MEAL Sr. Advisor - HIV/AIDS (MEAL Advisor)

Care International - YAOUNDE, Centre

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MEAL Sr. Advisor - HIV/AIDS (MEAL Advisor)
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Responsibilities and Tasks

Describe the major responsibilities, principal tasks, competencies and end results for which the position is accountable (limit responsibilities to five). Include WHY it is done and the impact to the organization. List the responsibilities in the order of importance and state the percentage of time the employee spends on each responsibility during a typical year.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY 1 - Lead the updating and maintenance of the MEAL system
The MEAL SA will:

  • Conduct an adaptive design process to update current M&E structures and processes currently based on hard-copy records, MS Excel and CommCare
  • Update the system to be more robust and adapted to the needs and capacities of the TLO and implementing partners
  • Support the COP and DCOP in the development, adaptation, and/or revision of quality assurance standards, tools, and monitoring systems, and the development of action plans and improvement measures
  • Ensure that all M&E data needed for quarterly and annual project reporting to the donor and relevant stakeholders are complete, accurate and submitted in a timely fashion; support the COP, CARE USA STA, M&E team within CHAMP II and among sub-partners, and DCOP to develop monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual reports for USAID (and additional reporting as required)
  • Develop annual performance monitoring plans and coach the TLO to take on the responsibility (by Year 3)
  • Develop results frameworks, potential indicators, relevant and applicable baseline and routine data collection strategies, and methodologies to implement the M&E strategy with accuracy, fidelity, and effectively to ensure data are used appropriately for program pivots in a timely fashion

JOB RESPONSIBILITY 2 - Lead process of transition of MEAL system to TLO and implementing partners

The MEAL SA will:

  • Provide guidance and coaching to the TLO to develop a detailed plan for capacity building and handover of MEAL system reporting over the three-year period using established metrics including custom indicators
  • Update data quality assurance procedures as appropriate, ensuring local implementing partners have the processes and skills in place to conduct real-time, data driven quality assurance and ensure roll-out of DQA system, and collaborate with TLO to transfer oversight of data quality to TLO • Oversee capacity building of all M&E staff within the TLO (and sub-grantees). Manage, train and mentor M&E field officers that will be based at partner sites to address data quality and any issues/challenges. Ensure that field M&E staff are mentored and updated on all program and PEPFAR related M&E.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY 3 - Support COP and DCOPP in driving data use for ongoing program improvement

The MEAL SA will:

  • Ensure MEAL systems reinforce DQA and data utilization through techniques including built-in data validity checks, standardized cross-comparable metrics, and clear clean data visualizations (JR4)
  • Support program improvement to achieve maximum reach and quality from prevention through adherence to long-term viral suppression; provide and manage M&E TA including but not limited to training, supportive supervision and mentoring to TLO and other implementing partner M&E staff for all M&E activities in the delivery of HIV/AIDS services.
  • Conduct coaching for TLO and implementing partners on integrating data use for decision making into MEAL systems
  • Produce communication tools for donors, the MOH, and other stakeholders that are strategic, as well as accurate and timely, in collaboration with the DCOPP and COP.
  • Collaborate with the care and treatment team to ensure integration of programatic and clinical data to ensure optimization of program achievement and quality
  • Support the M&E leads within CHAMP/II and among sub-partners and the DCOPP to utilize program (and additional qualitative) data to gauge performance against benchmarks and PEPFAR targets, identify potential gaps and causes, and develop solutions to address gaps

JOB RESPONSIBILITY 4 - Provide analysis and data visualization to support external represention of CHAMP II

The MEAL SA will:

  • Collaborate with the program and research teams to support analyses incorporating program data and research data
  • Oversee the MEAL team at CHAMP II and the TLO to produce data visualizations to support external representation of the project
  • Conduct analyses of process data to support publication, evaluation, etc.

JOB RESPONSIBILITY 5 - Directly supervise the MEAL team

The MEAL SA will:

  • Oversee and supervise relevant CHAMP/II MEAL staff
  • Work closely with the project data analyst in conducting HIV clinical cascade analysis and generating continuum of care metrics


DATE LIMITE : 2/08/2019
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Éducation minimum
Licence (grade universitaire)
Expérience requise
5 Années
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Les langues
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Qualifications (Know How)

Indicate the minimum required level of education, experience, and skills necessary to qualify for the position and fulfill the organization’s expectations for job performance. Also include the education, experience, and skills desired for the position.

Education / Training

E.g. high school diploma; college degree (specify major/minor); specialty (ex. Accounting). Include the following phrase when possible: “or equivalent combination of education and work experience.”


• At least a bachelors’ level degree in public health, sexual, reproductive, maternal health, behavioral/social science, nursing, international development or other related/relevant fields, or equivalent combination of education and work experience, with training and experience in project implementation, research, management, or evaluation
• Experience working with on health programming

Masters level or higher in sexual/reproductive health and HIV and training in the delivery of differentiated HIV-related service packages for key populations
Experience with key populations including men who have sex with men, sex workers, people who inject drugs, etc.

Experience/Technical Skills Number of months/ years of previous professional experience in a similar position. Examples: languages; planning; budgeting; word-processing, basic accounting; advanced written communications; presentations; fundraising; training/facilitation, etc.

• At least 5 years of experience providing technical support and leadership for public health or development programing, ideally in francophone West or Central Africa
• Demonstrated ability in concepts, principles, methods and techniques of delivering public health or development programs
• Demonstrated skills in effectively negotiating with host governments, donors, UN agencies and/or other USAID projects, local organizations and partners. Knowledge and good understanding of MER Indicators.
• Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills (preferably in French and English)
• Proven leadership skills. Demonstrated experience managing a technical team.
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.
• Demonstrated strong commitment to gender equity and diversity.
• Fluency in written and spoken English and French


DATE LIMITE : 2/08/2019
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Nom de l'employeur

Care International

À propos de notre entreprise

Care International est une association humanitaire fondée en 1945 aux États-Unis, à la fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, avant le Plan Marshall. Il s'agit aujourd'hui d'un réseau international, l'une des plus importantes ONG : en termes de budget, 700 millions d'euros

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