Population Services International

Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

1 month ago
Job ID
2017-2331
# of Openings
1
Category
Country Program Operations
Position Location: City
Yangon
Asia & Eastern Europe
Position Location: Country
Myanmar

Overview

Job tile Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant

Department Asia and Eastern Europe

Short term contract (anticipated 180 days over a 12-month period)

 

Who we are

With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.

 

There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.

 

Partner with us!

PSI is looking for a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Associate to support its M&E initiatives in 10+ countries across Asia and Eastern Europe.  This position requires a mix of technical skill competency, training and coaching experience, and M&E tool development/improvement successes. Preference will be given to a consultant already located in the Asia region for easy communication with the Asia country teams and minor travel that may be required for on-site assessments or training. 

 

Sound like you? Read on.

Responsibilities

Your contribution

This position is deliverable based with the anticipated number of days spread across the following key areas:

  • Provide technical assistance remotely and in-person to enable deployment of PSI’s Evidence Use Strengthening Approach in 3 country offices, leading to development and operationalization of EDU plan
  • Coordinate prototyping of data-driven decision-making solutions. Develop a list of metrics for tracking data-driven decision-making and produce a report outlining successes and failures of prototypes
  • Guide country teams during roll-out of new MIS/M&E tools, including facilitating trainings and providing after-adoption follow-up coaching for field staff; produce reports on results
  • Co-develop, with Regional Monitoring Advisors, M&E/MIS systems for new and existing projects in Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, and the GMS
  • Conduct data analysis and produce reports from routine M&E data for country offices
  • Lead the creation of guidance documents for Asia Regional Technical Team members on implementing information system solutions (including mobile applications) at the country office level
  • Create and revise M&E tools/documents for country offices
  • Create guide for improved pedagogy for technology training (tools, technology, etc. that can improve workshops) and prepare summary report
  • Troubleshoot implementation of HSR 2.0 for country offices and produce catalogue of problems reported and fixes
  • Train new staff on HSR data entry in DHIS2
  • Produce quarterly knowledge sharing emission (webinars; podcasts; newsletters; case studies) for Asia Technical Team
  • Establish regional M&E document repository in OneDrive
  • Produce catalogue of M&E/MIS resources released from leading companies

Qualifications

What are we looking for?

  • 2+ years of experience developing and facilitating use of M&E tools for health
  • Experience designing and facilitating data-to-decision-making workshops
  • DHIS2 and PowerBI skills
  • Experience using design thinking to improve organizational data use culture
  • Familiarity with PSI operating environment
  • Experience working in Asia 

Timeline:

Work is expected to start in November 2017.

*Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. Curious about your status? Please log into your iCIMS account to find out.

 

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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