Management Sciences for Health

  • Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor

    Grade
    K
    Job ID
    13-10028
    Location
    Cote d'Ivoire-Abidjan
    # of Positions
    1
    Group/Office
    HPG
    Dept/Unit
    GEN (General)
    Project/Program
    P000 - Proposal
    Application Due Date
    2018-05-23
    Reports To
    Programme Technical Director
  • Overview

    MSH is seeking highly qualified candidates for the anticipated Tackling Deadly Diseases in Africa Programme (TDDAP). TDDAP will strengthen African health systems and institutions, through supporting:

     

    i. Reform of the World Health Organization Africa Regional Office to deliver better on health security;


    ii. countries to enhance capabilities to achieve the International Health Regulations (IHRs) based on assessment and prioritization;


    iii. better governance and accountability of public health systems for disease preparedness and health security;


    iv. improved data and evidence; and


    v. a contingency mechanism should a pre-crisis situation arise.

    Specific Responsibilities

    1. Provide advice and actively support the design of a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) strategy and implementation of all subsequent M&E systems to effectively track and ensure high quality data.
    2. Work in close collaboration with the Technical Lead Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response and country coordinators to ensure all in-country M&E systems are operational and data is being used for learning, decision making, programme improvement and overall programme monitoring.
    3. Provide all necessary programme data timeously to the Executive Director and Programme Director for DFID reporting.
    4. Work in close collaboration with the Third Party Monitoring (TPM) agency, the Executive, and Project Directors to provide data for verification, or any operational research as required by DFID, the TPM agency and/or WHO Afro.
    5. Adhere to MSH procurement integrity and institutional standards and procedures in all project management responsibilities.

    Qualifications and Experience

    1. Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (statistics, quantitative/qualitative data analysis, management, public health).
    2. Minimum 10 years of demonstrated experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of large and complex development programs.
    3. Recent and relevant experience in designing M&E systems integrated where possible with existing government platforms (interoperability).
    4. Knowledge of routine data systems (DHIS/District Health Information System) in public health systems.
    5. Experience in Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) in the context of disease outbreaks.
    6. Managing M&E systems within large complex DFID programmes.
    7. Proven leadership capabilities and ability to provide quality assurance of other consultant’s work.
    8. Excellent command of monitoring and evaluation methodologies.
    9. Knowledge of data collection protocols to ensure accurate data collection and verification is essential, as well as an ability to identify data trends and communicate this information to allow for changes in program implementation.
    10. Ability to influence program policy and operational decisions, demonstrated by previous experience in leading the development and implementation of M&E frameworks and tools.
    11. M&E experience in the health sector desired, particularly in health systems strengthening.
    12. Extraordinary organizational, verbal and written communication skills to manage project communications and disseminate project information are required.
    13. Strong oral and written communication and presentations skills in French and English.

    Background Information

    Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

    EEO Statement

    Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

    Reports To

    Programme Technical Director
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