Nafasi ya kazi :- Public Health Specialist (Monitoring and Evaluation) at U.S. Embassy June, 2024


DaresSalaam-2024-035Hiring Agency:Embassy Dar Es SalaamPosition Title:Public Health Specialist (Monitoring and Evaluation) (All Interested Candidates)Open Period:06/21/2024 – 07/05/2024Format MM/DD/YYYYVacancy Time Zone:GMT+3Series/Grade:LE – 0550 10Salary:TZS TSh75,685,049 /Per YearWork Schedule:Full-time – 40HRS PER WEEKPromotion Potential:LE-10Duty Location(s):1 Vacancy in

Dar Es Salaam, TZTelework Eligible:NoFor More Info: HR Section
255-22-229 4148
[email protected]


Hiring Path:• Open to the publicWho May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:All Interested Applicants / All SourcesSecurity Clearance Required:Public Trust – Background InvestigationAppointment TypePermanentAppointment Type Details:Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary periodMarketing Statement:We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.Summary:The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Specialist (Monitoring & Evaluation) Walter Reed – WRAIR.Supervisory Position:NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed:NoTravel Required:Occasional Travel


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Provides regular M&E technical assistance to WRAIR Implementing Partners (IP) by analyzing the weekly and monthly site level data, preparation of summarized reports and providing feedback to IP Strategic Information (SI) teams. The analysis translates the status of the program performance/achievement to measure the impact of the program in relation to the set PEPFAR targets and standards.

Assists M&E Advisor to share PEPFAR MER guidances and timelines to WRAIR IP’s to ensure completeness, accuracy, quality and timely submission of annual, semi-annual and quarterly MER reports.

Document achievements against the targets through regular analysis of MER data to inform progress towards timely implementation of WRAIR supported programs.

Assists M&E Advisor to build the capacity of program staffs and partners in M&E techniques and tools, data management and analysis. This is important for accurate data interpretation and timely decision making.

Works with M&E Advisor to organize and coordinate the dissemination of WRAIR programs results to PEPFAR Tanzania Interagency Team and other stakeholders.

Participates in PEPFAR Tanzania Interagency Strategic Information related activities including serving as a member in the Program Oversight and Accountability (POA) team to ensure updates are timely received and transmitted to IP’s.

The incumbent represents WRAIR in the Ministry of Health (MOH) Strategic Information meetings on an as needed basis. This is important to maintain the relationship with the host government authorities and ensure compliance to national guidelines and policies.


Supports the M&E Advisor to manage MER data through Data Quality Review Tools (DQRT) and information systems management (DHIS2 and DATIM) to ensure adherence to PEPFAR standards.

The incumbent works with M&E Advisor to conduct periodic Data Quality Assessments (DQA) and verifications for WRAIR programs in the Southern Highlands Zone and the Military program to ensure credibility of program data as reported in the data systems.

Supports the WRAIR HIV/AIDS Quality Improvement (QI) Advisor on preparing and conducting QA/QI and SIMS to ensure provision of optimum quality of services in the supported sites.

Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

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Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:EXPERIENCE:  At least five years of proven Monitoring and Evaluation experience working with HIV/AIDS health related data in PEPFAR funded programs or USG-funded project is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Intimate knowledge, understanding and experience of the Tanzanian Ministry of Health Structures and reporting systems especially DHIS2.
Advanced knowledge in STATA and R statistical systems. Good understanding of HIV/AIDS testing, treatment and prevention interventions programs. Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation techniques, procedures, reporting regulations and protocols is required.Education Requirements:Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation is required.Evaluations:LANGUAGE:  LANGUAGE:  Level IV (fluency – speaking/reading/writing) of English language is required. Level IV (fluency – speaking/reading/writing) of Kiswahili language is required. This may be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The incumbent must be attentive, professional and possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision is highly desired. Must have the ability to maintain good work relations with colleagues and work harmoniously in a team setting. Must be able to effectively interact with internal staff and external partners/clients at all levels and from diverse cultural backgrounds. Ability to learn new tasks quickly and efficiently is required. Competency and computer skills in Microsoft Office suite is required. Accurate typing speed of 40 to 45 words per minute is required. The incumbent should also have intermediate skills in using STATA, DHIS2 and Tableau. Basic numerical skills is required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

DEIA Statement

The US Mission to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania values a workforce of different backgrounds, cultures, and viewpoints.  We strive to create a welcoming environment for all, and we invite applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.Qualifications:All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:Agency Benefits:The U.S. Mission in Tanzania offers compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.Other Information:HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

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How to Apply

How to Apply:To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA.

For more information, visit this link https://tz.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/Required Documents:To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

All Applicants:
• Master’s Degree
• Master’s Degree Transcript
• Proof Of Citizenship
• Work Permit

Eligible Family Member Applicants:
• Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
• Passport copy
• DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
• SF-50 (if applicable)Next Steps:Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Tanzania.