Ministry of Health Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Health Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • The job requires one to understand the strategic direction of National Malaria Control programme.

  • The job holder must be highly versed with Results based management (RBM), Result based fi nancing (RBF) to facilitate analysis of the resource inputs and cost benefi t then
    inform consequent planning accordingly. The job holder should have good knowledge and advisory skills to guide the development of the programmatic goals, objectives, strategic indicators and activities.

  • He/she should be familiar with development and review of the NMCP Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP).

  • Must be able to lead Baseline studies, Midterm and Endline programme /post implementation evaluations (impact evaluation).

  • Among others the position requires the holder to be a strategic thinker with ability to guide team of staff in day to day programmatic reviews so as to guide the design of emergent strategies as and when required.

    Key Functions

    • Develop and update the M&E plan inclusive of the
    Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) of Global Fund
    grants for tracking progress and evaluating outcomes and impact on the implementation of NMCP

    • Overall management of the M&E activities for GF
    programme under the NMCP

    • Plan and track activities within the M&E framework.

    • Conduct Data Quality Assessments (DQAs) on NMCP
    related data

    • Develop, revise and/or adapt data collection and
    reporting tools of NMCP

    • Provide M&E technical support for program
    operational strategy

    • Participate in training and orientation of Implementing Partners for GF in Uganda

    • Routine and non-routine data collection of GF tied indicator data (eg. Training)

    • Monitor and inform programme implementation
    progress, preparation and DQA of Program Updates
    and Disbursement Requests (PUDR) reports.

    • Evaluate and assess programme outcomes and
    impact countrywide

    • Provide information for reporting on the Health Sector performance in line with the program objectives.

    • Manage as a custodian the GF program’s database/
    Management Information System

    • Conduct, facilitate and support NMCP related studies, operational and conventional institutional research

    • Spear lead the Joint Annual Review Programme and
    participate in the overall planning of Health Sector monitoring

    • Train stakeholders and health workers in the NMCP frameworks, methods and tools

    • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by the PM NMCP from time to time

    Education/Professional Designations/Experience

    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas; Statistics, public Health, Medical Education, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Computer science, and Quantitative economics.

    • Must have postgraduate training/Fellowship in
    Monitoring and Evaluation, management or related
    fi eld. Should have additional broad certifi ed training in electronic health management information systems;
    e,g. District Health Information System (DHIS2)
    designing and customization, Geospatial Information System (GIS), Open Medical Records System (OpenMRS) or Uganda Electronic Medical Records(UgandaEMR), etc.

    • He/she must have at least 12 years of M&E experience working within the health sector in international and National NGOs/donors or Government, whether as an employee or consultant at the different levels of implementation, Strategy or Policy. Should have vast experience in supporting, local government, ministries, autonomous bodies and Community Based Organizations.

    • Should have extensive experience in training of
    trainers, developing functional Monitoring and
    evaluation systems, M&E plans for health programs,
    DQAs, research, training, supervising M&E teams and managing M&E activities.


  • Proven teamwork, Analytical skills (condense large data volume into analytical trends to achieve accurate results, ability to apply logical thinking in order to break complex problems into relational component parts)

  • Excellent writing, oral and visual presentation skills; training skills. Ability to track and assess priorities and competently complete a variety of activities with a high
    level of accuracy and timeliness.

  • Excellent numeracy, organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to initiate and implement activities with hard work, dedication with minimal oversight and supervision.

  • Profi ciency in Statistical packages (SPSS, STATA, etc), MS Offi ce (Advanced Excel pivot, dicers and slicers, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and Internet.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Ministry of Health Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist Jobs in Uganda

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