• Quarterly monitoring and reporting of program progress against a series of Key Performance Indicators.
• Capture and disseminate lessons learnt from implementation rounds as well as tracking improvements in those significant areas over time to ensure that learnings are translated to program improvements.
• Support MLE Strategy and Program teams with implementing operations research activities, as needed, for the Liberia program.
• Support program decision making through analysis of all available data.
Implementation of Facility Surveying
• Collaborate with the MLE Strategy and Program teams to iterate and improve upon the Comprehensive Facility Survey between implementation rounds.
• Vendor Management:
• Support drafting and/or reviewing of the Terms of Reference (ToR) and Scope of Work for data collection vendors.
• Directly manage timelines and deliverables by vendors contracted to perform data collection on behalf of Evidence Action.
• Review enumerator training materials and protocols and participate in the training of monitors from the enumeration firm.
• Verify and validate data collected by data collection vendors and or other partners through data reviews, quality checks and field visits
• Take the lead on developing and implementing field data quality checks e.g. infield supervision and back checks
• Support the analysis of data collected during the facility surveying as key inputs into the program’s evaluation of coverage attained.
• Enter Maternal Syphilis program data obtained via photos of data tools into databases.
• Collate government data available via the monthly Health Management Information System and the quarterly electronic Logistics Management Information System.
1. Work together with government partners to identify and investigate any data discrepancies identified in these data systems as pertaining to the maternal syphilis program indicators.
• Develop strategies for capturing and utilising qualitative feedback provided by master trainers in the course of their interaction with health facilities.
Coordination between MLE and Program, Government and Partners
• Represent MLE in program meetings with partners and government where MLE presence is needed, and record meeting notes for team dissemination.
• Communicate program requests and/or needs for data and translating that back to the necessary MLE Strategy and delivery team/members for action when required.
• Active participation in stakeholder engagement in terms of representing the Liberia program at meetings that require Evidence Action’s M&E inputs and actions, making presentation, review meetings, support in terms of training and other capacity building activities.
Development of Program Data Tools
• Work together with the Program teams to develop and iterate upon tools utilised by master trainers and our government partners in the course of their implementation of training and supportive supervision activities.
• Identify and create data-informed decision making tools whose ownership can be transferred to our government partners. Examples may include a commodity quantification tool, facility monitoring tools, etc.
• Collaborate with Evidence Action’s MLE data team department to ensure that the data entry templates are updated.
• Ensure any program data collected by Evidence Action is stored according to organisation policies and any identifying data is kept confidential.
• Ensure that program data, particularly data collected during the Comprehensive Facility Survey, is shared with government partners per the terms of Evidence Action’s MOU.
• Support other ad hoc data related tasks made by programs.
• Train government officials on monitoring and evaluation, including how to better utilize data in decision making, with a focus on maternal syphilis data.
• Provide data inputs to the global Maternal Syphilis program team and the global Cost-Effectiveness Analysis team as requested for donor reporting.
• Perform any other monitoring, evaluation and learning duties as may be required and assigned by the supervisor.
• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with strong economics, statistics, or mathematics and related background;
• 6+ years of experience of M&E programs in Liberia
• Strong technical skills and capacity, with at least 4 years of practical experience managing and working directly with large teams and data.
• Project management skills
• Experience programming and using electronic data collection platforms, specifically SurveyCTO.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Willing to travel on short notice, to multitask, to work in ambiguity and to respond to instruction from multiple sources.
• Naturally inquisitive, sceptical, intellectually curious, detail-oriented and organised;
• Inspired by Evidence Action’s mission to bring proven interventions to scale, improving the lives of millions;
This position will require coordinating closely with the Regional M&E team members, a majority of whom are based in East Africa. It also requires frequent travel across program implementation Districts
Apply at: https://apply.workable.com/evidence-action/j/3FEDC511A8/