Job Opportunity at ECSA - HC, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Opportunity at ECSA - HC, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community

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Post of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

The East, Central and Southern African Health Community (ECSA-HC) invites applications for the Post of Monitoring & Evaluation Officer from suitably qualified nationals of the Republic of Uganda. The position is tenable at the National TB Reference Laboratory (NTRL) in Kampala-Uganda. The officer will report to the NTRL’s Operations Officer.

Background of the Organization

The ECSA-HC is a regional intergovernmental organization set up in 1974 to foster cooperation that will lead to the strengthening of health care programs in the region and promote the attainment of the highest possible standards of health among member states. The Member States of the ECSA Health Community are Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Broad Purpose of the Post

ECSA-HC seeks to recruit an experienced Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to support the ECSA Health Community Global Fund (GF) Regional TB lab Strengthening Project. The Global Fund Project is a 3-year project that Is expected to run from July 2022 to June 2025 and will support National TB Reference Laboratories in 21 countries namely: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe to improve TB diagnosis in the ECSA region.

ECSA-HC is coordinating and facilitating the project as a Principal Recipient while Uganda Supra National Reference Laboratory (SRL) is the Sub-recipient and implementer of the project.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

1. Oversee the collection and timely reporting of data and statistics in line with GF guidelines and requirements.
2. Ensure that data related to the stated goals, objectives and activities of the project are captured using appropriate monitoring and evaluation (M&E) methods, including any performed operational research to meet ECSA-HC and GF requirements.
3. Participate in the design of M&E plans and design/adapt health information systems for the project.
4. Ensure that sound data collection and information management systems are in place for ongoing performance analysis and programmatic action based on data and identified needs.
5. Lead technical assessments for the project.
6. Provide overall coordination and oversight for the implementation of project M&E systems to ensure timely and quality information on project performance indicators.
7. Prepare timely project progress reports on the status of performance indicators included in the results framework and implementation as required by the Operations Officer.
8. Organize training programs for the project implementing team at the Uganda SRL.
9. Perform any other task as assigned by the supervisor.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job Vacancy at ECSA-HC
Minimum Entry Qualifications

Education

Bachelor’s degree in statistics, social sciences and post-graduate training in monitoring and evaluation. Must be proficient in statistical packages.

Work Experience

1. S/he should have at least 5 years of working experience in a monitoring and evaluation position.

2. Knowledge and skills in MoH HMIS tools and reporting requirements
Experience in donor-funded projects is preferred

3. Experience of working in a health-related field is preferred
Language: Fluency in both spoken and written English.

Age: Between 25 and 50 years of age.

Remuneration Package

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate. The details of the package may be obtained on request from the Director-General ECSA Health Community Secretariat, Arusha.

Contract Appointment

This is a three-year contract appointment renewable upon satisfactory performance and subject to the availability of funding.

Method of Application

Applications comprising of a cover letter expressing the candidate’s motivation for the job and current curriculum vitae with names and contact/addresses of three referees should reach the addressee below by 17th June 2022. Submission of applications by email is highly encouraged. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Director General
East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community
P.O.BOX 1009
Arusha, Tanzania
Tel: +255 27 2549362/5/6
Fax: +255 27 2549392
Email: vacancies@ecsahc.org and cc: s_sibandze@ecsahc.org

The ECSA Health Community is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

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