Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Surveillance and M&E Specialist at RTI International

RTI International

RTI International is seeking a Surveillance and M&E Specialist for a USAID-funded malaria surveillance and monitoring activity in Mainland Tanzania, the Okoa Maisha Dhibiti Malaria (OMDM) Activity.The purpose of this Activity is to—in collaboration with National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), in-country stakeholders and the U.S. Presidents Malaria Initiative (PMI)—strengthen surveillance, monitoring and vector control efforts in Mainland Tanzania, in alignment with the Government of Tanzania’s (GOT) national malaria strategic plans and USAID priorities. The Surveillance and M&E Specialist will report to the S&M Director/Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), and s/he will be responsible to support the NMCP to implement surveillance, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of malaria data and systems in Mainland Tanzania.

Location: Dodoma

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Surveillance and M&E Specialist will provide support to the malaria program in surveillance, monitoring and evaluation (S, M&E) systems in Mainland Tanzania, including supporting the development and managing the NMCP’s relevant performance indicators, baselines, and annual targets.

She/he will provide support to the NMCP’s SME Unit in the development of data collection tools to support routine monthly reporting and monitoring and evaluation activities, including support for DHIS2 and other systems used by the program.Assist in the design and implementation of NMCP activities to test new strategies and systems for malaria surveillance. She/he will support NMCP capacity building at central and peripheral levels through training and systems support in M&E and surveillance. She/he will support data management and analysis of routine and non-routine malaria data for programmatic use and dissemination. She/he will support preparation for and participation in relevant technical meetings, workshops, and technical working groups. She/he will provide regular update on implementation progress to OMDM’s leadership team. She/he will support the NMCP in their preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports to USAID and perform duties as assigned by OMDM and NMCP management.

Qualifications and Experience:


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae via no later than July 17, 2020 by 5.00 p.m.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

RTI International is an equal opportunity employer.

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