Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor, Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Project, Tanzania*

Dar es Salaam

Job title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor, Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) Project, Tanzania*

Department: East Africa

Based in: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Reports to the Director of Research

Who we are

We're Population Services International (PSI), the world's leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI'ers” around the world. It's a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

PSI seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor for an anticipated USAID-funded Social and Behavior Change Communications (SBCC) project. This position will be based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, reporting to the Director of Research, with an estimated start date of mid-2016.

* This position is contingent upon funding. Local Hire.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

  • Ensure the application of global best practices in the generation and use of routine data for this project, taking into account PSI/Tanzania's existing monitoring system.
  • Design data quality assurance mechanisms and validate data.
  • Support project team in a routine manner on data interpretation and promote regular use of data for program improvement.
  • Work with project's staff to analyze routine monitoring data to provide evidence to develop impactful innovative SBCC interventions and ensure continuous improvement, with a particular focus on the use of programmatic dashboards for decision making.
  • Responsible for oversight of all M&E components of the project including project's M&E Plan, annual work plans, quarterly reports, semi-annual and annual reports.
  • Design and implementation of M&E tools to measure project impact that align with the project's strategic goals and performance indicators.
  • Assist in the production of the project's Data Quality Assessment and reports in compliance with USAID and PSI rules and regulations on indicators, results and impact.
  • Coordinate data entry and processing and develop a data analysis plan according to reporting requirements.
  • Build the M&E capacity of both local organizations and the government to design, implement, and monitor M&E activities, develop an M&E plan, and use SBCC data effectively across various levels of the health system.
  • Interact with the donor, government stakeholders and other stakeholders and partners on M&E-related matters, including providing regular updates on program accomplishments and challenges.

What are we looking for?

The basics

  • Masters or doctorate degree in public health, health informatics, information sciences, behavioral sciences, epidemiology, population studies, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years' experience designing and implementing M&E activities and design of studies for complex programs (preferably in SBCC) in developing countries.
  • Proven experience designing and implementing M&E frameworks, including: routine data collection, data quality assurance, and data use (preferably for public health and SBCC interventions).

What would get us excited?

  • Experience in measuring activity outcomes and supporting activity supervision in M&E.
  • Experience in data collection, aggregation, analysis and report writing.
  • Well organized, strong writing and organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills, mentoring and capacity building skills.
  • Familiarity with PSI's M&E tools and methodologies a plus.
  • Knowledge of DHIS2 desirable.
  • Knowledge of USAID/PEPFAR indicators and PROMIS system highly desirable.
  • Ability to interpret data and explain findings to non-technical audiences.
  • Experience and excellence in working with a large and diverse team.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 6

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

The basics

  • Masters or doctorate degree in public health, health informatics, information sciences, behavioral sciences, epidemiology, population studies, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years' experience designing and implementing M&E activities and design of studies for complex programs (preferably in SBCC) in developing countries.
  • Proven experience designing and implementing M&E frameworks, including: routine data collection, data quality assurance, and data use (preferably for public health and SBCC interventions).

What would get us excited?

  • Experience in measuring activity outcomes and supporting activity supervision in M&E.
  • Experience in data collection, aggregation, analysis and report writing.
  • Well organized, strong writing and organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills, mentoring and capacity building skills.
  • Familiarity with PSI's M&E tools and methodologies a plus.
  • Knowledge of DHIS2 desirable.
  • Knowledge of USAID/PEPFAR indicators and PROMIS system highly desirable.
  • Ability to interpret data and explain findings to non-technical audiences.
  • Experience and excellence in working with a large and diverse team.

STATUS

  • Exempt
  • Level 6

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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  • Organization: PSI - Population Services International
  • Location: Dar es Salaam
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
    • Communication
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Social studies
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
  • Closing Date: 2016-02-19

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