Project Officer Job Opportunity at Amref in Uganda

Job Title: Project Officer
Our client, AMREF is the largest health development organization based in Africa. Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. With headquarters in Kenya, AMREF has programs in Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. Employing about 700 staff AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners. For more information please visit their website


Reporting to: Project Manager for Malaria CIDA Project

Job Objective
Based in Nakasongola, the job holder will lead the implementation of the M&E component of the Project and ensure involvement of stakeholders in strengthening and utilizing existing M&E frameworks and health management information systems.

Summary of Key Roles and Responsibility
 Participate in the formulation of project indicators and design of data collection tools, including the activity database development.
 Participate in the development/ review of key M&E documents that include; the M&E plan, PMP document and M&E work plans amongst others.
 Undertake routine monitoring, data collection, collation and entry of Malaria activities in addition to systematic filing and proper storage of data collection tools.
 Prepare Monthly and quarterly monitoring reports to inform management of project progress.
 Enhance project and local government staff, health workers and VHTs capacity to appropriately use activity report tools/ forms and appreciate the importance of M&E.
 Participate in quarterly internal data audits to avoid double counting and bias for accurate reporting.
 Design and monitor the project M&E database.
 Participate in quarterly program reviews and ensure timely submission of reports.
 Monitor and track maternal health and circulate IEC/BCC materials.
 Ensure access of health services and ITNs to pregnant women and children.
 Ensure comprehensive outreaches, distribution of LLITNs, and adoption of positive prevention.
 Other project shared duties that may be advised by your supervisor.

Qualifications and Relevant Experience
 A Degree, specialization, or post graduate training in M&E, Bio-statistical analysis, Data management, or other relevant field.
 At least 3 years experience in a similar role with an International NGO.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, with 3 work-related referees, including copies of certificates, salary history, and available start dates to the address or e-mail below. Both envelopes and applications shall be clearly marked: ‘AMREF- Project Officer M & E’. No e-mails must exceed 2MB.

Closing date is 5 PM on Wednesday 19th May 2011.

While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.

People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close, Kitante
P.O. Box 12405, Kampala

Attn.: The Director


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