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Director, Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning, USAID/Bangladesh/Supply Chain Strengthening Activity (SCS)


  • Organization: MSH - Management Sciences for Health
  • Location: Dhaka
  • Grade: Senior Executive level - Senior Executive
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Logistics
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Supply Chain
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2024-06-30

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Director for a potential five -year, USAID-funded, supply chain program in Bangladesh that is expected to be part of the NextGen Comprehensive Technical Assistance IDIQ Task Orders. The program will aim to improve supply chain systems for commodity security, logistics, and regulation at all levels to ensure that quality, affordable medicines, and other health commodities are consistently available to healthcare providers and patients when and where they are needed and used appropriately for improved health outcomes, in support of moving toward Universal Health Coverage.

MSH is a global health nonprofit that makes foundational changes to health systems to protect people from diseases and improve their health. MSH collaborates with local partners, from the Ministry to the community, to strengthen and complement existing health systems. Since 1971, MSH has worked in more than 150 countries to help ensure sustainable, resilient, and equitable access to quality health care around the globe.

This position is subject to project award and funding.


The MEL Director will oversee the monitoring, evaluation, and learning system for reporting progress and ensuring availability and use of quality data for adaptive management and maintain reporting procedures and guidelines in compliance with USAID systems. The MEL Director will be expected to develop a strong MEL system and plan consistent with the USAID-driven project results framework, preside over a project-level learning agenda, coordinate the collection of data including conducting field visits for data validation, monitor the quality of data sets, contribute to the adaptive management of the program, oversee the development, maintenance and use of the project technical information management system, and document project performance against established outputs and indicators. This individual will also be responsible for building the capacity of the Bangladesh Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) and other stakeholders in the collection, utilization, and dissemination of data to inform programmatic decision-making, as well as ensuring that all monitoring and data collection activities are harmonized, and information is shared. The MEL Director will also assist the MOHFW to monitor programs and assess the robustness of interventions to improve supply chain systems.


  • Design and implement the Project’s MEL system, including the development of learning agenda, indicators, monitoring project progress against targets, ensuring timely data collection, writing quarterly and annual reports, and liaising with the project financial team to track the budget in relation to all project results and outcomes.
  • Provide technical inputs to the implementation team to help develop program goals and objectives as well as MEL tools and strategies and provide monitoring data to strategically inform the decisions on project management and future direction to the project, for enhanced adaptive management.
  • Oversee the development, maintenance and use of the project technical information management system, and its interoperability with the national health information management system. Support the MOHFW to develop a health sector MEL framework, and monitor health system strengthening interventions.
  • Provide regularly updated reports on the status of implementation against the project goals and objectives to the Chief of Party, USAID and other program managers as required.
  • Collaborate with the project team in identifying project activities, processes and/or outcomes that are worthy of documentation and design a system for capturing lessons learned and best practices.
  • Adhere to MSH procurement integrity and institutional standards and procedures in all project management responsibilities.


  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline.
  • At least 7+ years of demonstrated experience designing, implementing, and managing monitoring and evaluation activities and operational research for complex programs in Bangladesh, including developing performance monitoring plans that track performance as sub-results/results and by funding stream.
  • Knowledge of data collection protocols to ensure accurate data collection and verification is essential, as well as an ability to identify data trends and communicate this information to allow for changes in program implementation.
  • MEL experience in the health sector required, and MEL experience in supply chain management and forecasting information systems is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and building the capacity of MEL officers, including remote, field-based staff, to meet program needs and deliverables is desired.
  • Extraordinary organizational, verbal and written communication and presentation skills in English to manage project communications and disseminate project information are required.
  • Excellent skills in software for warehousing and visualizing data such as DHIS2, PowerBI, and statistical analysis software such as STATA, SAS, or R
  • Experience with USAID programs/projects strongly preferred.
  • Local candidates strongly preferred.

Please apply on the MSH website:

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