB, TB/HIV control and MDR/XDR TB issues essential with recognized expertise in TB, TB/HIV and/or MDR/XDR TB programming, national level in developing countries essential.

    How to Apply:

    Apply online on or before 15th July 2017

    For more information and job application details, see; Management Sciences for Health Senior Technical Advisor Jobs in Uganda

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