Surveillance, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - The National Malaria Programme (NMCP)

 Position Type: Full time
Purpose of the Post
The National Malaria Programme (NMCP) of the Ministry of Health,
Community Development, Children, Gender and the Elderly (MoHCDCGE)
implements two key technical strategies: (1) Malaria Diagnosis and
Treatment; and (2) Malaria Prevention through Integrated Malaria Vector
Control (lMVC) and Intermittent Prevention of Malaria in Pregnancy (lPTp).

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (SwissTPH) with funding
from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) has been
supporting NMCP through the NETCELL Project to reduce morbidity and
mortality caused by malaria.Thistechnical support includes assisting with
technical documents, managing sub-contracts, coordinating stakeholders,
resource mobilisation, ensuring an appropriate monitoring and evaluation
of all National Malaria Strategic Plan components.

Position Description 
To provide technical support to the NMCP Surveillance, Monitoring and
Evaluation Unit

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Assist NMCP in the organization, implementation, data management, reportwriting and dissemination of routine periodic surveillance, monitoring and evaluation initiatives; 
  2. Assist NMCP to collate essential data and elaborate periodic surveys with routine information systems; 
  3. Assist NMCP in implementation of the comprehensive malaria surveillance framework, as directed by the national guidelines; 
  4. Assist NMCp, regional and council teams in information' and knowledge management 
  5. Assist NMCP in developing dissemination of semi-annual   epidemiological and programmatic bulletins from surveillance f'undings; 
  6. Assist NMCP in translating malaria surveillance, monitoring and evaluation findings into scientific papers to be submitted to peer reviewed journals 

Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required:

1. Basic public health related degree at Master level
2. At least 3 years of experience in public health projects related to
3. Participation in quldelines development, dissemination and
training packages, preferably on malaria related subjects
4. Language proficiency in English and Swahili
5. Advanced knowledge in word processing and spreadsheet
6. Basic statistics and statistics software package skills
7. Good writing skills (Kiswahili and English)
8. Good presentation skills
9. Able to work independently
10. Demonstrate creativity and innovativeness .....

How to Apply:
The Netcell Project is an equal opportunity employers. Interested and
qualified Tanzanians are invited to send their application enclosing a cover
letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, the names of three referees and their
contact information.

All applications should be addressed to the Administrator Netcell Project
and sent to the following address: netcell@netcell,org

The deadline for submission for all applications is November 18th 2016 at 
17.00 hrs.

Short listed applicants will be contacted within two weeks of the deadline.