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Monitoring And Evaluation Officers job at Population Services International (PSI)

About the Organization

Population Services International is a 501 registered nonprofit global health organization that began as an international not-for-profit provider of contraception and safe abortion services, and has evolved into developing and deploying programs today that target malaria, child survival, HIV, and reproductive health.

Job Description

We are looking for two (2) suitable candidates to take on the role of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.
This position will play a key role in supporting the monitoring and evaluation activities of the DISC project. The incumbent will be responsible for supporting designing and implementing M&E systems, collecting and analyzing data, and generating reports to track project progress and ensure accountability and learning.

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support development and roll-out of M&E related initiatives e.g. Research protocols, M&E plans, data systems, tools, templates, procedures, e-data collection tools, programming, GIS, guides in line with data needs and track compliance in use of data collection and reporting tools by staff and partners.

  • Coordinate data collection activities, including training data clerks, research assistants, supervising data collection, and ensuring data quality and integrity.

  • Build the capacity and provide continuous mentorship to health facility and district staff on use of HMIS tools, proper data management analysis and use of data to support decision making at health facility and district level.

  • Conduct joint monitoring and DQA visits with the district staff and other stakeholders and ensure conformance of the program implementation inline to the program objectives, work plans, budget and expected results.

  • Process and consolidate raw quantitative and qualitative data from routine forms, questionnaires, interview notes and other data collection instruments.

  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure that M&E findings are utilized for programmatic decisionmaking and adaptive management.

  • Conduct district based critical reflection and learning activities and document and disseminate best practices and reports to relevant stake holders.

  • Prepare regular M&E reports, dashboards, and presentations for project stakeholders, including donors, partners, and internal teams with support from the Data Coordinator

  • Support procurement planning and acquisition of MEL related supplies and develop distribution & reconciliation trackers.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, social sciences, statistics, Population Studies or a related field.

  • Post graduate diploma in M&E is an added advantage.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, preferably in the SRHR sector or related field.

  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing M&E systems, including data collection, analysis, and reporting.

  • Experience using management information systems (e.g. DHIS2) and data analysis and visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI) and Spatial data analysis and presentation.

  • Strong knowledge of excel and Access with a demonstrated skills in use of statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, STATA, R).

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data sets and generate actionable insights.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical information to diverse audiences.

  • Experience working with donor-funded projects and familiarity with donor reporting requirements.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities effectively.

Key Competencies:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation Skills: Knowledge of M&E concepts, frameworks, and best practices. Ability to develop M&E plans, indicators, and tools to track project performance and outcomes.

  • Data Management: Ability to design, collect, manage, and analyze quantitative and qualitative data using appropriate methodologies and tools.

  • Analytical skills: Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data sets, identify trends, and draw actionable insights and conclusions. Capacity for critical thinking and problem-solving.

  • Report Writing: Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to prepare clear and concise M&E reports, dashboards, and presentations for diverse stakeholders. Attention to detail and accuracy in reporting.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong interpersonal and intercultural communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a multicultural team environment. Capacity to build positive relationships with colleagues and partners.

  • Adaptability: Flexibility and adaptability to changing project needs and priorities. Ability to work effectively in dynamic and fast-paced environments, adjusting plans and strategies as necessary.

  • Ethical Conduct: Commitment to upholding ethical standards in data collection, analysis, and reporting.

  • Respect for confidentiality, privacy, and informed consent in all M&E activities.

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