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|[Saved] Uganda: Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) AdvisorClosing date: 2017-04-28Organization: Management Sciences for Health Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Director – Strategic Government RelationsClosing date: 2017-04-30Organization: Living Goods Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Social Mobilization OfficerClosing date: 2017-05-28Organization: FHI 360 Share|
|[Saved] Uganda: Special Needs Education SpecialistClosing date: 2017-12-31Organization: Voluntary Service Overseas Share|
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Uganda: Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor
Closing date: 2017-04-28Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Management Sciences for Health
Closing date: 28 Apr 2017
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.
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.
The Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor will be in charge of the monitoring, evaluation, and learning components of this project. She/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. She/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.
- Provide in-country technical leadership and support for monitoring and evaluation.
- Ensure the integration of M&E activities into all project components.
- Collect analyze information and report on project activities.
- Ensure timely and complete reporting from in-country executing partners in accordance with approved reporting formats, especially supported health facilities and districts reporting into the national health database and reporting into PEPFAR reporting formats
- Monitor and evaluate progress towards annual work plans, expected outputs, including selecting and monitoring progress in meeting indicators.
- Assist the Chief of Party in the preparation of work plans/selection of indicators and annual implementation plans with a view towards the project s M&E requirements.
- Coordinate the preparation of all quarterly progress reports, annual project report, inception report, ad-hoc technical reports, and success stories for USAID funding in line with the required formats.
- Collect data for annual M&E plan and use those data to improve project performance.
- Adapt and implement tools and techniques to improve the quality and use of data for decision making.
- Assist the Chief of Party with decision-making on resource allocation based on project priorities and performance.
- Participate on behalf of the project in appropriate technical meetings and conferences.
- Provide support to institutional and human capacity building activities at the regional and local levels for project activities.
- Develop a detailed annual work plan to build technical and managerial capacity of project.
- Based on the capacity building work plan mentioned above conduct monthly seminars, hands-on training, mentoring and coaching for project staff.
- Lead the write up of publications from publish operation research finding and routine M&E data
- Assist the CoP in organizing national annual learning review meetings to bring all actors on TB for sharing research and program tic findings.
- Carry out any such duties as may be assigned by the Chief of Party.
Qualifications and Experience
- Master s Degree in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), epidemiology, biostatistics, statistics, research methods or related field;
- At least 8 years of relevant work experience in monitoring and evaluation of large scalehealth service delivery and systems strengthening programs in developing countries with PEPFAR/USAID.
- Six (6) years of work experience with research methodology for health programs
- Published a minimum of 3 articles as primary author in well recognized peer reviewed journals
- Demonstrating progressively increasing level of responsibility;
- Excellent analytic skills coupled with proven ability in using visuals like graphs, chart, maps, and GIS;
- Excellent ability in using data systems like EPI-Info, SPSS, SAS, DHIS2 and DATIM for reporting or analysis;
- Excellent ability to articulate oral and written technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences;
- Demonstrated experience in successfully moving analysis, evaluation, and research findings to program actions.
- Demonstrated research experience and skills, complemented by experience in collaborating with varying types of partners.
- Must have extensive knowledge in collaboration, learning and adapting concepts to health projects.
- Must have excellent writing, presentation and communication skills in English.
- 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.
- Experience with Monitoring and Evaluation in USG supported projects in particular.
- Demonstrated intermediate skills in IT as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, experienced with project planning applications.
- Experience using a statistical analysis software such as STATA and SPSS
- Knowledge of and experience in training and capacity building.
- Prior experience conducting operations research.
- Experience establishing data quality assurance systems.
- Experience in TB and HIV projects is an advantage
- Experience working in USAID projects is also a plus
- Excellent planning and data analysis and presentation skills.
- 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.
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Uganda: Director – Strategic Government Relations
Closing date: 2017-04-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Living Goods
Closing date: 30 Apr 2017
Living Goods has proven a cost effective, high-impact community health care model that is changing
how government thinks about delivery of frontline community services. Significantly reducing
Under-5 mortality at less than $2 per capita, Living Goods aspires to revolutionize how governments
across Africa deliver community health with a goal of not only saving the lives of children and serving
millions of underserved, but providing a strong, economic driver to developing countries.
