Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist
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A Peace Corps Response Volunteer (PCRV) with at least an intermediate level of French and experience in target setting, reporting, data management and developing M&E and performance monitoring tools, along with excellent research and data collection methodology skills in the context of international development, is needed to assist the staff of SOS-Vita, a local NGO in Atakpamé, the capital of the Plateaux Region of Togo primarily committed to improving regional health outcomes. The Peace Corps Response Volunteer will collaborate and work with SOS-Vita Director of Monitoring and Evaluation and other staff members dedicated to strengthening the organization’s M&E unit.
As Togo makes strides to improve the infrastructure of its health system, SOS-Vita specifically focuses on health care access promotion, health information advocacy, reducing HIV/AIDS rates, income generation for women, and sustainable environmental management at a community level. The PCRV will develop monitoring indicators for SOS-Vita respective areas of interventions, develop the capacity of SOS-Vita community level data collectors on quality management standards, support the establishment of a M&E database, and support the improvement and development of communication platforms (Website, Facebook, Instagram, Newsletter) for the dissemination of health information and organization reports to external partners. The overall goal of this assignment is to support shifting SOS-Vita focus towards a more quantifiable, result-based, and data-driven approach to development.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of uncertainties relating to Peace Corps and local partners resuming volunteer operations. Invitees will be arriving in Togo together as a group. While the whole group's departure dates could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• High tolerance for ambiguity and high level of flexibility – some details of this project could change because of the uncertainties as Peace Corps and local partners resume volunteer operations
• Bachelor's degree in a field related to Public Health, International Relations, or Development Studies
• Advanced French (Reading, Speaking and Writing)
• Experience in performance measurement such as target setting, reporting, data management and developing M&E and performance monitoring tools
• Excellent research and data collection methodology skills in the context of international development
• Computer Literacy and experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, social media, and relevant data analytics
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