Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

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Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Hours: Full-time, Host-Country National (HCN)

Location: Rwanda

Salary: Commensurate with the required experience and qualifications

Reports to: Chief of Party

Hiring Status: Contingent upon award

Role and Responsibilities:

PIH is currently seeking a qualified Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) to provide technical leadership, oversight, and strategic direction for MEL activities of the anticipated 5 years USAID-funded Rwanda Integrated Health Systems Activity (RIHSA).

 Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide overall leadership to all project-related monitoring, evaluation, learning and adapting activities.
  • Design and oversee the MEL framework for the program, identifying cost-effective means to monitor the impact of project activities.
  • Establish and maintain systems to compile, analyze, and report the Activity’s data at all levels and across levels.
  • Provide direction and oversight to the MEL team of the project.
  • Ensure that all activity interventions are designed with M&E plans and activities.
  • Work closely with the technical team to prepare, document and disseminate periodic reports of program results and disseminates results including by project reports, publications, summaries and special reports.
  • Conduct analysis of program data and identify methods to use the results for program improvement.
  • Build capacity of the government departments of Rwanda to collect and analyze data, turn data to evidence, and improve utilization of those evidence at national and subnational levels.


  • A minimum of a master’s degree in Public Health, Monitoring & Evaluation, Demography, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience with progressively increasing responsibility establishing/designing M&E systems and tools and managing data-intensive health programs.
  • At least 5 years of experience with country-level programming in Health Systems Strengthening and/or Governance.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators.
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain, analyze, organize, and interpret relevant data and use them to design or critique HSS or Governance programs.
  • Experience in building the capacity of teams and stakeholders to analyze and interpret relevant data to improve program implementation.
  • Experience with collecting and analyzing HSS or Governance data for strategic policy and program planning purposes.
  • Strong experience working in Rwanda.
  • Must be a citizen of Rwanda.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and effectively communicate results and impact to a variety of audiences; strong experience in developing, implementing, and disseminating a learning agenda.
  • Proven ability to work independently and with team members and partners at all levels.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills and the ability to think and plan strategically.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in French and English, including evidence of quality report writing and presentations.

How to apply:

If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above position, please submit your applications: CV and application letter (in M.s Word or PDF format) to:

Applications should be submitted not later than 6th September 2019.

Please note: this position is contingent upon securing the award.

Due to the large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls, please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.

Partners In Health is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.