Social & Scientific Systems (S-3)

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

UG-Kampala
Job ID
2017-1716
Category
Research
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Social & Scientific Systems (SSS) works to improve public health worldwide by providing technical, research, and program management services to government, nonprofit, and commercial clients. The SSS team offers a synergy of expertise in clinical research services, epidemiology and public health studies, health data management and analysis, and program evaluation and policy analysis. Please join our dedicated staff of employee-owners in an environment that values diversity and supports health, well-being, and professional growth.

SSS is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist for its five-year, USAID-funded, Strategic Information Technical Support (SITES) project in Uganda. The M&E Specialist will have a leadership role on the Strategic Information team and be actively involved in capacity-building efforts. The M&E Specialist will report to the Strategic Information Team Lead.

Responsibilities

  • Support the development and strengthening of a national M&E System in Uganda
  • Support partnership and utilization of data to inform policy and strategies on HIV/AIDS and Health
  • Participate in national data reviews for Health and HIV/AIDS
  • Facilitate and support the preparation, collation and dissemination of HIV/AIDS and Health data
  • Develop monitoring, evaluation and learning tools for the project and Implementing Partners as needed
  • Develop an evaluation plan for the program and maintain a program monitoring database; lead efforts to design and implement training sessions for implementing partners to foster learning and informed decision making
  • Manage all M&E activities related to reporting on all required indicators, including measuring and tracking progress made toward achieving targets
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree with three (3) years of experience (in addition to the 5 year requirement noted below) in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, research methods or related field;

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree with five (5) years of experience (in addition to the 5 years requirement noted below), in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, research methods or related field;

AND

  • Five (5) years of developing M&E frameworks, performance monitoring systems, overseeing and monitoring data collection from Health Management Information Systems (including developing and maintaining related databases); and working for health programs;

DESIRED

  • Experience in designing and implementing M&E systems for international donor-funded projects in Uganda.

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