M&E Specialist

Company Overview: Atlanta-based Integral Global (“IG”) delivers public health impact to vulnerable communities and expands the reach and effectiveness of federal agencies, private and corporate foundations, and international partners in dynamic, difficult-to-reach environments. Sustainability and relational integrity are central to IG’s approach to every engagement. We collaborate closely with Ministries of Health and other in-country partners in the Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia, and East Africa to ensure that the impact of our work continues long after a project concludes. Our track record, in-country relationships, and knowledge of on the ground operations allow us to rapidly and effectively mobilize resources to achieve the goals of our clients. Learn more at: https://www.integralglobal.net/

Job Summary: Integral Global is seeking an initiative-taking, solutions-oriented individual with demonstrated experience working as a M&E specialist. The individual selected for this role will work as a contractor to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The M&E Specialist will work with stakeholders and the Emergency Response Capacity Team (ERCT) at CDC to design evaluation plans to identify priority activities to be implemented by the program. This may necessitate the design and conduct of surveys, assessments, and other evaluation methods to assess progress towards strategic goals and objectives within work plan timelines. Specific tasks are below:

1. Develop an Evaluation Plan

1a. Develop evaluation strategies for program, process, or product to be evaluated, identify the stakeholders, identify the evaluation focus, and key questions to be answered, use best practices or relevant literature to guide the evaluation plan, describe the evaluation strategy and expected outcomes, identify models, methods, or designs to support the evaluation and collaborate with stakeholders to confirm the selected approach to evaluation design. M&E contractor should benefit from the development of CDC M&E logic model in creating the indicators, will work closely with the subject matter experts to develop indicators.

1b. Monitoring and evaluation plan framework should cover all ERCT public health
operational capacity building interventions in emergency preparedness and response, risk communication and community engagement operations and surge operations strengthening. The monitoring and evaluation plan must include measurable indicators based on the interventions and the timeline of all activities conducted by ERCT members in supported region/countries.

1c. M&E contractor will provide monthly and quarterly reports on progress of all activities based on the indicators included in the plan. M&E contractor must be able to provide a comparison summary on outcomes of all indicators in the monthly and quarterly reports. An annual report is required.

2. Implement the Evaluation Plan:

2a. Implement the data collection plan, document evaluation activities, conduct effective individual or group interviews, conduct effective observations, record, and summarize relevant existing data.

2b. Analyze and interpret data by using appropriate quantitative or qualitative analysis procedures, making judgments about the findings and draw conclusions and develop recommendations.

2c. M&E contractor will develop the required monthly, quarterly and annual reporting templates and share it with the team to assure these templates are comprehensive and inclusive of all team’s deliverable indicators. Examples of the indicators are number of training material developed, trainings and workshops conducted, field deployments, technical assistance provided, etc.

3. Oversee ERCT Evaluation Processes:

3a. Monitor the evaluation indicators and overall plan to meet changing circumstances, tracking evaluation progress against schedules and evolving frameworks, identifying, and resolving problems that arise during the evaluations, fostering reflection and dialogue on the evaluation process and outcomes.

3b. Assist with representing ERCT and coordinate with M&E working groups and expertise at CDC and external partners to ensure overall alignment with agency and global goals.

3c. Monitor the implementation of the M&E plan. Participate in an annual review of the plan. Work with ERCT to devise ways to redirect evaluation activities or revise the plan.

3d. Interpret M&E findings. Consider the various explanations for M&E findings and identify the most relevant explanations to the program.

3e. Disseminate M&E findings. Discuss findings in formal and informal settings and encourage others to consider and make decisions based on the findings and recommendations.

3f. Contribute to internal and global M&E knowledge through conference presentations, webinars, and publications on evaluation initiatives and operational impact of ERCT’s work.

3g. The contractor will travel for no more than three 10 day international travel trips to the continents of Africa, South America, and Europe based on program being evaluated.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in public health with focus in M&E and 3-5 years demonstrated experience as an M&E Specialist. Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident.

Job Location and Expected Work Hours: The position is 100% remote. Possibility of 3 international trips with a duration of approximately 10 days per trip. This is a full time (40 hours per week) position.

Start Date: Immediately

How To Apply: Email resume/CV to people@integralglobal.net

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Atlanta Georgia

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