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Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) Specialist

Delhi (India)

  • Organization: Jhpiego - Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Location: Delhi (India)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-18

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Job id : 173748 Apply by: 18 Sep 2021 Relevant Sectors Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) Specialist

Location: New Delhi

Jhpiego is a non-profit global health leader and Johns Hopkins University affiliate that is saving lives, improving health and transforming futures. We partner with governments, health experts and local communities to build the skills and systems that guarantee a healthier future for women and families. Jhpiego translates the best science and practice into moments of care that can mean the difference between life and death for women and families. The moment a woman gives birth; the moment a midwife helps a new-born to breath. Through our partnerships, we are revolutionizing health care for the world’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable people.

In India, Jhpiego works across various states in close collaboration with national and state governments, providing technical assistance in the areas of family planning, maternal and child health, strengthening human resources for health, and non-communicable diseases. These programs are funded by USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), MSD for Mothers and other anonymous donors.

Jhpiego is hiring for the position of Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MLE) specialist based at New Delhi for its USAID funded NISHTHA project for strengthening of comprehensive primary healthcare across 12 states. The position will work closely with the state office teams and India country office team for measurement of project impact, documentation of learnings and conducting the evaluation activities. The position will report to Senior Advisor, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research.

Responsibilities :

• Support evaluation and research activities under the project – developing research protocols, conducting literature review, drafting determination request forms, developing data collection tools, drafting other research related documents, managing IRB submissions and carrying out data analysis.
• Support in drafting of scientific manuscripts/program or research abstracts for submission to
• peer reviewed journals/international conferences.
• Develop and implement MER plan for the project with guidance from the Senior Advisor, MER.
• Ensure quality, consistency and adherence to best practices for M&E across the program, including data quality use in the reports.
• Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of MER plan and to identify
• where adaptations might be needed.
• Support in documentation of various project results, processes and development of success stories and fact sheets for strategic sharing and dissemination.
• Coordinate with partner organizations/learning partners, who are supporting conduct of specific project learning activities or research/evaluation studies.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor to achieve the project goals.

Abilities/Skills :

• Good analytical and scientific writing skills.
• Ability to analyze quantitative data using standard softwares like SPSS/STATA/R. Ability to use qualitative data analysis softwares will be an added advantage.
• Ability to produce documents and reports of professional quality and coordinate activities independently.
• Fluency in spoken and written English and Hindi required.
• Ability to multi task and work in a multi-cultural team.
• Ability to handle a variety of assignments under pressure of deadlines
• Ability to develop productive working relationships with other team members, agencies, stakeholders and other organizations.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Ability to travel up to 20% of the time.

Qualifications / Experience / Knowledge :

• Bachelor’s degree in health with Master’s in epidemiology, statistics or public health.
• At least 5-7 years of relevant professional experience of working with international health programs/ organizations especially in the field of Monitoring, Evaluation and Research related activities.
• Experience of designing and conducting qualitative & quantitative public health research.
• Publications in peer reviewed international journals.
• Understanding of Global Health and development approaches with willingness to learn the technical side of program implementation.
• Experience with digital platforms for Monitoring, Evaluation and Research would be an added advantage.
• Familiarity with the Indian public health system, newer initiatives in health sector and relevant government policies/ strategies particularly National Health Mission, and Ayushman Bharat.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer and offers highly dynamic and enabling work environment and provides competitive compensation based on experience and background. Interested candidates should submit their application at with a covering note.

Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted applicants will receive a response from Jhpiego HR.
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