Monitoring and Evaluation Manager
BASED AT: PACE HEAD OFFICE
REPORTING LINE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
STARTS: ANTICIPATED FEBRUARY 2021
Who we are
Program for Accessible health Communication and Education-PACE is a local health non-governmental organization and remains an affiliate of PSI. PACE is an innovative, efficient, and impact-oriented organization that works towards realizing a community of Ugandans empowered to sustain healthy behavior, while significantly contributing to Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV/AIDS-care and prevention, TB, Malaria and Child survival, maternal and reproductive health, as well as access to safe water. For more information, please visit www.pace.org.ug
We are looking for an experienced Individual to take on the role of Monitoring and Evaluation Manager.
Ensure Safe Business Systems Operations:
• Develop and operationalize project M&E plans in line with donor project designs and strategic plans.
• Develop and implement critical reflection and learning mechanism including After Action frameworks and reviews to ensure programs identify and use lessons and best practices.
• Provide technical leadership in generating information required for internal and external performance management and donor reports.
• Work closely with PACE teams to develop and optimize a high-quality reliable M&E System for PACE projects towards effective & efficient performance management as well as sustainable impact evaluation.
• Maintain a working relationship with MoH and in country donor M&E agencies SITES, METS, PEPFER etc
• Coordination and collaboration with PACE teams to effectively apply performance monitoring and evaluation frame works ensuring data collection approaches and monitoring tools are developed and utilize to improve functionality, applicability, and accuracy.
• Plan and coordinate data quality assurance, including frequent survey auditing and data consistency checks.
• Design data analysis in line with the theory of Change and conduct impact data analysis on PACE’s program outcomes.
• Develop and operationalise M&E standard operating procedures and process monitoring protocols and provide program quality assessments in line with SOP and program design.
• Supervise MEL officers and develop capacity in M&E and use of data and reporting systems e.g. DHIS2.
Job Skills: Not Specified
• A Bachelor’s degree in Bachelors of statistics, Quantitative Economics, Bachelor of Economics, Computer Science, or related field.
• A Post Graduate training in M&E an added advantage.
• A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in M&E in donor funded projects.
• Experience in data entry, coding, editing, and analysis and report writing is desired with excellent analytical skills.
• Proficient-to-advanced skills with MS Office suite, Excel, and other data management and analysis software packages such as SPSS, STATA, EPI-INFO, mobile application eg Open data kit.
• Documented hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health programs including data quality assurance.
• Proven ability to lead teams and to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
Key personal competences
• Customer Service Orientation: See PACE from the client point of view; keep client needs paramount when making decisions and taking action.
• Results Focused: Move focus from analysis to action; show persistence to overcome obstacles; take immediate action to solve problems; ensure follow through.
• Drive Change / Foster Innovation: act with urgency for continuous improvement and with a bias towards action; promote development of breakthrough solutions; embrace and advocate innovations that improve results.
• Develop Other: Give people challenging assignments to develop their capabilities; provide timely coaching, instruction and feedback, create an environment where failure is seen as an opportunity to learn.
• Build Strong Relationships: Develop and sustain positive relationships with others; build connections with others based on an in-depth understanding of their needs and concerns; establish networks.
• Understand Donor & Development Perspective: see PACE from the donor point of view; understand the market forces that impact PACE; understand current donor strategy and where it is likely to lead in the future.
Key Performance Indicators
• Timely and quality data submitted for donor reporting.
• UpToDate standard operating procedures, PMPs and M&E plans, quality control and assurance plans developed.
• Dissemination of SOPs to staff.
• Approved M&E protocols and data.
• High quality M&E data quality standards meet.
• M&E and research findings reports presentations, papers, and abstracts.
• Monthly qualitative data sets per programs area as per the respective deadlines.
• An inventory of well labelled M&E forms.
• Quarterly data quality reports.
• Cleaned program Data.
• Staff competent in quality control, assurance and data, collection analysis interpretation management systems (M&E, DHIS, excel).
• Data tables for donor report.
• Functional M&E system developed.
• Routine performance management for M&E team and quarterly critical reflection and learning Lessons learned, and best practices operationalized annually.
Job Education Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in Bachelors of statistics
Job Experience Requirements: A minimum of 5 years
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
Requested application material
Interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed to the Human Resource and Administration Officer and an updated CV ONLY to firstname.lastname@example.org , indicating the Job title in the subject of the email.
Inclusion of your salary expectation in your cover letter is a key requirement.
Applications should reach us not later than 5.00pm or 1700H (East African Time) on Monday February 08th, 2021.
Applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible!
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
PACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.
**Please note PACE does not solicit for funds during any recruitment process.