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M & E survey specialist, CLEAR, GHSC-PSM

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Chemonics seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Survey Specialist in support of the Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement Supply Management program based in Arlington, VA. The M & E Survey Specialist will support the implementation of the GHSC-PSM project IDIQ M&E plan, including national surveys and supporting global supply chain and country routine reporting. They will also participate in any updates to the IDIQ M&E plan, global and country target-setting, and periodic updates to the data collection tools. The M&E Survey Specialist will provide technical assistance to M&E advisors in field offices. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world!

GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) procures and provides health commodities for countries receiving U.S. government foreign assistance. GHSC-PSM also provides technical assistance to improve the efficiency, reach, and sustainability of in-country supply chains and is supported with funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program, and USAID’s maternal and child health program.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and analyze large surveys, including the National Supply Chain Assessment 2.0 (NSCA2.0) and End Use Verification (EUV) Survey. This activity will include but not be limited to
    • Serving as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders
    • Supporting implementing teams with SurveyCTO, a tool for designing, collecting, monitoring, validating and reporting data using tablets and smartphones
    • Providing direct technical assistance to countries at various stages of the survey process, e. g., questionnaire adaptation, field staff training, fieldwork monitoring, report writing, and dissemination of the survey findings
    • Analyses of complex datasets, including regression and hypothesis testing
    • Monitoring survey progress and assuring that survey protocols are followed to ensure data quality and timeliness
    • Communicating directly with other survey staff members including local staff, data analysts, and data, sampling statistician for support in their functional areas
  • Manage M&E support for an anticipated portfolio of 3-6 countries. This includes backstopping allotted country office M&E teams (across task orders including HIV, malaria, family planning and reproductive health, and maternal, newborn, and child health) to ensure the effective management and implementation of country M&E plans and all M&E related activities, including but not limited to:
    • Managing country data quality assessments (DQA) of the project’s performance indicator data
    • Supporting country M&E personnel in all aspects of quarterly performance reporting, from training and assistance in data collection and calculation to data validation, report analysis, and narrative explanations for the project wide (IDIQ) report
    • Supporting completion and refinement of functional and data requirements for electronic survey tools used by and to support the M&E team and countries
    • Managing country portfolio resources for the DevResults M&E system
    • Managing M&E input leading to implementation of an in-country data visibility initiative across technical teams.
    • Supporting the recruitment, orientation, and training of new in-country M&E managers and other staff as needed
  • Support the review and update of GHSC-PSM’s M&E Plan and targets
  • Support the design and update to M&E data collection standard operating procedures and tools
  • Support the development of data management, analysis and performance review processes including Standard Operating Procedures
  • Support efforts to encourage use of data for decision-making both within the global supply chain team and between objective, task order, functional area and country teams
  • Promote linkages between the M&E team and the Global Supply Chain/Health Systems Strengthening/MIS/Data Quality/Continual Improvement teams
  • Participate in USAID/GHSC-PSM monitoring and evaluation technical working group
  • Actively participate in external industry events related to M&E knowledge sharing
  • Network with leading supply chain research, academic, and development organizations to build relationships with M&E consultants and sub-contractors
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in M&E system design, performance measurement, indicator selection, data management, data analysis and database management required
  • Excellent data management and analytical skills- strong grasp of relational database concepts and proficient use of enterprise data management and reporting systems
  • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation methodologies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, and data analysis software
  • Knowledge of current trends, debates, methodologies and resources in monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience, knowledge, and interest in international public health supply chains preferred
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required; proficiency in French, preferred
  • Experience living or working in low resource settings
  • Willingness to travel abroad for a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year

How to apply

Application Instructions:

Apply through our Career Center at https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CHEMO... by January 21st, 2021. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

COVID-19 Recruitment Information

Chemonics International is monitoring COVID-19 activity around the world. The health and wellbeing of our staff is of the utmost importance to us, and we continue to hire for all open roles with interviewing and on-boarding done virtually. Our new hires and current staff working from our Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, and London offices will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.