Jobs – M&E Officer at mothers2mothers

Job Title: M&E Officer

Mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organization based in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. m2m empowers HIV-positive pregnant women and new mothers to become role models in their communities by promoting AIDS awareness, testing and services. m2m currently operates in 7 countries in Africa. For further information please visit,

Job Summary:
The mothers2mothers M&E Officer will technically support the implementation of M&E activities of m2m Uganda, with the aim of monitoring and evaluating program performance, improving quality of service delivery, and reporting program activities to m2m donors and other key stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work in liaison with the MEC and Program Coordinator to develop indicators, data collection plans, and methodologies as part of the proposal development process
  • Technically support the implementation of m2m’s Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plan at site level
  • Assist in data entry including performing periodic data quality checks
  • Support the implementation of routine site monitoring and reporting processes, including supporting coordination of development of forms/tools for data collection and reporting
  • Offer direct mentorship, technical assistance, and formal training to program staff, partners, and country staff on relevant M&E topics
  • Technically support MEC with orientation, training and ongoing mentorship for Site Coordinators, Mentor Mothers and HMIS focal persons at district level
  • Work closely with the MEC to track, analyze, and report on long-term data trends in all m2m programs
  • Technically support the timely, complete and accurate collection of data from site level, and reporting of data to the Country Office
  • Work with the MEC on the production of performance and impact results reports for donors and other stakeholders
  • Offer training and on-going support to district HMIS focal persons/biostatisticians, and field staff on M & E activities and processes to ensure quality and timely documentation and reporting
  • Support the MEC to coordinate compilation and dissemination of Annual and Quarterly reports for the programs
  • Support the MEC to ensure that donor, partner, and Senior Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Support documentation of lessons learned, reporting, and presentation within m2m Uganda office.
  • Actively participate in the implementation and evaluation of pilot projects, operations research, and program evaluations as appropriate.
  • Support the in-country M&E exercises for programs/ projects and impact assessments
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by the MEC or Program Coordinator
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants should hold Bachelor’s Degrees in Epidemiology, demography, Biostatistics, Public Health or related discipline.
  • At least three years’ experience in NGO program monitoring and evaluation in the health sector, experience with HIV/AIDS programmes preferred
  • Functional working knowledge in the implementation and management of M&E systems, involving capacity building for field staff, as well as monitoring and promotion of data quality
  • Good computer skills with work experience using MS Office applications, competence in programming and analysis of data using programs such as STATA, Epi-lnfo and others is an advantage
  • Good written and verbal communications skills in English and in local languages are preferred
  • Excellent presentation, facilitation, interpersonal, communication skills and collective problem-solving skills
  • Possess the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast- paced environment, set priorities, work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical and creative thinking with ability to work independently
  • Proven ability to work as a team leader and as a team member with multidisciplinary teams
How to apply for the job:
All those excited about serving in this prestigious NGO should send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) with a cover letter to mothers2mothers via e-mail to:
NB: mothers2mothers follows a careful review process for all applications. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Should you not receive a response to your application by 18th August 2014, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Deadline: 30th June, 2014

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