PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.
This position will support a potential CDC-funded program entitled “Enhancing Global Health Security: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)” The project goal is to improve DRC’s capacity to manage infectious disease outbreaks by establishing a single database platform to manage surveillance data and laboratory test results within DHIS2. The project will work closely with the DRC Ministry of Health, Surveillance and Laboratory Directions and health system stakeholders to establish linkages between surveillance data and laboratory test results within DHIS2, support the integration of other data base softwares which are interoperable with DHIS2 from vertical disease sub systems into DHIS2, improve the quality of existing data in DHIS2, and build capacities at health care and laboratory facilities on effective use of DHIS2 for data analysis. The M&E Advisor may also support other projects in PATH’s Health Systems Innovation and Delivery portfolio.
The M&E advisor will play a key role in leading the design and implementation of the project Evaluation and Performance Measurement Plan (EPMP) and Data Management Plan (DMP) in collaboration with project staff and partners. S/he will lead evaluation activities including collection, analysis and rapid feedback of project data to assess activity progress and areas for improvement, design and implement evaluations to set baselines, inform program design and demonstrate progress towards anticipated outcomes and impacts. S/he will develop and maintain systems to collect, analyze and report information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact of the program, guide reporting processes among technical staff, consolidate program reports, and lead responses to CDC and other donors for regular and ad hoc reporting requirements. S/he will manage key internal and external activities determining project success, such as tracking deliverables, coordinating efforts, and identifying and managing critical risks. The M&E advisor will report to the project director, with additional technical guidance and support from PATH headquarters, and will work closely with the Global Health Security Agenda technical team. This position will be based in Kinshasa.
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Candidates should have a Ph.D. degree in communication or a related field, as well as an active program of social science research and the potential to develop a national or international reputation as a scholar.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.