Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 155 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families.
Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to provide high-quality health care for their people.
Jhpiego develops strategies to help countries care for themselves by training competent health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care.
Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to ensure a level of care for women and their families.
These practical, evidence-based interventions are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.
The Global Programs Department of Jhpiego Corporation is currently seeking dynamic individuals to fill to support its operations in Ghana : Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer .
Ghanaian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply
Duration for all the positions : Six months. Immediate Start.
Job locations : Accra
Jhpiego is seeking a M&E Officer to provide technical guidance and support for several newly awarded COVID-19 projects. In Ghana, Jhpiego will support the Government of Ghana (GOG) to control and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus.
A significant area of focus for our work is accelerating and strengthening the technical and operational capacity of local healthcare workers to reduce the spread of infection, provide quality case management and allow for the safe maintenance routine essential services.
The M&E Officer will be responsible for ensuring technical and monitoring rigor in the planning and scaled execution of COVID-19 response projects being implemented at the national, regional, district and primary health care level.
Additionally, liaising with GoG staff, other partners and donors regarding technical strategy, monitoring and evaluation of project milestones and targets.
Duties and Responsibilities
Work with program teams to implement monitoring strategies and action plans to ensure continued monitoring of program achievement against targets
Support teams to implement appropriate systems and tools to conduct monitoring activities
In collaboration with program staff and counterparts, support implementation of M&E
strategies and framework
Ensure data collection and evaluation tools are implemented with fidelity and consistency
Implement data quality improvement protocol, systems and tools as required by the project
Support the implementation of data management systems for each project with clear tools, processes and roles and responsibilities
Ensure adherence to IRB and ethics guidance in all evaluation and research
Participate in analysis of data (e.g. routine data, evaluation results or learning activities) and regular review process against indictors and performance monitoring plan
Contribute to program reporting and related documentation needs for assigned technical areas
Other duties as assigned which contribute to realization of the program deliverables.
Required Skills or Experience
Bachelor’s degree (masters or other advanced degree preferred) in public health, operational research, epidemiology, statistics or related social science, with four years of applied skills in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activities
Previous experience in assessment and support to strategic information / HMIS
Previous experience providing M&E expertise on donor-funded programs is advantageous
Required Abilities / Skills
Familiarity with Ghana health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation
Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local and international partner organizations
Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
Excellent writing and communications skills including analytical skills and experience to identify, evaluate and document best practices
Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams and willingness to learn and empower others
Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible and dependable
Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure to perform
Ability and willingness to travel frequently to implementation districts, regions and health facilities including COVID-19 treatment centers