Monitoring and Evaluations Manager

  • Full time
  • 3 months ago
  • Salary MWK 000 / Monthly

Job Description

mothers2mothers (m2m) is an Africa-based NGO that unlocks the potential of women to eliminate paediatric AIDS and create healthy families across ten sub-Saharan African countries. m2m trains, employs, and helps empower women living with HIV to work as community healthcare workers in understaffed health centres and underserved communities. Through a peer-to-peer approach, these ‘Mentor Mothers’ deliver a range of health services, advice, and support to women and their families. Started in Cape Town, South Africa in 2001 with an initial focus on preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV, m2m has innovated and built on its strengths and now provides family-centred support for a range of related health and social issues spanning pregnancy, birth, childhood, and adolescence.

It also partners with governments and other NGOs on the adoption of its programme to spread the Mentor Mother Model and its benefits. m2m has a track record of scaling its services and proven impact. To date, m2m has reached over 11M women and children under two, and created more than 11,000 jobs for African women living with HIV. For more, visit

Job Title:  Monitoring & Evaluations Manager
Organisation Levels: mothers2mothers -> m2m Malawi
Location: Lilongwe – , MW (Primary)
Type of position: Fixed Term Contract
Education: Master’s
Closing Date : 5/2/2021
Job Description
Program Design and Strategy

  • • Provide technical and analytical input to the Country Director, Technical Advisor and Programme Manager to support program design
    • Coordinate with the M&E Coordinator, field program staff and other relevant m2m stakeholders on proposal development and project design.
    • Review country resources/reports to update m2m staff and management of national developments and trends to support m2m evidence and needs-based program development.
Program Monitoring

• Work in collaboration with colleagues, stakeholders and head office to develop and implement the m2m Malawi monitoring & evaluation plan, and facilitate periodic revision
• Supervise the implementation of all M&E activities, including data collection, timely reporting, interpretation, and analysis
• Lead the in-country development of M&E systems and process for new programme components in partnership with head office staff
• Lead and facilitate country M&E reviews to inform development of programme quality improvement interventions

Program Research & Evaluation

  • • Provide technical guidance to the development, implementation and evaluation of pilot projects, operations research, and program evaluations  in partnership with head office staff
    • Recruitment and management of technical consultants, as appropriate.
    • Serve as the point person for m2m Malawi evaluation activities
Reports, Documentation & Representation

• Leads M&E team, PTM and RMs with required information to guide donor and head office reporting
• Support documentation of lessons learned, reporting and presentation at appropriate regional and international forums.
• Represent m2m Malawi at relevant M&E technical working groups

Capacity Building

• Provide training and ongoing support to m2m Malawi management and field staff on M&E topics to build capacity at all levels
• Provide line management and technical support to M&E Coordinator

Job Requirements
  • Masters Degree in Social/Health sciences, Epidemiology, Statistics, Demography or a related field
  • Minimum of  5 years of specific M&E related work experience in the health sector/ or in the field of public health, including implementation and management of health M&E systems; experience in HIV/AIDS, PMTCT/RMNCH preferred
  • Sound experience in working in an M&E leadership role, responsible for conceptualization and systems design (experience designing M&E systems a distinct advantage)
  • Proven track record in capacity building; experience training others on M&E systems (data collection, interpretation and analysis)
  • Proven ability to analyze complex sets of information at multiple levels and to develop new approaches related to M&E in an integrated and participatory way
  • Demonstrated experience with program reporting to donor agencies
  • Experience managing staff including conducting performance reviews and ongoing support and supervision
  • Excellent working knowledge of and experience in using MS Office suite and relevant database systems
  • Competence in programming and analysis of data using programs such as SAS, SPSS, Epi-Info or others.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively and to facilitate collective problem-solving
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively with diverse organizational units
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, work to strict deadlines and check in at key project points to ensure deliverables are aligned to organisational expectations
  • Fluency in English as well as a local language is essential
  • Valid driver’s license & possession of own car beneficial.
How to apply
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mothers2mothers is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged people. Competitive salary packages will be negotiable in accordance with m2m’s remuneration policies.

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