Job Offer: Senior Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer
Job Description: Senior Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer
Reports to: Grant Manager
Responsible for: M&E Officer & M&E clerk
Main Functions: The Senior M&E Officer will manage the Monitoring and Evaluation system for projects/ grants implemented by PILS. S/he will develop and implement an M&E Plan for PILS.
- Programme Management
Objective: To effectively set up and implement an effective M&E system for interventions implemented by PILS and partners.
- Contribute to the review and updating of the Annual PILS M&E Work plan and budget.
- Work with implementing partners to review their data collection approaches and management information systems and support them to implement any required changes.
- Develop data management processes and procedures for the PILS M&E Unit and implementing partners
- Set up and implement a data audit system
- Work with other members of the programmes and finance teams, to liaise with implementing partners in preparing and submitting programme and other reports on a timely basis, as required, for internal and external use.
- Review, analyze and provide timely feedback on programme reports and other documents relating to programmes and implementing partners.
- Analyze and document the progress, impact, challenges and lessons learned of programmes.
- Develop tools and resources for use by PILS to harmonise and create uniformity for overall reporting on HIV interventions.
- Support the implementation of the dissemination plan.
- Compile information on monitoring and evaluation activities that includes reviewing workshop reports, participating in visit de-briefs, and extracting information from quarterly reports and review and re-planning reports.
- Capacity Development
Objective: To ensure the development of M&E capacity of staff within the PILS M&E Unit and implementing partners.
- Assess the monitoring and evaluation needs of all partners involved in the implementation of the PILS grant in coordination with the Grant Management Team and the Technical Managers for Financial Support, in particular reviewing partner internal control systems.
- Assist the Grant Manager to coordinate, develop and implement capacity development plans for implementing partners.
- Provide M&E technical and capacity building support and advice to implementing partners, through the implementation of the capacity development plan
- Assist in the identification, procurement and management of any relevant external technical support that may be required for programmes and implementing partners.
- Contribute to the monitoring, reviewing and evaluation of the progress and impact of capacity building programmes.
- Ensure the sharing and use of monitoring findings, programme knowledge and strategic information with the NAS M&E Unit and with and between implementing partners.
Objective: To ensure effective coordination of the M&E system of PILS with relevant national M&E systems.
- Ensure complimentarity between the national M&E systems and those of the PILS for programme areas such as HIV/AIDS.
- Ensure coordination of activities and sharing of information.
- Input relevant data/information generated from projects/ grants including GF grants into national reporting mechanisms
- Assist with biennial and annual review meetings of implementing partners
Objective: To represent the PILS M&E Unit with a variety of stakeholders.
- Collaborate with the Grant Manager to act as PILS Focal Point for external partners such as the NAS, GF, LFA and the GF Secretariat teams, in relation to M&E matters.
- Ensure clear and timely reporting and feedback to local and external partners such as the CCM & in country development partners.
- Participate, as required, in local and external meetings and other training fora.
- Master Degree in social sciences, public health, development field, statistics or economics (or equivalent).
- At least 5 years’ working experience in public health any other related field.
- 3 years of progressively responsible experience in Monitoring & Evaluation in the development sector.
- Experience of supporting national M&E Programmes.
- Experience of designing and providing technical support to, and capacity building of, individuals and organizations, including strong workshop facilitations skills.
- Good analytical skills.
- Self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a team as well as independently.
- Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in both French and English.
- Experience of working in countries with concentrated HIV epidemics
- Fluent in English, French and Kreyol.
- Good understanding of the HIV epidemic in Mauritius & Strong commitment to HIV/AIDS and health systems strengthening.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Fluent in English, French and Kreyol.
- Strong interpersonal skills and managerial capacity
- Experience of managing health programmes in small island developing states.
- Working knowledge of the Global Fund.
Please send your detailed CV and motivation letter on firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 17 July 2017.
PILS has an anti-discriminatory recruitment policy. This policy is based on skills, experience and profile of candidates, without any regards to their age, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation or HIV status. All competent candidates, including members of the Key Affected Populations, are encouraged to apply. PILS reserves the right not to appoint any person to this position.