Jhpiego seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation, and Research (MER) Director to provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for an upcoming USAID-funded multi-country family planning (FP) project in francophone West Africa.
The project is designed to expand and accelerate access to and use of FP and reproductive health services across the region by working closely with local and national governments to prioritize this in their national plans; leveraging partnerships with regional and international organizations; and building the capacity of nongovernmental and civil society organizations to provide quality augmented support. The project will operate over a five year period. The MER Director will provide technical leadership to develop project framework, plans and indicators to capture performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities. The MER Director will supervise and manage the MER team to design and implement project MER activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes. The MER Director is responsible for documenting and disseminating project successes and challenges to USAID. The MER Director will also be responsible for designing and conducting operations research. The MER Director will liaise with consortium partners and the Ministry of Health to implement monitoring and evaluation activities.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. West African nationals, especially native French speakers, are strongly encouraged to apply.