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IntraHealth,Senior Measurement, Evaluation and Learning Advisor Jobs in Rwanda



Senior Measurement, Evaluation and Learning Advisor
SUMMARY OF ROLE
IntraHealth seeks a Senior Measurement, Evaluation and Learning Advisor for an upcoming USAID Rwandan Health Service Delivery Activity (RHSA) tender. The purpose of RSDA is to improve the health of Rwandan families through the delivery of high quality integrated family health services (e.g., maternal, newborn, and child health and also family planning and ma
laria), strengthening of the public and private sector to deliver these services, and by creating demand for high-quality services. The Senior Measurement, Evaluation, and Learning Advisor is a key member of the project leadership team, reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party.
The Senior Measurement, Evaluation, and Learning Advisor will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes, and impacts. S/he will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement as well as measure program outcomes and impact. S/he will ensure a robust and adequate M&E data system to enhance the collection, management, and analysis of program data and to track and report progress towards achieving results. S/he will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidates program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learned. The M&E system will provide USAID with timely and accurate information. S/he will support the Rwanda Ministry of Health to build long-term capacity in M&E to support improved health access and outcomes. S/he will collaborate closely with US-based staff from the IntraHealth Chapel Hill office.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Provide strategic and technical leadership to the project in monitoring and evaluation, results reporting, data utilization for program decision-making and knowledge management
  • Facilitate development and implementation of the project’s M&E performance monitoring plan and budget to effectively track project activities, outcomes, and results
  • Develop project quantitative and qualitative indicators and targets  as well as processes and tools to measure them
  • Support districts to develop and use harmonized data capture tools and data analysis plans for reportable indicators at all levels, ensuring timeliness, quality, and completeness of service data in line with the national and county information management systems
  • Develop and maintain project databases to capture relevant data on key indicators
  • Conduct periodic routine data quality assessments and implement corrective actions to address gaps identified
  • Participate in writing regular, timely progress reports of project activities and results for USAID and other stakeholders
  • Respond to all USAID requests for data and reporting 
  • Engage with other program and technical staff in developing and implementing annual project work plans
  • Conduct rigorous annual data quality  assessments  on all project indicators, and write up and disseminate results
  • Provide leadership in the development and design of all project evaluation and research efforts, and ensure that they are linked to project objectives and deliverables and are properly budgeted and staffed.
  • Ensure compliance with human subjects protection procedures
  • Identify short-term M&E technical assistance needs, develop scopes of work for these assignments, and arrange for contracting of consultants, as needed
  • Contribute to the dissemination and utilization of project results with a global audience using a variety of fora such as publications, conference presentations, technical briefs, research reports, etc.
  • Remain abreast of developments in the M&E field, particularly with respect to integrated health and community-based health services
  • Directly supervise and mentor a team of M&E professionals and contribute substantially to any research which is undertaken by the project
  • Work with Ministry of Health counterparts to continually build capacity in the areas of monitoring, evaluation, research design and implementation, and data usage
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • A Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics, Social Sciences, Bio-statistics or a related field
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of large-scale health service delivery and strengthening programs, minimum three years of management experience
  • Familiarity with USAID reporting regulations, and have significant experience with service delivery indicators in MNCH, FP, and malaria
  • Demonstrated skills in quantitative data analysis, data management (i.e., maintaining a database, quality control measures) and in the presentation of results for the identification of best practices and to inform decision-making
  • Proficiency in using databases and statistical software is required (e.g. SPSS or EPI-Info) as well as strong skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and mobile technologies to report data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda, and must be able to communicate and coordinate effectively with other donors and project partners
Summary of Benefits
IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.
IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.
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Education

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Masters or better in Public Health or related field.

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