Monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) manager | Albania | 2020

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Country: Albania Organization: Chemonics Closing date: 15 Oct 2020 Chemonics seeks a qualified individual for the role of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) Manager for the three-year, UK-Funded, Serious Organised Crime (SOC): Prevent – Alternative Pathways programme in Albania. This programme is managed by the UK Home Office and funded through the Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF). The MERL manager will be responsible for overall management and direction of rigorous monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning activities of the programme to measure progress towards initial and intermediary results and the overall programme goals. Specifically, measuring the direct impacts of the project on reduced levels of serious organised crime in Albania and internationally. Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with experience in community mobilization, youth mobilization, and/or tackling Serious Organized Crime. The position will be based …

Rwanda IHSA: Data Use/HMIS Specialist (Full Time Position)

Rwanda IHSA: Data Use/HMIS Specialist (Full Time Position) Rwanda IHSA: Data Use/HMIS Specialist (Full Time Position) Company Overview: Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits. For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives. Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with chil dren. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. Project Overview The Rwanda Integrated Health Systems Activity (RIHSA) is a newly awarded, three year project funded by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID). RIHSA works to reduce the financial barriers to healthcare in Rwanda through a mix of public and private interventions. RIHSA works to improve the quality of essential health services at national, facility, and community levels utilizing a health systems approach. Purpose of Position Palladium seeks a Data Use/HMIS Specialist for the RIHSA project based in Kigali, Rwanda. The Specialist leads project activities related to building capacity for data demand and use among stakeholders for health planning, performance management, and delivery decisions across the health system. The Data Use/HMIS Specialist reports to the Quality Improvement Director. Applicants are expected to have existing legal authority to work in Kigali and Palladium will not pay for relocation to Kigali. The position is expected to start July 1, 2020. Roles and Responsibilities * Provide programmatic guidance and technical assistance to strengthen data demand and use across all levels in the public health sector * Build national, provincial, district, and facility level demand for and ability to use HMIS data for evidence-based programming in collaboration with a wide array of stakeholders * Develop appropriate strategies and tools for strengthening the use of HMIS data, identify data needs at all levels, and build capacity to implement tools and approaches through training and workshops * Coordinates data collection at project states offices to monitor performance and ensure timely compilation and reporting of data, and leads activities to support HMIS strengthening * Collaborates with other partnering implementers on alignment of data collection, analysis, and results reporting * Other duties as assigned Required Qualifications: * MPH, MSc, MA, MBA or similar with a focus on data analysis and use in public health, international development, health economics, public policy, health sector management, or related field * 5 years of experience providing technical support with data analysis and use for decision-making within the health sector * Experience in providing technical assistance for health data analysis at national and sub-national and local level * Strong experience in quantitative and qualitative health data analysis * Expertise in translating health data analysis into actionable decision making * Experience using software programs for health data analysis (i.e., MS Excel, Stata, SPSS, for quantitative data; Nvivo or alike for qualitative data) * Experience providing technical support for decision-making within the health sector * Oral and written fluency in English required * Experience with government engagement and policy analyses, costing, and health economics desired * Past work experience managing USAID- or other donor-funded projects beneficial * Ability to present complex information to diverse audiences. Clear and effective writing and oral communication skills, including significant experience with report development and delivering oral presentations supported by PowerPoint slides. * Strong program management, organizational, and interpersonal skills required * Demonstrated problem solving, analytic, financial, and evaluative skills * Attention to detail and ability to effectively and efficiently perform multiple tasks and balance competing priorities often within a required timeframe * Professional and mature demeanor and conduct * Ability to take initiative and/or respond independently to situations * Ability and willingness to travel within Rwanda and to implement studies on a national basis Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.

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