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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Nafasi ya Kazi Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager - IMA World Health, Tuma Maombi Yako Mapema

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager

IMA World Health is seeking a Senior M&E Specialist/Director for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded nutrition project in Tanzania. The project aims to strengthen the delivery of integrated community-based nutrition services and social and behavior change communication (SBCC) in Tanzania and to build the capacity of the government and communities to sustain these activities. The Senior M&E Specialist/Director will provide oversight to coordinate the monitoring of the program to ensure that key activities are being implemented efficiently to achieve the intended results and help measure the program's outcomes (including qualitative and quantitative assessments). S/he will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement. S/he will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff and consolidate program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt.
The Senior M&E Specialist/Director will work in close partnership with IMA project staff, partner organizations and government (national and decentralized) for all M&E activities, strengthening capacity where needed. The Senior M&E Specialist/Director will report directly to the program Chief of Party and be based in Dar-es-Salaam. The position is contingent upon successful receipt of funding.

Essential Functions:
• Lead the project's overall M&E efforts, including the design and oversight of a strong M&E plan and Performance Management Plan (PMP).
• Support in the collection and monitoring of all M&E activities under the project; this includes reviewing data collection tools, supervising and/or conducting reports from fieldwork, conducting data analysis and interpretation of findings.
• Identify and train staff on appropriate nutrition, agriculture, and other relevant indicators in line with USAID, international, and national M&E standards.
• Oversee the program's robust learning component, including providing technical assistance for any evaluations.
• Conduct routine data quality assurance process to maintain adequate quality control in all aspects of M&E from data collection to results' reporting.
• Review partners progress reports in collaboration with program managers and provide feedback to the partners based on their performance.
• Ensure on-time, accurate, and quality reporting according to the cooperative agreement. Prepare semi-annual and annual reports and draft quarterly project reports in close collaboration with project staff.
• Build capacity of local stakeholders and project staff in relevant M&E topics, including data dissemination and use for program improvement; build the capacity of the project sites and support them to effectively introduce and maintain the project M&E systems and processes
• Participate in relevant M&E technical working groups and coordinating bodies; work with relevant ministries on project-linked M&E, as appropriate.
• Prepare or support routine reports, abstracts, presentations, brochures, project summary sheets, newsletters. Present at conferences or meetings when required.

• Master's degree in nutrition, public health, sociology, adult education, international development, or related field.
• Minimum five years of management and coordination experience in leading and managing monitoring, evaluation, and learning strategies for programs of a similar size and complexity.
• Proven experience leading collaborative learning and adaptation structures, such as the use of knowledge management systems to facilitate learning and adaptation for activity results.
• Demonstrated experience in supporting and working with technical staff and stakeholders in the development of operational research partnerships around nutrition interventions.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing; fluency in Swahili is highly desirable.
• Tanzanian candidates preferred