Monitoring and Evaluation Director

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Closing Date (3/4/2024)

Job ID: 2024-5960

Location: LS-Maseru

Category: International Positions

Employment Status: Contingent Upon Award

Overview

Jhpiego seeks a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Director to work closely with the Country Director and the Technical Advisors to support the monitoring and evaluation of the upcoming USAID-funded Sustaining Epidemic Control through Unified Prevention in Lesotho (SECURE) project in Lesotho

The project aims to close gaps to reach and sustain HIV epidemic control through unified approaches to prevention and strengthened community systems. The project will improve uptake of combination HIV prevention services, improve effective coverage of non discriminatory, person centered, integrated services, and bolster resilient community systems that sustain quality HIV prevention services. The project will operate over a 5 year period.

The M&E Director reports to the Country Director and provides technical leadership, oversight and strategic direction for monitoring and evaluation activities and advises on program evaluation.

This position is contingent upon award from USAID. Lesotho nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, sociology, demography, statistics or other social science area; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of fourteen (14) years of relevant experience for bachelor’s degree or eight (8) years of experience for master’s degree.
  • Experience supporting technical or programmatic activities in HIV/AIDS or other health areas; experience within a health facility setting and previous work on PEPFAR-funded programs preferred is a plus.
  • Strong background in program M&E, data management and data analysis, and some experience with program evaluation research.
  • Experience in data collection, processing and analysis, database experience a plus.
  • Experience in implementing qualitative and quantitative research.
  • Demonstrated strong management, coordination, teamwork, and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple counterparts in both the public and NGO sectors.
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving project needs.
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and maintain interpersonal and professional relationships with PEPFAR, MOH, consortium partners, DHMT and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs and the private sector,
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, team-building and representation skills.
  • Expertise in research to practice-identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts.
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English and Sesotho
  • Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in regional and national projects and technical staff.
  • Proficiency in word processing, Microsoft Office, DHIS2, DATIM, GH COVID 19 Reporting Systems will be an added advantage
  • Experience living and working in Lesotho preferred.

This role is exclusively open to candidates who are already located in any of the countries where Jhpiego currently operatos.

Total compensation will be based on the country of hire and Jhpiego’s local compensation plan.

Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package

Please apply at www.inpiego.org/careers

Applicants must submit a single document for upload to include: cover letter, resume and references.

For further information about Jhpiego, visit our website o: www.jhpiego.org

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation

Jhpiego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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