Uganda Episcopal Conference Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-health Information System (HIS) Jobs in Uganda

Uganda Episcopal Conference Jobs in Uganda


The Uganda Episcopal Conference (UEC) is the legal body of Catholic Bishops of Uganda implementing the Kampala HIV/AIDS Project through its Health Department with funding from the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI). Within the framework of the Inter Medical Bureau Coalition (IBC), the project provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in Private-Not-For Profit (PNFP) Health Care Facilities (HCFs) in Kampala and Wakiso Districts. The Uganda Episcopal Conference would like to fill the following positions with quality and highly motivated candidates able to work with a dynamic project team at the Uganda Catholic Secretariat.


Uganda Episcopal Conference Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-health Information System (HIS) Jobs in Uganda


Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-Health Information System (HIS)

Vacancies: 1

Job Placement: At UCMB Nsambya offices- Kampala district.

Supervisor: Strategic Information/CQI Advisor

Job Description:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-HIS spearheads data collection using manual and electronic systems at PNFP supported facilities within the Region, compilation and analysis of Surge and APN data, support the technical teams in close monitoring of key advanced HIV disease management aspects, liaising with district biostatisticians to ensure that data from the PNFP subsector synchronized and entered into DHIS2 and Hybrid templates for reporting to MOH, IDI and PEPFAR.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with facility teams and the poject team in training and mentorship of facility M&E staff.
  • Support facilities to compile and submit weekly surge, APN, IPT and PMTCT reports.
  • Mentor and coach Facility teams and as well community partners on appropriate use of HMIS data collection tools for data recording.
  • Mentor facility records assistants and data volunteers on use of MoH recommended electronic patient monitoring systems (DHIS2, OpenMRS ,WAOS and TWOS) for data management and data aggregation to enhance timely reporting.
  • Support facilities to ensure completeness of entries into the openMRS, data cleaning and reporting.
  • Support facilities to ensure timely and accurate completion and submission of HMIS reports and other required reports to the district biostatisticians in the 2 districts of Kampala-Wakiso Region.
  • Train and mentor lower
    level facility staffs in computer packages that enhance program implementation and reporting.
  • Support the PNFP facilities in the region to conduct regular data quality assessment as per MoH DQA guidelines on data collected at health facilities and ensure regular feedback is given to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Mentor and coach facility staffs to summarize data collected (including finer age disaggregation) and how it can be displayed for use at both facility level and District level.
  • Perform periodic analysis on HMIS data to inform UEC-IBC Regional Project on the progress of activity implementation and/or change strategies to improve performance.
  • Generate narrative and quantitative reports for submission to the Prime Partner.
  • Effectively participate in district performance review meetings by ensuring availability of relevant data and documentation as a contribution from the PNFP subsector.
  • Support the SI/CQI advisor in compiling program reports
  • Any other duty as assigned by superiors

    Qualifications/Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s ‘degree in Biostatistics/Statistics, Quantitative economics, Monitoring and Evaluation or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Health Information Systems (HMIS, DHIS & OpenMRS).
  • Knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA.
  • Good Knowledge of MER 2.3 PEPFAR indicators and PEPFAR reporting requirements.
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS related programming.
  • Self-motivation and result oriented.
  • Ability to monitor health Data collection and data entry into management systems and write good project reports and plans.
  • Good IT skills (generic applications, internal communications systems, and software packages to support M&E management)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of error resolution in data entry
  • Mentoring and coaching skills.
  • Graduate training in Public Health, health service management is an added advantage
  • Experience in working with Faith Based subsector is an added advantage.

    Eligible and interested candidates should apply and attach their signed CVs, copies of certificates, degrees, and testimonials to the address below not later than 4th September 2019

    The Secretary General

    Uganda Catholic Secretariat,

    Plot 672, Hanlon Road – Nsambya Hill

    P.O. Box 2886 Kampala


    For more information and job applications details, see; Uganda Episcopal Conference Jobs in Uganda

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