Social Impact Job Vacancy: Maternal And Child Health Evaluation Specialist, Jakarta – Indonesian

Posting Job


January 6, 2019

Expired Job


June 16, 2019




Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Evaluation Specialist will be
responsible for understanding how technical aspects of maternal and
newborn health (MNH) are applied in the Developmental Evaluation of
USAID Jalin (DE USAID Jalin).

Under the direction of the Team Leader,
the focus or nature of the Specialist’s work may shift but will in all
cases leverage his/her expertise in evaluation and knowledge of the
Indonesian health sector and MNH.

He/she will be responsible for the

  • Support
    the Team Leader in the development and updating of a living work plan
    for the evaluation, including an agreed set of deliverables which may
    change over time, depending on the needs of the program;
  • Design
    and carry out evaluative activities (possibly including occasional
    domestic travel) particularly MNH’s work related to maternal and newborn
    health, e.g. literature reviews, key informant interviews, focus group
    discussions, surveys, etc. in support of the DE’s objectives with the
    aim of providing answers towards the DE’s questions on its technical
  • Draft relevant deliverables related to evaluative activities, including written documents and visualizations;
  • Participate in regular meetings with the DE team, USAID, IP staff, and other DE stakeholders;
  • Identify key bright spots and opportunities that the program can leverage for improved outcomes;
  • Support
    the Lead Evaluator in conducting analyses of the data collected and
    present digestible analysis regularly to program staff and key partners
    through data-review process and other participatory meetings.
The MCH Evaluation Specialist will report to the Team Leader for the Jalin DE contract based in Jakarta.


  • Programming
    and/or evaluation experience in government or donor-funded Indonesian
    maternal and newborn health sector, particularly in one or more of MNH’s
    six technical areas;
  • Technical knowledge, skills and expertise in evaluation design, concepts, and approaches;
  • Strong analytical skills to support both qualitative and quantitative research;
  • Excellent written and communications skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Graduate degree in public health, or related focus.

Strongly Preferred

  • Familiarity with Developmental Evaluation, including skills such as;
  • Respect
    for local stakeholders and partners, ethical research (maintains
    confidentiality and anonymity when required), flexibility, energy,
    humility, willingness to learn on the go, and ability to resolve
  • Active listening, proactive learning, and time management skills with readiness to be in a learning role;
  • Previous experience and comfort with working for multiple stakeholders with competing priorities/interests; and
  • Familiarity with USAID organizational structure/context.
Please submit a letter of interest, CV and three professional references by January 31, 2019  with subject MCH Evaluation Specialist t:o
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