Data Quality Advisor, Mozambique Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism Services (MMEMS), Maputo, Mozambique

  • Posted on 24 September 2020

Job Description

Data Quality Advisor,

Mozambique Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism Services (MMEMS),

Maputo, Mozambique

Project Summary:

The Mozambique Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism and Services (MMEMS) team provides on-the-ground support on performance monitoring, data verification, gender, impact evaluation, output, and environmental compliance, and collaboration, learning and adapting (CLA) assistance to USAID/Mozambique. The MMEMS main office is in Maputo, with field offices in Quelimane and Nampula

**Please note: Only Mozambican citizens are eligible for this position**

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Data Quality Manager and Deputy Chief of Party, the Data Quality Advisor will work collaboratively as part of the MMEMS team to assist in the design, planning, implementation and reposting of all technical activities.


  • Carry out Data Quality Audits for HIV clinical and community indicators, as defined by USAID

  • Work on the harmonization of the DQ Standard Operating Procedures in partnership with key stakeholders in country, that includes the methodology and steps of the auditing application

  • Work on the customization/adaptation of the Data Quality Tools into Mozambican context in partnership with key stakeholders in country

  • Support logistics preparation related to the auditing interventions

  • Compose the auditing team to conduct the auditing interventions for USG

  • Actively participate the preparation of preliminary findings and recommendations to USG, MOH and implementing partners who had been audited, in consensus with the auditing team members, including preparation of the final report

  • Monitor the implementation of proposed strengthening actions based on DQA results that will improve the information system data quality

  • Support the development of training sessions or supervision visits to audited partners

  • Participate in technical meetings with key stakeholders to plan DQ interventions and discuss DQA results

  • Actively participate in the elaboration of annual project work plans and quarterly performance reports

  • Participate and provide technical support to any other activity/task defined by the COP


  • A bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred in the field of public health, statistics, and/or other relevant field

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in M&E and data quality strengthening

  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, organizational, team building, and communication skills

  • Experience working on donor-funded mechanisms

  • Demonstrated knowledge of USG policies related to evaluation and performance management

Reasonable Accommodations: MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

About the Organization

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at