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Pekua Ndani: Job Opportunity at FHI 360, Senior Surveillance and M&E Specialist


TITLE: Senior Surveillance and M&E Specialist 
REPORTS TO: Sr. Technical Advisor
LOCATION: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

About FHI 360: 
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Senior Surveillance and M&E Specialist,

Project Description: 
FHI 360 seeks a Senior Surveillance and M&E S2ecialist for an anticipated The Fleming Fund Country Grant for Tanzania-Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Tanzania. The Country Grant will address critical gaps in surveillance of antibiotic resistant bacteria in Tanzania. This grant will support implementation of national plans for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) surveillance, and will focus on selected number of AMR surveillance sites. We will work closely with local entities that are already involved in AMR surveillance, AMR/AMU oversight and improvement activities, local and national Technical Working Groups and national and regional reference laboratories for human and animal health, participating AMR/AMU surveillance sites, and other government and national and international non-government stakeholders, and UN agencies as well as Mott MacDonald, The Fleming Fund Management Agent.


  • Master’s degree in Public Health or other relevant subjects and three years’ experience or a Bachelor degree in Public Health or other relevant subjects and five years’ experience in managing and conducting epidemiological and/or social scientific research and surveillance in public health 
  • Experience in standard statistical methods/tools in research and with quantitative and qualitative research method 
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and use in public health 
  • Strong negotiation, coordination, communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Fluency in English (spoken, written, typing) 
  • Knowledge and experience of AMR/AMU and disease surveillance and other relevant health programs. 
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the ethical issues surrounding research and surveillance. 

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates can apply through FHI 360 career at https://www.fhi360.org/careers or send the resume (max. of 3 pages)to APROProposal@fhi360.org  

Source: The Guardian February 16, 2018

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