Deadline: 16 April 2016
The Johns Hopkins University (Jhpiego) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor in Washington DC, United States.
The Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor will exclusively support core funded work and program learning related to promotion of contraceptive use as a key strategy to end preventable maternal and child deaths (EPCMD).
Jhpiego is dedicated to improving the health of women and families in developing countries.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor will perform the following functions-
- Provide evaluation and research expertise to the MCSP Family Team, specifically by supporting the implementation of key core-funded research or implementation research activities. This entails:
- Preparing concept notes and research protocols, and coordinating reviews of such through internal and external reviews as mandated by MCSP’s MMEL team, USAID and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH) Institutional Review Board (IRB).
- Manage literature searches, working with the Jhpiego librarian, support staff or interns as needed.
- Support the creation of theories of change, conceptual frameworks or other articulation of theory-based program implementation and research.
- Prepare data collection instruments, using validated tools as a reference wherever possible.
- Identify and train appropriate personnel as evaluation team members including in country colleagues.
- Provide guidance and oversight to country teams for ongoing study activities.
- Assist in training data collectors in the principles of human subject’s research and ensuring compliance to Jhpiego’s regulatory guidelines.
- Prepare data analysis plans for study data sets; support timely analysis of data.
- Report research and evaluation results and provide guidance to the organization on the programmatic implications and application of the findings.
- Support the organization of manuscript writing workshops, facilitating work of multiple co-authors.
Applicants must have-
- Advanced degree in public health or related field with at least 5 years of experience in monitoring & evaluation, or PhD with 3 years of experience.
- Proven experience in conducting evaluations or research, with a preference for implementation research, applying both quantitative and qualitative skills.
- Prior experience in research or evaluation of family planning or reproductive health in developing countries.
- Prior experience setting up and/or implementing routine data collection systems for health service delivery.
- Excellent presentation skills and verbal and written communications skills.
- Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination.
- Appreciation for socio-cultural differences in countries, preferably having lived and worked in one or more low resource settings.
- Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform.
- Ability to travel independently up to 25% of the time to developing countries.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit Jhpiego.