Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Associate Director for Strategic Information (SI AD) provides strategic and technical leaderships to SI units. S/he focuses on analyzing and compiling strategic information in order to use high quality data effectively, including data for decision making by policy makers and program managers on programmatic direction and resource allocation; design and implementation of plans to collect and analyze monitoring and evaluation data, and operations research (if needed) to understand which programs and program components are working. The SI AD provides technical, strategic advice and programmatic direction leadership and management oversight in the development and implementation of health informatics for the FHI 360 supported projects.
The SI AD reports directly to the Chief of Party for the USAID Sustainable HIV and TB Responses From Technical Assistance (USAID SHIFT) project and works closely with other project managers as well as government counterparts at national and provincial levels to increase the culture of data analysis and utilization for program improvement. S/He monitors progress toward achieving projects’ targets, translating strategic information into improved programming and delivery of services, providing accountability for use of projects’ resources, and contributing supporting internal and external capacity for using SI toward epidemic control. The SI AD also ensures the quality and use of data across FHI 360 programming; expands and strengthens FHI 360 SI portfolio; contributes to proposal development efforts.
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