SSG Advisors : Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

  • Location: Lusaka, Lusaka Province, Zambia
  • Job type: Full-Time

Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all.
Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results.

We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.

Position Description

Resonance is seeking candidates to join our team in the role of Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist for our USAID-funded Access for All project in Lusaka, Zambia. The M&E Specialist will lead the activity’s monitoring, evaluation and research efforts. S/he will develop monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems that correspond to the project’s approved Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMELP) and include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting.

This is a full-time position based in Lusaka, Zambia, reporting to the Project Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Lead the activity’s monitoring, evaluation and research efforts and track project performance against the project’s approved AMELP plan
  • Develop monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely, accurate and complete reporting
  • Liaise with University Teaching Hospital (UTH) M&E staff on a regular basis to assess UTH M&E procedures and agree on workable systems for data capturing and reporting under the Project
  • Conduct M&E training for UTH Adult Center of Excellence staff on the implementation modalities of the AMELP
  • Conduct Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan (EMMP) orientation for UTH-ACE/KP staff on the implementation of the Project’s approved EMMP
  • Oversee the implementation of the EMMP system including routine site visits to UTH to monitor project activities and ensure that USG environmental rules and regulations are being followed
  • Upload relevant monthly and quarterly data against project indicators into USAID Zambia’s reporting databases
  • Prepare M&E reporting information for the Project’s quarterly deliverable reports

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • At least five years of progressively complex work experience in the M&E of international development programs in the public health and HIV fields with progressively increasing responsibility
  • Hands-on practical experience setting up and managing monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems for health programs in developing countries

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES

  • Experience working with USAID preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS

No regular travel outside Lusaka is expected; however, the employee will be required to use their personal vehicle at the project’s expense to attend meetings and other official assignments within Lusaka for work purposes.

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

Eligibility to work in Zambia is required.

AAP/EEO STATEMENT

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of Resonance is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Resonance hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Resonance believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@resonanceglobal.com. Please include “M&E Specialist – Zambia” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

 

 

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