Senior Technical Officer, Strategic Information at FHI 360 December, 2019

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include 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 60 countries. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in various positions as listed below for its EpiC project in Tanzania.

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a S year global project funded by the US. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the US.Agency for International Development (USAID), dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The project provides strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. In Tanzania, EpiC will be implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and priority populations, adolescent girls and young women; and orphans and vulnerable children which aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals. To achieve this goal, the program will support targeted prevention and case finding strategies at community level amongst the targeted populations.

 

 

Position: Senior Technical Officer, Strategic Information (STO-SI) Dar es Salaam- (1 position)

Main Function: Supporting the SI Advisor in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities within the eight targeted regions for EpiC Tanzania.Working with EpiC staff, local community-based implementing partners and GoT counterparts to ensure that M&E activities are appropriate and meet USAID and EpiC requirements. Specific duties include:

 

Responsibilities: Supporting the SI Advisor in design and implementation of M&E systems and tools for the project. Synthesizing reports, analyzing data and developing or adapting M&E tools. Working with local community-based implementing partners and KVP groups (partners), health service providers and GoT counterparts to provide support and guidance on project M&E activities, ensuring alignment with USAID and GoT reporting requirements. Working with community-based implementing partners to support the correct implementation and use of M&E tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting. Conducting routine monitoring visits to project sites, conduct data quality assessments (DQAs) using official took, assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision at sites. Ensuring that the quality of activities adheres to EpiC and PEPFAR standards by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality. Providing direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the M&E components of the activities in the communities served»Assisting in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assktance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry. Building capacity of local partners in project M&E, especially data collection, management and analysis for use in deckion-making and course correction. Document lessons learned and best practices in M&E, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines. Remaining informed of current issues regarding M&E of programs in the HIV/AIDS field by review of current literature and Tanzanian protocols, guidelines and standards.

 

 

Position Requirements: MPH or MS/MA in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS and FP service delivery at the community level Or BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or another related degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in M&E with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS and FP service delivery at the community level. Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania including familiarity with the national health information management system (HMIS) and national protocols, guidelines and standards for HIV service provision and M&E. Knowledge and experience in national-level M&E system implementation. Experience in programs serving KVP, OVC and AQYW. Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of KVPsB Experience in technical capacity building of Tanzanian non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs), especially those working with KVFB Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR supported program. Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision. High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication. Well-developed computer skills.

How to Apply:

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. For detailed information, interested candidates may either submit their application Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees to E mail: [email protected] or visit FHI 360’s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careers to register online, and to submit CV/resume and cover letter.

FHI 360 k an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing Date: December 20,2019.

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