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Senior Surveillance and M&E Specialist, Nepal

Kathmandu (Nepal)

  • Organization: FHI 360 - Family Health International
  • Location: Kathmandu (Nepal)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Security and Safety
  • Closing Date: 2020-10-02

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Senior Surveillance and M&E Specialist

Senior Surveillance and M&E Specialist will be responsible for oversight of activities related to strengthening the capacity and systems for AMR/antimicrobial use (AMU) surveillance in humans, animals, and food and environment sectors, and manage the country grant program data including recording, reporting, analysis, visualization and use. This position is based in Kathmandu with frequent field visits (30 percent or more) in different parts of Nepal.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership in design, planning, implementation, monitoring, data analysis, data visualization, dashboard and report preparation and sharing of AMR/AMU surveillance in humans, animals, food, and environment sectors.
  • Provide technical assistance to National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL), Central Veterinary Laboratory (CVL) and AMR/AMU surveillance sites to collect, refine, analyze, visualize and use of the AMR/AMU surveillance data.
  • Share the findings including AMR/AMU trends to AMRMSC, National Technical Working Committee, and AMR/AMU technical working group (TWG) quarterly and annually.
  • Lead, coordinate and support to design, develop, and conduct surveillance- and M&E-related training.
  • Support to prepare monitoring plan, and conduct supportive supervision and monitoring of, and onsite coaching and mentoring to NPHL, CVL and AMR/AMU surveillance sites.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to the project team on surveillance and M&E-related activities.
  • Provide technical assistance to prepare and submit AMR/AMU-related data and report as per the national, regional and global standard and requirements including annual report to Global Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (GLASS) and World Organization for Animal Health (OIE)
  • Lead and coordinate to develop/revise and implementation of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plan, including recording and reporting system, tools and guidelines for the Fleming Fund Country Grant for Nepal.
  • Manage country grant program data including recording and reporting, analysis, visualization and use, and ensure quality of the data.
  • Support to prepare quarterly report including good practices, lessons learnt and success stories.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Team Leader, Project Director, and/or Country Representative.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health or other relevant subjects and three years’ experience or a Bachelor’s degree in public health or other relevant subjects and five years’ experience in managing and conducting epidemiological and/or social science research and surveillance in public health.
  • Experience in standard epidemiological and statistical methods/tools in research and with quantitative and qualitative research method, surveillance and routine program monitoring, evaluation, learning and adapting.
  • Proficient in statistical software packages (SAS/Stata/SPSS) and WHONET and other bridging software.
  • Experience in translating wide range of data set into easily accessible and useful information that supports program objective, for example through maps, dashboard and visualization tools.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and use in public health.
  • Strong negotiation, coordination, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of AMR/AMU and disease surveillance and other relevant health programs.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the ethical issues surrounding research and surveillance.

Final Deadline for application is August 28, 2020.

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.

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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

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