Palladium Group Monitoring Evaluation And Learning Lead Integrated Health Systems Jobs in Ghana

Palladium Group Monitoring Evaluation And Learning Lead Integrated Health Systems Jobs in Ghana


Company Overview:

  • For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible.

  • With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

  • Palladium develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well-being of people around the world.

  • Since 1971, we have assisted governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing, and evaluating programs in HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender.

  • Palladium has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.

  • Palladium is a child-safe organization, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children.

  • We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran, or marital status.

    Project Overview and Role:

  • Palladium is seeking a Private Sector Engagement Expert for a potential upcoming USAID Resilience in Northern Ghana (RING) II project.
  • Under this work, the activity will identify and strengthen non-governmental, civil society, and private sector entities to expand their offerings and complement government efforts to strengthen nutrition and resilience.

  • In alignment and partnership with target districts, local partners will implement interventions that encourage individuals and households to practice health, nutrition, WASH, and care practices, with a particular focus on young children and women of reproductive age.

  • Interventions will promote improved and diverse livelihoods, food security, and the use of social safety nets to enable sustained household resilience of an estimated 85,000 people in the 17 target districts.

  • This activity will contribute to USAID’s intermediate result “3.1.3: Private sector invests in low-cost quality services.”

  • The Ghana Private Sector Engagement (PSE) Technical Lead will lead the PSE work of the anticipated RING II activity, and provide overall leadership, management, and technical expertise to contribute to the achievement of activity indicators.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee project knowledge management, including development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention linked research.

  • Lead the development and monitoring of MEL and work plans.

  • Work closely with the heads of projects to ensure compatibility and coordination within the M&E framework, and consistency with national and donor requirements.

  • Responsible for providing technical assistance and coordinating with various government and development partners to improve and utilize existing systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements.

  • Contribute to project deliverables, including annual workplans, and quarterly and
    annual reporting.

  • Focus on strengthening the M&E system, building capacity of partners and staff, and improving alignment and support to host-country M&E systems.

  • Develop and lead the implementation of a robust learning agenda for continuous learning, collaboration, and adaptation.

  • Undertake periodic reviews of program and/or country M&E systems and participate in planning M&E system strengthening actions.

  • Oversee the publication and dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to program partners, donors, Ghanaian counterparts and other key stakeholders.

  • Reviews the project implementation activities to assess results and the impact.

  • Gathers and evaluates information and ensures that these findings are accurately presented in all USAID reporting and tracking tools.

  • Responsible for developing and designing project systems to track program progress against indicators; collecting and verifying information and maintaining performance monitoring plans, reports, work plans and monthly reports.

  • Ensures project scope and activities are compliant with USAID policies.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience of working on monitoring and evaluation in public health.
  • Experience with Ghanaian public health systems is preferred.

  • Experience with health program monitoring including indicators and measures used in QI,
  • Accommodation, and capacity building.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in management systems, strategic planning and policy development in a complex program environment with multiple implementing organizations.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (oral and written) including the ability to communicate and translate complex technical and policy data and issues clearly and effectively to different stakeholders in order to build consensus.

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully moving analysis, evaluation, and research findings to program actions.

  • Demonstrated expertise in designing rigorous quantitative and qualitative data collection systems and knowledge of methods for data analysis.

  • Experience with a USG-funded project as well a health-related projects is preferred.
    Solid understanding of USAID regulations and M&E reporting requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relations with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.

  • Extensive experience in CLA, knowledge management and dissemination of research findings.

  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and oral presentation skills.

  • Strong analytical and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web-based research)

  • Ability to multi-task and keep track of concurrent activities and deadlines.

  • Fluency in English required

  • Must be willing to live and travel within Ghana.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Group Monitoring Evaluation And Learning Lead Integrated Health Systems Jobs in Ghana


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