Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director needed to provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for monitoring and evaluation (MEL) activities for the USAID urban health project in Afghanistan. This project aims to improve health outcomes in 5 cities in Afghanistan with a focus on reproductive health (RH), family planning (FP), maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), immunization, nutrition, and tuberculosis. The project will operate over a 5-year period.
The MEL Director will provide technical leadership in development of project results frameworks, M&E systems and indicators to capture performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities. The MEL Director will supervise and manage the MEL team and oversee the collection, management, analysis and use of project data; ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes. The MEL Director will also be responsible for designing and conducting assessments, operations research and evaluations to address project needs. The MEL Director is responsible for documenting and disseminating project successes, challenges and lessons learned to USAID. The MEL Director will liaise with and support consortium partners and the Ministry of Public Health to implement monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities. Afghan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.