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Blantyre, Southern Region, Malawi
April 23, 2019

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C/o Mrs G. Ross

PSI Malawi



The Manager

ILC Africa

Dear Sir/Madam,

Re: Data Collector,

Please accept my application for the position above as advertised.

I have more than five years of experience in M&E/MIS in health related development projects. In my recent position as the Monitoring and Evaluation Mentor/Specialist MSH ONSE USAID project and Zonal Database Management Coordinator for Save the Children SSDI a USAID funded project, M&E assistant under MSF-Belgium under option B+ plus. I was involved in the high quality and timely strategic maintenance and finishing of projects. As a monitoring and evaluation officer, developing monitoring and impact indicators for project success, training and mentoring of staff, recommending further improvement. Budgeting and timely and effective and efficiency programing of projects I possess advanced knowledge in data management, excellent knowledge of statistical packages including IT for project monitoring and implementation. Data management skills and staff or research subjects management.

My attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills ensure that every project I work on is done accurately and to the highest possible standard. My verbal communication skills and positive attitude makes me an effective communicator with my team members.

I look forward to the opportunity of discussing my application with you further and how I can significantly contribute to the ongoing success of your projects.

Yours sincerely,

Francis Maxwell Ross

Francis Maxwell Ross

M&E/Data Management Expert


Professional Summary

Result oriented M&E/Data and Databases/ICT4D expert with more than six years experience in

the field with much emphasis on health and population support and protection. Strong ability in

analysis, entry, documentation and presentations plus mentorship and coaching. Am capable,

qualified, dedicated and open to positive criticism. Other experiences included working as a

banker, tenders and administration specialist, teacher, enumerator and loans systems management



Development a 50/50 campaign M&E system for YOCADE a non governmental organisation on a

proposal to bid for the 2019 tripartite elections as to sensitize women to narrow the gap on numberof aspirants women against men.

Development an M&E plan for Joshua an organisation working with orphans and Malawian

communities in assisting with issues on ECD, schools feeding, sponsorship and health.

Achieved a 50% plus passing rate whilst on a roll out of the first secondary school computer

lessons in Malawi in a remote area school in Phalombe under SHED at Michesi secondary school.

Volunteer Work

Volunteered for Joshua Foundation in Blantyre where am doing M&E and

communication roles and other field based works. Did IDELA baseline research for the project,

did CBCC/ECD assessment for the caregiver and schools. Also volunteered for a CHAM based in clinic where l was doing various assigned jobs amongst being data management, child weighing in the under five clinic, hospital cleaning and scrubbing.



MSH-Health ONSE USAID project


M&E key district functions

Research team management

Mentorship and coaching

Partner assistance coordination and management on M&E activities

Funds management

Data management

DHIS2 and other key systems managenet

ICT4D functions

Supervision of M&E MoH team

M&E framework formulation support

Zonal Database Management Coordinator

Save the Children International-Health SSDI USAID project

Zomba field zonal office

Management and coordination of six south east zonal district on M&E and data issues

Supervision of M&E teams MoH and SSDI

SSDI/jhpiego database systems management

Leading in deployment and provision of database support

Mentorship and coaching

ICT4D and mobile digital data collection management

Data quality checks and supervision

Data clinics and audits

TrainSMART database management

Research team management

Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

MSF-Belgium Option B+ Study

Thyolo Field Office

Data collection

Data entry

Data Management

Data clinics and DQA

Database management

Analysis and presentations

Secondary School Teacher

Ministry of Education, SHED, Michesi Secondary School



Computer Room Management

Records Management


Post Graduate Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation-On going

Strategia Netherlands

Diploma in ICT, NACIT

Lilongwe, Malawi

Art of Advocacy

Practical Strategies for more effective campaigns.


Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation for HIV frameworks USAID Measure Evaluation

USA Online

Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation for Malaria programs USAID Measure Evaluation

USA Online

Certificate in Health Management Information Systems CAPHIMS

USA Online

Certificate in data use for managers Global Health e-learning center

John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Introduction to Bio-statistics

Forgatry international Center and JHU center for clinical global health education



Sue Cabon

Joshua Foundation


Country Director


Flora Kunashe

Malawi Bible Society

Then the program officer for SSDI


Kabango Malewezi

Supervisor for SSDI-ICT4D Consortium

Digital Health Advisor

Jhpiego Malawi

P.O. Box 1091,



Oddoi Chimpembe

SSDI Project

M&E Specialist

Save the Children International


The Training Manager

Strategia Netherlands

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