Chemonics.Job Circular on July 2017

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) Director

Chemonics

Job Context

  • Chemonics seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) Director for a multiyear, USAID-funded health initiative to assist the goals of the Government of Bangladesh to significantly expand access to safe, affordable and quality health services, while increasing financial protection, particularly of the poor, in support of the Government of Bangladesh’s National Health Care Financing Strategy (2012-2032), under which Universal Health Coverage is a key priority.Chemonics seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) Director for a multiyear, USAID-funded health initiative to assist the goals of the Government of Bangladesh to significantly expand access to safe, affordable and quality health services, while increasing financial protection, particularly of the poor, in support of the Government of Bangladesh’s National Health Care Financing Strategy (2012-2032), under which Universal Health Coverage is a key priority.
  • Seeking Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) Director
Job Description / Responsibility
  • General Summary: The MERL Director will be responsible for finalizing and overseeing implementation of the monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) plan and designing and populating the project’s MERL system. S/he will work with technical staff to oversee designing, developing, testing, and evaluating tools for data collection and analysis as well as knowledge management and dissemination. S/he will train staff and partners on MERL system operations, collection methods, and tools. S/he will create indicators, perform data analyses, conduct research, and develop reports and project communications products. S/he will also plan for and supervise intermittent performance evaluations, collect and disseminate lessons learned, and share successes during project implementation.
  • Responsible for all MERL activities associated with the activity, and creating a strong evidence base to demonstrate the activity’s results and achievements.
  • Will lead design and implementation of the activity MERL framework to track all technical activities against targets, outcomes, and impacts for each objective.
  • Will also provide strategic oversight of the learning agenda and activity communication efforts.
Job Nature
  • Full-time
Educational Requirements
    An advanced degree in public health, statistics, monitoring and evaluation, research, or another relevant field.
Experience Requirements
  • At least 10 year(s)
Job Requirements
  • A minimum of ten years of comprehensive social science research, including experience designing and implementing research studies, ranging from small pilot studies to large-scale surveys.
  • A minimum of five years experience as a Principal Investigator, and will be able to oversee multiple, concurrent studies.
  • An in-depth understanding of how to design and implement M&E systems for complex donor-funded activities of similar size and scope as the activity.
  • Able to demonstrate proven experience tracking performance against program objectives, reporting on outcomes, and analyzing data to contribute to continual adaptive management of implementation.
  • They will bring a solid understanding of the Bangladeshi HMIS, and previous experience reporting to USAID
  • Experience working in South Asia preferred
Job Location
  • Dhaka
Job Source
  • Online Job Posting
Please submit your CV to: bangladeshauhc@gmail.com by July 30th, 2017. Please make the subject of your email: ‘Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) Director’. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled; early submission encouraged. No telephone inquiries please. Finalists will be contacted.

Application Deadline : Jul 30, 2017

Company Information
Chemonics
Address : Washington DC, USA.
Web : www.chemonics.com
Business : Chemonics International is a leading Washington D.C. based international development consulting firm with over 40 years of experience implementing United States Agency for International Development (USAID) projects in over 135 developing countries. Our fundamental goal is to achieve substantial and lasting impact – to make a difference in people`s lives.

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