ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Global Health Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in Rockville, Maryland

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WHAT WE DO:

ICF is seeking a Global Health Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist to support the USAID-funded Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) project. The M&E Specialist will focus on monitoring and evaluating the project’s progress in strengthening national capacity to operate laboratory diagnostic networks and surveillance systems to detect infectious diseases of global health security importance. She/he will work with other M&E and technical staff to develop and implement monitoring systems for the project’s global and country level activities. Tasks will include providing technical and management support to monitoring, evaluation, and operations research activities.

The full-time position is based in Rockville, MD (in the Washington, DC metro area) and will require travel internationally 25% of the time.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

Working closely with the Lead for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning; project management and technical advisors; and in country staff, the M&E Specialist will

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of performance monitoring and evaluation tools such as theories of change, logical frameworks, indicators, reporting templates and systems, and analysis plans;

  • Train project staff (in the U.S. and in project countries) on project M&E processes;

  • Contribute to the reporting on progress of global and country-based activities;

  • Support operations research activities including assessments and program evaluations;

  • Participate in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis and help facilitate use of data by IDDS team and project beneficiaries;

  • Support the development of work plans and quarterly and annual performance reports;

  • Participate in report writing, including working with publications to finalize and publish research and other program documents

SKILLS YOU WILL NEED TO PERFORM THE JOB

  • MPH or Masters in international health, infectious disease, M&E or related field

  • At least five years of experience working on international health M&E issues

  • Experience working on short- or long-term assignments overseas in a developing-country setting

  • Familiarity with disease surveillance, laboratory system strengthening, antimicrobial resistance, One Health, tuberculosis and other public health issues.

  • Proficiency in one of the statistic packages (STATA, SAS, SPSS, EpiInfo)

  • Ability to travel domestically or internationally as necessary (approximately 25% time)

  • Foreign language skills are highly desirable (esp. French, Spanish, Portuguese)

  • Proficiency in one of the qualitative software packages (Atlas Ti, Dedoose, MAXQDA, Nvivo)preferred

  • M&E experience with USAID projects preferred

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL IN THE ROLE:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities based on use of data

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in cross-cultural situations and developing country environments

  • Proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

About ICF

ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.

Rockville, MD (MD18)

About ICFICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.