Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

World Health Organization, Kathmandu, Nepal

Skill Required:, Monitoring and Evaluation
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
19th May, 2021


Job Description

Summary of Assigned Duties:

The M & E Officer will be placed within Epidemiology and Diseases Control Division (EDCD), and under the guidance of EDCD Director, Team Lead CDS, WHO and National Professional Officer will perform the following:

  •  Work very closely with the vector borne disease control unit, EDCD and assist in monitoring and surveillance of kala-azar elimination programme, leprosy control program, malaria control program and other NTD/VBDs.
  •  Collect and collate epidemiology data from all national sources and conduct review and analysis of these data.
  •  Support in preparing monthly, quarterly and yearly updates and reports for NTD/VBDs.
  • Undertake frequent monitoring visits to districts and provide support in recording & reporting, data management and surveillance etc.
  • Support the national KA elimination programme in verifying new foci of KA, including support in outbreak investigation of KA as necessary.
  • Monitor the logistics in relation to kala-azar elimination programme, and leprosy control program assisting the central, provincial and local officials to develop and maintain a detailed inventory on drugs, diagnostics and other materials for regular monitoring and feedback.
  •  Develop and maintain close working relationships with the national, provincial and local level health unit for NTD/VBD control and elimination.
  • Perform any other task related to monitoring and review of the NTD/VBDs programme.
  • Any other functions assigned by the supervisors.

Qualification:

Education:

Essential: Master’s in public health (MPH)

Desirable: Additional training in communicable disease surveillance, monitoring and evaluation.

Experiences:

Essential:

  •  At least two years’ experience in public health disease monitoring, evaluation and surveillance.
  •  Experience in data management and GIS mapping.

Desirable:

  •  Experience working in the National NTD/VBDs disease surveillance and M&E system.
  •  Previous experience of conducting desk review research, report writing and supporting field operational research.
  •  Strong interpersonal communication skills.

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  •  Ability to handle work in a timely and accurate manner with tact and discretion, as required.
  •  Ability to maintain and update knowledge.
  • Very good interpersonal skills.
  •  Ability to generate options, decide, prioritize and execute and multi-task under pressure.
  •   Excellent analytical skills, strategic thinking and good judgement.
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills, tact, discretion and diplomacy.
  •  Ability to effectively work with government, development partners/donors and collaborating agencies.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to write in a clear and concise manner and give technical advice and guidance taking into consideration the views of multiple stakeholders and partners in resource-limited contexts.
  • Proven ability to promote consensus, communicate progress and results and solve issues in a proactive manner, while ensuring effective work practices and ethics.
  • Technical expertise: Overall attitude at work are also required mandatory competencies.
  •  Analytical skills including ability to collect and analyse technical data and information and to draw and present conclusions in written and spoken form.
  • Writing skills in English, including the ability to write clear and concise progress reports, analytical reports, plans and proposals.

Source:https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2101754


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