04 Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer jobs at TASO Uganda

TASO Uganda

04 Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer jobs at TASO Uganda

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 04

Deadline: 05 April 2022

Hiring Organization: TASO Uganda

Job Details:

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda), was founded to contribute to a process of preventing HIV infection, restoring hope and improving the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by HIV infection and disease. TASO was given a 5-year Transition Award by USAID (Cooperative Agreement: #72061720CAOOOI4) effective August 12, 2020 ending August 11, 2025, to implement the USAID Local Partner Health Services-Ankole Project (USAID LPS-Ankole) in the 12 districts of Ankole sub-region, South Western Uganda.
USAID expanded the TASO-Ankole implementing mechanism to the 8 districts in Acholi sub- region effective October 1, 2021, starting with Pader district effective July 1, 2021. The Ankole and Acholi sub-regions of South Western and Northern Uganda, respectively consist of 20
USAID-supported districts including: - Buhweju, Bushenyi, Ibanda, Isingiro, Kazo, Kiruhura,
Mbarara, Mitooma, Ntungamo, Rubirizi, Rwampara and Sheema in Ankole Sub-Region; Agago, Amuru, Gulu, Kitgum, Lamwo, Nwoya, Omoro and Pader in Acholi sub-region; as well as their Cities and Municipalities.
The project's overarching goal is to support the achievement of the Government of Uganda and PEPF AR goals of reaching and maintaining HIV epidemic control by 2020 and ending AIDS by 2030. The project is expected to support continued implementation of a district- based integrated package of quality HIV IAIDS and TB services in the public health sector to contribute towards attainment and sustenance of epidemic control; provide comprehensive technical support through training, coaching and mentorship to targeted public health facilities to enhance the delivery of quality HIV and TB services at facility and community level and position them to sustain epidemic control. In pursuit of such intentions, TASO requires the services of dedicated, competent, innovative and result-oriented individuals for employment on a contract basis for the posts below;

Job Title REF: TS/HR/ PMGT/6: Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer (4)
Reports to: MEL Specialist
Functionally supports: Data Clerks
Salary: Commensurate with training and experience
Duty Station: USAID Local Partner Health Services, Acholi & Ankole Project based at Ibanda, Mbarara and Bushenyi Cluster Offices.
Main Purpose of the Job
To take charge of the M&E systems and data management at the Cluster Office and ensure effective provision of M & E services, management and utilization of resources.

Key Outputs
• M&E systems maintained
• Data entry supervised and managed
• Data validated and cleaned
• M&E reports developed and submitted in time
• Manage Data bases and systems
• Subordinates effectively supervised

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Prepare periodic work plans and budgets for the delivery of Monitoring Evaluation and Learning data management services
• Make regular data backups
• Ensure proper usage and maintenance of ICT equipment at the cluster
• Technically advise centre management on proper and effective management of data and ICT equipment
• Coordinate activities and ensure availability of logistical support to the MEL
• Systems in the department
• Supervise entry of service data at all levels
• Offer technical support and training to data collectors and other end-users
• Carry out routine data cleaning, validation, analysis and reporting
• Prepare and submit periodic reports on the information and data management activities of the service center
• Select, manage and acquire information (both hard copy and electronic) to meet an organization's current and anticipated needs
• Conduct information and systems audits
• Develop and manage electronic resources using, for example, online databases and content management systems
• Develop and manage internal information resources and networks
• Oversee the implementation of newly developed MEL systems at center
• Provide training and advice to colleagues and sometimes clients on the use of electronic information services
• Provide overall supervision for the departmental staff
• Do inhouse or other available trainings of subordinates and other staff in building effective MEL systems
• Participate in making or revising job descriptions of subordinates whenever necessary
• Analyse and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
• Provide technical support on MEL and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Project Managers.
• Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to TASO's monitoring and evaluation system
• Support the centre in designing and disseminating research studies by providing relevant input
• Share learning from MEL process with the wider team
• Proactively participate in various program activities
• Promote dissemination of lessons and knowledge sharing
• Participate in Research activities at the project
• Ensure health, safety, and security in your area of operation
• Promote the vision, mission and the values of TASO as expressed in the policies, regulations & guidelines of the Organisation.
• Any other duty assigned by the Immediate supervisor

Person Specifications:
• Monitoring Evaluation & Learning Officer
• Qualifications and experience
• Minimum Academic Qualifications
• Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or Computer Science
• Minimum Experience and Exposure
• 4 years in data management preferably in health-related position
• Special Knowledge
• TASO policy on data management
• Ethical issues in data management
• Rights of PL WHAs

Key Skills
• ICT Skills
• Data management Skills
• Communication Skills
• Analytical Skills
• Interpersonal Skills
• Computer Skills (especially Statistical and database packages, and programming) Report Writing Skills
• Other Qualities 1Attributes; Accuracy, Integrity, Confidentiality, Perseverance and thoroughness.

Application procedure

Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of who should be the present employer / immediate supervisor or last employer if unemployed, or any other if it is the first employment being applied for . None of the referees should be a relative, friend or business associate. All referees' designations should be stated and contact details included i.e. physical address, telephone/ mobile numbers and email contacts.
All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents as one document (labeled with candidate's full names) and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials to:
Please visit the TASO website at www.tasouganda.org to aces the detailed job advert also note that only applications received online shall be considered.

• All interested candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents in one folder and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials on the Online Application Form
• TASO does not receive applications via social media especially NOT Facebook or WhatsApp
• TASO does not use an Agency to recruit except when indicated on the advert.
• TASO does not ask for money for Applications
• Only the TASO Human Resources Office handles Job Applications.
• While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates are contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from TASO one (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

Date Posted: 2022-03-23