Jobs in Uganda - Monitoring & Evaluation Officer job at The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease


The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Monitoring & 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: 03 January 2022

Hiring Organization: The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

Job Details:

Job title: Monitoring & Evolution Officer
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is an international scientific organisation headquartered in Paris, France, with region and country offices in the Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and South-East Asia regions. The focus of our work is on tuberculosis and lung disease, as well as related challenges such as HIV and tobacco control, with emphasis on their impact in lowand middle-income countries. Since our founding as a global scientific organisation in 1920, The Union has drawn from the best evidence and the skills, expertise and reach of our staff, consultants and membership in order to advance solutions to the most pressing public health challenges affecting people living in poverty around the world. As a scientific organisation, The Union's approach starts with evidence. We conduct research so that we can know the nature of the challenges we face and their most effective solutions. Through our peer-reviewed journals, our global and regional conferences, and through training courses and technical assistance, we provide platforms for sharing scientific knowledge with stakeholders around challenges we face and their most effective solutions. Through our peer-reviewed journals, our global and regional conferences, and through training courses and technical assistance, we provide platforms for sharing scientific knowledge with stakeholders around the world. And by directly delivering health services and advocating on behalf of those affected by tuberculasis and lung disease, we directly act on the best available scientific knowledge. Know. Share. Act. These principles have driven The Union's work since its founding. For more information about The Union, please visit www.theunion.org.
The overall role of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer:
The M&E Officer will be responsible for overall monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of the programmes and projects implemented by The Union's Uganda Country Office. S/he will design and implement a monitoring system for collecting/tracking regular progress and informs the management through periodic reports.
Responsibilities:
• Design and implement M&E Systems:
• Develop and implement an M&E plan, including developing common data collection indicators, designing tools/ templates and assisting with regular data collection/generation process.
• Provide technical support to project staff on implementing an M&E plan and logical frame-work in addition to data collection and analysis to determine progress achieved by the different projects.
• Capacity Development in M&E:
• Provide technical support to staff members for all M&E related activities through training on M&E concepts, tools and skills building.
• Participate in designing training and communication materials about projects and the M&E system.
• Work closely with the projects staff and the MOH/district implementation teams to enhance proper data collection and reporting.
• Project Information Management:
• Track periodically projects' outputs and outcomes in close coordination with projects' im-plementation teams. Collect, check, verify and compile data from the field and compile monitoring and evalua-tion reports as stipulated in the M&E
• Collect, check, verify and compile data from the field and compile monitoring and evalua-tion reports as stipulated in the M&E plan to show project progress.
• Update and maintain projects databases.
• Reporting and Documentation:
• Prepare periodic M&E progress reports and submit them to the immediate supervisor.
• Write and review field-level assessment reports, baseline studies and evaluation reports.
• Collect and/or assist in collecting case stories, best practices, lessons learned; update and manage that information in project reports and other knowledge products.
• Work closely with the project team to ensure that lessons learned from project evaluations are adequately documented.
• Contribute to developing and managing knowledge products of projects.
• General responsibility:
• Prepare a plan for field visits for M&E purposes and conduct them as and when required.
• Conduct regular monitoring of projects' interventions to ensure the quality delivery of in-puts and generate expected results.
• Participate in internal and external monitoring missions as well as qualitative and opera-tional research studies.
• Work closely with the project team members and relevant stakeholders for monitoring and evaluation of project interventions.
• Assist in organising and supporting various events such as meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars.
• Carry out other duties and responsibilities related to M&E as assigned by the supervisor.


Job Specification:
Bachelor's degree in a health-related field, a post-graduate degree in M&E with at least five years of experience in humanitarian and/or development organisation in designing, implementing and overseeing M&E related tasks and extensive knowledge, understanding and experience of tuberculosis and HIV control.
Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis. 1. Good interpersonal, communications and development organisation in designing, implementing and overseeing M&E related tasks and extensive knowledge, understanding and experience of tuberculosis and HIV control.
Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis.
Good interpersonal, communications and facilitation skills.
Hands-on experience in managing database software.
Strong statistical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft applications.
Working knowledge of the English language along with ability to write reports.
Programmatic experience in public health and health system management will have added advantages.

Application procedure

Please send your CV to hr@theunion.org and a cover letter describing how you meet the person specification and criteria of the role and your salary expectations, by 3rd January 2022 please state "M&E Uganda" in the subject line of your email.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Date Posted: 2021-12-20

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