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HJF is seeking an Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation Specialist (AME Specialist) to support the Center for Global Health Engagement (CGHE) located in Rockville, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CGHE. This position requires US Citizenship.
Established by the Uniformed Services University (USU), the CGHE works to lead, integrate and synchronize the University’s contributions to Department of Defense (DoD) global health engagement and national security objectives by providing a hub for GHE thought leadership and knowledge, strategic communications and outreach, operational support, research, and capability integration of education, training and planning.
The AME Specialist supports the CGHE's Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation Division by providing technical input to research and evaluation design and implementation, as well as operations and logistics support. The primary role will be to support the AME Division in all data collection, data analysis, and related activities and provide an evidence-base for decision making for Department of Defense (DoD) Global health Engagement (GHE) programs and projects. The Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will work closely with the Senior Researcher and Econometrician to develop the evaluation designs, manage projects, and serve as the technical expert during field data collection activities. This position will conduct assessment, monitoring, and evaluation activities in new as well as established projects, aid in developing organizational evaluation capacity, and assist stakeholders in utilizing evaluation findings.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have knowledge of evaluation theory and practice in public health, global health or international development; have knowledge of program evaluation; ability to collect and analyze qualitative and quantitative data; ability/skill to conduct research and collect and analyze data; ability/skill to implement monitoring and evaluation methods and activities; ability to conduct qualitative interviews and focus groups; have well-developed skills in planning, prioritizing and project management; ability to work as part of a team; willingness and ability to travel internationally, to include under-privileged areas; knowledge of global health engagement or international development; excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent written and oral communication; skill in data visualization preferred.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: A university degree in a social science, development studies, global health, public health, or a related field with either a Master’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation; or a Bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation. Must have received formal training in evaluation and/or qualitative methods. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: Technical expertise and practical experience in monitoring and evaluation. Must have at least three of experience leading program evaluations at the Master’s degree level, or five years at the Bachelor’s degree level; experience in complex global health or international development evaluation preferred; experience in developing organizational evaluation capacity preferred. Must have experience with qualitative methods. Additional experience in quantitative methods is preferred.
Physical Capabilities: Able to perform job duties in a variety of non-traditional office settings, including developing countries with various climates, cultures, and resources
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Must be a U.S. Citizen; must have or be able to obtain a U.S. passport; must have or be eligible for a security clearance.
Work Environment: Office setting; domestic and overseas travel required up to 30% of the time.
Background: US Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold Department of Defense issued Secret Clearance.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.