M&E Assistants at Abt Associates

10 M&E Assistants at Abt Associates
M&E Assistants

Abt Associates | Type: Job
Published: 2024-03-25 | Deadline: 2024-04-05




The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Evolve Project was awarded to Abt Associates on December 19, 2022. The purpose of this contract is to support PMI, as well as U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Missions and Bureaus, with the planning, implementing, and monitoring of malaria vector control programs, including Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS), insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs), and larval source management (LSM). PMI Evolve will strengthen the capacity of local institutions, including Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC)/ Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases Division (MOPDD), district health offices, and research institutions to independently conduct vector control programs. PMI Evolve is also responsible for entomological monitoring and conducting operations research on new vector control innovations. PMI Evolve will incorporate gender equity and social inclusion (GESI) and climate change initiatives as cross-cutting themes with the overall goal of ending malaria faster. Activities are carried out in full collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC)/ Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases Division (MOPDD). 

PMI Evolve Rwanda Project in collaboration with the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC)/ Malaria and Other Parasitic Diseases Division (MOPDD) is carrying out recruitment activities to fill various temporary district and sector positions for the PMI Evolve Project and the Government of Rwanda/Global Fund supported IRS districts. The position(s) will be based where the need has been identified specially at various districts/sectors in Rwanda on occasional basis. 

M&E Assistant – 10 positions

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize daily field supervision including Data collection verification.
  • Provide daily supervision updates.
  • Lead data collection process and data quality assurance, prepare weekly and monthly projections for data management needs.
  • Verifying data and ensuring entries are correct on daily basis.
  • Review data and correct any inconsistencies in daily data forms.
  • Make sure all data forms are entered according to defined variables.
  • Managing all district data forms, ensuring that data is sorted and organized before data is passed for entry into the system.
  • Working closely with project Database Manager to correct data coding problems.
  • Working closely with Database Manager to ensure correct data is captured.
  • Working in liaison with the district coordinator in ensuring that required data is timely transmitted to Database Manager, supervise backing up the database on daily basis.
  • Conduct Data Collection Verification in the field and Error Elimination Checks at the data center.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by M&E Manager and other supervisors.

Preferred Skills/Prerequisites:

  • Knowledge in data entry using approved software such as DHIS2.
  • Excellent communication skills and including spoken and written English, French or of both, Proficiency in Kinyarwanda is compulsory.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work long hours.
  • Practical experience in IRS data collection, typing, analysis, and quality control.
  • Candidates with documented IRS experience will have an added advantage.
  • Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Minimum qualifications: Diploma or Certificate in computer science or any other related field.

How to Apply: 

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit: the application letter, copy of National Identification Card, copies of degree and certificates and detailed CV with contact information (including telephone) and their referees.

Applications should be addressed to: “Chief of Party, PMI Evolve Rwanda Project”.

Applications can be submitted to the following mailbox: RwandaJobs@abtassoc.com. Remember to indicate in Subject line the position you are applying for. All applications must be submitted on or before 5th April 2024 at 11:59pm. Once again, this will be a temporary engagement lasting less than 90 days. You can only apply for one position. Candidates who will apply for more than one position will be immediately disqualified. Canvassing or calling will lead to automatic disqualification for further candidacy.

No fee should be charged at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other). Should you be asked, or you are aware of anyone asking for any incentive during the recruitment process, please contact PMI Evolve Rwanda Project on the following numbers: +250.252.572.321/2/4.

Abt Associates is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women to apply for these positions.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.