Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist
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Under the supervision of the Head of the PHC Department at MoPH, the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will support the MoPH lead LPSP in the inception phase through supporting the MoPH Task Force. After this initial phase, s/he will support the central M&E activities of the MoPH. S/he will follow up on the “LPSP” implementation from a central level, by being responsible for performing all M&E related activities such as looking at key data trends/indicators pertinent to all NGOs, and thus allowing the MoPH to have an oversight on the implementation across all PHCCs implementing the “LPSP”. S/he will also act as a reference point for all implementing NGOs to all things related to the M&E protocols of the “LPSP”.
Role and Responsibilities
1. S/he will provide support, during the inception phase, to the Taskforce, via MoPH, in terms of their development of the “LPSP” SOPs and continue to support updating those related to M&E.
2. S/he will be supervised by and report to the MoPH as is relevant to the activity. S/he will provide operational support on the roll-out and integration of the “LPSP” Governance, Monitoring and Evaluation Framework as well as generating strategic data for the programmatic management of implementing partners, reporting, and documentation of best practices. This position will analyse and triangulate quantitative and qualitative data to feed into the MoPH’s strategic policy and management discussions.
3. S/he will provide timely analysed data to inform national-level MoPH lead. The position will build the capacity of NGO focal persons in monitoring the implementation and budget performance of the “LPSP” to guide the NGOs for the right decisions.
Specific objective and linked activities
1-Provide support to the Taskforce, via MoPH, in terms of development of “LPSP” SOPs
- Under the direct supervision of the MoPH PHC Department, the following activities will be carried out:
- S/he will be designated to assist the MoPH in the preparation of key materials for the MoPH led Taskforce to facilitate their development of the LPSP and associated Standard Operating Procedures (SOP);
- S/he will contribute to the development of the MoPH’s Governance, monitoring and evaluation framework to accompany the “LPSP”.
2-Facilitate MoPH oversight through support to data collection and analyses related to the implementation of the “LPSP” across the MoPH network under the guidance of the MoPH and in accordance with an agreed MoPH Governance, monitoring and evaluation framework for the “LPSP” with the aim of ensuring results-oriented and quality service delivery.
- Under the supervision of the PHC Department at the PHC, S/he will regularly coordinate with other health actors, stakeholders and Partners to ensure the following activities will be carried out:
- S/he will support the establishment of a system for the flow of information from service-delivery points to the Health Information System (HIS) and ensure timely M&E technical support by the MoPH to all implementing health facilities;
- S/he will monitor challenges to accessing healthcare and regularly report to the MoPH and partners;
- S/he will participate in data quality review meetings;
- S/he will support the monitoring of the quality of service at health facilities centrally;
- S/he will provide assistance in the analysis of HIS data to provide to policy and decision-makers through bulletins and regular reporting to the MoPH;
- S/he will follow up on the central MoPH Governance, monitoring and evaluation framework and will regularly report on the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and targets outlined within it under the supervision of the MoPH;
- S/he will build the capacity of NGOs implementing the “LPSP” on all associated M&E tools and processes under the supervision of the MoPH;
- S/he will conduct periodic field visits to PHCCs and Community Health activities, to support the MoPH in their oversight on the quality of data collection processes and data management systems;
- S/he will organise capitalisation activities under the supervision of the MoPH and develop capitalisation reports.
3-Coordination between M&E Specialist and hiring organization will be organized as follow and will be always carried out under direct supervision of MoPH:
- S/he will provide progress report to be submitted on a bi-weekly (short version) and monthly basis in regards to information on activities under the scope of work and any data from partner focal point after the MoPH approval;
- S/he will submit timesheet and report in case of any absence needs to be reported, and any other requested requirement/information as per HR regulations;
- S/he will be participating in bi-weekly meetings with hiring organization and LPSP Consultant as needed (frequency can be changed as needed from weekly to monthly). S/he will participate to ad-hoc queries, in coordination with the MoPH, in a timely manner (e.g. donor requests for clarification or additional data).
The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.
Language Skills: Fluent in English and Arabic, (speaking/reading/writing). French is an asset.
Education Degree and Work experience:
- A first degree in Public Health or another related area and at least three years of progressive experience in Monitoring and Evaluation of health programs; or a postgraduate degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with at least three to five years’ field experience in monitoring and evaluation of health programs is required.
- Experience in developing monitoring plans and/or management information systems, generating, triangulating and using health data to inform health systems strengthening is required
- Experience in the primary care sector is an asset
- NGO experience is an asset
Computer Skills: Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Spreadsheets, Database and Statistical applications;
- Familiarity with donor M&E and reporting systems is highly desirable.
- Excellent data quality assurance, analysis, presentation and reporting skills.
Interest: Work in relief.
- Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action;
- Strong report writing skills;
- Experience in working with different project’s tasks within short deadlines.