Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Manager, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

For 35 years, in 100 countries, IntraHealth International has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships.
As a global champion for health workers, IntraHealth International advocates for the role of the health worker as critical in saving lives and helping the world to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. We partner with governments, NGOs, the private sector, and other organizations to foster policies that empower health workers to better serve communities in need.
IntraHealth seeks a Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Manager for an upcoming USAID Comprehensive Health Service Delivery (CHSD) t ender in Tanzania. The purpose of the CHSD project is to improve the health of Tanzanian families through delivery of high quality integrated family health services (e.g., maternal, newborn and child health, malaria and also family planning), strengthening of the public and private sector to deliver these services, and by creating demand for high quality services. The Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Manager is a key member of IntraHealth's project leadership team, reporting to the Chief of Party.
The Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Manager will be responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system that excels in capturing and reporting project progress in achieving outcomes and results and in program implementation. The M&E system will provide USAID with timely and accurate information. S/he will support the Tanzania Ministry of Health to build long-term capacity in M&E to support improved health access and outcomes. S/he will collaborate closely with US-based technical staff from the IntraHealth Chapel Hill office.
  • Provide strategic and technical leadership to the project in monitoring and evaluation, results reporting, data utilization for program decision-making and knowledge management
  • Facilitate development and implementation of the project's M&E performance monitoring plan, budget, and country monitoring plans to effectively track project activities, outcomes, and results
  • Develop project quantitative and qualitative indicators as well as processes and tools to measure them
  • Develop and maintain project databases to capture relevant data on key indicators
  • Conduct periodic routine data quality assessments and implement corrective actions to address gaps identified
  • Participate in writing regular, timely progress reports of project activities and results for USAID and other stakeholders
  • Respond to all USAID requests for data and reporting
  • Engage with other program and technical staff in developing and implementing annual project work plans
  • Conduct rigorous assessments for demonstration/pilot projects and other operations research areas
  • Ensure compliance with human protection procedures
  • Identify short-term M&E technical assistance needs, develop scopes of work for these assignments, and arrange for contracting of consultants, as needed
  • Contribute to the dissemination and utilization of project results to inform project operations and share lessons learned with a global audience
  • Remain abreast of developments in the M&E field, particularly with respect to assessing progress in MNCH, FP, and malaria as well as community-based health services
  • Directly supervise and mentor a team of M&E professionals and assist in the mentoring of other technical staff in M&E OR
  • Work with Ministry of Health counterparts to continually build capacity in the areas of monitoring, evaluation, research design and implementation, and data usage
  • A master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Science, Bio-statistics or a related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in monitoring and evaluating public health programs
  • Familiarity with USG reporting regulations and have significant experience with service delivery indicators in MNCH, FP, and malaria
  • Demonstrated skills in quantitative data analysis, data management (maintaining a data base, quality control measures) and in the presentation of results for the identification of best practices and to inform decision-making
  • Proficiency in using databases and statistical software is required (eg SPSS or EPI-Info) as well as strong skills in Excel, Word, Power Point and mobile technologies to report data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Swahili, and must be able to communicate and coordinate effectively with other donors and project partners
  • Supervisory experience and ability to negotiate with partners and USAID
  • Local candidates strongly preferred
  • Willingness and ability to travel and to work independently with all stakeholders
  • Willingness to accept additional responsibilities
  • Willingness to work overtime as required
  • Minimum noise levels in an office environment
  • Office environment requiring sitting at a desk most of the day, using hands to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Requires lifting of 0-25 lbs occasionally or as needed
  • Innovation- Develops new, better or significantly different ideas, methods, solutions or initiatives within your role that result in improvement of IntraHealth's performance and meeting objectives, results and global commitments.
  • Accountability- Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, research and personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high quality results for IntraHealth's success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviors, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.
  • Service Excellence- Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.
  • Managing Performance- Ability to plan and design practices processes and procedures that allow for effective management of people, resources and processes to optimize overall performance. Managing for performance includes the ability to delegate and encourage growth and leadership across the team(s) as part of maximizing performance and productivity.
  • Strategic Thinking- Applies organizational knowledge to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for IntraHealth while recognizing, anticipating and resolving organizational challenges. Ability to develop organization- and industry-specific expertise and apply sound decision making processes to reach productive resolutions that translates strategy into actionable plans.
  • Effective Communication (Oral and Written)- Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors\\
  • Risk Management- Knowledge of processes, tools and techniques for assessing and controlling the organization's exposure to risks of various kinds; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
Summary of Benefits
IntraHealth International, Inc is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world
IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
Learn more about 'Who We Are' @: http://wwwintrahealthorg/section/about-us1
Please upload your cover letter, CV, and a USAID 1420 Biodata Form
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