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Incorporated (JSI)

John Snow

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted March 6, 2022.

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# Job Description

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Position Category: Local hire, paid in country
Posting Date: 02/28/2022
Deadline Date: Open until the position is filled.

John Snow, Incorporated JSI is a Boston-based public health consulting
firm dedicated to providing high quality technical and managerial assistance
to public health programs throughout the world. JSI works extensively with
national and local governments, NGOs, the private sector, and traditional
leaders to expand access to services for vulnerable populations. JSI is
committed to improving the health of underserved populations through
innovative approaches in a range of public health areas, including
reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child health, infectious diseases,
nutrition, water and sanitation, technical and organizational capacity
building, supply chain strengthening, strategic information management, health
systems management, and policy development.
JSI is currently recruiting for a Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and
Learning MEL for a possible position with the USAID funded Uganda Health
Activity. The purpose of this project will be to increase access and use of
quality healthcare services and improve the performance of the health system.
Intended high level results include: improved access to and use of quality
maternal, newborn, and child health; family planning/reproductive health;
nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene/infection prevention and
control health services at community and facility levels; enhanced local
ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes; and strengthened
health system resilience at the community-, district-, and regional-levels.
The Uganda Health Activity will also strengthen the capacity of local PEPFAR
implementing partners to lead and sustain the epidemic response as part of
sustainability efforts. Should JSI be the successful bidder, this will be a
full-time position based in Kampala, Uganda. The Director of MEL will be
responsible for overseeing all monitoring, evaluation, learning, and
components of this Activity, and ensuring continuous monitoring of Activity
progress. The anticipated award date is TBD.

• Oversee the design and implementation of the AMELP and corresponding
information system to track delivery against targets;
• Establish and monitor defined M&E indicators; ensure data is reviewed and
utilized throughout program implementation and provided to SMT for
Collaborating, Learning Adapting, approaches;
• Determine M&E functional responsibilities within UHA team and data
management responsibilities are supported at regional/district/community
levels for improved reporting and comprehension;
Serve as the focal point for M&E and devise strategies with the technical and
communication team to ensure consistency in the use of data and quality
• Guide reporting processes among technical staff, ensuring timely, accurate,
and complete reporting;
• Promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices, and dissemination
of lessons learned and project outcomes as part of its CLA approach;
Mentor and support all the technical staff in MEL functions and will manage
any MEL-related program staff;
• Strengthen integrated health and HIV reporting capacity among local PEPFAR
and GoU partners;
• Design M&E approaches and strategies for improved reporting at community and
facility levels;
• Work as part of UHA’s SMT, supporting UHA’s strategic vision, ensuring
collaboration between functional areas, and supporting effective
• Review and synthesize data with technical team for strategic information
thinking behind reports and all technical deliverables; and
Must be willing to travel extensively throughout Uganda.

• 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 HSS 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;
Knowledge of and experience with key MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, WASH, and/or
HIV/AIDS indicators and GoU and USG data collection systems e.g. DHIS2,
• Demonstrated ability to translate project objectives and vision into an
evidence-based theory of change;
• 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 USG-funded health programming in
Uganda desired;
• Familiarity with CLA approaches desired;
• Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods desired; and
• Data visualization skills desired.
• Salary commensurate with experience.

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**Closing Date** : 19th March. 2022

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