- Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline (public health, demography, sociology, epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field) with a minimum of 8 years of experience in Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation and/or Collaboration, Learning and Adaption; or,
- Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to public health, demography, sociology, epidemiology, biostatistics, or a related field with a minimum of 10 years of experience in Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation and/or Collaboration, Learning and Adaption.
- Proven experience in a MEL or CLA leadership position in similarly sized, international donor-supported programs. International NGO experience is strongly preferred.
- Robust’ experience in practical experience setting up and managing Monitoring, Evaluation and Research systems for health programs with major focus on FP/RH/RMNCAH and health systems strengthening
- Extensive experience in knowledge management and dissemination of operational research and/or evaluation findings
- Proven track record in leading efforts in local M&E capacity building, training, and ongoing support for all partners to strengthen the collection, analysis, visualization, management, and use of quality data for strategic planning, program design and direction as well as for establishing activity targets for implementation.
- Exceptional ability to analyze multiple sources of data to identify data trends and to provide recommendations on project implementation.
- Demonstrated ability to articulate technical information clearly and effectively and adjust indicator selection and targets as part of adaptive programming.
- Demonstrated experience leading and building the capacity of M&E officers, including remote, field-based staff, to meet project needs and deliverables is strongly desired.
- Demonstrated ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with host country government personnel, stakeholders, NGO partners, and international donor agencies.
- Proven ability to communicate a common vision among diverse partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams is desired.
- Evidence of effective communication skills, both oral and written, to fulfill the diverse technical and managerial requirements of the agreement is desired.
- Management/supervisory experience is required.
- Knowledge/Experience with USAID cooperative agreement rules and regulations strongly preferred.
- Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, Statistical Software).
- Experience in Africa, with preference for recent work in Ghana
- Languages: Full Professional Proficiency in spoken and written English
Global Communities positively welcomes and seeks applications from all sections of society. We are committed to a work environment that respects the dignity and worth of everyone and offers equal opportunity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.