Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Assistant Job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

TASO Uganda

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Assistant Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: May 21 2024

Hiring Organization: TASO Uganda

Job Details:

Main Purpose of the Job:
To support project activities by collecting and analysing data, developing monitoring and evaluation plans, and ensuring compliance with MEAL frameworks. He/she will conduct assessments and surveys to measure project performance and contribute to learning initiatives for improving project effectiveness and outcomes.

Key Outputs
• Data collection, data entry, and data verification processes for program monitoring and evaluation conducted.
• Surveys, assessments, and evaluations to measure program Impact and outcomes conducted. Focus group discussions, key informant interviews, and other qualitative data collection activities organized and facilitated.
• Data collection tools, training materials, and reports developed and disseminated.
• Data analysis using statistical software conducted and data visualization materials, such as graphs and charts prepared.
• Donor reports, project proposals, and other program documentation prepared-
• Up-to-date program databases and performance monitoring systems maintained.
• Regular project meetings, workshops, and trainings conducted to share updates and findings on program monitoring and evaluation activities
• Data quality and integrity ensured throughout the project cycle.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist in designing and implementing data collection methodologies, including surveys, interviews, and focus groups
• Collect data from project sites, ensuring accuracy and completeness
• Enter data Qlprojects data into databases in a timely and accurate manner
• Verify data for accuracy and completeness through routine data quality checks and validation procedures
• Assist in cleaning, coding, and organizing datasets for analysis
• Conduct basic data analysis using statistical software.
• Assist in preparing data visualization materials, such as tables, charts, and graphs, for reports and presentations
• Contribute to the writing and editing of project reports, success stories,
• Provide administrative support for MEAL activities, including scheduling meetings, preparing materials, and organizing logistics
• Assist in tracking project indicators and targets, flagging any deviations or trends for further investigation
• Participate in capacity-building activities, such as trainings and workshops, to enhance MEAL skills and knowledge
• Enter data into databases accurately and efficiently.
• Verify data for completeness and accuracy.
• Maintain organized records of data sources and data entry activities.
• Generate routine reports and summaries as required.
• Assist in data cleaning and validation processes.
• Ensure compliance with data management protocols and procedures.
• Collaborate with team members to address data-related issues.
• Maintain confidentiality and security of sensitive data.
• Any other duties and may be assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Academic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Quantitative Economics, Public Health, Business Statistics, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Computing or a related field.

Additional Training
• Post graduate training in M&E monitoring and evaluation methodologies, data collection techniques, and statistical analysis preferred
• Master's in Public Health, Health Services Research, Monitoring and evaluation, statistics,
• Biostatistics, Clinical epidemiology and biostatistics or a related field
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

Minimum Experience and Exposure:
• At least 1-2 years of experience in HIV/ART/PMTCT data management, monitoring, evaluation, or research, preferably in a development or humanitarian context. Familiarity and knowledge of national HMIS tools and databases.

Key Skills:
• Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data collection and analysis, excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds, strong written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in written and spoken English.

Other Qualities/Attributes:
• Commitment to upholding ethical standards and confidentiality, flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and deadlines, willingness to travel to project sites and work in challenging environments.

Application procedure

Only qualified candidates who meet all the above requirements are invited to submit their resume, copies of certified academic certificates, testimonials and three referees, two of who should be the present employer / immediate supervisor or last employer if unemployed, or any other if it is the first employment being applied for. None of the referees should be a relative, friend or business associate. All referees' designations should be stated and contact details included i.e. physical address, telephone/ mobile numbers and email contacts.
All interested Candidates MUST fully fill the TASO Online Job Application Form, scan and save all the relevant documents as one document (labeled with candidate's full names) and forward only online applications with the relevant credentials to:
Please visit the TASO Website at to access the detailed job advert. Also note that only applications received online shall be considered.
* Posting Date: May 14, 2024
* Closing Date: May 21, 2024 at 04:30 pm
While TASO appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from TASO Uganda One (01) month after the closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. *Please note that any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Date Posted: 2023-05-19




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