Regional Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Advisor - Africa Program

  • Location
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 14

Position description

Country Program Advocate:

  • Serve as the primary North Carolina (NC) contact to country offices and as a liaison between country programs and other NC support teams for RM&E;
  • Connect diverse teams and personnel throughout the organization, to solve problems and address the RM&E needs of the country program;
  • Support needs assessment of in-country team staff and development of capacity-building plans for using evidence in collaboration with country and regional program support teams;
  • Provide technical assistance to in-country R&E staff or PSTs on monitoring and evaluation during project design and proposal development;
  • Support country and PSTs in development of monitoring and evaluation implementation plans during project set-up for new grants/projects through technical assistance and support to in-country teams;
  • Facilitate country & PSTs access to evidence for program monitoring and improvement through development of tools and provision of technical assistance;
  • Skill-building of in-country and PST staff on use of global monitoring and evaluation database (Microsoft CRM) and other analytic tools to enable use of evidence to monitor and improve programs and projects;
  • Support research project design, implementation, analysis and dissemination;
  • Provide feedback to and collaborate with Program Evidence Team to develop and implement global minimum standards/frameworks/guidance and maintain/improve the CRM monitoring system;
  • Conduct in-depth analysis and evidence synthesis for use by country/PSTs in support of the strategic plan;
  • Provide high level support for global award RM&E plans, implementation and reporting, as appropriate;
  • Conduct short term technical assistance and capacity building in person, as requested by the country team.



  • Excellent written and verbal French and English language skills;
  • Masters’ degree in social science or public health discipline;
  • 3+ years’ work experience in global reproductive health programs, especially in research, monitoring and evaluation; 2+ years’ work experience using statistical analysis computer packages (Stata, SPSS, SAS) for inferential statistics;
  • Experience with word-processing, spreadsheet, qualitative analysis software (NVivo, Atlas.ti, or others) and presentation software;
  • Experience with use of databases;
  • Experience with bibliographic software (EndNote, ProCite);
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills;
  • Well-organized with the ability to track multiple projects and deadlines;
  • Willingness to travel internationally, up to 30% time;
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based, global environment.

Preferred Skills

  • Budget experience;
  • Additional language skills desirable (Portuguese);
  • Experience with geographic mapping software.

Application instructions

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