Population Services International

  • Monitoring & Evaluation Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/21/2018 3:54 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Country Program Operations
    Position Location: City
    Latin America & The Caribbean
    Position Location: Country

    Job title: PSI Haiti M&E Manager

    Department: Foundations Markets

    Based in: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

    Up to 20% travel across Haiti

    Reports to: Country Reprensative, Haiti


    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 7,000 “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. 


    Join us!

    PSI has operated in Haiti as a local NGO for more than 25 years, having launched products ranging from condoms to contraceptives, and ORS to safe water.  In line with its institutional development vision, PSI Haiti has deepened its national roots, changing its name to reflect a more local entity now called Organisation Haitienne de Marketing Social pour la Santé (OHMaSS), and developing a more diverse board.   Thanks to a dedicated team of 85+ staff members, PSI is the principal recipient of Global Fund resources for Malaria, HIV and TB, with a total of $105M until December 2020. 


    We are looking for an Experienced M&E professional who have worked with donors like the Global Fund, USAID and DFID, managing the M&E function. We pride ourselves in providing outstanding service to our internal and external partners, so an outgoing personality, strong collaborative spirit and dedication to team work is a prerequisite and a key success factor

    The incumbent will be required to travel to implementation sites for the purpose of monitoring the project activities.


    Sound like you? Read on.


    Your contribution

    Track, Evaluate and Improve Partners Performance

    • Optimize monitoring and evaluation of Global Fund programs, ensuring quality collection, validation, analysis and reporting of the program’s data.
    • Design, develop, coordinate, and oversee all M&E activities and systems to support the improvement and achievement of OHMaSS’ Global Fund programs, and ultimately the national HIV, TB and Malaria programs.
    • Revise, and adapt reporting tools and systems to improve data driven decision making among SR and program managers;
    • Contribute to designing the most efficient Quality Assurance Systems for data quality and provide appropriate oversight to Quality Assurance Officers;
    • Manage and reinforce the HNQIS (health service quality assurance system) system within OHMaSS and with SRs;
    • Analyze and communicate epidemiological, programmatic or operational results, trends, and gaps with respective teams to course correct activities implemented by SRs;
    • Ensure regular coordination and communication across departments (M&E, Programs, Finance, Stock Management) to ensure efficient and coordinated data driven decision making and interventions;
    • Ensure the achievement of OHMaSS’s programmatic objectives under the Global Fund grants.
    • Work closely with the Finance and Compliance Director to prepare variance analysis for the quarterly/bi-annual/annual final reports to PSI donors.
    • Collaborate with program coordinators (to whom he/she has a dotted line), partners and various stakeholders in data driven decision making.
    • Ensure interoperability of the different data collection systems to provide an integrated reporting system through DHIS2 that shows trends and gaps to course correct activities implemented by OHMaSS or its partners.



    Improve Systems, Build Capacity and Provide Technical Support

    • Maintain a literature review of studies and results for all 3 diseases that are relevant for the Haitian context;
    • Prepare and submit to the Executive Board all narrative and other reports required;
    • Ensure the timely production of quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports, success stories and briefs to partners and donors.
    • Work in close collaboration with OHMaSS Capacity Building Coordinator to develop M&E capacity building activities for Sub-Recipients (SRs) based on identified weaknesses and QA visits


    Manage and Mentor

    • Manage, train and supervise the M&E Team Supervise all programmatic aspects of project implementation, including financial and contract management.
    • Manage timely completion of activities and responsibilities.
    • Develop the capacities of the local staff through good supervision, MBO setting, performance monitoring, and a good mentoring policy.
    • Work with OHMaSS or its partners to advise on how best to build the capacity of national M&E staff, including training of state and M&E Officers.


    Collaborate with Partners and Stakeholders

    • Develop and coordinate the M&E capacity building agenda for OHMaSS Staff in collaboration with the Capacity Building Unit.
    • Participate in research meetings related to program activities and strategies. Be an active participant of the National M&E Technical Working Group, work with OHMaSS or its partners, Research and M&E Department to ensure harmonization of tools, contribute to in-country evidence based approach.
    • Partner with HIV Support, Care and Treatment Coordinator, HSS & Malaria Coordinator, TB Treatment Coordinator, BCC Advisor working group to oversee any relevant national surveys such as the Malaria Indicator Survey from concept development to reporting of results.
    • Facilitate clear lines of communication between relevant colleagues within PSI Haiti and Washington DC
    • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.


    What are we looking for?

    The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

    Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.

    Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.

    Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.

    Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.

    Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt

    Commitment:  You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin


    Our ideal candidate will possess:

    • Applicants should have a minimum of a Master's degree Public Health, Health Policy & Management, Epidemiology, or Biostatistics
    • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in program monitoring and evaluation, including 3 years of supervisory
    • Proven experience in design and implementation of logistical procedures for data collection and analysis in developing countries
    • Experience in using data analysis software such as DHIS2, STATA, SPSS, and/or ArcGIS
    • Experience in operational rollout of bio-behavioral research studies;
    • Experience and knowledge in working with leadership of the Haitian ministry of health, specifically in HIV, TB, and/or Malaria;
    • Experience in proposal writing;
    • Ability to undertake field visits
    • Experience supporting international development projects, funded by major international donors such asUSAID or Global Fund
    • Ability to effectively engage with other partners and government institutions
    • Demonstrated ability and motivation to build local staff capacity and train others
    • Superior communications skills, verbal and written, including the ability to engage effectively with staff at all levels
    • Fluency in English and/or French
    • Ability to work in teams and under pressure.
    • Working knowledge of Haitian creole
    • References wil be required. 
    • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. 

    To succeed in this role you must be self-motivated, have a strong sense of accountability and ability to deliver on time results.



    • Exempt

    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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