Ethiopian Public Health Institute Monitoring and Evaluation Expert Jobs

Ethiopian Public Health Institute Monitoring and Evaluation Expert Jobs

Job Id: 226046

Category: Health Care

Location: Addis Ababa

Employment Type: Contract

Salary: 33500 Birr

Job Description

Terms of employment : Contract

Project duration: Four years

Duration of contract: one year with possible extension

Place: Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa

Reporting to: National Data Management Center for health (NDMC) and Grant Management unit


The National Data Management Center for health (NDMC) at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) is a responsible center to centrally archive health and health related data, process and manage health research, apply robust data analytic technics, synthesis evidence and to ensure evidence utilization for decision making by the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) and other relevant stakeholders at local, sub-national and nationaland international levels.

NDMC has collaborative partnership with Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), University of Washington and has established a Burden of Disease (BoD) Unit.

The BoD Unit is responsible for data mapping, collecting, reviewing and archiving available health and health related data in the country and for producing national and subnational burden of disease estimates collaboratively with Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study centered at IHME for population and demography, mortality and risk factors for a range of communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases, maternal newborn and child health, nutrition and for injuries.

The unit creates platforms for translating BoD evidence for decision and policy at national and subnational levels. The NDMC is looking for high caliber staff for this collaborative project.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Develop framework, plans and indicators to capture program performance

  • Undertake health program evaluation, generate high quality results, synthesize evidence and produce high quality evidence to guide decision-making at FMOH and at different levels.

  • Provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of health evaluation activities of the center.

  • Design, implement and supervise NDMC’s program M&E activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated to improve monitoring and evaluation undertakings of the center.

  • Document and disseminate monitoring and evaluation activity implementation to improve the system

  • Develop and oversee Performance Monitoring Plan to capture program performance and results, including baseline, midline and endline assessments and all outcome and
    impact evaluations

  • Document M&E activities and indicator results for progress and annual reports, as appropriate.

  • Ensure M&E activities/implementations are consistent with Ethiopia’s national monitoring and evaluation guidelines, protocols, information and reporting systems

  • Initiate efforts to track, monitor and evaluate national and international targets, plans, strategies and interventions,

  • Conduct targeted evaluations for different programs and analyze results and synthesize evidence to inform policy and decision

  • Cultivate strategic M&E relationships and alliances with other FMOH projects and represent M&E activities in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations

  • Ensure relevant M& E data is entered into NDMC data portal designed to capture, archive, analyze, and synthesis data and identify data gaps

  • Engage in all M&E capacity-building activities at NDMC and EPHI as a whole

    Job Requirements

  • MSc in monitoring and evaluation having health sciences background
  • MSc in public health, international health, epidemiology, demography or related field or equivalent experience and having course work in monitoring and evaluation
  • Minimum seven years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating health sector programs

    Desired skills and experiences

  • Proven expertise and experiences in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, operations research, health management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation and setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, Excel
  • Expertise in research to practice—identifying and adapting best practices to specific project contexts
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building, and coordination
  • Excellent verbal, written interpersonal and presentation skills in English and Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office
  • Experiences in undertaking disease surveillance monitoring and evaluation activities

  • Demonstrable evidence of strong written and oral communications skill

  • Excellent analytic, writing and organizational skill

    How to Apply

    N.B. Application platform: only online application will be accepted .

    Interested applicants can register in send their CV s soft copy of your entire credentials document at the address given below within 10 working days from the first appearance of the announcement.

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    Ethiopian Public Health Institute Monitoring and Evaluation Expert Jobs

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