August 30, 2022

Maternity Foundation is looking for a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Maternity Foundation builds midwifery knowledge and skills among healthcare workers in low-resource areas. We do so by providing life-saving digital health solutions and innovative learning programmes. We use innovative digital health solutions and learning programmes to support healthcare workers with instant, competency-based learning and training and updated clinical guidelines. Our SafeDelivery+ programme encompasses a digital learning and training universe which aims to provide healthcare workers with the support, opportunities for continued learning and development, as well as access to critical guidelines and protocols – everything they need to support healthier pregnancies and safer deliveries for women and babies. The Safe Delivery App (the App) is our most recognizable solution. It is a smartphone application (free of charge) that provides healthcare workers and students with direct and instant access to internationally recognised and up-to-date clinical guidelines on Basic Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care and a selection of other essential preventive protocols.

We have ongoing partnerships in over 15 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Our teams are based across three hubs – in India, Ethiopia, and Denmark.

About of the role:

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning officer will be part of the global Insights, Research and Learning team situated within the Programme Team in Maternity Foundation. The MEL officer will support the organisation with App data analysis, designing and developing data collection tools using e.g., KoboToolbox and building reports in PowerBI or other software. We are looking for a curious, creative, and persevering individual who is passionate about data analysis and insights to support the organisation’s learning and improvement agenda. The MEL officer will also support the design and development of programme monitoring and evaluation activities on an ad hoc basis.  

The right applicant will have strong experience in quantitative data analysis, and familiarity with SQL, PowerBI, R, Python and/or other software. Experience with or interest in using mapping software such as QGIS or ArcGIS is an advantage. Previous experience in digital learning, adult learning, gamified learning or maternal and newborn health is likewise an advantage.  Interest in maternal and newborn health is a must. 

Key responsibilities: include the following, other duties may be assigned:

Monitoring and Evaluation (40% Level of Effort):

  • Support or undertake the design of monitoring and evaluation activities, and systems 
  • Developing monitoring mechanism and reports
  • Train colleagues in using data collection tools
  • Data quality assurance
  • Analysis of monitoring and evaluation data as needed

App data analytics (40% Level of Effort):

  • Perform exploratory analysis according to specific needs
  • Regular app engagement analysis
  • Develop and perform tests to increase app engagement in collaboration with CTO

Other tasks in Insights, Research and Learning team (20% Level of Effort):

  • Drafting scientific papers
  • Concept note development 

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, public health, statistics, data science, economics or another related field
  • At least 1 year of experience working with data analysis and reporting
  • Excellent written and fluent spoken English 
  • Experience working with data analysis and relevant software (Excel, R, SPSS, Stata or Python)
  • Experience with SQL databases is desirable
  • Strong presentation skills 

We offer
Duty Station: New Delhi or remote in India
Start date: As soon as possible
Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with Maternity Foundations Terms of Employment

Application process
All applicants must share a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.
Applications MUST be sent to:
Closing date for applications: 20 September 2022

Maternity Foundation as an employer
By working in Maternity Foundation, you will be joining a global team of over with active partnerships in over 15 countries. We pride ourselves in our ability to work in an agile and collaborative way as one, global organisation. We have an open and non-hierarchical culture where everyone’s voice is heard. On-the-job development and coaching is at the core of our approach to professional development, and we share an entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude.

Providing equal opportunities
We value equal opportunity and encourage candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, or age to apply.