Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Management Systems International, Zambia

Closing date:  28 Oct 2011

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Local Partners Capacity Building Project, Zambia
Company Profile: Management Systems International (MSI) is a global international development firm based in Washington, D.C. providing specialized short- and long-term technical assistance. MSI is part of Coffey International Development, a global international development consulting firm. Together with Coffey ID, MSI now has more than 1,500 development professionals worldwide, a corporate presence in 11 countries and manages more than 200 projects worldwide. It currently manages more than 20 long-term projects in countries, including Iraq, Sudan, Colombia and Russia. Broadly, MSI implements a range of analytical and field projects in its core technical areas, including democracy and governance, strategic management and performance improvement, organizational capacity building, human development and natural resource management. For more information on MSI, Please Visit Our Website

Project Summary:
Management Systems International (MSI) is currently recruiting for positions under the USAID-funded Local Partners Capacity Building Program (LPCB). The goal of the program is to improve the overall capacity of local organizations to scale up quality HIV/AIDS services in Zambia by helping to strengthen their management, financial, technical, and monitoring capacities.

Position Summary: The Program Officer (Monitoring and Evaluation) will assist the program’s Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist and work with the current Program Officer in managing LPCB’s overall M&E system.

Responsibilities: • Integrating partner M&E input into the program’s reporting system. • Provide advice, training and technical assistance in M&E to LPCB program staff, Capacity Leaders and Partner Organizations.
• Support the management of the LPCB program’s Management Information System (MIS).

Qualifications: • Demonstrated knowledge of monitoring and evaluation systems and best practices, including survey methodologies and databases; • Prior M&E experience on international donor funded projects; experience reporting results to USAID and familiarity with USAID M&E reporting requirements strongly preferred; • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of HIV/AIDS and PEPFAR Indicators; • Degree in monitoring and evaluation, organization development, public health or other relevant field; • Excellent computer skills, especially MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and familiarity with databases.

Please note: This is a local position. Only Zambian citizens are eligible to apply.

No calls please. Only finalists will be contacted.