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Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Specialist

Date Posted: Dec 04, 2019

Job Description

The Archdiocese of Lilongwe Catholic Health Commission (LLCHC) is the Social and Health Arm of the Archdiocese of Lilongwe. It ensures that the health services that the Catholic Church Provides in the Archdiocese are accessible to the rural masses and the quality of care being provided is in line with professional standards and in the footsteps of Jesus Christ the founder of the Healing Ministry. The Archdiocese covers seven districts of Lilongwe, Kasungu, Dowa, Ntchisi, Nkhotakota, Salima and Mchinji.

LLCHC champions the following two major tasks, mandates and operations:

  • Coordination of health services at its 17 health facilities as follows: Likuni Mission hospital, Namitete hospital, Madisi hospital, Mlale community hospital, Mtengowanthenga community hospital, Nambuma Community hospital, Kapiri Community hospital, Ludzi Community hospital, Guilleme Community hospital, Alinafe Community hospital, Kaphatenga health centre , Thavite health centre, Chitala health centre, Malambo health centre, Senjere health centre, Chezi health centre, St. John of God the hospitaller services area 43 campus and Mtsiliza health centre
  • Coordination of community health programmes such as HIV/ AIDS, Nutrition, Tuberculosis, Sexual and reproductive health and rights, Early Childhood Development, Malaria, OVC, Maternal and Child Health, Water Hygiene and Sanitation, School Health and Gender Based Violence among others.

With funding from PEPFAR/USAID, LLCHC would like to recruit the following individuals in the ‘Lilongwe orphans and vulnerable children activity’ for a 5-year project in Lilongwe district:

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist
—1 position

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the MEL system for reporting progress and documenting successful models and maintaining reporting procedures and guidelines;
  • Develop the overall framework for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems, including requirements, baseline and evaluation surveys;
  • Ensure alignment of research and M&E activities with project goals, and contribute to developing annual work plans to identify project targets and track progress of different activities;
  • Develop and implement M&E reporting guidelines and systems designed to inform the direction of the project, including data quality assurance protocols and data use strategies;
  • Train project staff on M&E guidelines, the indicator manual, survey instruments, and data collection and other tools;
  • Supervise all staff involved in collecting and analyzing data and reporting results;
  • Conduct field-based monitoring, technical assistance, and training to project teams and partners to strengthen their capacity to collect, clean, and analyze data for project management and reporting;
  • Contribute to process evaluation for developing and implementing a strategy to synthesize and disseminate key results, lessons learned, and other project research outputs;
  • Contribute to and conduct annual project review and prepare project reports prior to submission to PEPFAR/ USAID.

Required attributes
  • Master’s Degree in Demography, Biostatistics , Social Science, or a related field;
  • Bachelors’ Degree with proven experience in management of MEL systems for USG initiatives; experience with PEPFAR activities preferred;
  • At least five years of experier in Monitoring, Evaluation, and research related to OVC programming;
  • Demonstrated experience it, target setting and reporting against indicators for USG initiatives; PEPFAR monitoring and reporting experience strongly preferred;
  • Excellent knowledge of protocols for data collection, quality assessment, and verification;
  • Exceptional ability to analyze multiple sources of data to identify data trends and provide recommendations for changes in project implementation to better meet targets; Strong data visualization skills;
  • Exceptional communications skills (including technical presentations to diverse audiences) in both written and spoken English;
  • Demonstrated experience with quality assurance and quality improvement


LLCHC will provide an attractive remuneration package


Applicants must send their application letter, updated Curriculum Vitae (CV), with three traceable referees and copies of certificates not later than Friday, 13th December, 2019 to:

The Archdiocesan Health Secretary,
Archdiocese of Lilongwe Catholic Health Commission,
P. O. Box 2185


Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to

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