Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) / Programmatic Expert jobs in Rwanda



The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute is a public institution with the mandate to contribute to the improvement of the health of populations internationally and nationally through excellence in research, services, and teaching and training.
The Swiss Centre for International Health (SCIH) of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) conducts consultancy, project management, training and applied research work in international health. Within our mandate to provide Local Fund Agent (LFA) services to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, T
uberculosis and Malaria, we are seeking interested candidates for the following position:
Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) / Programmatic Expert
based in Kigali/Rwanda
Within on-going assignments from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis, the tasks will include:
  • Contributions to the conduct of activities related to the appraisal and performance monitoring of health sector development projects more specifically related to HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria interventions
  • Verification of the implementation of health programs with special consideration of aspects relating to M&E, data verifications and program management.
To best fit into our active, interdisciplinary team we are looking for a professional disposing of the following qualifications:
  • Minimum Master degree in epidemiology or biostatistics preferred, or MD with Training and experience in epidemiology, and ≥ 4 years’ experience working in epidemiology in a public health organization
  • Training in Public Health is an asset
  • Ability to carry out design and implementation of epidemiologic investigations / studies, including on-site visits of health facilities (e.g. health facility assessment), data collection and analysis (e.g. Data Quality Reviews), interviews with patients, health-care providers, and other stakeholders is an asset.
  • Expertise in the design, management and evaluation of study protocols and health status questionnaires, sample selection and analysis is an asset.
  • Minimum of 8 years working experience in the health sector, notably in Monitoring and Evaluating health programs in developing countries required with a) ability to interpret performance results of health programs and analyse the implications of such results in the country context; b) strong understanding of public health monitoring and evaluation systems; c) a thorough knowledge of epidemiology and programmatic interventions; d) and understanding of the dimensions of health service quality and familiarity with reviewing and interpreting national service delivery guidelines.
  • Previous Local Fund Agent (LFA) experience or experience with the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a strong asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Great Lakes region context including Burundi
  • Excellent command (speaking and writing) of English AND French are both required, other language is an asset
  • trong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds; and strong professional oral communication and writing skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents
  • Good communication skills, strong spirit of team work and initiative, and ability to work with professionals in multi-cultural context.
An initial local contract of two years will be offered. An extension is desirable, depending on a performance evaluation. Please note that this is a local contract position. Expected start of services: ASAP
In case of interest, please send your CV (maximum 3 pages) in French and English together with 2 references, a cover letter including salary expectations and earliest availability by 30 April 2017 at the two following email addresses:  jean-pierre.juif@unibas.ch   AND    francois.crabbe@unibas.ch
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview.
For further information please consults our new website: https://www.swisstph.ch/en/about/scih/

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