FHI360 Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director, Support to AIDS Relief (STAR) Activity in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

TITLE: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director

REPORTS TO: Chief of Party

LOCATIONS: Yangon, Burma

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director for an anticipated USAID Burma: Support to AIDS Relief (STAR) based in Yangon, Burma.

Position Description:

The Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEL) Director will oversee the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) system for reporting progress and documentation of successful models and maintain reporting procedures and guidelines. S/he will be responsible for the designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems S/he will design and implement a monitoring and evaluation system to capture information at the local level. The MEL Director will also lead processes to review and analyze global and local evidence to inform the establishment of in country priorities for program and policy action.

The recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project to FHI 360 and final USAID approval of the candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and ensure the quality of all monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management components of the project

  • Ensure the integration of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities into all project components

  • Oversee/lead the collecting, reporting and analysis of data and information on project activities.

  • Ensure timely and complete reporting from in-country executing partners in accordance with approved reporting formats, especially supported health facilities and districts reporting into the national health database

  • Monitor and evaluate progress towards meeting annual work plan objectives and expected outputs, including selecting progress indicators and monitoring progress in meeting them.

  • Assist the Chief of Party in the preparation of work plans and selection of progress indicators, and annual implementation plans, while considering the project’s M&E requirements.

  • Coordinate the preparation of all quarterly progress reports, annual project report, inception report, ad-hoc technical reports, and success stories for USAID funding in line with the required formats.Collect data for the annual M&E plan and use the data to improve project performance.

  • Adapt and implement tools and techniques to improve the quality and use of data for decision making.

  • Compile information on lessons learned and expertise within and outside the project.

  • Participate on behalf of the project in appropriate technical meetings and conferences for knowledge dissemination.

  • Provide support to institutional and human capacity building activities at the regional and local levels for project activities.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Masters’ degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or Statistics or another related field.

  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience in monitoring and evaluation in developing countries with USAID projects.

  • Experience developing M&E plans for HIV/AIDS programs highly preferred.

  • Demonstrated research experience and skills, complemented by experience in collaborating with varying types of partners.

  • Must have extensive knowledge in collaboration, learning, and adapting concepts for health projects.

  • Must have exceptional oral and written communications and presentation skills, fluency in the English language, strong teamwork and effective cross-cultural interpersonal skills. Excellent report writing skills.

  • Must have significant experience working in lower income countries

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply through FHI 360 career at https://www.fhi360.org/careers or send the resume (max. of 3 pages) to APROProposal@fhi360.org.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.