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Director Surveillance & MERLA/Senior Technical Advisor 4

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Project Management
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International Development Group
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21160 Requisition #
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Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in public health, demography, sociology, epidemiology, biostatistics, psychology or a related field.
  • Min. of 12 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation, surveillance, and research related to large-scale health development programs.
  • Previous experience working in Tanzania in the field of surveillance, research and M&E.
  • Excellent knowledge of data collection protocols for quality data collection, audit verification.
  • Exceptional ability to analyze multiple sources of data to identify data trends and provide recommendations on project implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with public health surveillance surveys, research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling methods, and establishment of surveillance and MEL systems in developing country contexts.
  • Demonstrated experience leading and building the capacity of MERLA staff in a decentralized setting.
  • Demonstrated track record in disseminating programmatic and research outcomes and findings at national and international conferences, as well as in the published literature.
  • Strong knowledge of USAID MEL reporting procedures.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication and presentation skills in English (tested FSI R4/S4). Must be proficient in Kiswahili.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications. Experience and familiarity with DHIS 2 and statistical software packages.
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently within Tanzania.
  • Local nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.


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