Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Organization
Global Health Corps
Location
Kigali, Rwanda
Job Type
Fellowship
Deadline for Applications
01/17/2018
Contact Information
apply@ghcorps.org

Overview

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will work with the M&E team to support strong data-driven decision making at Gardens for Health International. The specialist will support M&E team operations, build the technical capacity of the M&E team, and ensure that data is utilized to both support and improve program activities. The position is based in Ndera, Rwanda with travel to Gardens for Health’s two partner districts, Gasabo and Musanze.

Eligible Citizenship: USA
Position Code: R03-Int
Job Function: Data Analysis / Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement, Research
Issue Area: Food Security / Nutrition

Responsibilities

Facilitate the timely completion of team deliverables (i.e. reports) by supporting the M&E Manager in team planning and drafting timelines
Support M&E team operations by assisting with planning for and participating in program campaigns and enrollment
Support the M&E team through regular analysis of data, generation of reports on programmatic impact, and management of the CommCare mobile data collection system
Increase operational efficiency of data collection and data quality, including expanding the use of and increasing the capacity of the CommCare mobile data collection system
Communicate results to other teams and participate in strategic thinking around program successes, failures, opportunities, and design to support program improvement
Communicate impact of program to external partners (e.g. donors, partner health centers, and government officials) through the development of reports and web content
Design and lead qualitative research initiatives to learn from and improve GHI programming; develop staff capacity around qualitative research as needed
Develop, strengthen, and utilize M&E planning tools including theories of change, monitoring plans, and indicator guides
Respond to other ad hoc requests for data from senior leadership, donors, and other parties
Support the Technical Director in developing/managing/leading any internal or external evaluations of the effectiveness of GHI’s agriculture program and in identifying and leading research opportunities, including publishing papers on GHI’s work
Develop and update knowledge management products, including team manual, guides for routine data management, analysis, and reporting processes, and note taking for team meetings

Skills & Experience

Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

Bachelor’s degree*
Preferred: Bachelor’s or master’s degree with a focus on monitoring and evaluation, preferably including public health and/or nutrition, or related field
Experience collecting, cleaning, and analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative data*
Demonstrated ability to synthesize information and communicate impact to a wide variety of audiences*
Experience with program assessment, including developing and reviewing tools and processes*
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel*
Proficiency with statistical software packages like SAS or SPSS
Knowledge of or experience with the linkages between nutrition, agriculture, and maternal and child health
Experience with mobile data collection
Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping
Experience providing technical assistance to headquarters and field staff, including comfort with training and facilitation
Working proficiency in French or Kinyarwanda
Attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision
Solution-oriented and reliable in meeting deadlines
Creativity, resourcefulness, and adaptability to new situations and systems
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Great organizational skills and top-notch attention to detail
Patience, flexibility, resilience, and community spirit

Additional Information

Go to the following link to learn how to apply for the fellowship: https://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/