Field Manager, Monitoring of Health Projects, Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM), Pakistan

Management Systems International


Field Manager, Monitoring of Health Projects, Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM), Pakistan

Company Profile:
MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance, and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations, and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at


Project Summary:
In May 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five-year contract to Management Systems International (MSI) to provide performance management support to USAID-sponsored development programs throughout Pakistan. The Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM) serves as a centralized management support mechanism that provides services in (1) monitoring, (2) evaluation, (3) assessment, and (4) learning support. PERFORM provides data and information to help USAID/Pakistan project managers improve results through better implementation, design, and learning, enabling it to better target its programming and achieve its goals and objectives.

***Please note: Only citizens of Pakistan are eligible for this position.***

Position Summary:
MSI is seeking a qualified Field Manager for the performance monitoring of USAID’s Development Objective (DO) 5 (Health) activities. USAID’s Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) flagship program is comprised of five interrelated components; Family Planning/Reproductive Health (FP/RH), Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH), Health Communication, Health Commodities, and Supply Chain, and Health System Strengthening (HSS). Several national and public health organizations implement these individual components. 

This monitoring assignment will focus on verifying and validating key activities within DO 5, and provide an independent perspective on DO 5 activity performance. The monitoring will begin on or about July 1, 2017 and continue for approximately three years. The team will include internal MSI staff as well as contracted specialists. This is a full-time position based in Sindh, subject to renewal every six months based on performance.


  • Participate in the team planning workshop (TPW) in Karachi/Islamabad and develop data collection plans. 
  • Supervise field researchers and keep track of their daily activities.
  • Meet with implementing partners and USAID/Karachi, when required.
  • Arrange logistics to conduct key informant interviews (KIIs) with stakeholders, when required.
  • Guide, and at times lead, field research activities, including supervising field researchers, to collect high-quality data.
  • Provide feedback to field researchers on their data collection process and data quality.
  • Complete an online tracker each day to update the assignment manager on progress.
  • Liaise with implementing partners’ activity managers, government counterparts and representatives of USAID/Karachi.
  • Participate in conducting spot-checks during data collection, as needed.
  • Undertake other tasks as assigned by the assignment manager for the successful completion of the assignment.



  • A Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience working with MNCH projects.
  • At least five (5) years of experience with data collection and supervising enumerators, and managing field supervisors in the field. 
  • Excellent analytical and personal communication skills and ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Willingness and ability to travel within the country.
  • Fluency in Sindhi and Urdu languages are required.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel is a requirement.
  • Excellent English written and verbal skills.



Candidates that have a real or potential conflict of interest in this evaluation will not be considered for this assignment. MSI will require a written statement to this effect before formal engagement on this assignment. Conflict of interest in this context includes, but is not limited to: close and/or family relations with the individuals that are related to the project, financial interest in the implementing organization(s) or grantees, current or previous experience with the project being evaluated or the USAID requesting office, etc.

*Position will be filled on a rolling basis*

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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