Thursday, June 15, 2017

Chemonics International,Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor Jobs in Rwanda



The USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Rwanda seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor reporting to the Technical Director or his designee.
Background
The GHSC-PSM project is the primary vehicle through which USAID 1) procures and provides health commodities, 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain, and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives.
Purpose
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor is responsible for
overseeing implementation of the program’s M&E plan and supporting GHSC-PSM project reporting.
The M&E Advisor will work with technical staff to oversee tools for data collection, storage, and analysis – training staff and partners on M&E system operations and collection methods. S/he will perform data analyses, generate reports of findings, and create graphics to contribute to reporting requirements. S/he will also plan for and supervise intermittent performance evaluations, collect and disseminate lessons learned, and share successes during project implementation.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
M&E duties and responsibilities include:
  • Support field team in refining the project’s results framework in accordance with project contract, client’s strategic objectives, results framework, M&E plan, and country strategy.
  • Contribute to the development annual work plans and review the relevance of the M&E plan against these work plans.
  • Support the development of the project’s M&E plan by helping to identify indicators and complete indicator reference sheets.
  • Oversee the collection of baseline data and the setting of targets.
  • Ensure program staff understand their data collection roles and responsibilities for the M&E system, ensuring that the M&E plan meets their requirements.
  • Organize the collection of data in accordance with the M&E plan.
  • Brief project staff on the rationale for each indicator and on data collection methods for accuracy.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity by periodically conducting field visits and spot checks to verify data and investigate any data anomalies.
  • Identify and track reliable secondary (external) sources of data.
  • Provide requested M&E data to the client in a timely manner. Collect, analyze and upload data as required by the project contract to relevant systems such as TraiNet.
  • Compile and analyze relevant data on project indicators for contractual reports. Design and share databases, spreadsheets, and formatted reporting information.
  • Ensure that all Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), services agreements, or other contractual arrangements with partners stipulate clear responsibilities for data collection and monitoring.
  • Conduct periodic training for project staff, stakeholders, and/or partners. Share information to help them monitor the progress of their work and use the data for strategic decision-making.
  • Maintain the M&E system, periodically evaluate its effectiveness, and adjust as necessary to provide the project with accurate and useful data.
  • Participate in design of project operational plans and activity plans and ensure that measurable indicators are incorporated in the design and are collected during implementation
  • Assist the technical director to prepare periodical mandatory and ad-hoc project reports.
  • Regularly communicate progress against targets to project staff.
  • Perform additional duties as required.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required; advanced degree in a relevant area highly preferred.
  • At least seven years’ experience developing and implementing M&E systems for USAID-funded projects.
  • Experience working on projects related to supply chain management for health commodities required.
  • Strong analytical skills and fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access required; experience using statistical software such as SPSS, STATA, or SAS preferred.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize effectively, to convey results to non-technical stakeholders, and to generate interest in the use of monitoring and evaluation as a means to improve program outcomes required.
  • Excellent English language writing and communication skills required.
Level of Effort and Location
This long-term position will be based out of Kigali, Rwanda, with expected local and international
Travel up to 20 percent.
Supervision
The M&E Advisor will report to the Technical Director.
Application Process
Applications should include a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, copy of academic qualifications,
three professional references, telephone number, and email address.
Applications should be sent to the GHSC-PSM Country Director at psmrwanda.recruitment@gmail.com. Please mention “Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Application” in the subject of your email. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted in relation to the subject. Deadline for application: June 23rd 2017 at 01:00 PM.

5. How to apply
Interested candidates should send to recruitment@ungukabank.com an application letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae, 3 names of referees of whom one is the previous/current employer
 not later than June 23,  2017 at 4: 00 pm
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to pass the selection test.
Done at Kigali, June 12, 2017
Head HR
BIZURU Violet

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