Jhpiego seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Director to provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for monitoring, evaluation and research (MER) activities for an upcoming U.S. government integrated health system technical assistance project. The project aims to improve the capacity of the public health system to sustainably deliver quality reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health and nutrition services across four provinces of Zambia. 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 Monitoring, Evaluation and Research 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. The MER Director will work with district health facilities and communities to strengthen the optimal use and reporting of HMIS data.