Jobs in Uganda - 2 Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs at Population Services International (PSI)

2 Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Posts

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 02

Deadline: 15 February 2021

Hiring Organization: Population Services International (PSI)

JOB DETAILS:
DEPARTMENT: STRATEGIC INFORMATION AND LEARNING
BASED AT: PSIU HEAD OFFICE
REPORTS TO: STRATEGIC INFORMATION AND LEARNING MANAGER
START DATE: MARCH 2021 [ANTICIPATED]
WHO WE ARE
With over 50 years of experience, working in over 50 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.
There are over 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
JOIN US!
We are looking for two suitable candidates to take on the role of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. This position will support the implementation of the Monitoring Evaluation & Learning Plan for all PSIU projects.
SOUNDS INTERESTING? READ ON… .

YOUR CONTRIBUTION
• Roll-out M&E related initiatives e.g. digital platforms for all self-care interventions, data systems, tools, templates, procedures, guides in line with data needs and track compliance in use of data collection and reporting tools by staff and partners.
• Update internal & external databases, and generate analytics to facilitate routine data to decision making for program improvement at all levels.
• Generate all the necessary data and information required for the development of internal and external program performance progress reports.
• Conduct routine support supervision and data quality assurance visits across supported sites & partners.
• Build capacity of health providers in public and private health facilities and Interpersonal Communication (IPC) agents on; Reporting, Collaboration, Learning, Adaption, and Knowledge Management.
• Implement focused in-depth program improvement visits to generate insights, lessons learned and best practices.
• Maintain a robust data and Knowledge management E-Systems for all projects including capacity building of staff on access and use of the e-plat forms.
• Conduct routine critical reflection and learning (e.g. After-Action Reviews) at all levels using multiple sources of information and develop and monitor adaptation mechanisms.
• Supervise data clerks, research assistants and any temporary staff supporting M&E activities.
• Participate in the coordination of any research for subcontracted firms, as needed.

THE BASICS
• Degree in Social Sciences, Population Studies, Social work, Economics or Statistics from a recognized university. Additional training in M&E is an added advantage.
• At least 2 years progressive experience in monitoring and evaluation, of donor funded programs, preferably in the health sector.
• Experience in implementation of collaborative Learning and Adaptation.
• Demonstrates practical experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods of data collection and data analysis.
• Experience interacting with country governments, donor agencies, research organizations, and other local and international non-profit agencies.
• Proven ability to work collaboratively with local government structures and international project management team to effectively oversee project implementation, and to work harmoniously as a team member.
• Experience in use of Spreadsheet computer applications and statistical software packages.
• Strong skills in programming, customization digital systems e.g. roll out of DHIS2, GIS, ODK and other mobile applications.


WHAT WOULD GET US EXCITED?
• Excellent coordination skills of diverse team players.
• Ability to analyze a variety of information and act consciously.
• Ability to organize, interpret and present it in meaningful oral or written form for varied audiences and provide solid analysis leading to sound decision making.
• Excellent interpersonal and team working skills and a high degree of computer literacy are preferred.
• Results Focused, Drive Change / Foster Innovation, Customer Service Orientation and Develop Others.
• Ability to communicate clearly and with confidence.


WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
• Measurement: Evidence, research, metrics and evaluation inform our choices.
• Pragmatism: We strive for excellence, but useful and timely are better than perfect.
• Honesty: We act with integrity, share what we achieve, and admit when we fail.
• Collaboration: Active partnering drives impact.
• Trust: We have confidence in our people to make good decisions.
• Commitment: We build local capacity and programs that last.

Application procedure

Interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, PSIU, and an updated CV ONLY to apply@psiug.org  indicating the Job title in the subject of the email.
Inclusion of your salary expectation in your cover letter is a key requirement.
Submission of certified academic papers is compulsory.
Applications should reach us not later than 5.00pm (1700H) on Monday February 15th, 2021.
Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible!
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Date Posted: 2021-02-07

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