- Country: Liberia
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- Education: University degree
- Experience: 5 years
- Gender: Both
The Specific Responsibilities Include
- Provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for MEL activities in accordance with IRC, USAID and international best practice.
- Work within the project framework with plans and indicators to measure progress against results and effectively monitor, evaluate and report on project activities, including Working collaboratively with other partners to implement the project MEL plan.
- Ensure that relevant data is collected, analyzed and used to inform management and program decisions.
- Lead the design, implementation and analysis of program regular monitoring, evaluations and assessments, ensuring that appropriate strategies and methodologies are followed for collection, compilation, and storage of data; In some cases, may lead collaborations with third-party evaluators.
- In coordination with other program staff, assist with the preparation of consolidated reports, including concise narratives and relevant tables, graphs, and other visualizations to demonstrate progress against expected results and outcomes.
- Document and promote the use of project learning and promote greater sharing and use of gender-sensitive monitoring data, feedback, context analysis, and lessons learned within the program and partners.
- Support data needs and information requests for health focused advocacy and communication when required internally or externally.
- Technical support, including capacity building to M&E staff and program team in MEL.
- Hiring, supervision, and encourage adaptation of GEDI practices among direct reports, and staff performance management.
Key Working Relationships
Position Reports to: Project Director (Monrovia)
Position Directly Supervises: M&E Manager
Internal: Regular relationships and interaction with IRC internal departments and project technical teams at Monrovia and field levels.
External: May participate in outside meetings with donors and provide technical support to project partners as needed.
Education: University degree in a related field plus a master’s degree in public health, Statistics, M&E, or a related field is required.
Skills: Ability to work optimally and respectfully on diverse teams and across diverse contexts. Good technical acuity, takes initiative and produces results, ability to accept feedback and integrate it, strong communication and presentation skills, and a dedication to contribute to a positive work environment. Strong data analytical skills and understanding of health monitoring and evaluation in low resource contexts, including strong understanding of USAID frameworks, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements is required; Committed to upholding diversity, equality and inclusion principles. Good level interpersonal skills with a high level of English oral and written skills. Experience working with digital technology for health platforms (CommCare, PowerBi) is required. strong skills in use of data analysis packages such as Excel and SPSS.
Work Experience: A minimum of 5 years’ experience is required leading health M&E within humanitarian and /or USAID settings. Expertise and experience working on the monitoring and evaluation of similar sized project in Africa for USAID in management role is a plus, familiarity and experience with CLA approaches is a plus.
Working Environment: Based in an IRC office in Liberi, Monrovia. Ability to travel up to 40% within Liberia field sites (remote settings) and internationally as needed is required.
Language Skills: Strong written, oral presentation and facilitation skills in English required.
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