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Director of Strategic Information at MCDI, Mali

Country: Mali
City: Bamako
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International Jobs in Africa, The Medical Care Development International is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic, highly qualified and experienced officer to operate as Director of Strategic Information in African country Mali. The position holder will lead the highly anticipated Integrated Family, Household, and Community Health and Nutrition Activity in Mali (funded by USAID). The Director of strategic information will lead all strategic information responsibilities related to the program, including all monitoring, evaluation, analytics, and reporting of performance and results. S/he will lead efforts to strengthen M&E and performance reporting which may include support to community organizations to monitor, document, and analyze the per performance of their activities and ensure data quality.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the implementation of all monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting plans, systems, and processes
  • Establish and maintain an effective M&E database and M&E reporting (MER) system
  • Lead the development and implementation of the project’s performance monitoring and evaluation plan including appropriate indicators and targets
  • Provide training for capacity development of civil society and community organizations
  • Develop and implement efficient and effective data collection processes, and ensure data quality through routine data quality assessments, participatory data collection methods, and protocols, among other data quality verification techniques
  • Design the evaluation methodology and participatory data collection methods and protocols for both performance and impact evaluations
  • Collate and analyze data for regular project reporting, and lead periodic performance reviews to present and discuss findings and inform adaptive project design and implementation
  • As relevant, conduct targeted evaluations and support operations research agenda
  • Prepare a variety of technical and communications documents and visual representations of data for both internal and external audiences
  • Oversee all knowledge management and dissemination of research findings at local, regional, and international meetings and conferences as relevant
  • Supervise M&E officers and staff, and oversee the day to day data collection and data entry activities

Required skills and qualifications

  • Master’s degree or greater in a relevant field such as applied social sciences, statistics, program evaluation or a related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive responsibility working in M&E for USAID or other donor-funded development programs
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a senior technical advisor or senior M&E advisor for global health programs
  • Familiarity with USAID’s management and reporting requirements and systems, indicators, and M&E and Learning (ME&L) framework
  • Experience working in Francophone Africa required; work experience in Mali preferred
  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following areas: health systems strengthening, RMNCH, FP/RH, malaria, service delivery, and/or community health
  • Demonstrated expertise in study design and rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods
  • Experience designing and implementing an operations research agenda
  • Experience designing and implementing baseline and end line assessments, mid-term evaluations, and impact evaluations among other analysis
  • Demonstrated experience designing and managing M&E databases and reporting (MER) systems
  • Demonstrated experience with health management information systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for report writing and public presentation
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and data management and statistical software e.g. Stata, SPSS, Epi-info, MS Access
  • Willingness to be based in Bamako, Mali with significant domestic travel



Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline31 July,2019
Company NameMedical Care Development International



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