The Centre for Tobacco Control in Africa (CTCA), Makerere University was established in July 2011 by the World Health Organisation to build and sustain institutional capacity of African governments in tobacco control with funding from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
CTCA has received phase III funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation through the Africa Capacity Building Foundation to implement a three-year project to enhance the tobacco control sustainability in Africa. The objectives of the project include;
i. Improve sustainability of tobacco control in target countries
ii. Enhance tobacco control actors knowledge and skills in policy, design,implementation, monitoring and evaluation
iii. Foster TC research and alternative livelihood interventions and
iv. Strengthen CTCA institutional and human capacity to effectively deliver on its mandate
CTCA therefore wishes to recruit a Senior Program Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation whose functions are: (i) to provide technical assistance for tobacco control capacity building needs assessment and program development, (ii) to provide implementation support of country tobacco programs/projects, (iii) to contribute to the design and implementation of a web based management information system, including developing program level, indicators producing periodic reports on performance and supporting decision making based on monitoring and evaluation data.
Source: Makerere University