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About the job
About The Project
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is urgently seeking a Provincial Technical Advisor for a 5-year, $25 million, health systems strengthening (HSS) project in Rwanda. The purpose of this USAID-funded THRIVE Health System Strengthening Next (HSS Next) activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans.
About Your Role The MEL Officer works under the direction and supervision of the MEL Director on the project team of the USAID-funded NEXT Project. The MEL Officer leads and supports activities in MEL using a client-centered approach. The Officer will be assigned to supporting the NEXT Project’s MEL systems and activities, enhancing the project’s use of information & data for decision making, and measuring and maximizing health impact of the Rwandan health system, because of the project’s supports
How will YOU accomplish this?
- Job experience in Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning in a health-related institution or other related field (e.g., population health, epidemiology, biostatistics, demography), with course work experience in one or more components of MEL, research, demography, statistics, or other related area.
- Experience in data management and analysis (quantitative and qualitative) with proven skills in at least one statistical package software for quantitative data analysis (SPSS, STATA, R, etc.) and software for qualitative data analysis (Nvivo, Atlas.ti, Dedoose, etc).
- Understanding of and experience using HMIS databases (especially DHIS2), and of understanding the value of interoperability.
- Strong analytical and organizational skills demonstrated by ability to work both independently and within a team.
- Excellent writing and communications skills including organizing, scanning, summarizing and presenting information.
- Ability to contribute to drafts of deliverables and sections of deliverables including work plans, quarterly reports, annual reports, slide decks, and other technical products/reports.
- Demonstrated flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environment and working under tight deadlines.
- Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and solve problems using innovative, evidence-based solutions.
- Familiarity with USAID indicators and metrics in specific content areas.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
What do you need to apply?
- Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years of experience or Master’s degree and 4 years of experience.
- Flexibility and openness in responding to changing work priorities and environments.
- Ability to work under tight deadlines.
- Competence in assessing priorities and solving problems using innovative, evidence-based solutions.
- Highly detail-oriented, meticulous, and consistent in the execution of work.
- Proactively identify areas that require support and propose constructive solutions.
What should you know about MSH?
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) saves lives and improves health by helping public and private organizations throughout the world to effectively manage people, medicines, money, and information. Working from more than 45 country offices and our Arlington, Virginia, and Medford, Massachusetts, US headquarters, our staff from 73 nations is highly regarded for its technical expertise, integrity, and commitment to making a lasting difference in health. 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. MSH collaborates with local partners, from the national government to the community, to strengthen health systems. We live our mission to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in health.
If you feel you have the required experience to assist MSH in implementing our vision, please submit your CV via our website www.msh.orgMSH is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, religion, creed, citizenship, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements. MSH will take affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated without regard to their race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran and disability status. In compliance with U.S. Department of Labor Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act, MSH has developed and maintains an affirmative action program and plan.
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