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Director, Monitoring and Evaluation (Employment), Global Health

Location:
7500 Old Georgetown Rd, Ste 600
Bethesda, MD  20814

With the option of working from our Millwood, VA office.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Director, Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) is responsible for ensuring program quality and effectiveness across all Global Health projects. The M&E Director ensures programs and proposals are designed to have measurable impact on our beneficiaries with appropriate reporting indicators. The position is responsible for monitoring program performance and maintaining program information in our electronic information system. The M&E Director promotes learning and capacity building in M&E throughout Project HOPE including developing and implementing M&E standards, guidelines, and tools.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Ensures that programs are designed to have measurable impact on program beneficiaries. Leads field staff, Development, and Business Development to create or review Program Designs, Performance Indicator Frameworks, and M&E plans for proposals.

2. Oversees review of quarterly program data to ensure programs are achieving desired outcomes. Works with Project HOPE Center, regional, and technical staff to form plans to ensure that programs are on the path to successful performance.

3. Functions as the point person for communicating program results to senior management and headquarters departments.

4. Collaborates with field staff on start-up M&E activities, ensuring that indicators, targets, and an M&E plan is in place for each program.

5. Support the field in the design and implementation of appropriate M&E systems to monitor performance and improve management in accordance with donor requirements and industry practices to track performance at the project level.

6. Support Operational Research, leading or contributing to design, methodology, and dissemination for publication in peer reviewed journals.

7. Maintain Project HOPE’s Monitoring & Evaluation and Program Management System, DevResults, to ensure data integrity and compliance with appropriate policies and regulations. This includes maintaining institutional program knowledge.

8. Responsible for supporting the field in developing and submitting abstracts for publication and presentation at conferences. Support the field in developing posters, articles, and oral presentations. Responsible for data quality of all external publications and publications.

9. Support country staff in close out of programs, ensuring that final program results are available for dissemination.

10. As needed, leads the collection, analysis, use and dissemination of baseline, mid-term and end-of- project information via evaluations and surveys that use a range of quantitative and qualitative methods.

11. Contributes to a collaborative learning organization by conducting training of field and headquarters staff in M&E methodologies and participate in other information sharing techniques to disseminate better practices and case studies.

12. Travel to the field to conduct program monitoring and review M&E systems; and train and support program staff on data quality, improved M&E processes, and utilizing results.

13. Supervises M&E function working with HQ and field staff— for the implementation of M&E policies and information dissemination across all HOPE programs.

14. Represent Project HOPE in various professional, multi-agency and donor forums related to program monitoring and evaluation.

REQUIREMENTS:

1. Master’s degree required; MPH preferred

2. Minimum ten years’ experience in public health program management

3. Experience with M&E systems to include qualitative/quantitative methods

4. Skilled with electronic data systems (both collection and cloud management)

5. Proven contributor to published operational research in the field of global health

6. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English; knowledge of other languages preferred

7. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work both as a team member and independently

8. Willing to travel internationally up to 35% of the time