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Added 13th March 2017 10:47 AM

All applications must be made online. Hard copy applications are not accepted.

Management Sciences for Health is hiring

All applications must be made online. Hard copy applications are not accepted.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information.

Working from more than 30 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia and Medford, Massachusetts US headquarters, our staff from 65 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor for a potential five-year USAID/Uganda Defeat TB project.

The goal of the project is to implement TB control efforts aimed at improving TB case notification and treatment outcomes while addressing the underlying health system barriers that are critical to improving service delivery to contribute to ending the TB epidemic in Uganda.

Job Summary

The Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor will be in charge of the monitoring, evaluation, and learning components of this project. S/he will develop monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) systems and research studies.

The MEL system will include appropriate indicators, baseline data, analysis data to inform the project implementation for improvements plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting.

S/he will be responsible for the overall management of monitoring and evaluation and research system for the project. S/ he leads and coordinates monitoring and evaluation, systems development, researches and related activities.

S/he will ensure the smooth operation and quality performance of technical efforts and field activities by coordinating and overseeing quality programmatic reporting, quality of data management and strategic information.

S/he is responsible for leading the development and implementation of a plan to monitor progress, evaluate effectiveness, and disseminate results, as well as overseeing the conduction of operations research and other data based analysis to facilitate evidence based improvements in project performance and expand understanding and lessons learned.

S /he will ensure adherence to monitoring of project activities using developed tools and indicators.

Qualifications and Experience

1) Master's Degree in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, research methods or related field;

2) At least 8 years of relevant work experience in monitoring and evaluation of large scale health service delivery and systems strengthening programs in developing countries with PEPFAR/ USAID

3) Six (6) years of work experience with research methodology for health programs

4) Published a minimum of 3 articles as primary author in well recognized peer reviewed journals

5) Demonstrating progressively increasing level of responsibility

6) Excellent analytic skills coupled with proven ability in using visuals like graphs, chart, maps, and GIS;

7) Excellent ability in using data systems like EPI-Info, SPSS, SAS, DHIS2 and DATIM for reporting or analysis

8) Excellent ability to articulate oral and written technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and nontechnical audiences;

9) Demonstrated experience in successfully moving analysis, evaluation, and research findings to program actions

10) Demonstrated research experience and skills, complemented by experience in collaborating with varying types of partners

11) Must have extensive knowledge in collaboration, learning and adapting concepts to health projects

12) Must have excellent writing, presentation and communication skills in English

13) Demonstrated decision making ability operating in a management culture built on consensus and results. Ability to work as part of a team and as an individual 

14) Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation in USG supported projects in particular

15) Demonstrated intermediate skills in IT as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, experienced with project planning applications

16) Experience using a statistical analysis software such as STATA and SPSS

17) Knowledge of and experience in training and capacity building

18) Prior experience conducting operations research

19) Experience establishing data quality assurance systems

20) Experience in TB and HIV projects is an advantage

21) Experience working in USAID projects is also a plus

22) Excellent planning and data analysis and presentation skills

23) Fluency in written and spoken English and demonstrated capacity to effectively communicate and document, including the writing of quality reports and detailed analysis of strategic information, using computer programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Application If you meet the above requirements please go to this link or visit our career page on www. to apply and see a detailed job description, not later than March 22, 2017 at 5.00pm.

All applications must be made online. Hard copy applications are not accepted.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates. Please note that any form of canvassing by candidates will lead to immediate disqualification. MSH is an equal opportunity Employer, Female Candidates are encouraged to apply



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