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Position Vacant : Cluster Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Company Name : FUTURE OPTIONS CONSULTING LTD-- offering online recruitment services is recruiting on behalf of its valued Client
Company Profile : Our esteemed client in the Healthcare Industry
Job Description :


The position holder will support the M&E Manager and Data Manager to establish and maintain  functional Monitoring and Evaluation and Data Management Systems for the Programmes using Geospatial, DHIS2, OVC MIS, QIHMIS, DATIM, DATIM4U, HMIS, OVC MIS and eMSIS electronic platforms.   


KRA 1: Develop results based management and performance frameworks for the programme

  • Participate in defining strategic information needs in alignment to stakeholder information needs
  • Contribute to the development of a performance monitoring and management plan for the programmes
  • Integrate the performance monitoring and management plan into departmental specific work plans with clearly defined key performance indicators
  • Conduct regular review and update performance frameworks based on stakeholder information needs communicated through the activity and programme level reports
  • Engage implementing teams in conducting periodic programme performance reviews and implementation of recommended improvements
  • Conduct and support technical teams in implementing programme activity monitoring and utilising feedback to improve programming

KRA 2: Undertake effective planning, budgeting and expenditure for the programme activities

  • Support technical teams in developing periodic work plans for programme activities including work plans for implementation of sub-contracts & M&E activities
  • Engage Project Managers, Technical Leads & sub-contracted partners in the review of project plans and budgets and follow-up to ensure recommended improvements are implemented
  • Provide technical support to Managers and Technical Leads in the development and monitoring of departmental budgets including M&E activities implemented in the supported districts
  • Implement and monitor the M&E activity specific budget expenditure to ensure acceptable budget burn rate

KRA 3: Develop data collection & reporting plan for all interventions

  • Conduct the review, pre-test & adoption of data collection & reporting tools based on the information needs in liaison with technical teams
  • Engage implementing teams at supported sites in developing data collection and reporting tools for use by project staff, sub-contractors in alignment with data architecture
  • Conduct periodic training & mentorship of project & departmental personnel in use of data collection & reporting tools in alignment to the plan for data collection tools review and update of database screens in liaison with the Capacity Building Team
  • Conduct periodic review & update data collection & reporting tools in response to  Information architecture and the plan for tools review and update of database screens
  • Conduct periodic data quality assessments/audits with data management teams, districts personnel to ensure availability of high quality data for decision making and planning

KRA 4: Provide technical support in developing strategic information sharing framework & generating reports.

  • Roll out the strategic information sharing & reporting plan that will guide information sharing & an acceptable quality of reports.
  • Compile high quality and timely progress reports for internal & external stakeholders; donors, MoH & AIDS Control Programme among others
  • Disseminate progress reports to internal & external stakeholders; donors, MoH & MoGL&SD among others
  • Compile and appropriately integrate stakeholder feedback into Programme implementation for continuous improvement across programme thematic areas

KRA 5: Document programme outcomes so as to promote efficiency, cost effectiveness and relevance of the interventions

  • Contribute to the development of study designs/guidelines for conducting project evaluations and periodically sensitize selected technical teams on the use of the guidelines
  • Train & orient evaluation assistants/staff in data collection techniques, ethics & tools, including quality assurance of the evaluation process
  • Contribute to regular programme trends analysis and routinely participate in selected internal evaluation alongside the Research Manager
  • Support the planning and conduct of external programme evaluations as assigned from time to time
  • Participate in the compilation and dissemination of evaluation reports to stakeholders for ownership & action as necessary
  • Engage implementing teams and Program Impact team to routinely document success stories so as to build a culture for documentation, research, learning & continuous quality improvement of the Programmes

KRA 6: Support development of sustainable programmes

  • Provide M&E technical support during design and review of new/ongoing programmes
  • Support pre-award assessments for prospective grants as a task specific assignment
  • Cascade the project specific M&E plan to department/service level and support managers in defining key performance indicators in alignment to the project specific M&E system
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation of the project design, implementation and expected project results to assess for relevance, cost effectiveness and sustainability
  • Equip managers and technical teams with basic M&E skills to enable effective output level activity monitoring
  • Provide feedback to project implementers and other stakeholders on project progress to enable meaningful involvement and ownership

KRA 7: Coordinate the Data Management Team in a manner that empowers them to deliver excellent service and implement with high standards

  • Communicate to the regional Data Management Team a clear and exciting vision for the work and the role of the regional Data Management Team
  • Ensure that each member of the team fully understands the outcomes that are expected of them and that they are aware of best practices in Data Management; ensuring that they behave in a way which will maintain good relationships with donors, partners and other staff
  • In liaison with M&E Manager and Data Manager ensure that work is planned and organised in a way which will meet the needs of the organisations in the most cost effective manner possible
  • Support team members to enable them to give their best e.g. by encouraging, providing resources, tools and equipment

Experience : 3 (Years)
Job Type : Full Time
Industry Type : NGOs
Functional Area : NGOs
Location : Mubende Uganda
Skill Set :

Qualifications, Skills and Experience.

Education and Aptitude:

  • Bachelor’s Degree qualification in Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Population Studies, or other related field like Social Sciences, Development studies with postgraduate qualification in M&E. Successful candidate must have.

Job related experience and knowledge:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Monitoring & Evaluation and preferably in the health sector.
  • Proficiency in project implementation reporting
  • Experience in Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) and OVC MIS
  • Experience: M&E, Data management and Research
  • Knowledge: M&E, Research, Data Management & Quality Assurance
  • Advanced computer skills in STATA, SPSS, MS Excel and MS Access

How to Apply: Interested candidates are invited to send their applications enclosing curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates along with the names and contacts of three referees. Applications should be sent by post, courier, hand delivery or e-mail to the address given below; The Director, Executive Recruitment, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda. Phone: +256-414-231204/206, Email: hr@futureoptionsug.com
Contact Information
Name/ Designation : The Director -
Telephone : 0414 231 204/6
Website : www.futureoptionsug.com
Address : Replies To: Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th. Floor, Diamond Trust Bldg,
Job Posted on : 05 Sept 2018
Apply Before Date : 19 Sept 2018