Reporting to the Strategic Information (SI) Unit Director, the Strategic Information (SI) Specialist will work closely with SI staff in New York and country teams to enhance M&E, surveillance and health management information systems with a focus on building sustainable systems.
This is a twelve (12) month temporary full-time Officer of Administration position.
- Supports donor reporting, including supporting the development of the SI component of annual reports and continuation applications
- Supports the development and revision of Evaluation Performance Monitoring Plans
- Supports grant development and proposals as needed, including developing logic models, evaluation and performance monitoring sections and SI capacity building sections
- Supports the development of program evaluations and other similar projects, including development of protocols and tools; submission to Columbia University Medical Center institutional review board; and development of standard operating procedures, training materials, monitoring plans, and data management and analytic plans
- Support data analysis, report writing and data dissemination
- Support data use efforts by improving dashboards in ICAP INSIGHT (ICAP's aggregate database)
- Support data use initiatives through the use of Tableau for enhanced data visualization
- Review routinely collected quarterly M&E data, provide feedback to country teams, and support country teams in using findings to improve program performance
- In collaboration with in-country SI teams, contribute to the timely implementation, accurate and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to funders, including quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports
- Participate in regular calls with country teams to provide guidance on all SI-related aspects of the project
- Participate in regular meetings of the SI unit
- Perform other related duties as directed
General Minimum Qualifications: - Requires a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus four (4) years of related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: - 4+ years of related experience working with monitoring and evaluation and/or surveillance systems
- Experience and knowledge in monitoring and evaluation and/or public health surveillance systems
- Demonstrated problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities
- Excellent written and oral communications skills
- Demonstrated interpersonal skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Preferred Qualifications: - Master's degree in Public Health or related discipline preferable.
- Experience working with U.S. government or other bilateral donors
- Experience collaborating with MOH, NGO and/or CDC
- Experience in HIV/AIDS monitoring and evaluation and/or surveillance
- Fluency in French or Portuguese
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_168691
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