Living Goods seeks an experienced and passionate advocacy professional to join our team in the
newly created role of Director Strategic Government Relations. This critical role will develop and
drive the strategy to advocate, inform, and deliver a sea change in how the GOU and other
governments deliver effective community health care.
The ideal candidate has worked across senior levels of government, both MOH and MOF, and
designed and developed strategy and policy. He or she is knowledgeable about healthcare, and
passionate about driving innovation in government; understands the government budgeting
processes and how to influence and advocate across a breadth of stakeholders.
As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director, Strategic Government Relations will lead
strategy development and implementation towards:
- Positioning Living Goods as a leader in community health in Uganda to either directly
implement on behalf of the government, and/or support MOH to strengthen and build
effective, large-scale community health systems;
- Developing and advocating for increased institutional and government funding towards
- Influencing community health strategy, policy, and planning to increase likelihood of
effective, large scale and lasting community health systems; and community health in Uganda
The Director Strategic Government Relations will work with the highest levels of government todesign and influence strategies, with global bodies, such as UNICEF or WHO, and internationaldevelopment partners to build an investment case and advocacy plans, and with countryGovernment leaders to incorporate effective community health delivery as a key plank of futureinvestment, ultimately to change key policies and investments in community health to better the lives of millions.
LG Support of GOU to drive effective community health delivery
Design and develop innovative Public-Private Partnerships with government to drive more
effective, accountable delivery of community health services.
- Define and strengthen support of local government for effective community health delivery, including assessments of needs, coordination on delivery services, and, with Operations
- Department, delivery of technical assistance to improve performance.
- With the Country Director, develop and support an In-country Advisory Board of key leaders that can advise, support, and advocate.
- Lead engagement with global influencing bodies (i.e. UNICEF, World Bank, WHO) to develop influence strategies to drive government focus and investment in community health.
- Lead representation on behalf of Living Goods at national and international meetings and conferences.
- Work to support effective implementation of GOU strategies, such as the CHEW strategy, and leverage the LG lessons learned, including need for effective VHT supervision and management, tools and technologies to support high performance, and incentives.
- Engage at the highest level with MOH, including in strategy development, TWGs, and policy design.
- Create and leverage partnerships with other high-impact community health organizations (i.e. Last Mile Health, Muso, UNICEF) to drive national and international policy recommendations.
- Work with global organizations to derive research, develop evidence base and models that may be needed to stimulate government focus on and investment in community health.
- Partner with key stakeholders, including senior level members of GOU -- MOH, MOF, OPM -- to
- engage in a collaborative design process around the model and investment case for effective community health scale up.
- Advance partnerships with global financiers of health care UNICEF, BMGF, etc. that can lead to funding or implementation opportunities.
- Lead in development of innovative financing mechanisms, like Payment by Results (PbR) financing that will deliver national impact faster and at lower risk to funders.
- 10 years of senior level experience with close association with GOU and/or government agencies.
- Solid understanding of the intricacies of Uganda s health system and budgeting process.
- Proven experience networking and influencing across senior government decision-makers and officials.
- Experience working with international health agencies or donors, such as UNICEF, WHO, BMGF
- Experience with development and advocacy of economic models to drive systemic change.
- Advanced degree in a related field.
Preference will be given to Ugandan Nationals.
How to apply:
To apply for this position please visit our career page and apply for Director Strategic Government Relations through our applicant tracking system. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.
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Uganda: Social Mobilization Officer
Closing date: 2017-05-28Application : Apply for the job
Organization: FHI 360
Closing date: 28 May 2017
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Social MobilizationOfficer
The Feed the Future Catalyzing Partnerships for Scale projectwill assist USAID/Uganda to increase the rate of adoption of off-grid energy systems by helping to address current barriers to financing. The project will utilize FHI 360 s communications-driven System-wide Collaborative Action for Livelihoods and the Environment (SCALE+) methodology and decision support tool that accelerates stakeholder engagement and sustains local collaborative actions to transform systems. The SCALE+ methodology will be applied within the Uganda off-grid energy sector, with a particular focus on donors and financing, to support system transformation and scale up of off-grid energy connections within the country. Working in close collaboration with USAID/Uganda, implementing partners, and a host of other stakeholders, FHI 360 will provide strategic communications consultations and assist in applying the SCALE+ methodology to support Power Africa and the Global Development Lab (GDL) in their efforts to scale up off-grid energy by engaging the whole system in Uganda.
