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Pekua Ndani: Job Opportunity at EngenderHealth – Monitoring & Evaluation Officer


                                                          JOB DESCRIPTION


Monitoring & Evaluation Officer- Temporary




Program Manager/Team Leader


EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available—today and for generations to come.

Position description:

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for providing support and technical assistance to the Ministry of Health, Community development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCGEC) service providers in integrating family planning services, with a focus on LAPRC and PMs into post-abortion care (PAC) services. H/she will be responsible for providing technical assistance to EngenderHealth’s Operationalizing Family Planning within Post Abortion Care. The Monitoring and Evaluation Associate will also represent EH Tanzania at district and regional FP/PAC meetings and conferences. This position is for an initial period of 8 months, with possibility of extension.

Key qualifications:

Primarily responsible for assisting Program Manager in managing and supporting project monitoring and evaluation (M&E) functions, including collecting and processing data for project indicators, supporting implementation of the project research agenda, and documenting project activities. This will require working closely with and assisting project staff, health facility staff, and research consultant/agency staff .


Assist in  developing, implementing, and updating  Performance Monitoring Plan
Assist in developing and implementing data collection tools and data management systems
Assist in the writing of donor and study reports
Liaise with health facility staff for the collection of routine monitoring data
Support design and implementation of baseline, midline, and endline evaluations
Conduct periodic data quality assessments
S ystematically document and share program activities, challenges and lessons learned
Liaise with Program Manager and HQ LAD M&E Officer to ensure harmonization/standardization of data collection and program documentation
Support the development and implementation of knowledge management plan, including supporting the preparation of journal articles, project briefs, presentations, and other knowledge management products
Perform other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, and Certification

Personal and professional commitment to reproductive health
Advanced degree in demography, public health, epidemiology, or biostatistics
Advanced Diploma/Degree in medical background will be an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of relevant national and international indicators related to family planning and reproductive/maternal health with emphasis on PAC-FP.
Experience with evaluation design and implementation.
Ability to apply qualitative and quantitative methodologies in M&E.
Ability to convey results to non-technical stakeholders, generate interest in the use of M&E results, and help programmatic staff apply them to make program improvements.
Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary and international team.
Ability to work independently and deliver on time to meet organizational and donor timelines.
Strong skills in data analysis and reporting, including statistical analysis software (such as Stata, SPSS).
Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Fluent in English and Swahili.
Exceptional writing skills.
Ability to travel independently to 25% of time.
Proven ability to be flexible and adaptable
To Apply:

Please visit the careers page at to submit your application online by 25th March 2018.

Location: Tanzania

Job Code: 1231

# of openings: 1

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