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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – HIV Prevention (Key Population): (HRM 01/2021)

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – HIV Prevention (Key Population): (HRM 01/2021)

February 15,2021
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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – HIV Prevention (Key Population): (HRM 01/2021)

Most At Risk Populations Initiative (MARPI) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence-informed solutions and interventions to address existing and emerging public health concerns among Key, Vulnerable and priority Populations.

MARPI is currently internally sourcing for high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individuals to fill the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – HIV Prevention (Key Populations) in its Global fund supported Project. This project will support the provision of high-quality HIV prevention and treatment services targeting sex workers, Men who have sex with men (MSM), Transgender, PWUIDs and Truckers in 24 districts of Uganda.

Purpose

Reporting to the Principal Recipient (TASO) on a monthly and quarterly basis about project deliverables. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for coordinating all M&E field-related activities and providing constant feedback to the program teams and health care workers in the 21 DICs.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Facilitate routine data management activities that include; data collection, cleaning, validation, compilation analysis, and reporting to relevant stakeholders.
  2. Facilitate the process of developing the capacity of health care workers to monitor and evaluate strategic programming for key populations.
  3. Ensure timely and proper implementation of the Ministry of Health’s (MoH) monitoring and evaluation guidelines including the roll-out of new KP tools in all MARPI supported DICs.
  4. Contribute in the review and/or development of monitoring and evaluation tools and systems that are responsive to data needs.
  5. Strengthen data utilization for decision making at DICs and program level.
  6. Work closely with stakeholders to strengthen systems for monitoring client’s outcomes; monitoring the quality of care; tracing clients who default; and data quality assurance.
  7. Support data quality initiatives and prepare data analysis required for program performance review as well as for quarterly and annual progress reports.
  8. Provide expertise in developing and/or review of indicators for monitoring and evaluation of program performance.
  9. Document best M&E practices and disseminate the same to relevant stakeholders.
  10. Respond to ad hoc requests for collection and analysis of data when the need arises.
  11. Act as a link between MARPI and stakeholders on all DICs data related issues.
  12. Actively contribute and participate in conducting project self-assessments and addressing the M&E capacity gaps that are identified.
  13. Assist all relevant stakeholders and Implementing Partners to make use of data to aid informed decision-making by availing analysed datasets.

Person Specifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Biostatistics, Information Technology or any other related discipline.
  2. Training in M&E systems will be an added advantage.
  3. At least 3 years’ experience in supporting M&E systems for KP health projects.
  4. Proficiency in the use of spreadsheet packages (Ms-excel), database management systems (Ms-Access or Epi-Info), Ms-Word, Ms-Power-Point, the internet, SPSS or STATA.
  5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  6. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  7. Good analytical and presentation skills

Interested applicants are invited to email their applications and detailed CV with contact details of three referees to admin@marpi.org  or hand delivery to MARPI head office at the STD unit, Mulago hospital clearly indicating the subject title as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – HIV Prevention Key Population (HRM/01/2021 by March 3 2021 at 5.00PM

 

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