19 July 2022

Job Opportunity at SolidarMed - Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer

  Nasseb Abdallah       19 July 2022

Job Opportunity at SolidarMed - Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer

We have an exciting position for an experienced professional to join our field team in Tanzania.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer

Contract Type

100% one-year fixed contract with a possibility of an extension.

Place of Assignment

Ifakara, Tanzania (with regular travel to Malinyi, Ulanga, Morogoro)

Start of Contract – Immediately

Reporting to: Country Director

About SolidarMed

SolidarMed improves health care for more than 2.5 million people in rural Africa and in India. We strengthen existing medical facilities and train local health personnel. Our projects are developed in close collaboration with local partners such as hospitals, health centres and health authorities, supported by our health experts on site. As a Swiss non-profit organisation with the Zewo certificate, SolidarMed’s work is efficient, diligent, and transparent. SolidarMed’s vision is access to good health care, and we strategically focus on:

  • Protecting mothers, children, and adolescents.
  • Fighting diseases such as malaria, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and cancer
  • Improving the quality of health service provision at health facilities and communities – Primary Health Care and Community Health.
  • Supporting the training and further education of health staff.
  • Sharing knowledge and raising awareness.

SolidarMed works efficiently, conscientiously, and transparently. SolidarMed continuously reviews all projects for their effectiveness and improves them accordingly.

In Tanzania, SolidarMed has been active since 1999. From the very beginning, SolidarMed has partnered with the Government of Tanzania to improve the quality of health service provision at the hospitals and primary health care facilities including training to skilled health staff in Manyara and Morogoro regions. Through our integrated approach in and with the health system at all levels, SolidarMed strengthens the synergies between the different levels of the health system and thus fostering improvement in processes and active participation of both, right holders, and duty bearers.

Good quality monitoring, data analysis and data use is crucial to improve the quality of the country programme, to facilitate policy dialogue and to support fundraising, in addition, digital technologies contribute to increase SolidarMed’s impact on health.

The dynamic country team in Tanzania is therefore looking for a skilled and competent Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer to complement the country program team with expertise in data collection, analysis and management, digital tools, capacity building and learning.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • To design and support the implementation of SolidarMed project monitoring schemes by putting in place creative and easy-to-use tools that help staff to improve the project steering.
  • To provide technical expertise in MEL approaches to the SolidarMed country program, including training and coaching project staff in areas of monitoring, evaluation, and learning.
  • Contribute to annual reporting: analysis and presentation of data, as part of the annual reporting  deadlines and supporting  project staff in graphical presentation of data for reports and proposals.
  • To lead the project team in gathering, documenting, archiving, packaging, and sharing critical information, best practices and learning from the SolidarMed program and beyond.
  • To establish and maintain tools, systems and database for information and learning for the country programme in Tanzania.
  • To contribute to the writing of program/project fact/information sheets/profiles, including the project summaries/approaches to our projects with a focus on the presentation of data and results.
  • Train staff on information, learning and knowledge management, including but not limited to the use of shared folders and one drive.

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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer Vacancy at SolidarMed

Your Profile:

  • Degree in relevant field such as Epidemiology, Public Health, Statistics, Social sciences, information technology or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience in the design and implementation of monitoring, evaluation and learning systems.
  • Applied Computer skills – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet and statistical packages. Proficiency in digital communication and graphics will be an added advantage.
  • Strong working knowledge of English and Kiswahili (spoken and written).
  • Excellent social and networking skills, Team-player with good interpersonal skills. Self-motivated, energetic, and hard-working.

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application to ifakara@solidarmed.ch citing reference Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer and include; –

  • Your CV maximum three pages with three referees.
  • A maximum one pager covering letter outlining your motivation.

Deadline for submission of application is 29th July 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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