Friday, 13 July 2018

Job Opportunity At The Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM)-Technical Advisor - Programme Oversight, Monitoring & Evaluation


About CCM:
The Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) is the Board at country level that oversees the mobilization of resources and grant implementation to ensure that Funding requests and applications to the Global Fund are country led and grants are effectively and efficiently implemented in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Technical Advisor - Programme Oversight, Monitoring & Evaluation will support the CCM in the coordination and maintenance of a functional oversight system for monitoring the implementation of CCM strategic priorities; and the management and implementation of the Global Fund grant activities, in liaison with the Principal Recipients (PRs) while ensuring routine sharing of information and reporting on grant performance to the CCM

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support the CCM Secretariat effective coordination and implementation of the Uganda CCM work plan activities
  • Develop and maintain functional work plan tracking tools and measures for the CCM
  • Provide administrative and technical support to the CCM Programme Oversight Committee and the Monitoring & Evaluation function of the CCM, including annual work planning.
  • Support, follow-up on and keep track of the implementation of the recommendations, actions and decisions from the CCM Committees’ and Board Meetings
  • Support the development and implementation of CCM Oversight Plan.
  • Support development and implementation of CCM Work Plan, Budget, CCM Performance Evaluation framework and CCM Secretariat Performance Evaluation framework in-line with the Global Fund CCM guidelines and requirements
  • Support the CCM oversight of grant implementation activities by the PRs and Sub Recipients (SRs); and review performance of intended grant implementation targets.
  • Keep abreast of the Global Fund guidelines, Funding and Reporting requirements; and maintain in-depth knowledge of the Global Fund grant documents.
  • Provide technical support for the alignment of Global Fund performance frameworks with the national Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) frameworks & plans for the various disease components.
  • Support oversight of grant implementation activities by the PRs and SRs; review performance of programmatic targets for the Global Fund grants.
  • Plan and lead the coordination of the CCM oversight field/Site Visits and provide technical guidance to the CCM Site Visit teams prior to and during the Site Visits.
  • Synthesize information from the Global Fund grants implementation and performance; to guide the CCM Board in oversight, strategy and policy decisions.
  • Support the PRs’ quality assurance and reviews, reinforce timeliness for Performance Updates & Disbursement Requests (PUDRs) reporting and submission to the Global Fund, for performance based decisions on preceding disbursements
  • Support the CCM’s knowledge management, communication, information sharing, and publicity of CCM activities.
  • Timely preparation of quality periodic documentation, related to programme oversight, reporting, information sharing and Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) activities of the CCM.
  • Support the CCM in providing oversight over the timely implementation of the new Global Fund and CCM grants implementation
  • Technically support and guide the PRs in reviewing and proposing the programmatic strategies during the National Strategic Plan development, review and evaluation processes for the various disease components.
  • Support the team implementation of the CCM Secretariat’s Performance targets in-line with the CCM Performance Evaluation Framework
  • Support the CCM’s compliance with the CCM Eligibility and Performance framework requirements set by the Global Fund, Assessments and implementation of the CCM
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Economics, Health Promotion/Management/Economics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatics, Medicine, or any other related/relevant field from a recognized university.
  • A Master’s Degree qualification in any other related or relevant field is highly preferred.
  • Monitoring & Evaluation training is an added advantage
  • At least eight years of general experience in program management with reputable international development agencies; and national coordination, oversight or implementing agencies/ organizations.
  • Five years of relevant experience in Programme Oversight, Management and/or Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) of projects and programs in the social or health sectors within Government, NGO or international agency.
  • Specific experience of working with multi-donor projects in HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria in Uganda is an added advantage.
  • Practical knowledge and experience in the use of Dashboard monitoring and reporting tools as well as advanced statistical methods and tools.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, digital media and web-based analytical tools.
  • Excellent data analysis and presentation skills.
  • Monitoring & Evaluation experience, competencies and skills
  • Excellent programme planning, oversight and management skills.
  • Experience with work plan and budget development
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and proven ability to engage and interact with high-level officials from the Government, Civil Society, Development Partners/Donors and the Private Sector.
  • Strong report writing, presentation and communication skills
  • Planning, organizational and coordination skills
  • Public relations and customer care skills
  • Ability to apply health indicator and data analysis techniques is desirable.
  • Ability to efficiently handle/manage multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work in a winning team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline & output- oriented environment
  • Good report writing and editing skills are essential
  • Funding/project proposal writing and development skills
  • Good organizational and exceptional problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent oral/verbal and written communication skills
  • Exemplary team player
  • Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of national Government, NGO, Donor, Private and Development Sectors
  • Ability to take initiative and work proactively with minimal supervision
  • Records management competencies and skills
  • Proficiency in English language skills
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office software, digital media and internet tools.

How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified candidates should endeavor to provide and attach the following:
  • Application cover letter (including valid Address, Telephone and E-mail contact details)
  • Application Form, Download Here
  • Contacts of three (3) referees (including email and telephone contact details)
  • Copies of academic and professional qualification transcripts &certificates
  • Two (2) recent passport size photographs
  • Copies of letters of appointment from previous and/or current employer(s)

The complete applications should be sent to the Office of:
The Chairperson of the Uganda Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM), C/0 Uganda AIDS Commission, Plot 1-3 Salim Bay Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 10779, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 19th July 2018
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