Zonal Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator- Dodoma

Job Purpose: Responsible for the implementation of the Annual Monitoring and Evaluation plan in the respective PSI Tanzania zone. The position holder will ensure data collection tools are available in all sites; and supervise data entry to be done on time. The position also requires data collected and entered into PSI Tanzania databases is of high quality. Importantly, is to inculcate the culture of data use for decision making at zonal level.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Implementation of the M & E annual plan
    • In collaboration with M&E Coordinator at Headquarters, the position requires to ensure implementation of the M&E activities are carried out on time as stipulated in the annual plan
    • Provide feedback to the Head of zone and other staff at the monthly meetings on program progress in their respective zones
  2. Support implementation of the PSI data use strategy at zone level
    • Conduct various data analysis to inform head of zone on which decision to take as evidenced by data
    • Perform monitoring visits to sub-grantees for verification and clarification of the submitted data
  3. Conduct data quality assessment at zone level
    • Conduct data quality assessment (DQA) for the data reported at HQ to identify gaps and improvement areas
    • Develop training plans and budget to support rolling out of PSI MIS to its partners.
    • Provide M&E support to other zonal staff in case of trouble shooting for MIS system
  4. Ensure timely data entry for all programs into DHIS2 and other databases
    • Supervise implementation of the PSI Tanzania SOPs related to research and data management.
    • Supervize data entry into respective databases of all monitoring data; and as well ensure active participation on PSI research related activities within his/her zone
  5. Provide relevant data during zone program review meetings
    • Using information from databases provide feedback to zone staff omn progress of programs at respective zones in relation to set targets
  6. Support data collection staff to resolve technological issues
    • Supervise data collection at zone level conducted as per SOPs
    • Provide technical support during data collection and transmission using mobile phones
Academic and Professional Qualification:
• First Degree in Statistics, Sociology, Public health, Demography or any related discipline
• Exposure to mobile and online data entry is essential
• Monitoring and evaluation techniques and processes
• Data collection and management knowledge
• Analytical and research skills
• Good command over report writing in English Relevant working experience:
• 3-5 years’ experience in M&E.
Applications for the position must include:
i. A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
ii. Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day-time mobile phone number(s) and three (3) referees, ONE being your last employer
Applications will be considered valid if sent/received before 1700hrs, July 28th 2017. Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted. Send your application to, in MS Word or PDF file. Indicate the name of position on the subject line of your email.

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