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M&E Advisor at Project HOPE

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  • Lilongwe
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Project HOPE

M&E Advisor, Global Health


POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Local Hire

DURATION: 1 year with extension

LOCATION: Lilongwe, Malawi (note that Project HOPE will not be covering relocation expenses)

POSITION TITLE: Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Advisor

DIVISION: Global Health

REPORTS TO: PH Malawi Country Representative


Project HOPE is an international NGO with employees and volunteers who work around the globe, responding to the world’s most pressing global health challenges. Throughout our 60-year legacy, Project HOPE has treated millions of patients, provided more than $3 billion worth of medicines to local health care organizations around the world helped build hundreds of health programs from the ground up, and responded to humanitarian crises worldwide.


Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to treat each other with respect, take affirmative steps to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse and Trafficking in Persons, and to disclose all potential and actual violations of our Code of Conduct, which may include Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption, Discrimination or Harassment. Together we can reinforce a culture of respect, integrity, accountability, and transparency.



The purpose of the USAID-funded Ana ndi Achinyamata Patsogolo (ANAPA) project is to prevent new HIV infections by ensuring equitable access to and use of health, HIV, and social services among children, adolescents, their families, and young women in Malawi. The ANAPA project is led by Project HOPE Namibia, with Project HOPE US, the Lilongwe Catholic Health Commission (LCHC), and the Association of Social Workers (ASWIM) in Malawi as sub-partners. As part of our scope, Project HOPE US is providing high quality technical assistance to consortium members and Government of Malawi structures to build local capacity in the implementation of evidence-based, structured interventions, data management, and program monitoring, evaluation, and research.



The M&E Advisor will manage various M&E initiatives connected to the ANAPA project.  The main goals are improving patient engagement, healthcare services, beneficiary outcomes, and data management. The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor is responsible for designing and implementing the organization’s monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against all programs’ targets, outcomes, and impacts. He/she will support the project with the analysis of data collected to assess progress and areas of improvement, and overall data management. He/she will guide reporting processes amongst sub-partners and technical staff and consolidate program reports. He/she will promote learning and knowledge sharing of the best practices and lessons learned.



Technical Responsibilities

  1. Assist with the development, design, and modification of data collection and reporting tools as per standardized programmatic approaches.
  2. Ensure adherence to established work plans and donor guidelines, standards, policies, and priorities.
  3. Collect, aggregate, analyze, and prepare data for reporting to Head Quarters and donors on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, ensuring timely submission of reports.
  4. Assist sub-partners and other stakeholders in developing robust M&E and Continuous Quality Improvement systems that will allow accountability for programming to Project HOPE and the donor.
  5. Provide updated technical information to sub-partners as it becomes available.
  6. Design practical training courses for various target audiences in the implementation of programs, monitor and evaluate the use of M&E data and report progress to key stakeholders.
  7. Respond to requests from other sub-partners, ministries, and other stakeholders for information and technical assistance on monitoring and evaluation and research activities.
  8. Contribute to the planning, development, and implementation of data systems, products, and services to integrate national data collection systems and ensure data quality, security utilization, and harmonization.
  9. Participate in the development and implementation of the operational research, including the dissemination of findings.


Managerial Responsibilities:

  1. Organise and coordinate regular weekly, monthly, and quarterly review meetings.
  2. Provide training and mentoring support to partners and staff to ensure the implementation of robust M&E systems under the technical supervision of the Strategic Information (SI) and M&E Director.
  3. Provide managerial support and mentorship to three Program Officers and other staff and sub-awardees where appropriate.
  4. In collaboration with the M&E officer, conduct monthly continuous quality improvement and reporting and data quality assurance visits to.
  5. Facilitate informal training sessions to ensure in-house staff and partner staff are up to date with monitoring and evaluation, mentorship and supervision standards and protocols.
  6. Represent the organization at relevant fora.
  7. Perform other reasonable duties as assigned.



  • Master’s degree in public health, statistics, or M&E or equivalent qualification.
  • 7 years of program management/technical experience, specifically in M&E of health programs. PEPFAR/DREAMS/OVC experience strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance per the objectives.
  • Knowledge of donor M&E systems, especially USAID.
  • Proven ICT skills in Microsoft Office and Database management on at least one of the following: Excel, EPI info, SPSS, SAS, STATA.
  • Good research and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in Malawi.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills that allow for productive cooperation with duty station employees and regional teams.
  • Proficiency in team motivation, including presentations, training, mentoring, and skill transfer.
  • Excellent fluency in written and verbal communication and the capacity to produce regular activity and program status reports.
  • Excellent analytical abilities.
  • Skilled in report writing, presenting methods, and information technology.
  • Able to lead a team or project, manage several priorities, and operate with little guidance or supervision.
  • Demonstrates critical and creative thinking skills.



The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be mobile in an office environment and able to use standard office equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate in verbal and written form.


Work environment:

  • May experience the current weather while performing job duties.
  • Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.
  • Project HOPE employees work in the global health field and may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardship”.

Salary range starting at a daily rate of $80.

Due to the substantial number of inquiries, we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be considered. No phone calls please.

However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise.