Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Malawi

The Family Health International (FHI 360) is seeking to fill the role of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director.

FHI 360 delivers sustainable, high-quality, comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care and support services.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and reporting activities, including development of the project’s results framework and performance monitoring plan; development and monitoring of project indicators; oversight of routine data collection and data management; data quality assessments; synthesis and analyses of data and presentation of project lessons and results; and reporting, both internally and externally, as required/needed
  • Lead the design and implementation of the project’s evaluation activities (as applicable), including periodic reviews, performance evaluation (baseline, midline, endline), outcome and impact evaluations
  • Guide and maintain relevant protocols, SOPs, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports pertaining to monitoring, evaluation and learning, ensuring they all adhere to FHI 360 and international policies and standards, and ensure they remain technically and ethically sound
  • Oversee a team of monitoring and evaluation staff for the project and ensure clear roles and responsibilities and lines of communication are maintained amongst the team members
  • Develop and oversee implementation of strategies for capacity strengthening (as needed) of staff, implementing partners, government counterparts, and other stakeholders in monitoring and evaluation systems/tools, data management, health informatics, data analysis and use for programme planning and improvements, and other priority areas/skills
  • Ensure the quality and timely preparation and submission of workplans, data sets, progress reports, and papers summarising project results and evidence, and other deliverables, as required
  • Ensure the quality of data collected to measure project performance and results through proper ongoing data management, SOPs for data flow and quality assurance, periodic data quality audits (DQAs), and adequate orientation/training of staff, partners and beneficiaries at all levels of the project

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Public Health Evaluation, Social Sciences, Statistics or any related field
  • Ten years, minimum, of experience working on MEL for donor-funded health projects, preferably those involving health systems strengthening, capacity strengthening and/or RMNCH
  • Strong familiarity with USAID health and capacity strengthening programming
  • Knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring and evaluation of health projects
  • Strong writing and organisational skills for monitoring and reporting on programme and study results
  • Strong communication abilities, including communication with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods, mixed methods, and monitoring and evaluation practices to answer programme leaning and evaluation questions and to inform adaptive management
  • Proven experience working with and building the capacity of ministries of health and understanding of health systems at national and sub-national levels
  • Leadership skills and the ability to work collaboratively with IPs, donors and host country partners and stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of and experience with U.S. government-funded programme management, policies, regulations, and procedures
  • Experience in Africa, preferably in Malawi

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