FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer


FHI360 is the lead partner of the USAID Challenge TB (CTB) project in Zambia, the USAID-funded global program to decrease TB mortality and morbidity in high burden countries. KNCV leads an international consortium with eight partner organizations. The overarching strategic objectives of Challenge TB are to improve access to quality patient centered care for TB, TB/HIV, and MDR-TB services; to prevent transmission and disease progression; and to strengthen TB platforms at national level and in six provinces of Central, Copperbelt, Luapula, Muchinga, Northern and North Western province. The three-year project will support the Zambian government to reduce TB-related mortality by 50 percent in the intervention provinces by 2019.

Basic function
Under the supervision of the Specialist, Monitoring and Evaluation – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be responsible for the implementation and reporting of monitoring and evaluation activities under the project. Activities will include the provision of support in M&E in data management, data quality assurance, targeted evaluations, surveys, knowledge transfer, quality assurance and improvement efforts. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and update M&E plans as required by the project including detailed M&E work plans and in collaboration with other technical staff and partners
  • Participate in facilitation of trainings, mentoring and coaching sessions for capacity building in M&E and rolling out of M&E systems and initiatives with the Zambian national government and local partners
  • Generate data through the established data management systems for purposes of quarterly and annual reporting to project partners, FHI360, USAID and the Zambian national government
  • Review indicator statistics with stakeholders to develop a national data quality assurance plan
  • Support the development of an electronic TB register and a data verification process with standard operating procedures for data collection and reporting
  • Undertake field support visits to provide technical assistance in the implementation and strengthening of M&E systems
  • Participate in meetings on issues related to M&E, including national or provincial level data review meetings with partners and portfolio review meetings with USAID

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in biostatistics, statistics, or a related field;
  • Knowledge and experience with TB and HIV/AIDS M&E, data management, including data entry and cleaning, data analysis and reporting.
  • Demonstrated record of analyzing and synthesizing data for project management including database design and data processing highly desirable
  • Knowledge of epidemiology and evaluation research methods (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, with ability to work as a team member

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

• Provides technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region and in country offices. Implements and monitors technical strengthening initiatives. Develops adoption and/or training strategy, designs and conducts training or adoption activities for a specific technical area. Creates scientific and technical material in area of expertise. Assists and gives guidance with development of proposals. Works with communities and partners to maximize local capacity. Evaluates programmatic effectiveness and provides technical assessment reports.
• Provides technical support in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention for research projects. 
• Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s). 
• Writes and edits technical reports and documents. 
• Assists with publications, web pages, and presentations.’ 
• Conducts searches of published literature on evolving issues in assigned technical area. 
• Monitors and maintains protocols, instruments, data sets, manuals, training materials and reports. 
• Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff. 
• Develops or writes technical briefs, reports, or other necessary materials to facilitate research, best practices, policies and procedures. 
• Assists with the implementation of research studies by monitoring and documenting processes. 
• Conducts analysis of program implementation to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate technical strategy and guidelines. 
• Prepares reports and papers summarizing project results. 
• Delivers presentations at professional meetings and conferences. 
• Ensures project implementation adheres to company strategy and remains technically sound. 
• Provides leadership and team building at the task level.


• Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent - Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field. 
• Typically requires 5-8 years of managing data collection and technical assistance experience. 
• Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. 
• Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. 
• Articulate and professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff. 
• Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English. 
• Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.
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