Fresher Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant US Non-profit Jobs – IntraHealth International

Organisation: IntraHealth International

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

About Project:

The purpose of the District Health Systems Strengthening on RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition in Karamoja project funded by UNICEF-Uganda and implemented by IntraHealth International is to use a health system strengthening approach to address the availability of quality RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition services in Karamoja. The project will be implemented in the districts of Karamoja and in full alignment with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF’s Rolling Work Plan, and the relevant Government of Uganda national policies and guidelines. The project will work at the district, facility and community level to improve planning, coordination, data use, accountability, quality of care, continuous quality improvement, and integrated service delivery.

Job Summary:  The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant supports the M&E Manager in implementation of the project monitoring and evaluation activities to provide information for tracking progress towards project targets and outputs. S/he will also assist the M&E manager in conducting evaluations and special assessments to measure project results and impact and identifying lessons for documentation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assisting M&E manager in developing, updating and implementing  annual M&E work plans
  • Assisting M&E manager in developing data collection tools and training staff and partners in their use
  • Assisting M&E manager in monitoring progress towards project targets and outputs.
  • Assisting M&E manager in reporting against all UNICEF RWP and all related Donor Results frameworks, including activity and process indicators as required by UNICEF
  • Supporting M&E manager in preparation of project reports.
  • Entering data into project M&E databases and ensure the databases are updated and safe.
  • Conducting data quality audits in field sites for quality assurance purposes.
  • Participating in evaluations to measure project results and document lessons learned
  • Maintaining an update filing system for all project M&E reports and documents
  • Contributing to activities and work teams as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant job placement must hold a Degree in public health, social sciences, development, or a relevant discipline
  • One year of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation in a complex and changing environment.
  • One year of relevant experience working in an NGO environment with a focus on development, preferably in the field of health.
  • Knowledge of and experience in using evaluation and research methods
  • Familiarity with UNICEF-funded health projects preferred
  • Strong writing and organization skills for reporting on program and study results.
  • Self-starter with competence to assess priorities; manage a variety of complex activities in a time-sensitive/emergency environment, and meet competing deadlines.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment.
  • Experience conducting data analysis using statistical and/or qualitative software packages (i.e. SPSS, SAS, STATA, Nvivo, Atlas.ti) highly desirable.
  • Able to live in Karamoja

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

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