About the project:
The successful candidate will join the Institute’s multi-disciplinary team as a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Expert for a new project, the Health Technologies Advocacy Project. The project will create an African driven advocacy platform (the Health Tech Platform (HTP)) to facilitate informed, objective, transparent, open and balanced discussions on development and use of transformational tools and technologies to address key health challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. The overall purpose of the project is to ensure that Africans are meaningfully involved in driving conversations about the need for transformational technologies and tools, their design, development, testing, and uptake by governments, other development actors, and communities, including youth and women. The initial focus of the project will be the ongoing research on mosquito gene drive and gene editing technologies for the elimination of Malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, and will be implemented at regional level as well as at national level in two countries to be confirmed, namely, Burkina Faso and Uganda or Kenya. This is a full-time position which will report to the Project Manager.
The main responsibility of the MEL Expert will be to spearhead the design and implementation of the project’s monitoring, evaluation and learning framework/plan. Specific responsibilities include:
Qualifications and Requirements
The expert will have a Masters’ degree in Economics, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation, Development Studies, or a related field. A minimum of five years’ experience in senior roles designing and implementing MEL systems in donor-funded development programmes.
Skills and Knowledge
Please send a motivation letter indicating your suitability to this position and a detailed CV which should include three relevant referees to email@example.com not later than 30th November 2020.
Applications should include the title of the position as the subject of the email.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
AFIDEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
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