Associate Director Monitoring & Evaluation USAID Afghanistan NHTAP

Vacancy Number:502
Title: Associate Director Monitoring & Evaluation USAID Afghanistan NHTAP
Category:Monitoring and Evaluation
Duration:1 year extendable
Exp.: 2019-07-03-(1 Week Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per company Salary Scale


Organization: FHI 360 / NHTAP | About FHI 360 / NHTAP
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Masters Degree
Work Experience:8-10 Years

  • Master’s or doctoral degree in public health epidemiology biostatistics or a related field.

  • 8 - 10 years of experience in relevant field.

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a supervisory or management position for M&E.

  • Experience designing and implementing data monitoring platforms that include strong quality assurance components is required.

  • Experience in providing technical assistance to project/government staff working on M&E and data systems is desired.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with using Microsoft Office Suite standard statistical software packages (e.g. Stata SAS R) and data collection software (e.g. ODK DHIS2) required.  Experience with Arc-GIS PowerBI and similar GIS and dashboard development software strongly preferred.

  • Able to analyze and interpret data identify errors and prepare reports.

  • Able to problem solve and develop and implement corrective action as needed.

  • Familiarity with data quality assurance and DHIS-2 systems and data analysis and synthesis to guide programmatic application.

  • Experience providing guided technical assistance and mentorship at facility and provincial levels for data quality.

  • Familiarity with research and appropriate methodologies for program evaluation and learning.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English Dari and Pashto.

  • Qualified female candidates particularly encouraged to apply.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team unit. 

Duties & Responsibilities

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director Monitoring & Evaluation for an anticipated multiyear USAID National Health Technical Assistance Program (NHTAP) in Afghanistan.  The activity aims to improve health outcomes through improved utilization of high-impact sustainable accessible and quality health and nutrition services across Afghanistan. The program will enhance the Afghan Ministry of Public Health’s capacity to support the health systems and policies required to provide high-quality services across Afghanistan and ultimately improve health outcomes among Afghans nationally.


This position is subject to project award and funding.


Job summary / Responsibilities:

The Associate Director Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) will be an FHI 360 employee working in and placed at the NHTAP office in Kabul. Under the guidance of the Monitoring Evaluation and Research Director the Associate Director M&E will guide the process of collecting analyzing and using data with the purpose of measuring and documenting achievements as well as continually informing program decisions.  In addition s/he will lead and manage coordination quality control and staff mentorship of M&E activities across EPHS and BPHS partners and also monitor consortium partner data quality and provide focused technical assistance as needed to EPHS BPHS and consortium partner teams. 

Submission Guideline

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package.


How to Apply:  Interested candidates can apply and submit their CVs/resumes and cover letters to [email protected] Please clearly indicate the name of the position that you are applying in the subject line of your email.

To facilitate the review please include names and contact information for references.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.


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