The MER Senior Principal Advisor works under the direction and supervision of the PLI Senior Director, Performance, Learning and Impact unit (PLI). In collaboration with the PLI MER Focal Lead, s/he has primary responsibility for coordinating PLI functions, across MSH, related to results-based project design, monitoring for project implementation, project evaluation and applied research. The Senior Principal MER Advisor also oversees the compilation, analysis, and documentation of aggregated results at output and outcome levels and contribution to long-term health impact from the portfolio of MSH projects. The Senior Principal MER Advisor works closely with the PLI BRD team to standardize the way in which PLI designs M&E approaches for new projects during project design phases, including positioning and proposal development. Finally, the Senior Principal MER Advisor works in alignment with the PLI approach towards developing and fostering an integrated “evaluative thinking” culture across MSH and contributes to PLI efforts in becoming a learning organization.
M&E Technical Assistance to New Business Development (30%)
M&E Project Technical Assistance (45%)
Project Documentation (15%)
Implementation Research (10%)
Knowledge and Skills