Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist/Advisor

Apply by 11 April 2018
Posted on 13 October 2017

Job Description

• RTI is seeking Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded Malaria Surveillance and Monitoring (TMSM) project•in Tanzania. The purpose of this project is to support the Government of Tanzania to reduce the burden of Malaria and to move towards the long-term goal of malaria elimination. Under a cooperative agreement, USAID will fund malaria surveillance, entomological monitoring, drug efficiency monitoring and monitoring of other vector control interventions. The target populations of TMSM•are pregnant women and children under the age of five. The Senior M&E Specialist will be responsible for supporting the development and management of the M&E, surveillance and reporting system of the program. The position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.• • Roles and Responsibilities: • - Implements the project•s M&E systems, including relevant performance indicators, baselines, and annual targets and ensures compliance to USAID and PMI requirements; - Leads collection, analysis and reporting on performance indicators by other team members and project counterparts; - Leads data tabulations, reports, and presentations to support project activities; - Supports preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation; contribute to other project deliverables such as annual work plans; - Leads review and updating of the project•s M&E plan in accordance with timeframes set in the PMP; - Develops M&E instrumentation tools for the project as needed (including monitoring data collection forms for program and grantee staff); - Develops, implements, and monitors the sub-grant awards and performance monitoring plans and systems for gathering, reporting, and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation; and - Performs other tasks that may be assigned by the M&E Director, as needed. • Requirements: • - Masters degree public health, demography, sociology, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology or a related field; - At least nine years of experience in monitoring, evaluating and research related to public health programs in Tanzania, with at least 5 years of experience with USG programming; - Strong knowledge of USAID and M&E reporting indicators and procedures; - Strong knowledge of data collection protocols for quality data collection and verification; - Demonstrated experience in program target setting and reporting in the areas of: malaria; maternal, newborn, and child health; surveillance, including DHIS2; and operational research; - Demonstrated experience and familiarity with behavioral surveillance surveys, research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems in developing countries; - Ability to analyze multiple sources of data to identify data trends and provide recommendations on project implementation; - Track record in disseminating programmatic and operational research results in the peer-reviewed literature; - Results-oriented, team player, and with excellent interpersonal skills; - Excellent written and oral communication skills; - Must have strong oral and written communication and presentation skills in English (tested FSI R4/S4). Fluency in Kiswahili will be a significant asset; and - Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications; statistical software packages and DHIS2. To Apply: :• Interested applicants should apply online at, careers. Please, submit a current CV with contact information: phone, email, and Skype name. • Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short listed applicants will be contacted. RTI is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. #LI-MGC1

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