Position Reports To: Project Director, Jhpiego
Position Supervised: M&E, Digital Health, KM Technical Team
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
The Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation Director will provide technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for monitoring and evaluation (M&E), digital health, and knowledge management activities for an upcoming Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded Global Health Security Agenda project. The project aims to improve prevention of avoidable epidemics including naturally occurring outbreaks and intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens; improve ability to rapidly detect threats early, including detecting, characterizing, and reporting emerging public health threats; and respond rapidly and effectively to public health threats of international concern. This includes strengthening the capacity of national laboratory systems, surveillance systems, human resources, and emergency response operations. The project will operate over an anticipated five-year period.
The Surveillance and M&E Director will support and coordinate surveillance system assessment and strengthening activities, surveys, and evaluation in close collaboration with local government partners and stakeholders. Additionally, the Director will oversee the collection, management, analysis, and use of project data, ensuring that lessons learned are disseminated among relevant stakeholders.
This position is contingent upon award from the CDC.