Technical Advisor – Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) Information Systems

Project Concern International

About the organization

PCI’s mission is to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women & girls.

Duties

The Technical Advisor, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation (MERL) – Project Information Systems Specialist will work under the supervision and guidance of Project Concern International’s (PCI’s) Director, MERL. As PCI actively works to integrate with Global Communities (GC), this position will actively support the functional integration team, that includes PCI’s MERL team as well as Global Communities’ Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Knowledge Management (MERL-KM) team; this combined functional integration team is currently referred to as the MERL-KM Team and is proposed to sit within GC’s Office of Strategic Information, Innovation, and Learning (OSIIL). The position will work in close coordination / collaboration with domestic and globally-based staff in PCI and GC’s global offices, including staff working in Country based Programming, and HQ-based Technical Leadership, Operations, New Business Development, Information Technology Department and Units.

The primary functions of this position are to provide MERL-related technical support to new, existing and closing programs, in support of organization-wide aims to improve program quality and impact, ensure accountability to stakeholders, and promote learning. The position will serve as a subject matter expert / specialist in the area of data management and information systems for program related data (results, targets, etc) and will play a leadership role to define and advance priorities to strengthen project.

Qualifications

Minimum of eight (8) years of related work experience or bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Welfare or Social Science, International Development, Information Science or relevant areas with a minimum of four (4) years of related work experience. Master’s degree preferred.
Demonstrated experience in developing and/or strengthening M&E Plans, tools, and systems to produce relevant, timely, quality data that are responsive to the project M&E strategy as well as comply with reporting requirements.
At least two to three (2-3) years of experience in leading or supporting efforts to strengthen the use of relevant technology and information systems to inform effective decision making in international development programming and support strong program management.
Proven project coordination skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team coordinating and collaborating with diverse field counterparts across multiple countries

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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