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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Job at Infectious Diseases Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  31 January 2020
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 20-01-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-01-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-01-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]


Jobs at:

Infectious Diseases Institute

Deadline of this Job:
31 January 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

  Position : Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer (MEL PACT-003)
Reports to : Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and
Learning Advisor Duty Station : Moroto
The MEL Officer shall head the data management section of PACT Karamoja. The MEL Officer will provide overall management of data, oversight of documentation within the facilities, mentorship of health facility and district staff in capturing and management of HMIS data in line with current national and USG guidelines. S/he will collaboratively work district biostatisticians to provide technical oversight of data teams and health facility teams to ensure generation and maintenance of high quality data that informs TB and TB-HIV survive planning and implementation efforts..

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Propose and implement methods to enhance the quality of data collected by the district health information teams and project data officers
• Propose and implement enhancements to data management system to meet the project objectives
• Carry out data analysis from the database and provide relevant reports.
• Perform routine backups and ensure the security of data captured into the project HMIS & other electronic databases
• Acts as the point person for all data related requests and ensure that users' data needs are satisfied.
• Train appropriate staff at partner facilities and the district on how to collect and manage data
• Provide on-going support to ensure quality of data gathered.
• Ensure completeness, accuracy and consistency of data entered into the project data management system, hybrid and DHIS2
• Produce and distribute reports and summaries of data for project reporting and other purposes
• Perform analysis and interpretation of data as & when required for project requirements.
• Liaises with the project M&F team and key stakeholders
• Perform analysis and interpretation of data as & when required for project requirements.
• Liaises with the project M&E team and key stakeholders to ensure timely preparation of periodic reports and data summaries.
• Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Person Specifications
• Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, IT or relevant field • Additional training in data management packages is an added advantage
At least 5 years' experience in data management. Experience in navigation of DHIS2 and USG data requirements.
• Previous experience in supporting busy TB, TB/HIV district data systems is an added advantage
• Good interpersonal skills and is able to work in teams.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Job application procedure
  Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 31st January, 2020. (Email your application and CV to ).
Key Notes:
1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
3. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
5. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
The Senior Human Resource Manager Infectious Diseases Institute - IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University P. O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

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