The Senior Technical Advisor (M & E) will co-lead the project M&E activities including systems development and implementation, strategy and guidance document development, capacity building, quantitative and qualitative data analyses, program evaluation, and routine program monitoring activities, to provide the needed advisory and capacity building support to the MOHCDGEC and PHIs and to meet the CDC development assistance goals in Tanzania.
The ideal candidate should have an advanced degree in epidemiology, public health, medical, or social science discipline or related health; doctoral-level degree preferred with over 10 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of large international HIV or other health projects.
S/he should have demonstrable experience in designing and establishing M&E and data quality improvement systems, developing and implementing Performance Monitoring Plans, development of quantitative and qualitative research instruments, designing and conducting program evaluations, conducting data analysis and use, and M&E capacity strengthening workshops.
The candidate should have advanced statistical analysis and data management skills using Excel and presentation skills, deep understanding of the Tanzania Health System, the National Health Management Information system, PEPFAR program requirements, and the supporting electronic platforms such as DHIS 2 and PEPFAR’s Data for Accountability Transparency and Impact (DATIM) online platform.
In addition, s/he should have the following experiences; designing or working with dashboards and other web based health program data management and presentation tools, working with the MOHCDGEC and the Tanzania government, working with CDC, PEPFAR, U.S. Government or other bi-lateral donors preferred.
S/he should have strong communications skills both verbal and written. The candidate should have ability to work independently, as well as in collaboration with colleagues and partners and willing to be flexible to meeting changing priorities and deadlines.