The Monitoring Officer I provides technical support to monitoring and evaluation activities for domestic and international programs implemented by CCP, with guidance from higher R&E level staff. The Monitoring Officer I assists Research and Evaluation Officers with activities along the continuum of monitoring, evaluation and learning, from conception and design to results interpretation, reporting and data use. He/She also supports the work of local monitoring and evaluation staff in CCP country offices, including locally based consultants and vendors, to implement data collection activities for program monitoring. Individuals in the Monitoring Officer I position have basic knowledge and experience in program monitoring designs, performance monitoring plans, electronic data collection, data visualization platforms, and analysis using analytical software. With support from higher-level monitoring and R&E staff, the Monitoring Officer I develops monitoring tools, develops and maintains MEL databases, and analyzes and interprets MEL data. The Monitoring Officer I could travel internationally to deliver short-term technical assistance (STTA), with support from higher-level R&E staff.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
I. Theory, Frameworks & Models
Demonstrates knowledge of public health, communication and/or social psychological theories.
Contributes to application of SBCC theory and models to RMEL studies and monitoring plans w/Support. II. Research & Evaluation Research Design
Support the development of R&E designs to fit the local context and programs based on monitoring data w/Support
Coordinates technical input from in-country MEL staff w/Support
Develops drafts of MEL quantitative and qualitative data collection tools w/Support
Coordinates the development of program partners' monitoring data collection tools w/Support
Develops mobile and electronic data collection tools w/Support
Develops drafts of RFP for MEL data collection and reviews competitive proposals w/Support
Develops and implements field training w/Support
Coordinates MEL data collection and quality assurance in the field per approved IRB protocol w/Support
Contributes to the development of MEL reports and manuscripts (includes scientific writing) presentations, posters, blogs and other products, using writing that is accurate, clear with logical flow, and appropriate for different audiences, w/Support
Develops data visualization resources including from virtual dashboards for reports and other products w/Support
Presents MEL findings at external and internal meetings and conferences w/Support
III. Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL)
Develops MEL plans and IRB protocols w/Direction
Operationalizes MEL plans (including virtual dashboards) and IRB protocols w/Support
Implements MEL plans and data quality assurance w/Support
MEL Data Analysis
Analyzes MEL data for program feedback and reporting Independently
Updates monitoring design to adjust to program changes while keeping an integrated system, independently
IV. Statistics and Analysis
Conducts and/or supervises MEL data cleaning and data preparation for analysis (includes integrating partners' data into dashboard), ndependently
Performs quantitative analysis using statistical software (EXCEL, STATA, SPSS) and/or or dashboard analytics (includes GIS mapping) and interpretation, independently
Conducts and/or supervises MEL data preparation and codebook development for analysis, independently
Performs qualitative analysis of MEL data using software (Atals.ti. Nvivo, Deddose and others) and/or or dashboard analytics and interpretation, independently
V. Business Development
Leads the MEL section of proposal development (including draft text and PMP) w/Support
VI. Leadership and Professional Development
Participates in internal CCP, R&E and MEL learning activities (includes staff meeting, CoP, StratComm, TIPS, others)
Participates and shares learning opportunities that advance R&E and MEL skills within diverse communication and public health areas
Presents at Research in Practice Brown bags, independently
Manages students and temporary staff, independently
Manages working groups w/Support
VII. Collaboration and Communication
Seeks input from team members (in country, HQ) to develop comprehensive MEL plans and documents, independently
Other duties may be assigned.
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
Masters Degree (MPH, MSPH, MS) in communication, public health, or related behavioral science,
Three (3) years of program monitoring experience,
At least one (1) year is relevant international-experience.
Doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, ScD) in communication, public health, or related behavioral science with one year of monitoring experience.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Fluency in either Portuguese or Spanish
Advanced XLS form scripting for use with ODK (backend and automated calculations)
Qualified in mobile and web data collection
Extensive use of various ODK servers (Ona.io, Kobo, etc.) and data storage, management, and download and cleaning for STATA
Use of ArcGIS or Q GIS
Solid knowledge of data visualization platforms such as DHIS2
International travel as needed
Oversees country-level monitoring officers as well as local consultants, but not in an officially supervisory capacity
Responsible to provide budget estimates for M&E activities in each country of their responsibility and to keep within budget when implementing such activities
Classified Title: Monitoring Officer Working Title: Monitoring Officer Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,945 - $83,865/ Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30a - 5:00p / 37. 5 hrs per week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 31-MD:JH at 111 Market Place Department name: 10001159-Ctr for Communication Programs CCP Personnel area: School of Public Health
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