Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 10 Nov 2017
Position Title: Zonal M&E Advisor (covering Kagera and Kigoma) – 1 position (Tanzania Nationals Only)
Reports to: Zonal Project Manager (covering Kagera and Kigoma)
Job Location: Kagera
Travel: Up to 70% in intervention districts
Overall Job Function:
The incumbent’s overall responsibilities include providing technical support in the planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for the community-based HIV prevention program targeting KVP. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing and managing M&E activities for the regions in his/her respective Zone. S/he will work closely with his/her respective Zonal Project Manager and the central level M&E team.
Specific Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide technical assistance to ICAP supported regions within the zone in collaboration with R/CHMT members
To coordinate with CHMTs and RHMTs to implement a district network approach for timely and regular reporting of key program indicators to NACP and donors
Participate in hiring and supervision of Data Officers and other M&E staff in the regions within the zone.
To build the capacity of personnel in the zone including ICAP staff and R/CHMTs to improve M&E systems
Participate in implementation and evaluation of monitoring tools and data management
Coordinate regional work plans and tracking of outputs
Ensure that DQAs are carried out semi-annually according to DQA SOPs and that recommendations following the site DQA visit are implemented
Assist to develop/refine M&E tools and data management systems as applicable
Prepare site census and regular updates for the M&E team
Prepare slides for the quarterly meetings and other data visualization outputs as required to share with all ICAP, R/CHMTs, sites, etc.
Prepare Quarterly Review Meetings in collaboration with the Zonal Project Manager and Project Coordinators from the regions
Address report queries and data requests in collaboration with central M&E team and Data Officers
Provide technical guidance to Data Officers at regional level on M&E processes and ensure data collected and reported is timely, accurate, and well presented
Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Required Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
Required: Degree or Advanced Diploma in data management, monitoring & evaluation, statistics, or related field; preference given to those who have experience with community-based HIV programs working with KVP.
Required: Minimum 3 years’ experience with monitoring and evaluation of public health programs in HIV/AIDS including familiarity with MoHCDGEC/NACP reporting systems and DHIS. Preferred: Experience with M&E of community-based and/or KVP-focused HIV programs
Required: Minimum 1 year experience supervising, managing, or leading other M&E or data staff
Required: Familiarity with PEPFAR-funded projects and related M&E components such as MER indicators and DATIM. Preferred: experience with CDC funded projects.
Required: excellent computer skills, at minimum with Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. Preferred: Additional skills in statistical packages
Fluent in reading, writing, and speaking both English and Kiswahili
Good documentation skills and ability to follow standard procedures
Able to maintain utmost confidentiality regarding beneficiaries’ health status and sensitive information contained in data
Flexibility to work after normal working hours and weekends at any location
Ability to work independently and travel extensively to remote areas, including islands
Able to adapt to situations quickly and problem solve
Ability to interact well with all targeted KVP groups and peer outreach volunteers by facilitating a nonjudgmental, nondiscriminatory, and non-stigmatizing environment in the program, to welcome all clients regardless of their background
Preference given to candidates already living in the job location region.
How to apply:
Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and CV by 10th November, 2017 via email to [email protected], mentioning in the subject line the Position Title and Job Location. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do NOT attach any certificates when submitting online. ICAP is an equal opportunity employer, women are encouraged to apply. Tanzanians living and working abroad in the diaspora are encouraged to apply.
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Published November 08, 2017