Purpose of the job
The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist has the primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining systems to measure, compile, analyze and report project data at all levels, providing regular project reports to USAID, and for developing special reports as needed, management of temporal data base on ND&
R, producing analysis of program data and identifying methods to use results for program improvement, and independently building host country capacity to gather and analyze data for program improvement.
Solid knowledge of and experience in the TB field combined with M&E experience is of utmost importance.
Position in organization
The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist is a key staff member of KNCV Branch office in Kyrgyzstan and is answerable to the Country Director.
As Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist you will :
Manage optimum M&E system performance
Develop of M&E strategic implementation plan for CTB in Kyrgyzstan
Review maps and analyze core, regional and country workplans, budgets and reports from an M&E perspective
Assist NTP and country level partners in the field of M&E including surveillance, analysis, use, and data presentation
Manage and ensure the M&E quality related technical assistance is provided at country level, while ensuring there is no duplication of efforts among the partners
Develop and implement a data quality assurance system for the project at all levels
Conduct and oversee baseline / end line data collection activities / studies
Assist the NTP to fill data in a temporal database, consolidation of data on the national level, data analysis and monthly report to the national level on the implementation of new drugs and regimens
Liaise with technical partners (i.e. TBTEAM, the Stop TB Partnership, Global Fund and other USAID-funded projects) on general M&
E issues and initiatives in Kyrgyzstan and globally
Result : Challenge TB M&E system and resources are leveraged to maximize program performance.
Steer and implement M&E-related activities / initiatives to improve program performance
Support and coordinate specialist M&E related work through regular field visits, desk review with follow-up assistance
Work closely with staff at the country level to help improve M&E and surveillance systems, including the implementation of surveys / research / evaluation to inform system improvements
Oversee the scope and variety of different and complex country programs and situations and knows how to work with them and to achieve results.
Result : Challenge TB projects and countries provided with tools and technical assistance to improve national M&E activities and systems.
Manage the collection, development and dissemination of best practices and lessons learned of M&E related work in countries.
Result : Program results, lessons learned and deliverables are disseminated and applied through various global, regional, and country level platforms.
Masters’ degree in a relevant field
Knowledge and Experience :
5 years’ experience in the implementation of a M&E system
Knowledge of organizational development and change
Knowledge of planning and control processes
Experience in each of the following areas :
Designing and implementing M&E systems for TB, MDR-TB, HIV / AIDS and / or other complex health programs
Evaluating quantitative and qualitative health data sets
Managing complex data collection teams / staff
Managing the utilization of the data for project and other reporting
Knowledge of management
Experience in donor reporting
Knowledge with relevant software applications
Advanced verbal and written communication skills in English and Russian. Kyrgyz is an advantage.
Behavioral competencies and skills
Ability to work as part of a team and independently
Ability to cope with a demanding work environment and to organize and prioritize workload
Ability to work in an international team.
What does KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation offer?
A 40 hours a week fixed-term contract for 11 months;
An informal work atmosphere in an international environment where initiative is appreciated;
A highly-motivated team of experienced, self-driven colleagues;
A salary commensurate with education and relevant working experience;
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation has its own Employment Conditions Scheme;
Application and information
You can apply for this position via the form below before 20 July 2018. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our local office in Kyrgyzstan : Tel +996 312 398204 or gulzat.
KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled.