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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job vacancy at SHDEPHA+

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job vacancy at SHDEPHA+

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job vacancy at SHDEPHA+, which stands for Service, Health, and Development for People living with HIV/AIDS, is a national non-governmental organization registered on November 21, 1994, with registration number SO 8216. Originating from the initiatives of fifteen individuals living with HIV/AIDS, the organization’s initial goal was to create a network and mobilize resources to assist those living with HIV/AIDS and combat the spread of the disease. Over the years, SHDEPHA+ has expanded its focus beyond HIV/AIDS to cover various development interventions. It now addresses both infected and affected individuals in around 8 Regions of Tanzania Mainland.

In partnership with FHI360, SHDEPHA+ is currently implementing the Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project in Arusha and Shinyanga Regions. The USAID-Epic Project, funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The project provides technical assistance and direct service delivery to meet UNAIDS goals and improve HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. SHDEPHA+ is recruiting for the positions of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and Data Officer for Arusha Region and Shinyanga Regions.

Position Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Location Arusha
Deadline 08th March 2024
Report to Deputy Project Manager
Project USAID EpiC Project
Contract Type 6 months with renewal based on performance and availability of funds.

Position Overview

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will provide comprehensive technical support in planning and executing monitoring and evaluation activities essential for implementing community interventions targeting HIV prevention, care, treatment, and related services at High-Risk Populations. Collaborating closely with EpiC regional teams, Health Management Teams at district and regional levels, healthcare providers, Civil Society Organizations, and other stakeholders, they will ensure the effective implementation of high-quality programs. As a senior member of the technical team, they will report project progress to SHDEPHA+.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems for collecting, managing, and disseminating data, reporting progress towards program objectives.
  • Ensure timely availability of routinely collected data presented in user-friendly formats for program monitoring.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on all indicators for both donor and organizational purposes.
  • Conduct regular data quality assessments and joint supportive supervision with Regional and Council Health Management Teams (R/CHMT) to maintain the highest standards of program data quality.
  • Maintain security of data tools, ensuring confidentiality of records and data.
  • Evaluate system performance and suggest improvements in software, hardware, and data storage.
  • Track referral forms and verify completed referrals and linkage outcomes through facility registers and databases.
  • Develop and implement procedures for effective data management, formulate techniques for quality data collection, establish data sharing rules, and support others in utilizing data systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

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Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in health informatics, social sciences, or statistics.
  • Over 3 years of experience in designing, implementing, and managing health monitoring and evaluation, with a preference for HIV/AIDS epidemiological experience.
  • Experience in primary collection of clinical data, form design, data collection instruments, and analysis.
  • Familiarity with MOHCDGEC/PEPFAR data systems including DHIS (HMIS Tanzania), CTC2 Database, INFOLINK, and DATIM.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access and Excel, and one or more statistical analysis packages (SAS, SPSS, STATA).
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Swahili.
  • Strong leadership, team-building, and interpersonal skills.

Method of Application

For the latest Monitoring and Evaluation Officer job vacancy at SHDEPHA+ To apply, please send your application via email to: / Ensure to mention the “Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Arusha Region” or Data Officer Msalala DC in the subject line of the email. All applicants must include a cover letter and attach their updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)  along with certified copies of academic certificates as supporting documents.

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