FELLOWSHIP TITLE: TB Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
HOST ORGANIZATION: National Tuberculosis Program, Ministry of Health
LOCATION: Lusaka, Zambia
POSITION LEVEL: Mid-Career Advisor
TRAVEL: 15% estimated travel
STAR PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources (STAR) is a project of the Public Health Institute (PHI) supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Health (GH) Bureau. Its purpose is twofold: (1) Through individual fellowships, STAR will help strengthen the capacity of diverse American and low-and-middle-income country (LMIC) health professionals at all levels to make innovative contributions to global health (GH); and (2) STAR will create ground-breaking opportunities for both US and LMIC GH academic institutions and other groups, including professional associations, to create systems for open-access knowledge sharing, resulting in effective partnerships. STAR’s individual and institutional participants are contributing to the development of self-sustaining systems and tools that will produce global citizens with the full spectrum of relevant health competencies. STAR is managed by the Public Health Institute and implemented in partnership with Johns Hopkins University (JHU), the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH).
ABOUT THE FELLOWSHIP
The STAR Fellowship is a two-year global health and learning opportunity with:
FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION
USAID is a leader in the global fight against tuberculosis (TB) and supports anti-TB efforts in high burden TB countries.STAR Fellowship is a key component of the USAID Administrator’s TB Accelerator initiative that aims to reach the UN General Assembly TB Declaration targets as well as to build the capacity and commitment of the host governments to ensure TB self-reliance through evidence-based TB programs.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (Advisor) shall provide state-of-the-art technical expertise to support the National Tuberculosis Programs (NTP) in monitoring and evaluating the implementation of National TB Strategic Plans (NSPs) through development and utilization of a robust monitoring and evaluation (M&E) platform to track progress over time and ensure the optimum use of data for decision and policy making.
The Advisor will receive technical direction from the NTP Manager who will serve as the Onsite Manager and will provide regular updates to USAID/Zambia.
Essential Duties and Outcomes:
Building capacity of NTP to provide technical assistance
Improved monitoring of PMDT Activities Financed by Global Fund
Improved Coordination of M&E Activities among stakeholders
Anticipated learning outcomes: * Required 10% time
Additional skills (preferred)
All applicants are required to apply for this position through STAR’s online recruitment system at https://www.ghstar.org/, which allows you to store your CV/resume and separate cover letter describing your qualifications and experience, interest and familiarity with issues relating to this position, and how this position relates to your career goals is required for each application. All online applications must be submitted by December 31, 2019 by 5:00 pm Eastern time.