Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (HIV/AIDS)
U.S. Mission, Uganda
Vacancy Announcement (Re-advertised)
Number:075/2011 Date: 12/15/2011
OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
OPENING DATE: December 15, 2011 until filled
CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
POSITION TITLE: Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist (HIV/AIDS)
POSITION LOCATION: USAID, SO8 Office
HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week
POSITION GRADE: FSN-10 (Ugshs. 54,522,809 to 78,523,720 p.a. inclusive of allowances).
USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified individual to fill the position of Monitoring & Evaluation. Those who already submitted their applications need not re-apply.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
Provides the Health, HIV/AIDS and Education Team with support in the monitoring, evaluation, and impact analysis of USAID-administered U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and other programs at USAID/Uganda. Ensures that USAID Mission in Uganda complies with all PEPFAR and Agency requirements for performance monitoring and evaluation, and serves as a Team Specialist in all questions pertaining to evaluation, monitoring, program review, data collection and analysis and other strategic information exercises relating to HIV/AIDS programs/projects.
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education Required: A Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to development assistance, such as public health, epidemiology, biostatistics, development studies, public or business administration, statistics, sociology, or a closely related field, is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.
2. Work Experience: A minimum of seven years experience related to monitoring, evaluation and reporting of HIV/AIDS is required for holders of a Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of four years’ experience is required for those with a Master’s degree. Experience with managing for results activities such as leading teams that include senior staff at the level of Team Leaders to develop results frameworks, developing performance indicators, developing performance management plans, conducting baseline and evaluation studies and reporting results is required. Experience conceptualizing and managing research, data analysis and disseminating research findings is required. Prior work with U.S. Government or other donor-funded projects is an added advantage.
3. Language Requirement: Must be fluent in English language.
4. Knowledge: Working knowledge of technical and programmatic aspects of HIV/AIDS and PEPFAR reporting is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Must possess strong interpersonal skills and team-building skills. Computer literacy in word processing using Microsoft and spreadsheets is required.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174);
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.
Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
1. By mail:
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Ggaba Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
2. By Fax:
0414-341-863 - ATTENTION: HR
3. Or by e-mail:
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: UNTIL FILLED