Uganda: Senior Associate, Monitoring and Evaluation

Organization: Clinton Health Access Initiative
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 13 Jun 2018

Overview

Founded in 2002, by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease, strengthening integrated health systems and expanding access to care and treatment in the developing world. CHAI's solution-oriented approach focuses on improving market dynamics for medicines and diagnostics; lowering prices for treatment; accelerating access to lifesaving technologies; and helping governments build the capacity required for high-quality care and treatment programs. For more information, visit us at: www.clintonhealthaccess.org.

Position: Senior Associate, Monitoring and Evaluation – Vaccines Program

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Vaccination is widely acknowledged as one of the most cost-effective and focused disease interventions. In addition, the unprecedented wave of new vaccines expected over the next decade has the potential to dramatically reduce the global burden of disease.

In 2013, CHAI launched a new vaccine program in Uganda to apply the expertise it has developed through global and other country vaccine teams to the Immunization landscape in Uganda. The CHAI Uganda team works closely with UNEPI (Ugandan National Extended Programme on Immunization) within the Ministry of Health and the national medical logistics provider, National Medical Stores; across four main focus areas which include improving management effectiveness and efficiency in the program management structure and approach within UNEPI, drive cold chain expansion and improvement, enhance forecasting, procurement and stock management processes and facilitate new vaccines introduction.

  1. Monitoring & Evaluation System Development and Implementation

  2. Lead the development of the overall CHAI Uganda vaccines framework for program Monitoring and Evaluation in accordance to the program Monitoring and Evaluation plan

  3. Identify the requirements for collecting evaluation data, prepare terms-of-reference and scope of work for and conduct evaluative surveys at baseline, midterm and end line, as required

  4. Oversee and implement Monitoring and Evaluation activities including training of enumerators, developing M and E budgets, supervision of data collection processes, and conducting analyses.

  5. Support program team to analyze and synthesize assessment results, including contributing to drafting internal and external reports, briefs, and presentations

  6. Support Program staff with effective tools and methodologies for planning, monitoring and reporting.

  7. Ensure that Monitoring and Evaluation information and resources are current, available for staff, and widely disseminated;

  8. Promote a results-based approach to monitoring and evaluation, emphasizing results and impacts.

  9. Foster participatory planning and monitoring by training and involving primary stakeholder groups in Monitoring and Evaluation activities.

  10. Monitor the follow up of evaluation recommendations

  11. Learning, reporting and documentation

  12. Track program indicators and coordinate timely and appropriate reporting ensuring submission of ad-hoc, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

  13. Design and implement a system to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons learned.

  14. Provide advice and guidance on programmatic adjustments to be responsive to the changing environment and ensure program results.

  15. Facilitate exchange of experiences by supporting and coordinating participation in any existing networks or forums sharing common objectives.

  16. Perform other duties as assigned

  17. Bachelor's degree in business, statistics or a related field

  18. At least 3 -5 years of work experience. Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation designing studies are an added advantage

  19. Advanced proficiency in computer packages such as Microsoft Office: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Experience with statistical analysis packages such as STATA , EPI info, etc are an added advantage

  20. Excellent analytical (qualitative and quantitative) and communication (written and verbal) skills

  21. Demonstrated capacity to synthesize data into an effective presentation of results for a variety of audiences

  22. Strong problem-solving skills and ability to make linkages between interventions and programs

  23. Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure and set priorities

  24. Ability to work collaboratively across multiple program teams with various priorities and deliverables

  25. Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment with maximum efficiency and impact

Pluses

  • Master's degree in Public Health, Economics, Business or related field
  • Experience in Consulting

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