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Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, Social Behavior Change Project

Monitoring & Evaluation Manager, Social Behavior Change Project

Job ID 
2017-2309
# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
10/5/2017
Category 
Country Program Operations
Position Location: City 
Phnom Penh
Region 
Asia & Eastern Europe
Position Location: Country 
Cambodia

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Overview

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist, Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Project

Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Reports to the Chief of Party

 

Who we are

PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting family planning and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health, malaria, tuberculosis, nutrition, water, sanitation, and hygiene. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services, health systems strengthening, behavior change communications, monitoring and evaluation to empower the world's most vulnerable populations to lead healthier lives. PSI has programs in more than 65 countries. For more information, please visit www.psi.org.

 

Join us!

PSI seeks energetic and organized candidates with significant monitoring and evaluation experience for the position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Leaning (ME&L) Specialist for an anticipated 5-year USAID-funded SBC project. The project is in support of the Mission’s health sector goal of ensuring that Cambodians seek and receive high-quality health and social services at decreased financial hardship through sustainable systems. The project will accomplish this result through two specific objectives: 1) strengthened public sector systems for oversight and coordination of social behavior change (SBC) at the national and provincial levels; and 2) improved ability of individuals to adopt healthy behaviors. The project will work primarily in the areas of maternal and child health (MCH), tuberculosis (TB), and malaria with attention to other health areas, such as family planning, nutrition, water and sanitation (WASH), or other development sectors, as other funds become available.

 

Confirmation of the position is contingent upon award, and the estimated start date is March 2018.

 

Sound like you? Read on.

Responsibilities

Your contribution

  • Design and oversee the monitoring and evaluation framework, identifying cost-effective means to monitor the impact of the SBC demonstration activities;
  • Support all project and partner staff in developing, training, and applying new and proven approaches to monitoring, learning, and quality assurance;
  • Design and carry out baseline and endline evaluations;
  • Work with project staff to analyze routine monitoring data to provide evidence to develop impactful innovative SBC interventions and ensure continuous improvement, with a particular focus on the use of programmatic dashboards for decision making;
  • Build the ME&L capacity of both local organizations and the government to design, implement, and monitor activities, develop an ME&L plan, and use SBC data effectively across various levels of the health system;
  • Responsible for oversight of all M&E components of the project including project’s logical framework, ME&L Plan, annual work plans, quarterly reports, semi-annual and annual reports;
  • Design data quality assurance mechanisms and validate data;
  • Interact with the donor, government stakeholders and other stakeholders and partners on ME&L-related matters, including providing regular updates on program accomplishments and challenges.

Qualifications

What are we looking for?

  • Master’s degree in public health, marketing, or a related field, with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience in designing and managing M&E frameworks and overseeing a team to conduct monitoring and evaluation activities OR a Bachelor’s degree in public health, marketing, or a related field, with a minimum of 8 years of professional experience in designing and managing M&E frameworks and overseeing a team to conduct monitoring and evaluation activities;
  • Proven experience designing and implementing M&E frameworks, including: routine data collection, data quality assurance, and data use (preferably for public health and SBC interventions);
  • Experience in data collection, aggregation, analysis and report writing;
  • Experience in using qualitative and quantitative research methods;
  • Well organized, strong writing and organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills, mentoring and capacity building skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Khmer with the ability to interpret data and explain findings to non-technical audiences;
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight at field.

What would get us excited?

 

A Capacity Builder. You are eager to share your ME&L skills and technical knowledge with others, and have a track record of working with project team members, government staff, and others to build capacity in M&E. You know not only how to set-up and manage M&E for projects on your own, but how to set-up systems and processes to enables others to do it as well.

 

A Connector. You have experience working with diverse stakeholders on a project, from Ministries of Health, to partners, to donors. You acknowledge and understand the viewpoints of each group and are able to work seamlessly with different stakeholders.

 

This position is a Local Hire.

 

Applications to be submitted no later than October 20th 2017.

 

Please Apply online at: http://www.psi.org

 

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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