Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Haiti
IMA World Health, a subsidiary of Corus International, is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E Officer) to support an anticipated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded elimination of lymphatic filariasis project in Haiti.
Corus International is a family of organizations which believes that those who were born into impossible circumstances deserve the opportunity for a better life. Corus was formed through the strategic merger of IMA World Health (operating as a public health organization since 1960), and Lutheran World Relief (operating as a livelihoods organization since 1945), and today includes smaller entities of Charlie Goldsmith Associates, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Coffee. Corus International works in over 20 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America with a primary focus on health, livelihoods, and emergency response.
IMA World Health is pursuing a CDC opportunity to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF) in Haiti via a five-year project that will focus on:
- Improving the quality of, access to, and participation in mass drug administration (MDA) campaigns;
- Improving the management of chronic disease;
- Identifying feasible and affordable approaches for managing areas of enhanced transmission, while conducting post-validation surveillance; and
- Improving the conduct of LF monitoring, evaluation, and surveillance before, during, and after MDAs
The M&E Officer will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of all M&E related activities, including routine data collection, data entry, data analysis, and timely reporting, under the project Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan. The M&E Officer will support the design and deployment of activities in collaboration with the M&E Manager. The M&E Officer will conduct routine data quality assurance exercises and participate in M&E supervisory visits with Ministry staff, with the focus on improving monitoring systems, data quality. and data use at project sites.
This position will report to the M&E Manager and will be embedded in the project office within Haiti.
Actual hiring is contingent upon successful project award and CDC approval.
- Provide day-to-day implementation of all M&E related activities under the project Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan
- Contribute to development of quantitative and qualitative tools and implementation of robust context-appropriate systems for data collection, quality assurance, analysis, and reporting on activity outputs/outcomes and program quality
- Conduct data collection, entry, verification, analysis, and reporting on actual achievements against set targets, highlighting emerging patterns and offering clear reports on findings and conclusions
- Provide support for the recruitment of consultants and temporary field staff for M&E related activities
- Ensure data quality, integrity, and security standards and procedures are in place and are aligned with country national monitoring and evaluation guidelines, protocols, information, and reporting systems
- Contribute to the preparation of required, periodic project reporting by capturing performance results and ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes
- Provide data use training, mentoring, and coaching to Ministry staff, as requested
- Engage with partners and local stakeholders to monitor the progress and success of activities
- Design a reporting system that ensures data flow and utilization and provides insights on activity performance and areas, contributing towards strategic decision-making and project planning with project leadership
- Work closely with M&E Manager and project leadership, including partners and local stakeholders, to develop and implement a robust learning agenda for continuous learning, collaboration, and adaptation (CLA) to further the project’s learning agenda
- Contribute to development and sharing of information and knowledge products with all relevant stakeholders in a timely manner
- Contribute to annual workplan preparation in the design of M&E activities
- Bachelor’s degree in monitoring and evaluation, public health, demography, social science, mathematics, economics, or relevant discipline, with significant study in the health field, international development, and/or program monitoring and evaluation preferred
- At least two years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in development projects implemented by national/international NGOs, preferably in health
- Demonstrated experience in coordinating epidemiology and surveillance activities for LF elimination/control within and among NTD programs in Haiti preferred
- Demonstrated understanding of and expertise in U.S. government (preferably CDC) funded performance monitoring plans and reporting preferred
- Demonstrated experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis, and production of reports
- Demonstrated experience in analyzing data using statistical software
- Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
- Must have demonstrated mentoring and facilitation skills and the ability to network and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
- Advanced cross-cultural sensitivity, including experience working and communicating with professional and support staff in a multicultural, multi-linguistic environment; ability to promote an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect
- Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, and SharePoint
- Fluency in English, French, and Haitian Creole in oral and written communications, with excellent English writing skills and analytical abilities, including the ability to effectively expresses ideas, thoughts, and concepts verbally and in written or graphic form, using correct grammar and structure
- Willingness to support IMA World Health’s mission
IMA World Health prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by US or International law.