• Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

    Location ZA
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/22/2018 1:45 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3127
    Category
    International Positions
  • Overview

    Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) project in eThekwini district in KwaZulu Natal (KZN) Province. This includes leading the development of an M&E system to capture high-quality, relevant and timely data for programmatic decision-making, improving the quality of interventions and outcomes and measures project impact, leading provincial data quality audits and building capacity of DOH counterparts and colleagues, designing and conducting program evaluations and operations research and contributing to documenting and disseminating project successes and challenges to the donor.  M&E Manager will also align project indicators and M&E systems to the District Health Management Information System (DHMIS) and national and provincial departments of health (N/PDOH) priorities.  M&E Manager will supervise and manage other M&E personnel including Data Clerks and closely collaborate with management and technical colleagues to foster a culture of data use for decision-making, including leading monthly data review meetings.  Only candidates with South African work authorization will be considered.

     

    Responsibilities

      

    • Provide leadership and direction on M&E to support the VMMC project in achieving its goals and corresponding objectives and targets
    • Lead development of the project logic model, results framework, M&E plan, data flow loops, workplan and budget, including selecting indicators and setting targets
    • Design, implement and supervise M&E activities and trainings, baseline and endline assessments, data quality assessments, and any program evaluations
    • Lead monthly data review meetings to use data to contribute to strategic decision-making and project planning in close collaboration with project management and technical staff
    • Contribute to annual work planning.
    • Document, write progress reports (monthly, quarterly and annual reports), and disseminate program-related data.
    • Collaborate on the writing of relevant data-driven abstracts and manuscripts for publication.
    • Support research and other program data collection activities
    • Responsible for entering relevant data into donor databases (e.g., PEPFAR’s DATIM) as part of official mandatory project reporting
    • Enhance systems for routine data collection and M&E feedback to Technical Advisors, South African government, PEPFAR, and other stakeholders.
    • Ensure high-quality implementation of M&E activities, consistent with PEPFAR and South Africa national monitoring and evaluation guidelines, protocols, information and reporting systems
    • Work with financial staff to manage M&E budget
    • Supervise a team of M&E Data Clerks
    • Represent Jhpiego in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations and cultivate relationships and liaise with other PEPFAR implementing partners and MOH colleagues
    • Support the implementation of other program activities as needed.
    • Ensure protection of participant data and confidentiality during any IRB process and implementation of study
       

    Required Qualifications

    • 7+ years' experience leading M&E activities in the health sector, especially HIV and/or VMMC
    • Advanced degree in public health, demography, statistics, social sciences or related field or equivalent experience
    • Demonstrated experience conducting data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation, and reporting, including proficiency with one or more statistical software packages (e.g., SPSS, Stata, Epi Info, MS Access)and Microsoft Office
    • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity of colleagues and partners, with a preference for additional experience hiring and supervising M&E staff
    • Strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills with a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with donors, government partners and other key stakeholders
    • Expertise in research/program evaluation preferred
    • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills in English
    • Familiarity with South Africa DHMIS and PEPFAR reporting preferred
    • Ability to travel nationally 30% of time
       

     

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