Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator at Uganda Village Project

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  • Company: Uganda Village Project
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Uganda
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: NGO Jobs in Uganda
Job Description

Organization Name: Uganda Village Project Location: Iganga, Uganda Eligible Citizenship: Uganda Role Code: G06-Nat

Role Overview The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator will provide monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) support to Uganda Village Project (UVP) staff. The M&E Coordinator will ensure that program outputs and outcomes are captured in a streamlined manner to support funding applications, external communications, and regional and international partnership development. As time permits, they will support UVP staff in general program management as a means of learning each program, collaborating with village participants, and contributing towards public health empowerment in Iganga. The M&E Coordinator will report to the Managing Director, but will have regular meetings with the Executive Director and MEL Chair.

Responsibilities Monitoring Implementation • Collaborate with program coordinators to ensure program outputs are captured during each community event. Collect data and lead data entry into data trackers • Maintain data and database management system. Conduct data quality assurance with MEL Chair • Support staff on all baseline, midline, and endline survey activities by ensuring surveys are 100% complete, without missing or incomplete data • Support translation of data collection instruments from English to Lusoga/Luganda Impact Evaluation • Review, audit, and analyze community-level survey data, programmatic outputs, and impact with Executive Director, MEL Committee, and external partners • Support the development of Healthy Village graduation benchmarks based on empirical evidence for education, knowledge, and behavior change across our respective programs • Support in the development of data visualizations for program management and communications materials, such as graphs, charts, and maps • Support Managing Director with quarterly impact reporting • Support Executive Director with MEL insights for monthly newsletter, social media, communications, etc. MEL System Design • Ensure program outputs align with Logic Models and Theory of Change • Ensure proper data storage and security • Ensure use of reporting templates and support in design or improvement of data collection and reporting tools on an as needed basis • Pilot improved evaluation instruments as they are needed and created • Develop SOPs and training materials for all data collection instruments (or MEL training manual) • Prepare “MEL 101” training for yearly internship program • Train staff, enumerators, and interns on all data collection instruments • Apply for institutional review board (IRB) status for new data collection instruments • Explore and help select digital data collection tools Partnership and Development • Complete NGO competitor landscape to understand overlap, partnership opportunities, and ways to further distinguish UVP in the region • Complete a district health analysis documenting current health challenges facing Iganga communities • Support publishing relevant and meaningful findings in appropriate journals, as time and data permits • Participate in proposal development process, providing insight and feedback on MEL activities

Skills and Experience Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required • At least two years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, such as developing M&E plans, defining goals or performance indicators, and using quantitative or qualitative methodologies* • Experience in quantitative data collection, analysis, and management methods, including data cleaning, creation of pivot tables, and data visualizations* • Working proficiency in Luganda or Lusoga* • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as evidenced by experience giving trainings or presentations, writing journal articles, reports, or other materials* • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) and Google Suite* • Proficiency using statistical software, such as R, SPSS, STATA, etc. • Experience with data management systems, such as Microsoft Access • Experience in grant writing, proposal development, and/or donor reporting • Experience in public health research methodologies like literature reviews or studies • Prior experience working across time zones, cultures, and with international colleagues • Resilience and patience in a diverse, multicultural work environment across many time zones • Enthusiasm, dedication to service, and willingness to make a commitment for sustained involvement • Strong time management and personal organizational skills • Willingness and comfort working in last mile, rural communities

About the Organization Uganda Village Project’s (UVP) mission is to facilitate community health and well-being in rural Uganda through improved access, education, and prevention. We envision a future in which all Ugandan communities will have the means to effectively create and implement their own health and development solutions. Through a formal partnership with the Iganga District Government, UVP employs the “Healthy Villages Program,” an umbrella term for a series of programs that deal directly with the health and well-being of the villages and communities in Iganga that UVP serves. We also work with community-based organizations and local government to utilize local knowledge, maximize community ownership, and connect villages to programs and services already available in their areas. UVP program areas include HIV/AIDS and STIs, malaria, WASH, family planning and reproductive health, and obstetric fistula. Our key activities include community outreach and sensitization events; HIV testing and counseling; malaria testing, treatment, and counseling; contraceptive access; cervical cancer screening; WASH education; sanitation facilities construction; and borehole (well) construction. We also facilitate obstetric fistula repair surgeries, supporting well-established fistula camps where surgeries and patient recovery occurs and managing the camps directly. Role Function: Database Management, Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement, Program / Project Management Issue Area: Education / Health Education, Healthcare Access, Primary Health Care

Method of Application
Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 27th Dec. 2021
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