Data, Monitoring, and Research at FHI 360 and Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED) in Zambia

Deadline of this Job: 20 September 2022


FHI 360 is currently recruiting for an anticipated PEPFAR-funded technical assistance project in Zambia. The project will help the Government of the Republic of Zambia with the attainment of National 95-95-95 targets and other HIV related targets as well as support the Government’s capacity to effectively manage all aspects of HIV service delivery in selected Provinces in Zambia.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Lead will be responsible for the design, implementation and technical quality of all monitoring and evaluation activities on the project. S/he will ensure that systems are in place to ensure quality data reporting and promote learning and knowledge sharing. The position will be based in Zambia – Eastern Province and will report to the PI.

• Lead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, including the development and execution of the project’s evaluation and performance measurement plan
• Provide oversight, supervision, mentorship, training and capacity building to ensure project and related data are high quality data throughout the chain of collection, collation, reporting, auditing, quality assurance, analysis, synthesis of data and utilization
• Lead the designing and implementation of a robust “collaboration, learning and adaptation” agenda for the program, project staff, partners, donors, host country government counterparts and other stakeholders
• Oversee the dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned and other program results to local, national and regional-level intergovernmental bodies, donors, partners, and other stakeholders. Promote forums which facilitate collaboration, learning and action as a result of this information among these actors
• Support Government of the Republic of Zambia and her counterparts to develop and implement appropriate guidelines M&E standards and guidelines
• Contribute to strengthening the national data collection and information systems including undertaking periodic reviews, participating in planning M&E system strengthening actions and other initiatives
• Contribute to work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and other reports and papers summarizing project results and evidence
• Participate and contribute to routine progress review meetings with the donor, government and other stakeholders
• Any other duties as assigned.

• Master’s degree in monitoring and evaluation, public health, demography, health management, social science, biostatistics, statistics, or a related field with a minimum of 12 years of experience with progressively increasing responsibility in designing, implementing, managing, and leading monitoring and evaluation activities for large public health programs (including HIV/AIDS, technical assistance, health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, human capacity and organizational capacity development) involving multiple partners, stakeholders, and geographic target areas in a developing country, with the most recent three years in Zambia
• Prior experience as a director/lead or senior leadership role for strategic information/monitoring and evaluation of a PEPFAR or CDC-funded project is required.
• Strong quantitative or mixed-method and analytical skills including using MS Excel Word, PowerPoint and Access, and at least one data management software program (SAS, SPSS) and experience training others in its use is highly desirable
• Demonstrated ability to engage in knowledge management, articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences including excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, as well as strong oral presentation skills in English
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage a high-volume work flow, adhere to timelines as well as work collaboratively with others and to develop and maintain sound professional relationships among project staff, partners, host government agencies, donors and other stakeholders
• Ability to undertake extensive local travel, and some international travel as assigned.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

Research Editor job at Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED)

Deadline of this Job: 30 October 2022


Research Editor

C4ED is a global research center aiming at improving the lives of the poor and the vulnerable by making development interventions more effective. As a non-profit research center and registered charity with offices in East Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa, South Asia and Europe, C4ED aims to bridge the gap between research and practice in global development. C4ED currently conducts projects all over the world, with a focus on Africa and South Asia, and implements research and evaluation projects for the European Union, GIZ, IFAD, ILO, J-PAL, KfW, World Bank, WFP, UNICEF, and other UN organizations, to name just a few of our cooperation partners. With a strong focus on quantitative impact evaluations, we are one of the leading research centers in the areas of poverty, microfinance, health, education, employment, social protection, nutrition and climate change in the Global South.
C4ED Zambia is looking for Research Editor to support the publication of research reports. This position is based in one of the following locations: Lusaka, Zambia, Islamabad, Pakistan, Kampala, Uganda, or Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This position is open to persons with the right to work in one of these countries. You will be asked to verify this as part of the interview process. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Principal Responsibilities
• Copyedit manuscripts for focus, coherence, logic, and consistency.
• Edit manuscripts to iron out any structural issues, stylistic differences, and ambiguities.
• Edit reports in keeping with specified style guides.
• Generate style checklist to ensure style guide is followed.
• Maintain a working knowledge of concepts/ words/ phrases as required for editing research reports.
Qualification and Personal Profile
• Candidate should at the minimum possess an undergraduate degree in English, journalism, communications, or a related field. Graduates in disciplines related to the development sector will also be considered.
• A master’s degree in the relevant field is desirable.
• Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in editing and report writing.
• Previous experience in academic/research writing, editing and publishing is an advantage.
• Thorough command of English language and grammar.
• Good writing and editing skills; familiarity with publishing protocols.
• Methodical working style, ability to meet tight deadlines and to multi-task.
• Self-motivated, ability to work and correspond independently to and maintain organized and accurate records of work.
• Strong interpersonal communication skills – oral and written.
• Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; knowledge of LaTeX is an advantage.
To apply please complete the application form at the following link: Please include the job ID this position: G2209CS

The application closes October 31, 2022, but applications will be reviewed on a rolling, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.