Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Jhpiego

USAID Boresha Afya is a new s-year USAID-funded program for a comprehensive Health Service Delivery. The goal of USAID Boresha Afya is to improve the health status of all Tanzanians. Jhpiego leads the implementation of one of the 3 awards covering the lake and western zones -with an emphasis on women and children in targeted regions. The purpose is to support the GOT to increase access to high-quality, comprehensive and integrated health services, with a focus on malaria, maternal, newborn, child and reproductive health outcomes. The project scope covers 7 regions in the lake and western zones, national level, and Zanzibar.
Jhpiego is therefore seeking to recruit a team of experienced medical, public health, program, and finance professionals to implement this exciting new initiative.

Position Overview: The Senior M&E Officer for USAID Boresha Afyawill be the primary contact and responsible for all USAID Boresha AfyaM&E functions and activities, including working with program managers and CoP to coordinate program site data collection, data quality and reporting in time to meet key deadlines. He/she will take responsibility for the reporting of SBM-R/ QI data and contribute to discussions around overall quality assurance and improvement. He / she should be aware of and prepared to provide technical assistance to all M&E components of RMNCH, including HIV/AIDS-related components, BEmONC, CEmONC and community-based health care. The Senior M&E Officer will liaise with the Senior Health Informatics Advisor and his team to ensure that the USAID Boresha Afyaprogram is on track with scaling up use. of MNH indicators through DHIS2. He / she should take leadership in preparing abstracts for presentations and conferences and other
use of data. He / she will also be a supervisor to M&E Officers and be part of a leadership

 Position Reports To: Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER) Director, USAID
Boresha Afya Project

Positions Supervised: M&E Officers

Unit Specific 

  • Supervise and support M&E Officers to conduct activities, meet reporting deadlines, 

and create technical reports in a timely way; review and oversee quality of product
o. Conduct 90 day performance reviews for new hires
Conduct annual performance reviews for supervisees and biannual performance
review check in

  • Respect confidentiality of supervisees, support professional development and professional success of supervisees, and be familiar with all relevant HR policies 

Program Specific 

  • Provide technical leadership on M&E for RMNCH technical areas, including community health and CHW program, maternal and newborn health, HIV-related and postnatal care 
  • Playa coordinating function for the monitoring and evaluation of the USAID Boresha 
  • Afyaprogram, ensure that outputs are provided to the CoP, the MOHSW, USAID, USAID 
  • Boresha Afya HO and key technical people in a timely way 
  • Ensure quality data collection, management and reporting of USAID Boresha Afyaprogram site data 
  • Ensure periodic data quality assessments for USAID Boresha Afyaprogram are properly conducted and documented 
  • Meet crucial reporting deadlines including (as necessary)TMEMS, APR I SAPR reports, J-RISE, quarterly and ad hoc data requests 
  • Monitor the implementation of the PMP and the approved M&E work plan 
  • Keep track of project performance against established indicators and produce quarterly performance reports (Indicator monitoring table) 
  • Work with program staff to establish proper filing and documentation of USAID Boresha 
  • AfyaM&E data as per USIXID's data retention policy. 
  • Together with the Senior M&E Technical Director, provide USAID Boresha Afyaprogram with all necessary M&E inputs, including development of workplans and indicator frameworks, 
  • Together with Senior M&E Technical Director, participate in and contribute to USAID Boresha Afyaevaluations and special studies 

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • University degree in public health, sociology, demography, statistics, or other social science area; [Master's Degree Preferred) 
  • Minimum 6 years work experience supporting technical or programmatic activities in maternal, new born and child health, HIV/AIDS or other health areas (experience with health facility setling a plus); 
  • At least 6years' experience in data collection, processing, and analysis, database experience a plus. 
  • Familiarity with Health Information Systems (HIS) for maternal and newborn health and specifically DHIS2 
  • Knowledge of relevant national and international indicators related to RH, HIV/AIDS, maternal, new born and child health. 
  • Experience implementing qualitative and quantitative research 
  • Ability to convey results to non-technical stakeholders, generate interest in the use of M&E results, and help staff apply them to make programmatic improvements. 
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • Knowledge of different analysis software 
  • Supervision experience a plus 
  • Report writing and publication skills 
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili 
  • Excellent peoples and partnership skills 
  • Availability and willingness to travel up to 30% time 

To apply please indicate the position title on the envelope or subject line of your e-mail,
i.e. Application for Deputy Chief of Party. All applications should also include an
up-to-date CV with three contactable professional references, a cover letter 'and your
salary history.

 The application should be addressed to: 
Director of Human Resource 
Plot 72, Block 45B, New Bagamoyo Road - Victoria 
PO Box 9170 
. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 

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applications is two weeks after the first appearance of this 'advert.
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