MSH seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor for an anticipated 5-year, $18 million USAID-funded regional planning and reproductive health program aimed at increasing the access and use of family planning services: Amplify-FP. The program will be the flagship family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) project of the USAID/West Africa Regional Health Office. Amplify-FP will emphasize key high impact practices (HIPs) to help achieve the goals of the Ouagadougou Partnership of achieving 2.2 million additional FP users by 2020. Amplify-FP aims to strategically and deliberately support replication and scale up of key HIPs in large urban and peri-urban centers, in order to sustainably build and scale these approaches within four target
countries (Burkina Faso, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger) and model this for the region.
The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor will oversee the monitoring and evaluation system for reporting progress, and maintain reporting procedures and guidelines in compliance with USAID systems. S/he will be expected to develop a strong monitoring and evaluation plan consistent with the USAID results framework, coordinate the collection of data including conducting field visits for data validation, monitor the quality and completeness of data sets, contribute to the development of the program and document project performance against established outputs and indicators. S/he will also be responsible for building the capacity of the ministries of health and other stakeholders in the 4 countries in the collection, utilization, and dissemination of data as well as ensuring that all monitoring and data collection activities are harmonized and information is shared. S/he will also assist the ministries to monitor programs and assess the robustness of implementing organizations’ data collection and M&E mechanisms.