MERL Analyst

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 18 May 2021
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 18 June 2021

The Role

At Last Mile Health (LMH), we dig evidence and data. Are you an analytical thinker skilled in leading monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) projects in the global health field? If so, you may be our next MERL Analyst.

Our multi-country Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) team is building a robust system of measurement, evaluation, and learning to drive improvement of programmatic work at Last Mile Health. The MERL Analyst will provide technical guidance to support and strengthen the capacity of MERL members to develop and implement MERL plans that measure progress, outcomes, and impacts of health systems strengthening, community health workforce upskilling, and community based primary care service delivery with the Liberia program. The MERL Analyst will collaborate with country and global teams to understand program goals and implementation then bring responsive methods to assess and learn from progress towards reaching those goals.

This position is open to candidates located in Liberia or on the Eastern seaboard of the United States. Candidates must have the ability to work in one of the countries listed above. Please note that our US offices are currently closed due to COVID 19 and all US-based staff are working remotely.

What You'll Do

What You'll Bring

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in public health (preferred) and/or international development, with at least 2 years leading analytics for MERL activities.

  • Masters degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Demography, or other related field

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex technical information to a wide variety of audiences.

  • Demonstrated experience applying equity principles to MERL activities.

  • Demonstrated experience in strengthening capacity for MERL activities

You'll Impress Us If

  • You have experience in global health or international development, specifically the continent of Africa is preferred.

  • You have experience collaborating with and coaching program/implementing teams to support data use.

  • Experience developing MERL reports, publications, whitepapers, toolkits, and factsheets.

About Last Mile Health

Last Mile Health partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen, and sustain high-quality community health systems, which empower teams of community and frontline health workers to bring life-saving primary healthcare to the worldโ€™s most remote communities. LMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization with offices in Liberia, Malawi, Boston and New York. For more information, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at LMH. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.**

This vacancy is archived.

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