Earn 550 US Dollars monthly as Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator at Uganda Village Project

@ Global Health Corps (GHC)
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  • Post Date : January 3, 2022
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Job Description

Job Title:    Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

Organisation: Global Health Corps (GHC)

Placement Organisation: Uganda Village Project

Duty Station: Iganga, Uganda

Eligible Citizenship: Ugandan

Salary: Monthly Stipend 550 US Dollars

Role Code: G06-Nat

 

About GHC:

Global Health Corps pairs intelligent and passionate fellows with organizations that require new thinking and innovative solutions. We provide these young leaders with the tools to remain connected after their fellowship year finishes, deepening their ability to enact change through heightened skills and strong partnerships. We currently place fellows in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia.

 

About US:

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.

 

Job Summary:  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.

 

Key Duties and 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





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • 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

 

Fellowship Benefits and Logistics

  • Monthly living stipend: $550
  • Professional development funds: $600
  • Award of $1500 upon successful completion of the fellowship year
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Travel costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats
  • Support in applying for visas and/or work permits, as necessary

 

How to Apply:

All applicants who desire to be placed by the Global Health Corps in the aforementioned organization should express interest by clearly following the instructions at the web page below.

 

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Deadline: 12th January, 2021

 

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