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CARE Cameroon seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to lead the upcoming, USAID-funded, Continuum of Prevention, Care, and Treatment (CoPCT) for HIV/AIDS with Most-at-risk Populations (CHAMP-Cameroon) . CHAMP will expand the continuum of prevention, care and treatment for key populations by building onthe activities currently implemented by HAPP in the five regions which include the two largest cities(Yaounde and Douala): Littoral-Douala; Centre- Yaounde; North West-Bamenda; Est- Bertoua andGaroua; and South-Kribi. The CoPCT activities will be expanded within the largest urban areas of all ten provinces where high concentrations of target populations are found – with the Chief of Party based in Yaounde.
CHAMP-Cameroon is a five-year project for a total cost estimate of $18.8 million. CHAMP will achieve the 3 following main, and interconnected, results:
The project, built on current USAID support in Cameroon, aims to increase access and use of quality HIV prevention care and support services for key populations. These efforts will expand service coverage in the country from five to ten regions, and generate data for evidence-based programming. The project will use a continuum of care approach to service provision, and will link clients with community-and facility-based interventions. It will also strengthen the capacity of existing health systems including the policy environment and networks for a well-coordinated response. It is anticipated that at least 140,000 beneficiaries including 16,000 MSM, 66,000 CSW and 58,000 other clients will be reached with quality HIV prevention, care and support services over the five years.
- Technical competence of partners in key populations program design and management using CoPCT is increased;
- Enabling environment for key populations HIV/AIDS programming is strengthened;
- Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement, Monitoring and Evaluation systems in CoPCT is strengthened .
The successful candidate will be responsible for oversight of all M&E components project. The M&E Specialist will be responsible of the development and oversight of the PMP, annual work plans (including targets), quarterly reports, and annual reports. The M&E Specialist will also play a large role in assisting the capacity building efforts of the applicant to develop, standardize, and utilize standardized data collection and reporting forms for key populations in Cameroon.
- Master’s degree in Public Health, Development, or related degree required
- Demonstrated experience managing USAID projects
- Significant experience in service delivery for key populations and sensitivity to implementation of programs that serve key populations
- At least 10 years of experience in M&E, ideally in francophone West and Central Africa
- Experience in basic M&E concepts including indicator development, tool development, reporting systems strengthening, and data quality assessments
- Experience in building capacity in M&E
- Experience in data collection, aggregation, analysis, and report writing