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MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR

 





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Job Title: MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR

Reporting to: MALARIA SURVEILLANCE AND EPIDIMIOLOGY OFFICER

Location: DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA

Start date: OCTOBER, 2022

Your contribution

The MEL Advisor is responsible for the monitoring, evaluation and learning activities of the project.

She/he must develop monitoring, evaluation, and reporting systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets, and a plan to evaluate performance, and lead the team in producing timely, accurate, and complete reporting. The position is responsible for internal communication andmonitoring to assure continuous quality improvement of project implementation and assure information flow to field level colleagues. The position is responsible for assuring the technical excellence of all M&E work conducted by the project and leads efforts to disseminate findings. In addition, the position requires extensive knowledge of and experience with Tanzania DHIS2 and

USAID reporting systems and indicators.

Key responsibilities

● Responsible for ensuring high quality guidelines and oversight on all collection, quality, and reporting activities for routine data;

● To provide technical oversight and support partner harmonization and other technical staff towards realizing TMCM activities;

● Take lead in the development of the M&E Plan for the TMCM project;

● Responsible for leading the data reporting responsibilities to donor report databases and compiles and submits data for Malaria Surveillance and Epidemiology Officer quarterly narrative reports;

● Serve as the focal point for questions or clarifications regarding the definition of indicators;

● In collaboration with other heads of units, the MEL Advisor ensures cross-partner collaboration throughout the project life through sharing of dashboards and data, supporting learning platforms (including data review meetings and workshops), and harmonization of key performance indicators and data management tools;

● MEL Advisor will work with NMCP and MSDQI supervision teams to strengthen timely identification of key performance gaps and recommend methods to close gaps;

● Perform other activities as required by the Surveillance and Epidemiology Officer.

What are we looking for?

● Master’s degree in monitoring and evaluation, public health, social sciences, informatics, statistics, or other relevant disciplines.

● Seven (7) or more years working experience in monitoring, evaluation and research in the public health field, with progressively increasing level of responsibility.

● Adequate knowledge and experience in working with government settings in Tanzania.

● Demonstrated skills in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods.

● Demonstrated hands-on practical experience setting up and managing M&E systems for health programs.

● Experience in knowledge management and dissemination of research and M&E findings.

● Strong working knowledge of USG donor regulations and requirementsproject.

What are we looking for?

• Must have a MD or MPH, or other related biological science postgraduate degree

• A minimum of five years field experience in implementation of malaria case management

programs in a low- or middle-income country (LMIC)

• In-depth knowledge of malaria and public health principles and practices, particularly in

malaria case management and program management and leadership

• Outstanding English and Kiswahili – language skills, both spoken and written

• Demonstrated global malaria technical knowledge with established reputation for

excellence in malaria case management

• Experience mentoring others

• Excellent writing and presentation skills.

• Ability to coordinate and work effectively with diverse stakeholders in numerous locations

and levels, including private partners, donors, government officials and bodies, technical

experts, civil society organizations, community members and organizations and project

support staff

Application will be considered valid, if sent/received before 1700hrs, Friday, 23rd September, 2022.

Please note that only short –listed candidates meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

Send you application to recruitment@psi.or.tz in MS Word or PDF file. Indicate the name of position

on the subject line of your email. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.