1 Oct 2021

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – VMMC at Amref Health Africa

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Job Description


Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is a non-profit public health organization supporting the Government of Tanzania to address public health issues including maternal and child health, HIV, TB, Malaria and Nutrition in Tanzania since 1987. Amref Health Africa in Tanzania is funded by The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through CDC Tanzania, to execute a robust HIV care and treatment clinical cascade project aiming to accelerate the achievement of the current 95-95-95 goals and the HIV epidemic control in Tanzania. The project branded as Afya Kamilifu Project is implemented in Tanga and Zanzibar since October, 2018, Simiyu Region since 2020. From October 2020 this project will extend its operations to Mara Region covering facility based and community based HIV care and treatment services. Afya Kamilifu project works – in collaboration with and with guidance from the Tanzania Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Zanzibar Ministry of health and President’s Office Regions Authority and Local Government (PORALG). That said, Amref Health Africa -Tanzania is announcing the following vacancy to be filled soon:

Position Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – VMMC (1 Position)

Reports to: Regional Program Manager

Location: Mara region

Start Date: October 2021

Job Summary:

The M&E Officer is responsible for supporting the project in designing and implementing VMMC M&E activities under the leadership of the Director of Strategic Information. The incumbent will ensure the continuous monitoring of program progress in close collaboration with the GoTZ, CDC, and other implementers. S/He will develop the capacity of various stakeholders in data collection, analysis, reporting and evaluation. S/He will help identify and evaluate best practices and workable approaches for the programs and facilitate dissemination of project results to relevant stakeholders. These position reports to the Regional Project Manager and technically to Director of Strategic Information for Afya Kamilifu project.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure effective implementation of Afya Kamilifu Project monitoring and evaluation plan for the
VMMC programs. This will include collection of all relevant data, management of the information, and using it in preparation of required periodic reports

Support the undertakings of Afya Kamilifu VMMC monitoring and evaluation activities in the regions of Mara and Simiyu
Maintain the established reporting system including databases and support routine
Ensure the quality of data by conducting regular data verification, cleaning and data quality audits on planned and on situational environment
Generate routine data summaries for project
Build the capacity of health care workers at the facilities implementing VMMC and ensure accurately and timely data collection and
Establish data security guidelines and activities to ensure that all data are stored and maintained in a secure and effective manner as per Ministry of Health and PEFFAR guidance
Ensure data management systems are functional to supported static and mobile VMMC
Support Afya Kamilifu project staff to document training information and technical assistance activities and help to produce and disseminate technical reports, guides, manuals, and other written
Work together with the project team to prepare monthly, quarterly reports for Ministry of health and PEPFAR
Collect, document and disseminate best practices and lesson learned from the implementation of VMMC clinical services
Prepare the VMMC progress report in summary form for monthly and quarterly monitoring forums including PMM

Build the capacity of sites and councils in site level analysis to promote data use

Qualifications, Experience & Skills required:
Degree in health informatics, Computer science, Social sciences, or Statistics
At least 3 years of “hands on experience” in Monitoring and Evaluation Experience in working with VMMC program, will be an added advantage
Strong data analysis, graphical data presentation, dissemination and report writing skills
Experience working in NGO active in health-related services.
Demonstrated familiarity with MOHCDGEC/PEPFAR data systems including DHIS, CTC2 and DATIM
Excellent computer skills specifically with Ms Excel, Ms Access and PowerPoint
Experience in working with Statistical packages for data analysis
Demonstrated skills in quantitative data analysis, data management and report
Strong ability of writing and public speaking skills
Good interpersonal and people management skills-a team player and
Good command of English and Swahili language will be an added advantage

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Method of Application

If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one PDF document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees. All interviews will be conducted at Amref Health Africa country Office in Dar es Salaam for shortlisted applicants. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 HOURS October 04, 2021. The subject line of your job application email should mention the job position that you are applying as it appears in this advertisement. Failure to do that your application may not be easily retrieved. All correspondences and applications should be emailed to: [email protected]

Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy; Women and People with disability are encouraged to Apply

“Amref Health Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding in workplace and will not tolerate any form of abuse, wherever it occurs or whoever is responsible”

Any Applicant attempting or communicating to the Amref Health Africa Management or Staff through phone calls, sms, text emails and other means will automatically be disqualified from this opportunity. All communications should be channelled to the provided official correspondence email above

Amref health Africa –Tanzania regrets that only short-listed candidates will be

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