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PATH

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Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Intern
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Internship
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships and expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.

The PMI/Surveillance for Malaria Elimination (S4ME) activity, funded by the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) and implemented by PATH, works in collaboration with the NMEP; Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI); regional health bureaus (RHBs); zone and woreda health office and other stakeholders to achieve and maintain malaria elimination by improving and evolving the surveillance and response system.

The overall purpose of the PMI/S4ME activity is to strengthen the surveillance system and create a fertile ground to eliminate malaria in 57 woredas from Afar, Amhara, Harari, Oromia, Sidama, Somali, and Central Ethiopia regions and Dire Dawa city administration. PMI/S4ME will improve the implementation and quality of targeted malaria elimination interventions by strengthening the identification, investigation, classification, and management of malaria cases by health facilities and community platforms, ultimately contributing to the malaria elimination effort of the country.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Intern will support the development and evaluation of PMI/Surveillance for Malaria Elimination (S4ME) Activity specific Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation (LME) needs to ensure the quality, and effectiveness of Activity implementation. The intern will assist the LME Advisor and PMI/S4ME field teams in developing performance monitoring plans and results frameworks during implementation, developing annual plans, processes, and tools, contributing to measuring, and analyzing malaria surveillance data, and reporting results. The opportunity will help build his or her Activity performance measurement skills through exposure to a variety of field-level activities and operational research.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support PMI/S4ME LME Advisor and field team in implementing Activity Learning, Monitoring & Evaluation plans on an annual basis.
  • Assist with the design and development of forms and reporting templates for mentorship and malaria surveillance data collection and analysis
  • Assist field teams in collating case and foci investigation data, analysis and report writing on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Assist PMI/S4ME leadership team in organizing national, regional, and field-level-related activities
  • Assist PMI/S4ME LME Advisor with data management and cleaning, and report writing as part of reporting to the donor.
  • Support the team through various administrative activities.

Knowledge and Skill requirements:

  • Have a relevant college Degree
  • Have excellent writing and analytical skills
  • Have a high level of computer literacy
  • Have advanced quantitative skills, including knowledge of statistical programs
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required
  • Ability to manage diverse activities and to meet deadlines required; flexibility to changing situations and priorities desired.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of malaria programming
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and/or lead the efforts to effectively meet LME needs.
  • Be able to commit at least 40 hours a week