Job Summary / Responsibilities:
The Social Mobilization Officer (SMO) will work on a part time basis for the term of this activity, planned from March through December 2017. The SMO will be the in-country person responsible for coordinating the SCALE+ method, a process designed to promote collaboration among multiple stakeholder groups to scale off-grid energy. The SMO will report to the SCALE+ Advisor and work alongside an Off-grid Energy (OGE) expert hired by a local partner.
Specific tasks include but are not limited to:
- Support the SCALE+ Advisor in conducting an off-grid energy landscape analysis and mapping exercise to identify all involved stakeholder groups.
- Manage the day-to-day coordination between FHI 360, the OGE expert, and USAID/Uganda.
- Participate in and document interviews with stakeholders to discuss the production, dissemination, and adoption of off-grid energy solutions.
- Maintain relationships with and follow up on commitments of stakeholders and assist in the development of a diverse committee of stakeholders.\
- Coordinate with the off-grid energy expert to carry out discrete tasks related to the project, including support of up to 3 access to finance (A2F) convenings.
- Coordinate and co-facilitate a donor-focused off-grid energy convening and an annual off-grid energy forum with direction and guidance from the FHI 360 SCALE+ Advisor.
- Liaise with the FHI 360 Uganda office to complete the tasks necessary to implement successful convenings/workshops. Draft notes for the summary reports from each convening, and help to finalize the reports in collaboration with SCALE+ advisor and OGE expert.
- Monitor commitments of advisory committee members and organize regular, monthly meetings of the advisory committee in close collaboration with the OGE expert, and prepare a monthly report on progress action plans and commitments and any issues.
- Bachelor s Degree in Humanities (social sciences, social administration, economics, development studies or other related field).
- 3 4 years relevant work experience in program administration or similar environment in an international organisation.
- Experience with energy sector or energy sector stakeholders desired
- Demonstrated leadership skills in working collaboratively with donors and a host of partner organisations and stakeholders.
- A solid understanding and appreciation of USAID project processes, procedures, rules and regulations.
- Excellent organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills in English.
- Relevant field experience in Uganda
- Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and manage a variety of tasks with accuracy
- Proficient in relevant computer applications and databases.
- Ability to work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow in a field or office setting.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click hereto visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.
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Uganda: Special Needs Education Specialist
Closing date: 2017-12-31Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Voluntary Service Overseas
Closing date: 31 Dec 2017
VSO is the world's leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Our high-impact approach brings people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action to change lives and make the world a fairer place.
Supporting local disability organisations, the special needs education specialist will coach and train staff in appropriate and effective care and education of children with special needs, including learner-centred methods, needs assessment and learner-aid development. You'll model best practice in group and 1:1 learner environments. Plus provide coaching to the Project Coordinator in project management and monitoring & evaluation. The overall purpose of this role is to have children with disabilities properly accessed and so as to get them to receive the right interventions and attention leading to improved services and realization of their basic human rights.
Skills, qualifications and experience required
- A relevant first degree with experience in identifying/assessing children with disabilities (hearing, sight, behaviour, dyslexia, communication, general learning, mobility, etc)
- Extensive professional experience working with children with special needs and their families and carers
- Able to design and deliver tailored programme of training, coaching and support based on assessment of skills gaps and training needs
- Experience in monitoring and evaluation of services with a particular focus on the impact services are having on children
- Able to design and maintain M&E processes and produce reports
- Self-motivated and well-organised
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the confidence to create positive relationships in diverse working environments
- Ability to explain complex issues clearly both verbally and in writing
- Fluent English-speaker
- At least 2-4 years' experience conducting screening for disabilities - Experience coaching and training others in screening of disabilities
- Report writing skills
- Proven experience establishing and maintaining relationships with individuals and organisations at all levels
- Experience working and leading teams
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