Clinton Health Access Initiative

Monitoring & Evaluation Associate

Country
United States
Type
Full Time
Program (Division)
Women and Children's Health - Global Essential Medicines

Overview

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org

 

CHAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing an environment of fairness, and mutual respect where all applicants have access to equal employment opportunities. CHAI values diversity and inclusion, and recognizes that our mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people with diverse experience, backgrounds, and culture.


CHAI has launched an ambitious effort to scale-up access to treatment for diarrhea and pneumonia, which combined, kill over 1.5 million children every year. Working with the governments of five high-burden countries and leading global institutions, CHAI’s Essential Medicines team is supporting intensified efforts at both global and country levels to plan, resource, and implement effective interventions for scaling-up access to treatment for these conditions – specifically zinc and ORS for diarrhea, and amoxicillin and oxygen for pneumonia. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Essential Medicines team has expanded its oxygen work to over 20 countries, supporting pandemic response efforts while strengthening long-term oxygen systems planning.

 

CHAI’s Essential Medicines global team is seeking a Monitoring & Evaluation Associate to lead the development and implementation of country Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) strategies. They will be responsible for collaborating with country teams and governments to gather accurate and reliable data, conduct rigorous and robust statistical analyses, and support country teams and governments to use the results to optimize country program strategies. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding organizational, analytical, and communication skills. The candidate must be able to function independently and be flexible, have a deep personal commitment to producing results, and have a demonstrated ability to lead challenging and complex projects. CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, tenacity, independence, humility, passion for the mission, and work ethic. The expected amount of travel for this position is 50%.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with country teams to develop and implement M&E plans, including designing data collection and management systems to ensure rigorous data collection, validation, and analysis for improving program performance
  • Synthesize program performance and promote its use in decision making for program service delivery and resource allocation through leading analyses, discussions and other measures
  • Support the implementation of monitoring and evaluation plans through reviewing work plans, reports, organizing and participating in field visits, and initiating data reviews
  • Contribute to research development and execution, including the design of study protocols and management of data collection and analysis

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, preferably MPH, MBA, or MPP; or bachelor’s degree with equitable experience
  • 4+ years experience working in a results-oriented environment
  • Proficient in a statistical software package, preferably R and Stata
  • Experience managing field research studies
  • Experience living/working in Africa and Asia
  • Experience using/developing electronic data collection software such as Open Data Kit (ODK) or SurveyCTO
  • Experience writing/editing/submitting publications for academic journals
  • Meticulous work ethic and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and be flexible
  • Tendency to overachieve and go above and beyond the required expectations
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word

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