Monitoring and Evaluation Associate
EpiC is a five-year global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The project provides strategic technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case finding, prevention, treatment programming and viral load (VL) suppression among key populations (KPs) and priority populations (PPs). In the Philippines, EpiC works in the Greater Metro Manila Area (Metro Manila, CALABARZON, Central Luzon) to address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the HIV response by expanding HIV case finding in the community, upscaling of PrEP implementation, and strengthening treatment initiation, adherence, and retention support for people living with HIV (PLHIV). Further, EpiC Philippines aims to build the capacity of local, community based KP organizations and works closely with the government of the Philippines to deliver HIV services tailored to the needs of KPs.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Associate will report to the EpiC HIV Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to ensure timely completion and transmittal of the project’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) data. S/he will assist with the introduction of innovations including surveillance, M&E activities to the project activities; and in the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention-linked research. The Monitoring and Evaluation Associate will provide support in the implementation of M&E systems and procedures per USAID guidelines, which includes data collection, analysis, and reporting on key indicators (output, outcome, and impact) for the program. S/he will undertake activities to support reviews of programs and/or country M&E systems and strengthening actions likewise ensuring the utilization of HIV data at the facility level through different approaches.
- Assists in data collection and performs minimal data entry, with preparation and sorting of collected information and identifying templates that need to be entered.
- Ensures accuracy of entered data and ensures consistency and alignment with the existing data by assisting on the conduct of data quality review and verification at the supported facilities and key partners.
- Ensure the utilization of HIV information system and dashboards across supported facilities through capacity building of data analysis and conduct of regular M&E sessions at the facility level.
- Works closely with the Senior Strategic Information Advisor and M&E Specialist through assistance of project monitoring and reporting; and provision of guidance and support to partners as needed.
- Assists in the preparation of progress quarterly M&E reports and uploads all approved M&E relevant reports into the online systems as required.
- Collaborates with Program Coordinators in site-level monitoring of project initiatives and accomplishments.
- Travels when needed to coordinate, monitor, and/or participate in related activities.
- Assists with project research activities, such as translation and transcription, as needed.
- Contributes to presentations in MS Word, Excel, and/or PowerPoint formats.
- Performs other related duties as assigned and agreed upon.
- BA/BS in Social Sciences, Statistics, Information Technology, or any Allied Health/Medical degree.
- Minimum 2-3 years of program monitoring experience, preferably (but not required) in health or HIV-related projects.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- Working knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures with providing program support for HIV activities/projects is desired.
- Experience in program monitoring and evaluation, data collection, and data management of health-related data.
- Knowledge and experience in M&E and USAID reporting requirements is desired.
- Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
- Competent in using MS Office package (Word, Excel, and Power Point) and with experience using database.
- Preferably, but not required, familiar on using data analysis software (Stata, SPSS, Power BI).
- Ability to analyze data, correct data errors and prepare reports.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and work with others effectively.
- Prior experience in a non- governmental organization (NGO) preferred.
- Fluency in English and local language
WORKING CONDITIONS AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
- Site-level support (field office work).
- Ability to travel domestically at least 80% (NCR, Central Luzon, CaLaBaRZon)
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construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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