Job title Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Coordinator
Department Asia and Eastern Europe
Based in Dhaka, Bangladesh - National Hire Position
Reports to the AUHC Director of MERL with dotted-line reporting to PSI’s Senior Advisor in country
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.
Led by Chemonics International Inc., PSI and a team of international and local partners are implementing the USAID-funded Advancing UHC in Bangladesh (AUHC) project to transform the world’s largest NGO network of maternal and health clinics across 63 districts in Bangladesh into a sustainable, pro-poor social enterprise, the Surjer Hashi Network (SHN), to advance the country’s progress toward universal health coverage.
To prepare for this transition, and through-out the life of the project, there are assessments, research studies and other activities that will generate a significant amount of data and information. This data will be used to inform this transition as well as guide SHN programmatically. The MERL Coordinator will work across the AUHC technical teams to assist with structuring MERL activities so that USAID requirement on the indicators, data quality assessments, research and learning activities are well performed. This includes but is not limited to developing ME plan, develop formative research plan, and generating learning agenda. This position will report to the AUHC Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) with dotted-line reporting to PSI’s Senior Advisor in country.
Sound like you? Read on!
In this role you will lead the following key activities:
What are we looking for?
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.