ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Senior Tuberculosis Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in Jefferson City, Missouri
ICF seeks a Senior Tuberculosis Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to provide support to the Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance project (IDDS). IDDS is a five-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded project that serves the Global Health Security (GHS), Tuberculosis (TB) programs and other related initiatives with the following overall objectives: (1) Improve the detection of diseases of public health importance and identification of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in priority infectious diseases including Tuberculosis (TB) through an accessible, accurate, adaptable, timely, and integrated diagnostic network system; (2) Improve the quality of real-time surveillance systems for pathogens of greatest public health concern, including AMR and zoonotic diseases, and; (3) Generate evidence-based guidance and innovative solutions to strengthen in-country diagnostic networks and surveillance systems.
The Senior TB Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist will implement project monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities across IDDS countries. He or she will develop monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) plans for our TB programs; support country teams in the collection validation and analysis of project M&E data; and help design and coordinate learning agenda and operational research activities related to strengthening TB diagnostic capacity. The position will involve international travel when the pandemic situation allows. This position reports to the IDDS MEL Director and works closely with both the M&E and the TB technical teams.
Technical Responsibilities :
Support development of TB country MEL plans and target setting
Coordinate the quarterly and annual reporting of TB M&E data across IDDS
Provide mentorship and support to field staff for the collection and analysis of TB M&E data
Perform data validation and quality checks
Plan and participate in quarterly data review meetings
Create solutions for improved data visualization
Support data management including updating and maintaining databases
Review data sources and support determination of best options for data integrity
Help coordinate technical teams around implementation of the learning agenda
Conduct literature reviews, develop data collection tools, analyze data, and other tasks in support of learning and operations research activities
Support the documentation and presentation of project achievements, learning, and research results
Help draft TB sections of our quarterly and annual reports
Minimum Master’s degree or higher in public health, international development, or related field
5+ years of experience implementing monitoring, evaluation, and learning for international health programs
3+ years working in M&E of TB programs, preferably in high burden TB/USAID priority countries
Strong analytical skills and the ability to use data for decision making
Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) with advanced knowledge of Excel
Strong writing and verbal communication in English
Previous TB diagnostic network experience in Sub-Saharan Africa or Asia
Prior experience with health information systems and GXAlert
Familiarity with USG management, programs, and operations including regulatory and reporting requirements
Proficiency in other languages besides English
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