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Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation/Strategic Information Advisor
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Organization: University Research Co., LLC
Posted: 10/10/2017
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Phnom Penh,      Cambodia
Compensation:
Position Description: University Research Co. LLC seeks a highly qualified individual to fill the position of Monitoring and Evaluation/Strategic Information Advisor for the Cambodia Malaria Elimination Project (2016-2021) funded by the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). The USAID?PMI Cambodia Malaria Elimination Project (henceforth, CMEP) supports the national goal of reducing malaria morbidity and mortality and controlling artemisinin-resistant malaria. CMEP is working on developing a scalable, evidence- based elimination model and supporting its dissemination for malaria elimination in Cambodia. CMEP collaborates closely with the Government of Cambodia, local and international partners to lead, manage, and implement interventions while simultaneously strengthen the malaria surveillance system to better inform and target control strategies and to monitor progress. CMEP also engages communities and promotes the involvement of the private sector, tests new tools and approaches as control measures are scaled.

Job Summary:

Monitoring and Evaluation/Strategic Information Advisor works closely with the Senior Technical Advisor for Malaria Programs and the Chief of Party to develop and maintain an integrated and coordinated portfolio of surveillance, program monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in support of project goals and objectives.

Roles and Responsibilities:

-Provide technical advice on tailoring of the surveillance system to meet data needs for malaria elimination, village level mapping, stratification of malaria cases, revisions of case investigation or other forms for malaria elimination activities and their incorporation into the national MIS. -Responsible for development of comprehensive M&E plans, establishment of robust program monitoring system to include rapid response activities tailored to address risk, strengthening of referral systems within the public health system and from private sector or local organizations for malaria fever, conducting process assessments and undertaking outcome level evaluations. -Works with CNM and other partners to promote the use of strategic information for program decision making and rapid response mechanisms. -Conducts rigorous data analyze and work closely with project team, prepare all technical and program documents in high standard. -Conducts M&E capacity development regularly for project staff, counterpart staff and sub-grantees to ensure quality data collection and use.

Qualifications: Required Experience & Qualifications

-Master’s degree (or higher) in public health, public policy, epidemiology, statistics, or related field; -At least ten years of work experience developing and implementing surveillance systems, monitoring systems and conducting evaluations, preferably in developing countries; -A high level of scientific and management expertise and substantial experience relevant to planning and implementing surveillance and M&E activities; -Experience with malaria programs or related public health programs; experience working with malaria prevention and/or elimination programs preferred; -Experience working with one or more international agency systems, preferably USG or UN agencies; -Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation practice and methods through training and job experience; -Strong quantitative and analytical skills; verbal skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues; -Must have the ability to obtain, analyze, organize and interpret data and present findings in both oral and written form.

Organization Description: University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, University Research Co, LLC (URC), along with its non-profit affiliate Center for Human Services (CHS), is a leader in public health consulting. Established in 1965, our work spans over 45 countries around the globe. Our mission is to provide innovative, evidence-based solutions to health and social challenges worldwide. Please join us in carrying out our mission (URC http://www.urc-chs.com).

Closing Date: 1/10/2018
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Contact Name: URC Recruiting,  Monitoring and Evaluation/Strategic Information Advisor
Contact Location: 5404 Wisconsin Ave
#800
Chevy Chase   MD  20815
United States
Contact Location: 5404 Wisconsin Ave
  #800
  Chevy Chase   MD  20815
  United States
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Contact Email: tgabunia@urc-chs.com
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How to Apply: To Apply: Please send your cover letter and CV to tgabunia@urc-chs.com and nkak@urc- chs.com by October 13, 2017.

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