Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director, Rwanda Integrated Health Systems

  • Posted on 20 September 2019
  • Kigali, Rwanda
  • Closing on 20 October 2019
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Job Description

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits. For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90-plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives.
Palladium is seeking a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Director for the upcoming five-year USAID Rwanda Integrated Health Systems Activity. The MEL Director will lead all monitoring, evaluation and learning program activities. In this capacity, s/he will establish systems for gathering, reporting, and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation. S/he will coordinate and manage all monitoring, evaluation and research tasks and deliverables for the project and ensure that all required reports and documentation for the project’s internal management systems and for external reporting are produced according to USAID Rwanda guidelines. S/he will link M&E data to a process of learning and adaptation.
This position will be based in Kigali and is contingent upon contract award to Palladium.
Leadership and Management

  • Provide technical leadership to capture and communicate program results, as well as ensure high-quality, timely, valid and verifiable data collection, reporting and analysis.


Technical Excellence

  • Harmonize M&E data collection and reporting systems with USAID policies and indicators.
  • Monitor and report on activities required to communicate program results and improve implementation, which includes establishing systems to gather, report and analyze performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation; overseeing data collection processes as required within the project parameters
  • Oversee preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation; contribute to other project reports such as annual work plans.
  • Lead the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in program development, adjustment or review and ensure a process of continual learning and adaptation
  • Review and update the project’s M&E plan on an on-going basis.


Staff Management

  • Lead and manage staff professional development to build their capacity and strengthen competency and professional development;
  • Provide technical staff training where necessary (i.e. On- the- job -training, through coaching or formal short courses facilitated by managers themselves to develop to skills and knowledge);
  • Conduct regular staff performance appraisals, monitoring progress and setting objectives: this is part of the organization’s performance management system and performance appraisal system;
  • Master’s degree in Social Science, Project Management, M&E or related field
  • At least 8 years of international development work experience and at least 3 years of experience in a M&E management position within an international development project, and proven experience in data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Prior experience developing, implementing and managing performance monitoring plans (PMPs).
  • Strong knowledge of USAID rules and regulations, as well as best practices in M&E
  • Strong oral/written communication skills.
  • Experience with USAID-funded governance programs highly desired.

About the Organization

Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations.


Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars: • International Development • Strategy Execution Consulting • Impact Investment • Training and Events We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.

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