Sr. Advisor, Measurement, Evaluation and Learning

Location US-MD-Baltimore
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/9/2020 2:09 PM)
Job ID
US Based Positions


Sr. Advisor, Measurement and Learning will provide direct technical assistance in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning to Jhpiego projects and country teams as a member of the Actionable Measurement and Learning team. This includes supporting projects in technical areas including cervical cancer, malaria, maternal and newborn health, family planning and reproductive health, and HIV.  Sr. Advisor will provide leadership and guidance to ensure best in class measurement approaches and work closely with project teams to identify and co-develop approaches to ensure the right data are available and of sufficient quality, the data are actionable, and project teams are analyzing and using data for both iterative learning and evaluation.   Sr. Advisor will also support new business development and compliance with JHU and donor policies. Finally, the Sr. Advisor will support the development and implementation of a decentralized technical assistance model.



  • Provides technical leadership and guidance for measurement, learning and evaluation activities across a project’s life cycle
  • Supports capacity development through development of resources, tools, and provision of direct technical assistance and mentoring
  • Supports project teams with routine monitoring and evaluation activities, including but not limited to PMP development/refinement, work planning, budgeting for M&E, M&E system planning, DQAs, study design, protocol development, data analysis, and results synthesis and dissemination
  • Supports new business development efforts
  • Supports learning activities across the francophone portfolio
  • May supervise staff within the AML team


Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in public health or related field
  • 15 years of progressively responsible international monitoring and evaluation experience
  • Prior experience with capacity development and/or mentoring
  • Excellent understanding of donor systems, structures and processes, e.g. UNITAID and USAID
  • Prior experience supporting M&E for cervical cancer, malaria, MNH, FP and/or HIV and knowledge of PEPFAR reporting preferred
  • Excellent writer; prior role leading development of technical reports, peer reviewed publications
  • Experienced in research design, implementation and oversight
  • Quantitative data analysis
  • Proposal development xperience
  • Experience with compliance (e.g. IRB, Open Data) preferred
  • Power BI experience preferred
  • Team player who is comfortable working in a dynamic and evolving environment
  • Excellent communication skills, diplomatic
  • Strong change management and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and results oriented
  • Appreciation for socio-cultural differences in countries, preferably having lived and worked in one or more low resource settings
  • Ability to travel up to 30%, primarily to developing countries (following COVID 19 travel restrictions)
  • Fluency in written and spoken French preferred



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