Jhpiego seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Director to provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for the design and implementation of MERL activities for an upcoming USAID-funded Health System Strengthening project. The project will operate over a five-year period.
The MERL 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 MERL Director will supervise and manage the MERL team to design and implement project MERL activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes. The MERL Director is responsible for documenting and disseminating project successes and challenges to USAID. The MERL Director will also be responsible for designing and conducting operations research. S/he will manage donor relations on MER issues, liaise with consortium partners and the Ministry of Health to strengthen national HMIS capacity and implement monitoring and evaluation activities.
This position is contingent upon award from USAID. Liberian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.