Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job at Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 12 September 2022

Hiring Organization: Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP)

Job Details:

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer)

Role definition
The M&E Officer will participate in the developing, reviewing and implementing of M&E strategies and activities; in line with the National HIV Plan and Ministry of Health guidelines and procedures. He/She will support data analysis and provide technical support in strengthening the capacity of data officers and partners of the supported sites in the use of HMIS tools, data analysis and program management

Key Result Areas
• Support MJAP and Partner Institutions to develop Monitoring and Evaluation plans and budgets in line with the M&E project guidelines
• Provide Technical Assistance to develop and implement strategies for building the capacity of the project staff to conduct evaluation activities that will inform and improve the project implementation and achievement of project goals.
• Build the capacity of the supported health facilities Data/Records personnel to prepare, compile and present periodic Monitoring and Evaluation reports to inform program design and make improvements in line with project guidelines and MJAP’s guidelines.
• Take lead in identifying, documenting and sharing best practices, innovations and research related findings; to project activities to improve performance and HIV service delivery.
• Collaborate with MoH, districts & IDI teams to develop/review quality management tools, strategies and activities to increase project performances and results in line with project’s stated objectives and outcomes.
• Take a lead role in overseeing data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting, ensuring that data is of high quality and audit worthy.
• Participate in writing M&E Reports; program indicators and other relevant documents
• Conduct joint supervision visits with KCCA and IDI to monitor the use of the Quality assurance reporting system; assess the quality of data collected by the M&E teams and other focal persons, and verify the accuracy of reported data.
• In liaison with the M&E Coordinator, develop/review and implement plan for data access, analysis; and summarise information on all project areas and processes.
• Conducting data verification and quality control & improvement activities at health facilities to ensure quality DHIS2, HIBRID, PIRS, ODK (includes HIBRID-DHIS2 synchronization)
• Participating in the planning for dissemination and lessons learned and present results of program achievements and outputs in written reports and at conferences and meetings

Qualifications, competencies & skills
• Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Quantitative/Development Economics, Computer Science
• Post- graduate training in Program Monitoring and Evaluation is an added advantage
• 4 years’ working experience in program monitoring and evaluation programs that support strengthening health systems and HIV service delivery programs
• Knowledgeable on MoH and National frameworks; experience with UGEMR, DHIS2, HIBRID, DATIM and GIS tools for Health service mapping
• Knowledge of MER PEPFAR indicators will be an additional advantage;
• Knowledge of common Statistical analysis and database management packages Ms Access, Ms Excel, STATA, SPSS, EPiDATA; ODK
• Comprehensive knowledge of error resolution in data entry
• Demonstrated expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methods (including visual analysis using maps)
• Ability to monitor data collection and data entry into management systems; including conducting Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS); data collection and write good project reports and plans.
• Strong IT skills (generic applications, internal communications systems, and software packages
• Good management and coordination skills, excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and organizational skills.


Application procedure

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to:  addressed to; The Human Resource Manager, Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP), not later than 12th September,2022 by 5:00pm.
Please ensure that your attachments do not exceed 5 MB.
We do appreciate your interest working with MJAP. However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 2 weeks after the deadline for submission.

Date Posted: 2022-09-01