Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Job Vacancy at PSI

Job Title: MONITORING AND EVALUATION ADVISOR
Reporting to: MALARIA SURVEILLANCE AND EPIDIMIOLOGY OFFICER
Location: DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA
Start date: OCTOBER, 2022
Reporting to: CHIEF OF PARTY – TANZANIA MALARIA CASE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY
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 and monitoring 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.

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Job Vacancy at PSI

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 requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze multiple sources of data to identify data trends and provide recommendations on project implementation.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as an active member of a team and to lead a team when needed
  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication in English and Swahili; and the ability to communicate cross culturally and be sensitive to other cultures.
  • Advanced knowledge of analytic software (e.g., Excel, Stata, R, SAS). Knowledge of GIS and database management is desirable.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills.

How to apply:

Application for the position must include:

  • Cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
  • Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day –time mobile phone number (s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer.

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.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual

orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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NOTE: Only successful applicants will be contacted