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PATH is leading a vibrant consortium of Zambian and international organizations that will collaborate closely with Zambia’s Ministry of Health, the National Malaria Elimination Centre, the private sector, and other partners to support the elimination of malaria in Zambia. Funded by USAID and focusing on four of Zambia’s ten provinces, the five-year EMP cooperative agreement aims to assist the Government of the Republic of Zambia to accelerate progress toward its goal of eliminating local malaria infection and disease in Zambia by achieving high levels of effective coverage with high-quality malaria control interventions, leading to major reductions in malaria prevalence, incidence, severe disease, and death in four focal high-burden provinces: Luapula, Northern, Muchinga, and Eastern.
PATH is seeking a Strategic Information Advisor who will be responsible for overseeing the knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation team and activities for the USAID End Malaria Program (EMP). The Strategic Information Advisor (SI-Advisor) will provide strategic and technical direction to improving data collection, analysis, and evidence-based decision making both in the EMP as well as in the National Malaria Elimination Program (EMP). Working with a team, The SI-Advisor will be responsible for the development and implement of the Monitoring, evaluation, learning and adaptation plan for the project and overseeing M&E work on field-based activities. The Strategic Information Advisor will routinely monitor implementation and progress toward reaching goals, objectives, and specific activity targets, measure effectiveness of the portfolio of the EMP activities, and disseminate findings to USAID, National Malaria Elimination Centre, and other organizations—as necessary. The Strategic Information Advisor will also lead design and analysis of any studies implemented during the course of the project, including assessments of the effectiveness of quality assurance, integration, or private sector approaches, malaria data quality audits and job aids—to name a few fields.