Training and Experience
Graduate degree in public health or social science; a minimum of 4 years experience in monitoring and evaluation, including developing tools, cleaning, and analyzing data, and reporting back data for program improvement; and excellent English-language written and oral communication skills. In addition, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist must demonstrate a track record of successfully working with a diverse range of gay, bisexual, queer and trans men; and a strong commitment to redressing discrimination and persistent disparities in global funding and access to HIV-related programming among key populations, particularly populations from the global south and outside the United States.
Must have a capacity to analyze quantitative and qualitative data (including use of software such as Excel and SPSS); develop tools that are easy to use and encourage culturally competent and relevant evaluation data collection; as well as knowledge about HIV, health and human rights issues affecting men who have sex with men, especially for those living in low and middle-income countries.
Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and professionally with volunteers, paid staff, and professionals from a variety of disciplines; work independently with minimal direction; meet frequent deadlines in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment; respond with sensitivity to diverse, disenfranchised groups; report and orally present MPact accomplishments in appropriate venues; utilize and strengthen community resources; write clear and concise reports, technical briefs, or other evaluation products; and convey complex information both to experts and in simple terms understandable to the general public. Proficiency in at least one language other than English preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and paper. Frequent international and domestic travel is required. In addition, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be based in California – United States.
An Equal Opportunity Employer.