Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
FHI 360 (FHI 360)
Location: Gaborone (Botswana)
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.

Accountabilities:

  • Work with APC 2.0 partners to ensure daily data entry at site level on the the project’s DHIS2  aggregator and in the recommended format.  This also entails entering the data as and when required and cleaning it for analysis. 

  • Conduct data verifications and routine data quality assessments to ensure data accuracy, completeness, reliability, timeliness, precision and integrity.

  • Ensure that both aggregate and patient level datasets and line lists (databases) are updated and readily available.

  • Generates quality data analysis and provide timely feedback to the technical team and Implementing Partners to support program improvement. Ensure that data is captured on all monthly datasheets and reports

  • Identify M&E capacity needs for  implementing partners and contribute to an M&E capacity building plan

  • Provide responsive high quality M&E technical leadership and capacity building to Implementing partners through trainings and mentorship

  • Conduct support supervision and provide feedback to assigned implementing partner (s)

  • Provide leadership in data analysis and data sharing  at facility and district level

  • Identify  gaps in  data collection and management and inform the STO M&E about improvement needs in the system

  • Liaise with district government and other stakeholders for improved HIV and AIDS M&E systems in the district, particularly for civil society organizations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:

  • Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with providing technical support for research studies.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite required.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.

  • Ability to problem solve and implements corrective action as needed.

Problem Solving & Impact:

  • Works on problems of moderate scope that require analysis or interpretation of various factors.

  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Builds rapport with internal and external staff.

  • Decision may affect a work unit or area within a department.

Supervision Given/Received:

  • Has no supervisory responsibility.

  • Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments or projects.

  • Typically reports to an Associate Director or Director.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Statistics, Demography, Social Sciences or Related Field.

Experience:

  • At least 3-5 years of experience with developing international programs and project management experience, particularly HIV/AIDS programs

  • Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required.

  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO) desired

  • Experience using DHIS 2 & DATIM

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:

  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:

  • 10% - 25%

This job posting 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 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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About FHI 360

FHI 360 is an international nonprofit working to improve the health and well-being of people in the United States and around the world.

We partner with governments, the private sector and civil society to bring about positive social change and to provide lifesaving health care, quality education and opportunities for meaningful economic participation. We do this by using research and evidence to design and deliver innovative programs that change behaviors, increase access to services and improve lives. 

Our staff of more than 4,000 professionals work in more than 60 countries. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local conditions provide a 360-degree perspective that allows us to develop customized responses to the toughest human development challenges.