Addressing preventable maternal deaths and promoting and protecting sexual and reproductive health andrights (SRHR) are crucial to the wellbeing of all people and to enabling them to contribute to the overall development of their communities and societies.The World Health Organisation's (WHO). 13th General Programme ofWork (GPW) recognises that access to SRHR can only be fully achieved through Universal Health Coverage (UHC), promotion of better health and well-being, and meeting the needs of those living in humanitarian settings, i.e. all three of WHO's strategic priorities. Within this framework, the SRHR initiative will focus on supporting Ministry of Health to reduce preventable maternal morbidity and mortality in particular from unsafe abortion.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESThe incumbent will perform thefollowing duties:1. Conduct Mapping of different Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) systems of the various health programmes related to SRHR at the Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination level and assess their functionality and need for improvement;2. Building on the findings of the mapping of existing M and E systems of various health programmes related to SRHR, develop a comprehensive SRHR M &E plan;3. Identify relevant indicators to be included in the SRHR M and E Plan in coordination with Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination and in line with the SRHR project M and E framework4. Identify the data sources for each indicator, develop the metadata, Data Quality assurance,reporting and dissemination mechanism;5. Contribute to developing a plan for strengthening the capacity of the Ministry of NHSR & C to conduct SRHR 2018-2022 monitoring, evaluationand review activities in collaboration with partners and other stakeholders;6. Support the MOH and other RMNCAH implementing partners to strengthen the monitoring and evaluation system with a focus on data quality through regular onsite training and supervision working closely with regional and provincial teams.7. In collaboration with MOH and provincial staff, conduct monthly Analysis and report the progress of the program and encourage utilisation of the data at all levels for programme planning and assessment, namely national, provincial, district levels and health facility level.8. Facilitate completion of monthly/quarterly/annual SRHR reports.
EducationEssential: University degree in Information Management,Public Health, Epidemiology, Health economics, international development, lifesciences, public or business Administration.
Desirable: Advanced university degree(Masters level or above) in information management, public health,epidemiology, economics, international development, public or business administration from an accredited/recognized institute. Certified training in monitoring and evaluation.
ExperienceEssential: At least two years of related experience in monitoring and evaluation projects, methodologies and tools, including experience in Sexual and Reproductive Health, maternal and Child Health programmes.
Desirable: Prior experience in implementation and management of monitoring and evaluation in Sexual and Reproductive Health, maternal and child health programmes
Skills- Demonstrated knowledge of principles, disciplines and techniques to implement monitoring and evaluation strategies.- Good research and documentation skills especially for âbest practices' in organizational change. - Provenability to make recommendations related to work-processing approaches and procedures which would lead to more efficient systems Design.- Advanced ability to gather, analyse and disseminate information on best practice in accountability and results-based Management Systems.
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Promoting innovation and organizational learning
Moving forward in a changing environment
Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Local language(Urdu).
REMUNERATIONRemuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at PKR 4,222,713 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.
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