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Director of Monitoring Evaluation and learning

Posted by: Baylor Tanzania

Posted date: 2019-Jul-28

Location: Mwanza

Title: Director of Monitoring,Evaluation and Learning

Reports To:Chief of Party/Executive Director

Department:Monitoring and Evaluation

Duty Station:Mwanza - Tanzania

Classification:Full-time, Two-years contract (renewable) / Professional


Position Summary:

The Director of Monitoring Evaluation and Learning, under the supervision of the COP, will be responsible for M&E technical oversight., manage and implement“USAID Afya Bora, Mtoto Imara” project monitoring, evaluation and training plan, specific to the National guidelines, support program planning at country level, and help organization’s understanding of its program approaches and outcomes. He/she will contribute to the project’s information management by advising on the planning, design, and strengthening of project MEL systems at different levels.



  • Provide direct support and technical assistance for the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation system/framework including the Activity Monitoring and Evaluation and Learning Plan. Plan which includes targets and a results framework.
  • Manage the development and implementation of program evaluations, assessments and research activities as well as the Collaborating, Learning and adapting Plan.
  • Support the project team and MoHCDGEC stakeholders to develop and use harmonized data capture tools and data analysis plans for reportable indicators at all levels, ensuring timeliness, quality and completeness of service data in line with the national and county information management systems.
  • Research, compile, write, and submit information, including results and their analysis, for project reports, including the quarterly and annual reports, and respond to requests for data from USAID and other stakeholders.
  • Supervise program M&E staff and provide technical support, training and mentoring to M&E officers.
  • Prepare technical reports, summaries, protocols, qualitative and quantitative analyses based on results to assist project in adjusting program activities.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of any assessments, special studies and operation research required by the project.
  • Collect and disseminate best practices and lessons learned from the project.Prepare routine reports, presentations, brochures, project summary sheets, newsletters, highlights and other publications as required by the project. Ensure the continuous monitoring of program progress in close collaboration with MoHCDGEC, USAID, and other implementing partners.


The MEL Director will have the following minimum qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Demography, Sociology, BiostatisticsPsychology     or related field.
  • Seven years-experience in Monitoring, Evaluation and research related to largescale health development programs.
  • Three years-experience with management of MEL systems for USG health initiatives.
    • Demonstrated experience in target setting and reporting against USG health initiatives. 
    • Excellent knowledge of data collection protocols for quality data collection and verification.
    • Exceptional ability to analyze multiple sources of data to identify data trends and provide recommendations on project implementation.
    • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with behavioral surveillance surveys, research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling methods, and establishment of MEL systems in developing country context.
    • Demonstrated experience leading and building the capacity of MEL officers in a decentralized setting.



To apply for this position, please send your detailed resume together with a cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the vacancy to the following email address.


               The Executive Director

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Tanzania



Deadline for this application is on 20th August 2019

Job Title Director of Monitoring Evaluation and learning
Post Details
Posted By Baylor Tanzania
Start Date
Job Function
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Email hr(at)
Location Mwanza
Deadline 2019-Aug-20
Location Location -> Mwanza COE
Job Type Job Type -> Full-Time
Classification Job Classification -> Administration