Overview

Position Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (2)
Location/Work Station: Tanga
Reports to: Associate Director Strategic Information

Job summary:
Reporting to the Associate Director Strategic Information, the M&E Officer will provide
leadership to Amref’s HIV Community Services portfolio in strengthening district and regional
HIV M&E Systems by ensuring that all activities meet the highest standards through provision
of strategic information which will inform the right direction of the program. S/he will oversee
HIV Community Services teams focused on designing and implementation of M&E strategies
including data quality assurance and associated frameworks.

Specific responsibilities and duties:

Lead a team supporting timely, accurate and appropriate reporting project activities and results to the program management team
Collaborate with the project team to design and implement M&E systems to collect, manage and disseminate data by reporting progress towards the program objectives
Ensure that routinely collected data summaries are available in a timely fashion and a user-friendly format for regular use in program monitoring
Ensure that Amref best supports districts and regional efforts to review and improve community HIV program performance through the use of quality routinely collected data
Work with the Strategic Information team to ensure electronic systems are in place to manage and disseminate program data from client to national level.
Ensure timely and complete data entry from paper-based sources to electronic sources
Review completed paper-based tools and compare electronic data entries with source documents on a regular basis to verify accuracy of data and make corrections as needed
Track referral forms and conduct verification with registers and databases at facilities to verify completed referrals and linkage outcomes
Facilitate generation of queries and ensure data cleaning activities are conducted systematically
Work with the ICT department to fix any errors and problems observed in the databases and report any systems malfunction to central team as needed
Lead in training new outreach workers on data collection tools, including referrals, reporting and database
Conduct regular data quality assessments and joint supportive supervision with CHMT team to ensure the highest degree of program data quality
Develop all monthly, quarterly, and other reports on all indicators for submission and review to central team
Ensure all team members maintain security of data tools at all times, including protecting the confidentiality of records and data
Involved in data reporting quarterly, semi-annually (SAPR) and annually (APR) and any other reports as necessary by GoT and Donor.

Qualification

Degree in health informatics, social sciences, orstatistics
At least 3 years of “hands on experience” as M&E officer position in HIV prevention, care and treatment. Experience in working with HIV Community interventions will be an added advantage
Strong data analysis, graphical data presentation, dissemination and report writing skills
Experience working in NGO which is active in health development.
Good interpersonal and people management skills-a team player and builder.
Good command of English and Swahili language will be an added advantage.
Demonstrated familiarity with MOHCDGEC/PEPFAR data systems including DHIS, CTC2 and DATIM
Excellent speaking, reading, and writing skills in both English and Kiswahili
Excellent computer skills at minimum with Microsoft Office package including Word, Excel, Power point, and Access

If you meet the criteria given above and interested in the vacancies, please send an application letter and CV combined in as one document indicating your present employer and position, daytime telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees. To be considered, your application must be received by 16.30 HOURS September 15, 2019. Please mention the job title/vacancy name or use the job title as the subject line when applying for this position failure to do that your application may not be retrieved.

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About Amref Health Africa

Amref Health Africa   is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is “to improve the health of people by partnering with and empowering communities and strengthening health systems”. Amref Health Africa has over 1000 employees throughout Africa with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Amref Health Africa has offices in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, South Sudan and Senegal and a number of offices in Europe and North America for fundraising. Amref Health Africa-Tanzania is largely supported by Multilateral, Bilateral and National donors, implementing several programmes including HIV/AIDS/TB/Malaria, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Water and sanitation, e learning programme and clinical outreach.