Monitoring and Evaluation Manager job at Planned Parenthood Association Zambia

Vacancy title:
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Planned Parenthood Association Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
14 June 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 02, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Who We Are
Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) is non-governmental organisation which has existed since 1972 as a voluntary, not-for-profit and non-political organisation advancing the cause of sexual and reproductive health in Zambia. It is a Member Association of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).
Our Vision
Our vision is realisation of a society in which all people in Zambia enjoy equal sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and have access to quality and affordable SRH information and services.
Our Mission
Our mission is to advocate for sexual and reproductive health rights of women, men and young people, especially the vulnerable, and to empower them to make free and informed reproductive health choices. We dedicate ourselves to the provision of high quality and sustainable youth-focused sexual and reproductive health services.
Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (M&E Manager One Position)
The Maternal Health Project (MHP) Manager and Evaluation Manager will be responsible for providing Monitoring and evaluation leadership and support across the MHP programme in country, ensuring timely and accurate submission of data and adherence to MHP protocols, standards, and timelines. The M&E Manager will be responsible for development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation strategies, frameworks, and tools that will ensure accurate and timely information and feedback to stakeholders, and for planning and conducting of data quality assurance and monitoring activities and reports.
Key tasks
Data quality and collection
• Oversee data quality and collection across MHP sites in country including capacity assessment, support and training.
• Ensure timely submission of monthly data of all MHP Cluster sites in Country including proactive supervision and follow-up with sites to ensure ongoing data collection.
• Ongoing review of data to assess completeness, accuracy, and quality standards are met including frequent review of data records at SDP level.
• Regular and frequent presence at service delivery sites across all service delivery sectors and channels within the MHP Cluster to support data collection and quality and ensure auditable data.
• Clean and reconcile the data of MHP sites at least monthly.
• Systematically respond to data-related queries from MHP team and when required MHP’s Third-Party Monitoring agency.
• Oversee regular and ad hoc rapid data quality assessments and support implementation of action plans.
• Ensure Quality of Care data are routinely collected across all sites and entered into the data platform
• Support 3rd party data audits and verification.
Data systems
• Ensure use of digital Data Platforms, including training and support in country.
• Ensure standardization of data definitions and mapping of SDPs, services and data codes from local systems to donor definitions, codes and systems
• Enforce data management practices and standards.
• Troubleshoot and escalate technology-related issues.
Use of data for decision-making
• Participate in monthly data review meetings with MHP team and support development of action plans as needed to course correction.
• Coordinate monthly data review meetings with country teams including MHP management, staff and service providers, developing action plans to strengthen data quality and course correction as needed.
• Model and support use of data for supportive performance monitoring at SDP, Cluster, and consortium levels.
• Support dissemination and uptake of evidence and learning across the programme.
Monitoring and evaluation
• Coordinate annual client exit interviews and other periodic data collection initiatives including Barrier Analysis and PEER methodology at the country level, working in conjunction with external technical experts to:
o Ensure local ethics review
o Identify and contract local researchers and enumerators
o Ensure adherence to global protocol and timelines
o Support implementation, cleaning and entering data
o Use and dissemination of findings at the country level
• Draft monitoring and evaluation sections of reports and quality assure all quantitative and qualitative information.
• Support M&E capacity building and training at local level.

Education &qualification
• BA in Demography, Statistics, Development Studies, Public Health or any other related field
• Monitoring and Evaluation qualification will be added advantage.
• Minimum of six years’ experience and demonstrated practical skills in M&E of donor-funded development programs.
• Strong knowledge of M&E methodology data analysis and synthesis, performance evaluation and correction, and report writing.
• Demonstrated capacity to use project M&E to advance strategic goals and provide data for decision-making.
• Knowledge of statistical software (such as SPSS, STATA, and SAS). Advanced skills with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access (or similar tools) are strongly preferred.
• Excellent representational and communication skills, written and oral fluency in English.
• Ability to travel throughout project areas, as needed and as the security situation allows.

Professional experience
• Proven success in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
• Experience with data management practices and procedures for large-scale programmes, ideally within Payment by Results programmes.
• Experience implementing procedures and practices to ensure data quality and verification, including data quality assessments.
• Experience using DHIS2 for data, reporting and visualization.
• Experience with using supportive approaches to building capacity at service delivery points to accurately record, document, report and use data.
• Record of delivering successful and innovative solutions to challenges.
• Knowledge of major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
• Proven technical skills in data management including data collection, cleaning, analysis and use across complex, large-scale programmes.
• Skilled at and passionate about supporting the use of data for decision-making, strategizing and course correction.
Other Personal Attributes
• The candidate must adhere to the safeguarding reporting and monitoring requirements of this role
• The candidate must be pro-choice.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
PPAZ is an equal opportunity employer. Please send your application letter and CV as one document clearly marking the position you are applying to:
Closing date of receiving applications is 14th June, 2022 at 13:00hrs.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Awarding of these positions is subject to approval of project funding

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Job Info
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 14 June 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 02-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 02-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 02-06-2065
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