Public Health Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

London, United Kingdom
Apply by 27 August 2018
Mid-level , Short-term contract assignment
Posted on 3 August 2018

Job Description

Public Health, Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

London, Waterloo SE1

Job title

Public Health, Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

Department/ Team

PPIUD Initiative, Projects Department

Location

FIGO House, Waterloo Court, 10 Theed Street, London, United Kingdom SE1 8ST

Main purpose of job

Strengthen the Monitoring & Evaluation of the PPIUD initiative and disseminate project learning

Reporting to

PPIUD Project Director

Budget responsibility

N/A

Posts that this role manages

N/A

Organisational relationships

PPIUD Project Manager, PPIUD Project Coordinators, PPIUD Project & Communications Assistant, PPIUD Project Finance Manager, PPIUD Project Director

Hours / Tenure

37.5 hours per week excluding lunch break

Job context

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is the only organisation that brings together professional societies of obstetricians and gynecologists on a global basis. For over 60 years FIGO has collaborated with the world’s top health and donor bodies. FIGO currently has Member Societies in 130 countries / territories. FIGO is dedicated to the improvement of women’s health and rights and to the reduction of disparities in healthcare available to women and newborns, as well as to advancing the science and practice of obstetrics and gynecology. The organisation pursues its mission through advocacy, programmatic activities, capacity strengthening of Member Associations, education and training.

The PPIUD team sits within the projects department and is responsible for the implementation of a six-country initiative for the provision and institutionalisation of Post-partum IUD (PPIUD) services to promote birth spacing and address the unmet contraceptive need.

The initiative seeks to increase the capacity of health care professionals to offer PPIUDs; training community midwives, health workers, doctors and delivery unit staff and institutionalizing the practice of counselling for the use of PPIUD during the antenatal period.

Specific responsibilities:

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Provide direction and guidance to strengthen the PPIUD initiative M&E systems and ensuring data collection is scientifically robust
  • Consolidate and analyse country data on a quarterly basis to monitor the progress of the initiative and present relevant data in tables, figures and diagrammatically on a three monthly basis
  • Audit structure, process and outcome on a continuous basis for each institution involved in the project in order that each country team has an overall view and finally FIGO HQ can monitor the situation in all six countries.
  • Liaise with National Societies & governments in country to develop and/or integrate M&E systems within existing HMIS, ensuring sustainability of data collection and focusing on health system strengthening, and managing the transition from project to government/facility led data collection systems

Data Analysis

  • Review data on a regular basis and share findings with HQ team to inform project decisions
  • Support Project team to implemented data driven strategies in countries.
  • Design tools and frameworks which utilise the data collected to inform timely adjustments to project implementation
  • Consider further retrospective analysis of large database created since start of monitoring across the six countries.

Learning and Accountability

  • Interpret data from a public health perspective and share with a view to developing and informing our Lessons Learnt processes
  • Identify the gaps in the initiative and innovative ways of moving forward and report relevant information to the rest of the FIGO HQ team
  • Provision of training and capacity building to country teams and their government partners to undertake M&E activities.

Communication, Dissemination and Publication of findings

  • Further develop current mechanisms to measure and document progress, lessons learned and dissemination of results.
  • Liaise and coordinate with similar initiatives to gather key learnings and experiences, with regards to M&E components
  • Collaborate with in country staff, relevant government agencies, and other stakeholders to communicate with regards to project progress
  • Proactively support participating countries with any research or data analysis they may be interested in conducting, with particular regard to appropriate qualitative and quantitative methodology and design, and analysis of currently available data
  • Take initiative in the analysis of existing data and liaise with the Director in order that national and global policy makers can be informed on the PPIUD initiative
  • Support Director in the presentation and analysis of data for talks and lectures at conferences.
  • Work with the Director in undertaking data analysis for, and contribute to, the writing of scientific publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Identification of the areas that need further research/investigation – commissioning work, developing recommendations and action plans with regards to this
  • Document processes and institutional knowledge in a user friendly way

Research

  • Help elaborate research initiative looking at Anaemia and PPIUD
  • Help elaborate research on economic evaluations of the PPIUD initiative in two countries
  • Write ethical approvals for potential new research or data collection at HQ level but also in country.

Reporting and Development

  • Analysis and presentation of data for donor reports, government papers, international conferences.
  • It is anticipated that the travel to the countries will be necessary up to six times per year in the first year and up to four times per year in the second year for approximately a week at a time.

Supervision & Management

  • Undertake country and facility M&E visits providing guidance to local staff

Generic responsibilities

  • Ensure that all countries have in place ethical clearance and are compliant with national data law
  • Ensure that PPIUD data collection platform is fully compliant with GDPR
  • To adhere and comply with FIGO Policies and Procedures
  • To contribute to the work of the department and/or team and FIGO
  • To travel to / attend meetings and events (and represent FIGO at external meetings and events if required).

The above list of responsibilities is not exhaustive or exclusive and the jobholder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the job.

N.B: This job description reflects the present requirements of the post. As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the job holder.

Benefits (following successful completion of probation period)

  • Generous life assurance & optional income protection available
  • Pension - Up to 10% employer contribution available
  • 22 days annual leave (plus Bank and Statutory holidays and any working days between Christmas Day and the first working day in January) & other days e.g. Moving Day.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Season ticket loan available
  • Employee assistance programme

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About the Organization

The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is the only organization that brings together professional societies of obstetricians and gynaecologists from around the world. The organization's mission is to promote the well-being of women and their children and to raise the standard of practice in obstetrics and gynecology globally. FIGO commits its resources to the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights through educational, research and advocacy activities and to strengthening its communication links with and between its member societies.

FIGO pursues its mission through advocacy, programmatic activities, capacity strengthening of Member Societies, education and training. This mission encompasses the implementation of global projects on specific women’s health issues.

In addition, FIGO's specialist Committees and Working Groupsembrace many aspects of obstetrics and gynecology such as oncology, perinatal health, education, safe motherhood, medical terminology, new technology, the pathology of the breast and ethics.

FIGO actively collaborates with many other global, national and regional organisations to promote the wellbeing of women and to raise the standards of practice in obstetrics and gynecology.

More information

FIGO Job Applicant Privacy Notice July 2018 (1).pdf
FIGO Public Health and Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser JD.pdf

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