Apply: JSI Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Director

Deadline: 30 September, 2024

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

John Snow Incorporated (JSI) is seeking to fill the position of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director.

JSI is dedicated to improving people’s lives around the world through greater health, education, and socioeconomic equity for individuals and communities, and to providing an environment where people of passion can pursue this cause.


  • Design and implement a comprehensive M and E framework for programme, including the development of a MEL plan, theory of change, quality assurance surveillance plan, etc
  • Establish and monitor defined M and E indicators; ensure data is reviewed and utilised throughout programme implementation and provided to senior management team for CLA approaches
  • Determine M and E functional responsibilities within the activity team and data management responsibilities are supported at district health offices for improved reporting and data comprehension
  • Serve as the focal point for M and E and devise strategies with the technical and communication team to ensure consistency in the use of data and quality reporting
  • Maintain systems to routinely collect and analyse information on inputs, outputs, outcomes and impact to ensure effectiveness of interventions
  • Support subcontractors, private sector, and local government partners to identify, monitor, and report high quality data, ensuring timely submissions
  • Work as part of the senior management team, supporting the activity’s strategic vision, ensuring collaboration between functional areas, and supporting effective implementation of activities
  • Review and synthesise data with the technical team for strategic information thinking behind reports and all technical deliverables


  • Master’s degree in Public Health, International Development, Statistics, Epidemiology, Population Sciences, or related degree
  • Ten years, minimum, of relevant experience working in international health projects in Africa in a technical capacity (preferably five years, minimum, with complex USAID-funded projects)
  • Demonstrated applied skills in MEL methods and use of data for service strengthening/technical assistance projects/programmes, ideally in supply chain or pharmaceuticals
  • Demonstrated leadership working with other technical experts in MEL and research in the international community and at the host country level
  • Ability to tailor data collection approaches to local needs, interests, and capabilities
  • Ability to convey MEL results to non-technical stakeholders and generate interest in the use of MEL data/results for programmatic improvements
  • Strong managerial and supervisory experience
  • Exceptional communication skills, particularly on data, written and spoken English

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