Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, & Learning - Liberia

Last Mile Health

About the organization

Last Mile Health (LMH) saves lives in the world's most remote communities by partnering with governments to bring critical primary care services to the doorsteps of people living in the last mile. LMH is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization with offices in Liberia, Boston and New York. For more information, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at LMH. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


The Role

At Last Mile Health (LMH), we dig data. Are you committed to ensuring that everyone, everywhere receive the care they need through the use of data and its uses? If so, you may be our next Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, & Learning (MERL) in Liberia.

We are looking for an inspirational Director of MERL with experience in monitoring, evaluation, a commitment to learning and working in close partnership with stakeholders from the community to the national level and building capacity and a culture for learning within LMH.

As the Director of MERL reporting to the Country Director, you will lead and manage an incredible Liberia-based MERL team, oversee exciting work including population surveys, work with the team in Liberia and the US to analyze, communicate and work with a range of internal and external partners to disseminate our learnings, support data use for quality improvement and building capacity. Your work to design and implement an innovate approach to MERL will be supported by a deeply experienced team of scientific advisors and a Senior Director for Implementation Sciences. Your technical expertise, ability to support the team to clearly communicate data results to drive change, and great people development experience will be critical to building truly learning-oriented clinical program and organizational culture.


What You'll Bring

- Several years of experience in the monitoring & evaluation of public health programs, preferably in low resource settings
- Experience in participating or leading research in low resource settings
- Significant experience managing, coaching, and developing staff
- Strong data management skills, including working knowledge of relational databases and statistical software
- Demonstrated ability to promote and enable organization-wide data use for learning
- Graduate degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, or a related public health quantitative methods field

You'll Impress Us If

- You can demonstrate measurable results with teams you have led including capacity building
- You have demonstrated achievements working with national or sub-national government counterparts

Application instructions

Please apply using the link above. We look forward to hearing from you.

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