• Monitoring and Evaluation Lead

    Country
    India
    City
    New Delhi
    Type
    Full Time
    Program (Division)
    Country Programs - Country Teams
  • 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

     

    In India, CHAI has worked on various initiatives with the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and has served over 350,000 people in the country, including children, mothers and caregivers since 2004. CHAI today supports myriad programs, both at the State and Central levels, across nutrition, child health, immunization, pneumonia/diarrhea, tuberculosis and HIV etc.

     

    The Joint Effort for Eliminating TB (JEET) project aims to set-up effective and sustainable structures to strengthen existing systems and seamlessly extend quality of TB care to patients seeking care in private sector. To this effect, CHAI will set up Patient Provider Support Agencies (PPSA) in 9 cities to provide continuous, end-to-end engagement of private sector to provide quality TB services to patients seeking care in private sector. We are looking for highly motivated individuals with outstanding credentials and with experience of working in TB control.

    Responsibilities

    Programmatic support:

    • Develop and implement comprehensive, feasible M&E frameworks that will generate credible, actionable and timely information
    • Prepare and manage detailed work-plan for M&E and surveillance activities
    • Develop data management and analysis tools such as databases and dashboards
    • Develop training and data collection materials for M&E and surveillance activities
    • Support the program manager in ensuring that the M&E and surveillance activities are aligned with programmatic work plans and inform policy processes
    • Support implementation of relevant data collection activities including field testing, training and evaluation
    • Identify and engage in relevant forums to discuss data insights generated by M&E and surveillance activities
    • Where relevant, liaise with academic institutions and/or other implementing partners that might have relevant data that can be leveraged for program monitoring
    • Synthesize results and disseminate them internally and externally through presentations, reports, briefs and publications
    • Support program manager in donor reporting activities including consolidation of relevant data and evidence of impact

     

    Technical support:

    • Collate data from M&E interventions as well as routine data collection and assess quality and suitability for analysis
    • Support the development of study design and research and evaluation tools, including research protocols, ethics applications, and standard operating procedures, for the baseline survey, process evaluations and outcomes evaluations (quantitative and qualitative);
    • Develop content for and preparation of data review meetings at the national and regional level
    • Support program manager in leading the data review meetings
    • Build the capacity of field officials to analyse and use data generated from the surveillance activities
    • Act as key liaison on M&E and surveillance activities between global and country teams

     

    Travel to a few states in India will be required as a part of this role, which will involve conducting a scoping exercise through field visits, interviews with various stakeholders, pilots and monitoring of the evaluation studies etc.

    Qualifications

    Minimum:

    • Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Sciences or related field;
    • Six to eight years of work experience, ideally in a surveillance, research and/or M&E capacity
    • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and internet applications
    • Experience working with at least 1 statistical software e.g. STATA, SPSS, SAS.
    • Demonstrated excellent analytical, quantitative, and problem solving skills
    • Strong organizational abilities and detail-oriented approach that does not lose sight of the bigger picture
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and work independently
    • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships in a multicultural environment
    • Patience and thoughtfulness in high-pressure, stressful situations
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Willingness to travel if required and at short notice

     

    Preferred:

    • A doctorate degree in public health
    • Experience working in India or another developing country
    • Knowledge of Tuberculosis
    • Experience managing change in developing countries, and partnering with donors, branches of government, NGOs or demonstrated experience in related areas
    • Experience with sample size calculations, protocol development and IRB applications for large scale implementation projects

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