Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist job at THE AIDS SUPPORT ORGANISATION (TASO UGANDA)


Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist jo Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 21 July 2022

Hiring Organization: TASO UGANDA

Job Details:

Classification: Contract, Full-time
Reports to: DREAMS Manager
Salary: Commensurate with training and experience
Duty Station: LPHS Ankole- Mbarara Cluster Office
Directly Supervisees: Data Clerks

Main Purpose of the Job: To take charge of the M&E systems and data management at the sub counties and ensure effective provision of sewices, 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 supported and supervised

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• . Prepare periodic work plans and budgets for the delivery of Monitoring Evaluaation and
• Learning data management services
• Make regular data backups
• Ensure proper usage and maintenance of ICT equipment at the cluster
• Technically advise DREAMS management on proper and effective management of data and ICT equipment
• Coordinate activities and ensure availability of logistical support to the MEL System in the department
• Supervise entry of service data at all levels
• Offer technical support and training to data collectors and other end-user
• Cany out routine data cleaning, validation, analysis and reporting
• Liaise with the relevant offices for effective and prompt maintenance, repair and servicing of ICT equipment
• Carry out database administration of the cluster servers l l. Make monthly submission of raw datasets to DREAMS Manager
• 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 surbodinates and other staff in building effective MEL systems
• Participate in making or revising job descriptions of surbodinates whenever necessary
• Analyse and discuss findings based on regular monitoring data
• Provide technical support on MEL and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Project Officers.
• Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to TASO's monitoring and evaluation system
• Support the DREAMS 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 Specialist
Minimum Academic Qualifications: Degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics or Computer Science. Postgraduate Diploma in M&E will be an added advantage.
Required Experience and Exposure: 3 years in data management preferably in DREAMS-AGYW service delivery in related position.

Special Knowledge
• TASO policy on data management
• Ethical issues in data management
• Rights of PLWHAs and AGYW.

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/Attributes; 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 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 hearfrom TASO one (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

Date Posted: 2022-07-14