Monitoring and Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer

  • Contract
  • Garoua
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Jhpiego

Monitoring and Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer

Posted Date

2 weeks ago(4/28/2024 6:48 AM)
Job ID

2024-6083
Location

CM-Garoua
Category

International Positions
Employment Status

Full-Time

Overview

Jhpiego seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer who will work closely with the MEL Technical advisor and Jhpiego project staff, Ministry of Health, Cameroon Health Services other relevant stakeholders and development partners, to support high quality project monitoring and evaluation activities for the Systems to End the Malaria Burden through Meaningful Engagement II (SEMBE II). The project aims to reduce malaria-related morbidity and mortality by improving the capacity of the National Malaria Control Program and other local entities to lead the prevention, control, and elimination of malaria in Cameroon. The project is expected to operate over a five-year period. 

This position is subject to Cameroon local labor practices and regulations.

There is no exptration allowances benefits 

Responsibilities

Monitoring

  • Work with program teams to implement monitoring strategies and action plans to ensure continued monitoring of program achievement against targets
  • Support teams to implement appropriate systems and tools to conduct monitoring activities
  • Conduct scheduled follow up visits to conduct process monitoring
  • In collaboration with program staff and counterparts, support implementation of MEL strategies and framework

 Data quality improvement

  • Implement data quality improvement protocol, systems and tools as required by the project.
  • Strengthen data management and information use for project partners and counterparts

 Data management

  • Support the implementation of data management systems for each project with clear tools, processes and roles and responsibilities
  • Maintain and update Jhpiego Cameroon data in relevant data bases
  • Maintained good records of all tools, documents, reports

 Routine analysis, reporting & dissemination

  • Verify data before reported in any communication or publication is technically sound and accurate
  • Support project report writing for pre-specified audiences

 Evaluation, Research & Publication

  • Support the implementation of project evaluations and research activities
  • Ensure adherence to IRB and ethics guidance in all evaluation and research
  • Participate in analysis of data (e.g. routine data, evaluation results or research) for reporting and publication

 Coordination and collaboration

  • Participate in regular M&E meetings with project teams to review progress against indicators and to create joint plans for monitoring, data collection, reporting and research
  • Represent Jhpiego in professional circles as designated and maintain excellent relationships with Jhpiego staff, donor, MOH/GHS and partners

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor or other advanced qualification in public health, epidemiology, statistics, or related social scienc
  • At least 5 years’ experience of applied skills in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activitie
  • Previous experience in assessment and support to strategic information/HMIS
  • Previous experience providing M&E expertise on donor-funded programs is advantageous
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and experience to identify, evaluate and document best practices
  • Excellent writing, analytical, communication, computer (word and excel) and organization skills
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, MS Access.
  • Knowledge of the DHIS2 platform in the Cameroonian context
  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
  • Previous experience in use and manipulation of electronic reporting systems, softwares (including Kobocollect, SurveyCTO, ODK) would be an asse
  • Willingness to travel within Cameroon and regionally

    • Ability to speak, read and write fluently in English and French 
    • Cameroonians Nationals Only

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