MEL Officer

Fhi 360, Kampala, Uganda

Skill Required:, IT and ICTMedia and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
15th February, 2020


Job Description

Job Summary:
Performs research development with senior research staff to develop, implement, manage, and conduct research studies. Makes detailed evaluations, observations, analyzes data and interprets results using qualitative/quantitative methods and statistics. Investigates, creates and develops new methods and technologies for project advancement.

Accountabilities:

  • Prepares research concepts and proposals following established policies and procedures.
  • Conducts data analysis, data reviews, and reporting of research data for evaluation and quality.
  • Assists with the design and implementation of research studies, including the sampling, recruitment, and statistical analysis
  • Ensures compliance with government regulations when writing and reviewing protocols, analysis plans, reports, and manuscripts.
  • Develops training materials and conducts training for study implementation based on company policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Provides input with questionnaire development, analysis, study design, and material management.
  • Plans, organizes, and manages resources/processes for successful completion of study goals.
  • Develops and implements protocols and informed consents for research studies. Provides guidance on any protocol related issues.
  • Manages and oversees budget for one or more research projects.
  • Develops, reviews, and maintains key study documents to ensure adequate resource and reference documentation.
  • May act as team lead and mentors staff on training, systems, policies, and regulations.
  • Serves as the liaison with internal and external partners to ensure effective collaboration efforts.
  • Oversees planning of meetings, site visits, and drafting necessary documents.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures for conducting research studies under government regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of software programs used to perform data analysis.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.
  • Problem Solving & Impact:
  • Works on problems of diverse scope that require analysis or interpretation of identifiable factors.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Decisions may affect a work unit or area within a department.
  • Supervision Given/Received:
  • Receives methods and procedures on new studies.
  • Provides suggestions on business and operational decisions that affect the department.
  • Serves as team lead to team members.
  • Typically reports to a Manager/Director.

Education:

  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent • Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioral, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.

Experience:

  • Typically requires 5-8 years of research or evaluation experience with manuscripts, and study implementation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office. spreadsheets, analytical software and other technology required.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Related prior work experience preferred.

Source:https://fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FHI_360_External_Career_Portal/job/Kampala-Uganda/MEL--Officer_Requisition-2020200164


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