Monitoring & Evaluation Analyst

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.

Program Delivery (PDEL) – Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

Pact seeks Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Analysts for the ACHIEVE Dominican Republic Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program. ACHIEVE is a five-year, USAID-funded global cooperative agreement with the dual objectives of attaining and sustaining HIV epidemic control among at-risk and hard to reach pregnant and breastfeeding (PBF) women, infants, children, and youth, as well as to mitigate the impact of HIV/ AIDS and prevent HIV transmission among these populations; and supporting the transition of prime funding and implementation to capable local partners in order to meet the PEPFAR goal of 70% of funding to local partners.

The OVC program in the Dominican Republic provides targeted support to individuals of Haitian descent and their families to address barriers to care and facilitate access to key complementary services and will build the capacity of local implementing partners to design, implement and track services received in accordance with PEPFAR requirements.

The M&E team ensures data quality and reporting to contribute to the tracking and decision making of the overall project.

Reporting to the ACHIEVE DR, OVC Manager, the M&E Analyst is responsible for supporting the development of ACHIEVE’s project monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring capacity building in partner NGOs, both for improving data quality as well as for timely information generation, and reporting that contributes to decision-making and tracking of project objectives and expected results.

+ Monitor the collection of data, verification and process of entry of data by NGO partners of the project, to ensure accuracy and a timely presentation.

+ Routinely perform data quality audits by sampling case files.

+ Conduct monitoring training to monitor compliance with established processes.

+ Facilitate training of partner NGOs for the collection and recording of data in the tools established by the project, as well as in the corresponding procedures.

+ Maintain contact with project’s partner NGOs to provide timely information on M&E activities and coordinate monitoring work with scheduled activities.

+ Contribute to and support the implementation of M&E activities by NGOs, including data verification and analysis.

+ Conduct field visits for capacitating supervision and monitoring of scheduled activities, ensuring quality in data collection.

+ Seek time-to-view tracking and validation of all instruments and data.

+ Support in the updating and maintenance of information systems (Excel database, reports, among others), through continuous monitoring of NGOs.

+ Monitor compliance with the deadlines established for the delivery of the collected data and corresponding reports.

+ Support the M&E team in information analysis, generating reports through databases, through pivot tables, graphs or other tools.

+ Support in the implementation of internal M&E processes that allow the project to establish improvement actions by reporting the findings identified by the NGOs.

+ Provide regular feedback on identified findings through monitoring and M&E activities.

+ Execute the work plan established by the Project Director and OVC Manager in coordination with the M&E team.

+ Maintain close coordination with ACHIEVE ‘s Case Management Supervisors for the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities.

+ Perform other functions related to or required for the development of M&E activities.

+ Professional in the areas of social sciences, and/or health, psychology, statistics, mathematics, economics, demographics and related areas, with five years or more of professional experience.

+ Minimum of 3 years of experience in processes related to the M&E of projects, as well as the collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Work experience in projects executed with funding from USAID, CDC, PEPFAR and other international agencies is valued.

+ Basic training in project and program monitoring.

+ Experience working in the health sector and in health research at any level (supervision, data analysis, among other activities).

+ Handling of tools or systems for data processing: Excel, Access, EPIINFO and other related.

+ Competence in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, TEAMS, Visio, Outlook).

+ Good oral and written communication skills in Spanish.

+ Experience in writing technical reports.

+ Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as a team member.

+ Detail-oriented.

+ Proactivity and dynamism.

+ Ability to work quickly and accurately under time pressure and tight deadlines.

+ Organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

+ Availability to mobilize to other provinces, communities and/or project intervention zones, and interact with different actors.

+ Knowledge in the area of projects, preferably on HIV/AIDS, vulnerable children and families, and/or Haitian immigrants.

+ Experience in designing a tool for data collection.

+ Creole and English language competency.

ID: 2020-1403

External Company Name: Pact, Inc.

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