Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist

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  • Added Date: Monday, 19 December 2022
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FHI 360 is an international nonprofit working to improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions for human development. We partner with governments, the private sector, and civil society to bring about positive social change and to provide lifesaving health care, quality education and opportunities for meaningful economic participation. We do this by using research and evidence to design and deliver innovative programs that change behaviors, increase access to services and improve lives. Our staff of more than 4,000 professionals work in more than 60 countries. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local conditions provide a 360-degree perspective that allows us to develop customized responses to the toughest human development challenges.

FHI 360 has a permanent office in Lesotho, with a proven track record of successfully working with local civil society organizations and government counterparts to strengthen the delivery of primary health care services, with a particular focus on HIV, family planning, social and behavioral change, and quality improvement. Additional success in this regard has been in the area of building the capacities of local CSOs to be able to function as โ€œprimeโ€ recipients of USAID funding.

Project Description:

FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist for an anticipated project in Lesotho funded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The project will focus on strengthening Lesothoโ€™s primary health care system, through improving clinical service delivery, building the capacity of district health management teams (DHMTs), and the integration of gender-based violence clinical treatment and response protocols in line with the requirements of the 2022 Domestic Violence Bill.

Position Description:

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Specialist will provide technical leadership and oversee the monitoring, evaluation and learning components of the anticipated project . S/he will design and lead the implementation of formative assessments that will underpin the design of detailed project approaches and strategies. S/he will also develop and lead the implementation of an MEL plan that supports adaptive management of these approaches and strategies, whilst satisfying the reporting requirements to MCC and the Government of Lesotho. S/he will collaborate closely with the project team, partner organizations, government counterparts, and the funderโ€™s MEL teams to be supportive to their needs, and build the capacity of project staff and counterparts to use data for decision making and impact. S/he will be closely supported by global experts in setting up MEL and adaptive management systems for similar projects โ€“both in terms of complexity and size.

The position will be based in Maseru, Lesotho. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project, and selection of final applicant is subject to MCC approval.

Responsibilities include:

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