Employment Opportunities

Monitoring & Evaluation Associate

Medical Care Development International (MCDI) is the International Division of Medical Care Development, Inc. (MCD), a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Maine. Since 1977, MCDI has provided technical assistance to over 40 countries and institutions in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, and the Middle East. MCDI implements a variety of health programs in areas that include HIV/AIDS, maternal and child health (MCH), malaria, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), performance-based financing (PBF), TB in Africa with funding from USAID, the World Bank, the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM), the Global Sanitation Fund, UNICEF, non-USG public donors and commercial sector donors.

MCDI is seeking a full-time Monitoring & Evaluation Associate to provide support to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Advisor in all MCDI monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities. In this position, the M&E Associate will provide technical backstopping to MCDI’s projects around the world, with particular attention to the PMI Impact Malaria project. This position is responsible for performing data analysis; standardizing data collection and analysis procedures; conducting quality control of data collected and reported by project staff; ensuring the completeness, timeliness, and accuracy of datasets; establishing and reporting key performance indicators as required by funders and donor agencies; building the competencies of project staff to collect, interpret, and use data during project implementation; improving the interoperability of institutional databases, and contribute to the preparation of peer-reviewed publications. If required, the M&E Associate will support the business development efforts in developing and reviewing the monitoring and evaluation plan for proposal and analyzing competitors’ program performance.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in public health, statistics, or a related field with 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience.
• Experience in managing, supporting and implementing M&E program, including but not limited to developing M&E plan and tools, providing M&E
training, collecting, entering, monitoring, analyzing, presenting, visualizing and sharing data.
• Experience in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method analysis, research and evaluation methods, including the processing of routine health sector
• Experience in supporting, training, mentoring, and supervising program teams.
• Knowledge of USAID M&E and result frameworks.
• Proficiency in statistical software packages such as STATA.
• Knowledge of DHIS2.
• Proficiency in the use of the standard Microsoft Office package with particular experience using Words, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer.
• Ability to prioritize multiple competing tasks in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to prepare and give M&E oriented presentation.
• Analytic capability.
• Effective oral and written communication skill.
• Strong interpersonal skills, team player, ability of working in a challenging and difficult environment and makes her/himself available as needed.
• Level 5 R/S proficiency in English.

• Master’s degree in international public health, epidemiology, public health, statistics or related field.
• Understanding of key issues in global health related to at least one MCDI’s key market segment (Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Maternal and child health, health
system strengthening, communicable diseases and water, sanitation and hygiene).
• Knowledge of World Bank, Global Fund and major health donors’ M&E frameworks.
• Published record in peer-reviewed journals is an asset.
• Proficiency in R is an asset.
• Proficiency in French.
• Cultural sensitivity developed through prior experience living and/or working in a developing country.
• Knowledge management experiences.

We are looking for energetic, self-starters who thrives in both a team environment and working independently. He/she must also relate well with co-workers, external partners, and the public.

This position offers a career path to growth and development within the organization. MCD deeply values diversity, inclusiveness, empowerment, and collaboration.

Position: Professional level
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland
Projected start date: Immediately

Application Requirements:

NOTE: All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

To apply, please submit the following:
• A cover letter and resume
• Your salary expectations

Applications should be sent to mcdjobs2@mcd.org. Position is open until filled. Please ensure to send all of the requested information to be considered. No phone calls please.

Medical Care Development, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Organization