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New Job Opportunity at PACT – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director Tanzania

Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at PACT Tanzania 2020

MEL Director, Tanzania C3HP-HIV/TB
Job Locations TZ 
Job ID 2020-1487
# of Openings 1

Category Program/Project
the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit
international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on
the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are
challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities
because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do
this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local
organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and
resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and
vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international
development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including
public health, capacity development, governance and civil society,
natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and
evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more.
This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which
focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.


Program Delivery (PDEL) – Pact exists to
help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise
their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their
future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose
by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and
respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance
appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among
colleagues and promoting the organization through communications;
Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications;
Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to
make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting
innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act
strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired
organizational culture across the global enterprise.

Position Overview
Pact seeks an experienced Monitoring,
Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Director for the anticipated upcoming
USAID/Tanzania Comprehensive Client-Centered Health Program HIV and
Tuberculosis Activity (C3HP-HIV/TB). USAID/Tanzania intends to award a
contract to support the Government of Tanzania’s (GOT) Ministry of
Health and Social Welfare, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) and the
President’s Office- Regional Administration and Local Government
(PORALG) at the central level and in target Mainland regions to deliver
high-quality integrated HIV and TB prevention care and treatment
services that will improve health outcomes, particularly for youth and
women. The acquisition will increase the demand for and use of quality
integrated HIV and Tuberculosis services in target regions by improving
access to quality services in both facilities and the surrounding
communities, promoting positive health-seeking behaviors among
Tanzania’s populace, and enhancing the overall policy environment for
HIV/TB service delivery. This is anticipated to be a five-year activity.
More information can be found here on beta.sam.gov. This position is contingent upon award.



Key Responsibilities

  • The
    MEL Director will lead the development and implementation of the MEL
    Plan taking into consideration the contract deliverables and conditions,
    including capacity building and robust monitoring of all activities.
  • S/he will train, supervise, and mentor a team of MEL staff.
  • S/he
    will develop and lead the roll out of activity-specific MEL tools in
    collaboration with relevant MEL staff, partners, and other activity
  • S/he will support any Pact partners in developing data
    collection plans, activity results frameworks (input, output, outcome
    and impact), and relevant indicators and targets for result areas.
  • S/he
    will integrate and implement adaptive management and collaborating,
    learning, and adapting (CLA) approaches, tools and strategies throughout
    the activity.
  • S/he will work closely with Pact headquarters to
    design and integrate developmental evaluation activities within the
    project, and to develop a Developmental Evaluation Plan that will
    include intervention areas to be monitored and evaluated for real time
    program improvement throughout the life of the project.
  • S/he
    will lead the development and institutionalize the utilization of
    centralized project data management and case management systems.
  • S/he
    will design and conduct MEL training for Pact partners on topics that
    may include MEL practices, adaptive management data quality, data
    analysis, and managing evaluations.
  • S/he will develop high
    quality quantitative and qualitative methods and participatory
    methodologies to monitor program quality for performance and results.
  • S/he
    will lead routine analysis of data for learning and adaptation;
    visualize and summarize data and communicate with senior staff.
  • S/he
    will integrate the use of innovative technologies, data platforms, and
    GIS mapping for data collection, management, and reporting.
  • S/he
    will collaborate with other staff and Pact partners to develop, review,
    and finalize monthly, quarterly and annual MEL workplans and budgets.
  • S/he will oversee the development of donor reports, ensuring that Pact meets all donor reporting requirements for MEL.
  • S/he
    will liaise with counterparts at international, government,
    non-government agencies involved in related activities and collaborate
    in promoting high quality results and complementary efforts.
  • S/he will serve as liaison to USAID MEL staff and other USAID implementing partner MEL staff.
  • If needed, s/he will coordinate with an external evaluation team contracted by USAID to conduct a performance evaluation.
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Basic Requirements

  • Master’s
    degree in a relevant field, such as: social science (international
    development, political science), statistics, or economics.
  • At
    least seven years of experience in designing, managing, and implementing
    results-based MEL activities for large, complex international
    development programs.
  • At least five years of progressive management responsibility
  • Experience in Africa, preferably Tanzania.
  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods.
  • Experience in data analysis and data visualization with Excel, SPSS or other related software.
  • Demonstrated experience with data management and case management systems
  • Experience with strategic information systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with USAID MEL requirements and CLA tools and approaches.
  • Experience developing results frameworks, logical frameworks, or similar tools for project design.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and managing operational research and evaluations.
  • Demonstrated
    experience in synthesizing and analyzing various data sources for
    learning and recommendations for programming adaptations.
  • Experience training other organizations in MEL topics and methods.
  • Effective writing and data visualization and presentation skills.
  • Strong oral presentation skills.

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Preferred Qualifications

  • Tanzanian nationals are encouraged to apply.
  • Experience with DHIS2 platform and mobile data collection software.
  • Understanding of USAID and PEPFAR standard indicators.

is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its
selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability,
genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information,
matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit
information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an
employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit

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