Consultants for MERL Programme in Sierra Leone

Job
from Montrose
Closing date: 25 Oct 2019

Montrose is an international development project management and consultancy company providing support to clients operating in the developing world. Specialised in the sectors of health, education, rural livelihoods and private sector development, our clients include bilateral and multilateral development agencies, the private sector, Non-Governmental Organisations and other development stakeholders.

Background

Montrose has been contracted as the external evaluator to implement the Monitoring, Evidence, Learning and Review (MELR) component of the DFID Saving Lives in Sierra Leone Programme (SLISL). The overall objective of MELR is to provide DFID, implementing partners and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation (MoHS) with comprehensive, accurate and informative reports on progress and delivery of the Saving Lives in Sierra Leone Programme.

In implementing the MELR programme, Montrose will also support delivery of the SLISL programme with technical advice and research on areas such as results verification, data quality, value for money, disability, gender and inclusion, and political economy. Additionally, under the MELR, support will also be provided to the MoHS Directorate of Planning, Policy and Information (DPPI) to strengthen their capacity to monitor and analyse reports from a range of health sector projects such as the SLISL. Montrose will monitor and provide accountability for the delivery of Implementing Partners’ programme areas of engagement. These reports will create an evidence-base for decision-making to inform the direction of the programme and will enable Montrose and partners to document lessons learnt. Montrose will also consolidate the implementing partners’ quarterly monitoring reports into one report for submission to DFID and lead the facilitation of the Quarterly Partners’ Meetings and Steering Committee Meetings.

Montrose are looking for a team of consultants to work on the MELR programme. If you are interested, please send us your CV. We are especially looking for CVs from people with at least one of the following skills:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialists with experience in the development and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework

  • External evaluation specialists with emphasis on evaluation of DFID programmes, DFID Annual Reviews, Break Reviews

  • Logframe Specialists including development, monitoring and analysis of results against indicators

  • Statisticians with specialism in complex statistical analysis of health-related data

  • Researcher with advanced research skills in health-related fields particularly, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH), Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), gender and social inclusion in health services, adolescents’ access to health, supply chain management and similar fields

  • Political Economy Analysis (PEA) specialising in health-related PEA

  • Development and documentation of learning materials for external dissemination

  • Researcher with experience on integration of health in schools
  • Graphic design specialist with experience of health developing health information materials

Essential:

  • Must understand the Sierra Leonean context and/or have worked there
  • Must understand the health sector, be a health specialist or have experience working on health-related programmes
  • Must hold a masters level degree or equivalent
  • Must have at least 5 years working experience
  • Must have excellent written English

Desirable:

  • Currently based in Sierra Leone
  • Ability to speak local languages
How to apply:

How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application Here by Friday 25th October 2019.

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