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Saturday, November 5, 2016

MSI/USAID-MESP Vacancies : Evaluation Team for Final Evaluation of USAID/Indonesia's Health Projects


Evaluation Team for Final Evaluation of USAID/Indonesia’s Health Projects
MSI Indonesia Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project
 
Company Profile: 
MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com.
 
Project Summary: 
The USAID/Indonesia Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP) is designed to improve the functioning and utility of USAID Mission Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Project Planning and Design systems through a combination of targeted direct M&E implementation, expert technical assistance, formal training, and knowledge sharing and M&E collaboration support. Under MESP, MSI has been asked to conduct a final performance evaluation of USAID’s Maternal and Child Health Projects. The evaluation is expected to begin in December 2016. It will last about 5 months.
 
Position Summary:
MSI is seeking evaluation team members to work under the leadership of the Team Leader and MSI for the upcoming
Maternal and Child Projects evaluation. The purpose of the evaluation is to gather lessons learned to inform future USAID and Government of Indonesia efforts to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in Indonesia. MSI is seeking:
 
1.    Evaluation Specialist
Responsibilities:
·         Participate in the initial Team Planning Meeting in Jakarta.
·         Support qualitative data collection, which may include desk review, key informant interviews, or focus group discussions in Jakarta and multiple provinces.
·         Analyze qualitative and quantitative data that has been collected.
·         Contribute to coordinating a Findings/ Conclusions/ Recommendations Workshop in Jakarta as well as a final workshop with Government of Indonesia officials.
·         Contribute to the development of the evaluation deliverables, including the methodology and workplan, evaluation reports (draft and final), and debriefing.
·         Other tasks, as assigned by the Team Leader or MSI.
Qualifications:
·         At least 6 years’ experience working in related field required.
·         Experience evaluating projects in the health sector, particularly maternal and child health, preferred.
·         Master’s degree in relevant field required.
·         Prior experience and able to work on evaluation teams for evaluations of donor funded projects, experience evaluating USAID projects strongly preferred. 
·         Strong knowledge of qualitative evaluation practices required.
·         Familiar with qualitative analysis software.
·         Basic research skills including experience conducting structure/semi-structured interviews, FGD and designing/administering surveys.
·         Basic statistics and data analysis skills, including data visualization skills.
·         Evaluation design experience, including the selection of appropriate data collection methods on a question specific basis and development of a detailed data analysis plans.
·         Excellent writing and inter-personal communication skills.
·         Fluency in English and Bahasa required.
 
2.    Maternal and Child Health Specialist
Responsibilities:
·         Participate in the initial Team Planning Meeting in Jakarta.
·         Support qualitative data collection, which may include desk review, key informant interviews, or focus group discussions in Jakarta and multiple provinces.
·         Provide the evaluation team with insight into the functioning of Indonesian health system and institutions.
·         Analyze quantitative and qualitative data that has been collected.
·         Contribute to coordinating a Findings/ Conclusions/ Recommendations Workshop in Jakarta as well as a final workshop with Government of Indonesia officials.
·         Contribute to the development of the evaluation deliverables, including the methodology and work plan, evaluation reports (draft and final), and debriefing.
·         Other tasks, as assigned by the Team Leader or MSI
Qualifications:
·         At least 5 years’ experience working in the field of maternal and child health in Indonesia.
·         Strong knowledge of governance structures and health system in Indonesia required.
·         Master’s degree in relevant field required
·         Prior experience serving on evaluation teams preferred. 
·         Basic research skills including experience conducting semi-structured interviews preferred.
·         Experience reviewing and making sense of a large volume of interview data preferred.
·         Fluency in English and Bahasa required, both writing and speaking.
 
3.    Governance Specialist
 
Responsibilities:
·         Participate in the initial Team Planning Meeting in Jakarta.
·         Support qualitative data collection, which may include desk review, key informant interviews, or focus group discussions in Jakarta and multiple provinces.
·         Provide insight relates to the local government regulation and system on the delivery and administration services of maternal and child health providers in Indonesia.
·         Analyze quantitative and qualitative data that has been collected.
·         Contribute to coordinating a Findings/ Conclusions/ Recommendations Workshop in Jakarta as well as a final workshop with Government of Indonesia officials.
·         Contribute to the development of the evaluation deliverables, including the methodology and work plan, evaluation reports (draft and final), and debriefing.
·         Other tasks, as assigned by the Team Leader or MSI
Qualifications:
·         Master’s degree in relevant field required.
·         At least 5 years’ experience working in the field of government policy, public administration, or health in Indonesia.
·         Required strong knowledge of local government policies, structures and system on the maternal and child health services in Indonesia
·         Experience serving on evaluation teams for evaluations of donor funded projects, experience evaluating USAID projects strongly preferred Prior experience serving on evaluation teams preferred. 
·         Experience reviewing and making sense of a large volume of data preferred.
·         Fluency in English and Bahasa required, both writing and speaking
 
 
4.    Epidemiologist/Clinical Data Specialist
 
Responsibilities:
·         Participate in the initial Team Planning Meeting in Jakarta.
·         Provide insight to develop and design the quantitative and qualitative data collection of maternal and child health providers in Indonesia to the evaluation team.
·         Support qualitative data collection, which may include desk review, key informant interviews, or focus group discussions in Jakarta and multiple provinces.
·         Performs statistical analysis and review of clinical data related to maternal and child mortality that has been collected.
·         Evaluating the methodolgy used by USAID/Indonesia’s Health Project to determine the effectiveness of the projects.
·         Contribute to coordinating a Findings/ Conclusions/ Recommendations Workshop in Jakarta as well as a final workshop with Government of Indonesia officials.
·         Contribute to the development of the evaluation deliverables, including the methodology and work plan, evaluation reports (draft and final), and debriefing.
·         Other tasks, as assigned by the Team Leader or MSI
Qualifications:
·         Master’s degree in relevant field required.
·         At least 5 years’ experience working in the field of clinical data management and/or epidemiological data analysis in Indonesia.
·         Strong proficiency with statistical analysis and methods required.
·         Experience serving on evaluation teams for evaluations of donor funded projects, experience evaluating USAID projects strongly preferred Prior experience serving on evaluation teams preferred. 
·         Experience reviewing and making sense of a large volume of data preferred.
·         Fluency in English and Bahasa required, both writing and speaking
 
 
 
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

To apply: Please send your CV in English to IDNMESPRecruit@msi-inc.com

and put “the position you applied” in the subject line no later than November 19, 2016.

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