Health Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

Suva, Fiji
Consultant (Long Term)
  • Opportunity to contribute to the public health sector in Fiji
  • Initial contract for a period of 12 months, with short term periodic inputs, up to a total of 100 days. Possible extensions on an annual basis for up to 5 years
  • Based in Suva, Fiji. Some travel within Fiji may be required

The Program

The Australian Government has established the Fiji Program Support Facility (the Facility) to implement its education, health and scholarship aid programs in Fiji and its scholarship program in Tuvalu. The Facility will also support the delivery of Australia’s emergency response efforts following natural disasters, and governance sector support when requested by the Fiji Government.

The new phase of support to the health sector for 2017-2021, between the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MoHMS), is being implemented through the Facility. An initial focus of the program will be in health systems strengthening, in particular financial planning, policy development and services management as well as in public health, seeking to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and universal health coverage.

The company managing the Facility on behalf of the Australian Government, Coffey, is currently seeking applications for the key position of Health Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Adviser to contribute to this new phase of support to the health sector.

The Position

The Health M&E Adviser will have overall responsibility for managing and implementing the Health Program monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting requirements, including ensuring alignment with MoHMS monitoring. The Adviser will work closely with MOHMS to strengthen and institutionalise health data analysis to inform decision-making. The Adviser will also work collaboratively with all stakeholders to build understanding of the M&E approach, develop summaries of M&E results and contribute to annual reviews and will work closely with the Facility M&E Leader to ensure consistency in the application of all Facility M&E requirements across the Health Program.

The Person
Are you a highly qualified M&E professional with experience in applying your M&E expertise in the health sector in developing countries?

We are seeking applicants with practical experience developing and implementing large-scale, complex monitoring systems and evaluation plans; ideally in the health sector. Experience in health research or evaluation including the development of fit-for-purpose methods and tools, which are gender appropriate and inclusive will be required.  A strong ability to coach and mentor colleagues from different social or cultural backgrounds is required for success. Previous work experience in the Pacific is desirable.

This position is classified Category C, Level 4 (short term) under the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework. Please visit for further detail on the DFAT Adviser Remuneration Framework.

How to Apply

For a detailed position description and to apply for this position please visit and search for the job reference number 495615

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Applications close 6.00pm (Fiji time) 9th October 2017

This Facility is being administered by Coffey, a Tetra Tech company on behalf of the Australian Government.

Coffey is an equal opportunity employer of choice and is committed to child protection.

Closing date: 
9th October 2017