Proposal Officer with Jhpiego - Tanzania

Jhpiego an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University

Proposal Officer
Department: Global Program Operations
Position Reports To: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
Positions Supervised: N/A
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Sr. Officer will provide technical support and conduct monitoring and evaluation for reproductive, maternal and neonatal health and HIV/AIDS public health programs. To provide technical leadership in the area of monitoring and evaluation for Jhpiego Tanzania, including conducting research, program evaluation, health information systems, logical frameworks and indicator development, and reporting on results. Position will also include capacity-building on M&E for Jhpiego Tanzania staff and community-based partners.
  • Development and implementation of country- and award-specific monitoring and evaluation strategies and frameworks
  • With program team, plan for and conduct monitoring activities and ensure accurate and timely reporting to USAID and other donors
  • Develop and test data collection instruments and tools for monitoring and evaluation
  • Establish and act as a liaison with points of contact at organizations that will serve as primary data sources for reporting on Jhpiego program results
  • Design, implement, analyze and disseminate research and evaluation studies to ensure that Jhpiego consistently meets the goals established in its cooperative agreements and work plans
  • Work closely with program and IT staff to compile, analyze and present data for reporting of program progress and impact
  • Monitor and supervise delegated Jhpiego/Tanzania monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Contribute to quarterly, annual and adhoc reports as appropriate
  • Assist in writing technical reports, presentations and / or manuscripts for publication based on monitoring and evaluation data
  • Participate in national level technical working groups on M&E, health information systems, or research
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Master’s degree in health, demography, statistics or social sciences
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation, and research studies related to reproductive health (maternal and newborn health experience preferred)
  • International health program experience, preferably working with USAID or other international donor agencies
  • An understanding of and familiarity with a range of applied research and monitoring and evaluation approaches including health information systems
  • Experience working with computer-based statistical packages and databases (Epi Info, Access, STATA, SPSS, SAS, etc.)
  • Strong computer skills (word processing, PowerPoint, e-mail, Internet)
  • Ability to communicate technical information understandably, both orally and in writing
  • Excellent verbal and written English and Kiswahili, with the ability to communicate courteously and effectively in both languages
  • Ability to work on a variety of projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment
  • Publications in peer reviewed journals preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage and to work as part of a team
Jhpiego offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive employee benefits package including: medical and dental plans; paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; personal accident insurance; 403(b) retirement plan; life and disability insurance; travel insurance; education assistance plan and more.
Send resumes to Jhpiego Human Resources ([email protected]) For further information about Jhpiego and its services, visit our Web site.

Note: The successful candidate selected for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.

JHU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer