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Ghana Systems for Health: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director

Project Management
International Development Group
1906R Requisition #
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Required Skills and Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required (with 12 years’ experience), Master’s degree preferred (with 9 years) in the areas of statistics, public health, demography, M&E, public administration, program management, or related field.
• Minimum of 10 years of demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation of large-scale development projects.
• USAID experience and/or other international donor projects preferable.
• Strong understanding of health sector in Ghana. Previous work experience with the Government of Ghana and public health sector of Ghana considered a plus.
• Solid experience and familiarity with impact evaluations, quantitative and qualitative research methods, surveillance surveys, research methodologies, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems preferable with donor-funded development programs.
• Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, performance evaluations for improvement, reporting, and developing MEL and/or performance monitoring plans.
• Strong skills in data collection and analysis, strategic analysis, M&E, identifying trends in data, and the ability to write convincing findings and recommendations.
• Solid experience with incorporating learning and knowledge management into project/program cycle to guide evidence-based decision making
• Strong knowledge of USAID Evaluation Policy, ADS (Automated Directive System), and other relevant MEL guidance from USAID, including CLA, and other donor-funded development agencies.
• Computer literacy, with ability to analyze and interpret data using Excel, online reporting tools, or statistical packages such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA.
• Excellent management, communication (oral presentation and written) and organizational skills; flexibility and ability to multi-task.
• Professional proficiency in spoken and written English is required.
• Ghanaian citizens/nationals are encouraged to apply.

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Position is contingent upon award and funding.

Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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