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Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), USAID/Uganda Health Activity


This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 23, 2022.

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL), USAID/Uganda Health Activity Jobs in Palladium Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Palladium

# Job Description

Palladium is a global company working to design, develop and deliver positive
impact on the lives and livelihoods of people around the globe; broaden access
to health, water, power, and infrastructure; build enduring, sustainable, and
transformative institutions and market systems to address global challenges;
and conserve the natural world. We operate in over 90 countries and have a
workforce of 3,000 talented, motivated, and diverse staff of all religions,
races, languages, and gender identities.

Palladium Americas:

Our Americas’ business team has brilliant and passionate colleagues working in
Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America as well as
the Caribbean, fulfilling projects and assignments for clients from
institutions, corporations, governments, and foundations based in the
Americas. We have offices in Washington, DC, New York City, and Raleigh-
Durham, NC.

This Opportunity:

The Uganda Health Activity UHA aims to increase access to and use of quality
healthcare services and improve the performance of the health system at
subnational levels in priority districts. Intended high-level results include:

1. Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health MNCH; family planning/reproductive health FP/RH; nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene WASH/infection prevention and control IPC health services at facility- and community-levels
2. Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes
3. Strengthened health system resilience at the regional-, district-, and community-levels.

UHA Activity will also strengthen the capacity of local PEPFAR implementing
partners IPs to lead and sustain the epidemic response as part of
sustainability efforts.

The Uganda Health Activity is an anticipated project, and the position is
contingent upon award from USAID.

The Director of MEL will oversee all monitoring, evaluation, learning, and
components of UHA. The Director, MEL will guide reporting processes among
technical staff, ensuring timely, accurate, and complete reporting. This
position will also strengthen integrated health and HIV reporting capacity
among local PEPFAR and Government of Uganda GoU partners.

You and Your Career:

If you are a problem-solver, collaborator, and doer, and you have expertise in
MEL, maternal, newborn, and child health MNCH, family planning/reproductive
health FP/RH, and PEPFAR experience we are interested in hearing from you.
We are a learning organization and provide growth opportunities from the
start. We pride ourselves on giving you the freedom, resources, and guidance
to chart a fulfilling career!

Reporting and Supervision:

Director of MEL will report to the Chief of Party.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

–>Take direct responsibility for all monitoring, evaluation, and learning aspects of UHA. This includes but is not limited to the design and implementation of the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan and corresponding information system to track activity progress again targets.
–>Promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices, and dissemination of lessons learned and project outcomes as part of its collaborating, learning, and adapting approach.
–>Take overall responsibility for finalizing project progress reports.
–>Provide MEL technical assistance with aim of building the MEL functions and capacity of PEPFAR-funded implementing partners IPs.
–>This position will also coordinate among USAID, donors, other health IPs, and numerous GoU institutions and representatives.
–>Provide overall MEL technical guidance and direction to activity work plans.
–>Represent the UHA at various technical meetings.
–>As required, assist the CoP consortium partners’ technical contributions.
–>Provide input to project programmatic and financial reporting.
–>Provide direct supervision and mentoring to MEL staff.
–>Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Key Competencies Required:

–>Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, or social sciences.
–>At least seven years of experience in managing and/or leading MEL activities for large-scale health service delivery or health systems strengthening programs in Sub-Saharan Africa, with at least three of those years working in Uganda as a senior advisor or staff member.
–>Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing MEL systems that track performance as per the objectives of UHA.
–>Strong analytical skills to successfully use data and evidence to guide program adaptations.
–>Excellent ability to articulate oral and written technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
–>Previous experience supporting MEL on United States Government-funded health programming in Uganda.
–>Familiarity with CLA approaches. Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods, and data visualization.

Professional Expertise/Competencies Preferred:

–>Previous work experience in East Africa strongly preferred.
–>Existing relationships with Ugandan stakeholders a plus.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – We welcome applications from all sections
of society and actively encourage diversity to drive innovation, creativity,
success and good practice. We positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve
diversity in our workforce; and that all job applicants and employees receive
equal and fair treatment regardless of their background or personal
characteristics. These include: but are not limited to socio-economic
background, age, race, gender identity, religion, ethnicity, sexual
orientation, disability, nationality, veteran, marital or Indigenous status.

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**Closing Date** : 4th Feb. 2022

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