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Health Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor (7 mos) Jobs in South Sudan

Company Profile: Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. MSI is part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries, including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at
Project/Proposal Summary: MSI was awarded a three-year contract with USAID/Sudan on a project named SUPPORT (Services Under Program and Project Offices for Results Tracking), and tasked with the responsibility of executing functions normally associated with USAID’s Program and Communications offices. As a part of the SUPPORT project, MSI is currently establishing an office compound suitable for USAID and partner meetings in Southern Sudan, hiring technical and support staff and facilitating VIP visits. For more information on our Sudan project (Services Under Program and Project Offices for Results Tracking – SUPPORT) please follow this link:
Position Summary: The USAID/Sudan Health Team is responsible for managing a portfolio that includes HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, reproductive health and family planning, maternal and child health, nutrition, rational pharmaceutical management, and integrated disease surveillance and response. The Specialist will need to play a significant role in helping to manage and strengthen systems to assess and monitor program performance across the Health portfolio. S/he will work closely with Health Team technical staff, MSI M&E staff, PEPFAR staff, and implementing partner organizations, as well as the Government of South Sudan (GOSS) Ministry of Health (MOH), multilateral and bilateral donor agencies, and UN technical agencies. This short-term assignment will be based in Juba, Sudan from November 1, 2011 until March 31, 2012
Responsibilities: • Provide leadership in the aggregation, management, and analysis of partner program data. • Responsible for accurate representation of indicators, established baselines, targets, data sources, and data quality issues.
• Backstop and provide interim support for PEPFAR Strategic Information Advisor as needed. • Undertake a minimum of monthly monitoring and supervision visits to Health Team project sites. • Draft technical narratives and performance reports for multiple audiences. • Develop Scopes of Work and management of relevant health team assessments or evaluations.
Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, International Affairs, Public Administration or a related field and at least 8 years of relevant experience, or a Masters Degree and 6+ years of experience; • Prior experience living and working in developing countries; • Experience working with local NGOs; • Prior experience working in Southern Sudan preferred; • Excellent verbal, writing, and communications skills; • Demonstrated ability to work in teams; • Fluency in English.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
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