Associate Monitoring Advisor, Malaria and WASH

Population Services International
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Nov 12

Position description

PSI seeks an advisor focused on routine project monitoring within its Malaria, Integrated Case Management (ICM), water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), neonatal health, and under-nutrition programs. The Associate Monitoring Advisor, Malaria and WASH reports to the Deputy Director of Malaria with dotted line to support from the Deputy Director of Monitoring.

Your contribution

  • Ensure the application of global best practices in the generation and use of routine data for malaria, ICM, WASH, neonatal health, and under-nutrition by:
    • Developing and promoting routine monitoring tools and approaches preferably in DHIS2 for new and existing programs taking into account PSI’s Data-to-Action approach. This includes the development of logical frameworks, M&E plans, data analysis, data quality checks and data dissemination plans;
    • Working directly with country offices to support the development of robust end-to-end routine monitoring systems and to strengthen data use;
    • Work with PSI network members and other stakeholders including the Health Area Departments to analyze routine monitoring data to provide evidence to manage PSI programs and ensure continuous improvement, with a particular focus on the use of programmatic dashboards for decision making;
    • Supporting proposal design by ensuring routine monitoring needs are appropriately represented and program data are used to inform program performance management;
  • Work closely with the Health Area, Program Analytics and Global Business Systems teams to strengthen capacity building of PSI country offices and network members on:
    • Effective data access, analysis and use for program improvement;
    • Adoption of best practices using various communication channels (e.g. trainings, toolkits, webinars).
  • Collaborate with international, regional and national-level institutions, working groups, and experts on routine monitoring related issues in order to:
    • Ensure that PSI is using the latest technical developments and best practices;
    • Promote PSI’s Data-to-Action approach and monitoring tools and approaches where relevant.
  • Contribute to PSI’s evidence base by authoring articles and publishing in peer-reviewed journals; providing support to country-level teams for publications; presenting at conferences and meetings; and documenting and sharing lessons learned for internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree (with 2+ years of experience) or a Master’s degree (with 1+ years of experience) in public health, behavioral sciences, epidemiology, tropical medicine, population studies, or a related field;
  • Field experience in monitoring and evaluation (preferably on malaria and WASH programs);
  • Proven experience designing monitoring tools and systems, including: data collection, data quality, data analysis, and data use (preferably for public health interventions);
  • Good knowledge of DHIS2, especially Analytics and dashboards;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, highly organized, comfortable working on multiple simultaneous projects;
  • Excellent written, verbal and inter-personal communication skills;
  • Proficiency in French is required;
  • References will be required;
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check;
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

Application instructions

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