• Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    Health, monitoring & Evaluation
  • Deadline:
    August 24, 2020

DIRECTOR OF MONITORING, EVALUATION,
RESEARCH AND LEARNING,
UGANDA MALARIA CONTROL ACTIVITY*
DEPARTMENT: PROGRAMS
BASED AT: KAMPALA, UGANDA
REPORTING TO: THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY, UGANDA MALARIA CONTROL ACTIVITY
STARTS: APPROXIMATELY MARCH 2021 [*CONTINGENT UPON FUNDING]

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
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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
Join us
PACE seeks a Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) to lead the
management of reporting and research activities under an anticipated $38M 5-year USAID/PMI-funded
project. The project will strengthen the capacity for malaria prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, as well
as ownership of health at the community and household levels, while maintaining gains made at the
health facility level in focus districts.
Sound like you? Read on…
Your contribution
The MERL Director will be in charge of the monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning components
of the Malaria Control Activity project. The position will be responsible for developing monitoring,
evaluation, and reporting systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets, and a plan
to evaluate performance. He or she will also develop a research agenda for the activity and ensure
methodological rigor of research undertaken. The MERL Director will also oversee the development and
submission of timely, accurate, and complete reporting.
What are we looking for?
• A Master’s Degree or higher in statistics, evaluation, public health, international development,
social sciences, or relevant field.
• A minimum of six years of experience with progressively increased responsibility working
in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning on public health programs in sub-Saharan
Africa or other resource-limited settings, preferably Uganda.
• Must possess excellent management and English communication skills.
• Documented hands-on practical experience setting up and managing MER systems for health
programs in developing countries, including data quality assurance.
• Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research.
• Proven ability to produce professional quality English-language documents such as progress
reports, case studies, and research protocols.
• Three Referees, two of whom have been your direct supervisors.
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Requested application material
Interested candidates should email their cover letter addressed to the Human Resources and
Administration Manager, and an updated CV ONLY to pace@pace.org.ug indicating the
Job title in the subject of the email.
Your CV should be two-paged, clearly stating how you meet what we are looking for and what
gets us interested.
Applications should reach us not later than 5.00pm or 1700H (East African Time) on Monday
August 24th, 2020.
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.

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