Job Description

The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will be responsible for developing M&E systems, capacity building of project staff, interns, volunteers and stakeholders in project monitoring and consolidation, documentation and reporting relating to Maternal Newborn Health.


Dissemination of monitoring and evaluation data & reports Internally and externally 30% 

  • Consolidate monthly data from respective district activities conducted by IMPACT.
  • Ensure quality preparation and timely submission of reports to staff and funding partner
  • Contribute to the preparation of materials and proposals such as the annual, quarterly and monthly reports
  • Present and disseminate monitoring and evaluation findings to appropriate stakeholders, including government, funding partner and other relevant stakeholders.

Oversight of implementation of M&E systems & tools 20% 

  • Ensure monitoring and evaluation systems and tools, data collection, entry, cleaning and storage are appropriately implemented by project staff.
  • Ensure monitoring and evaluation data is analyzed to an appropriate standard and that results of analysis inform project decision making.
  • Coordinate implementation of surveys, evaluations and researches as requested by management.
  • Coordinate and analyze impact evaluation data.

Capacity building of IMPACT staff and other government stakeholders 20% 

  • Develop a capacity building plan and identification of internal capacity needs of staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure that all IMPACT staff have the capacity to conduct field work, coordinate output monitoring, analyze basic monitoring data and present findings.
  • Design and coordinate the implementation of appropriate training and support systems for staff to ensure quality implementation of monitoring and reporting tools.
  • Plan, lead and evaluate regular M&E training workshops to build the capacity of project staff in use of M&E data for project improvement.
  • Mentoring of project fellows in Monitoring and Reporting in collaboration with MERL Manager and Data Manager.
  • Provide supervision for quantitative and qualitative data collection activities as applicable.
  • Conduct data quality checks in the field and ensure accuracy and completeness of assessment questionnaires.
  • Provide supervision for data entry of quantitative data, clean data and conduct data analysis.
  • Supervise all M&E casual workers (Enumerators and Data Entry clerks) where applicable.
  • Participate in the baseline, mid-term and end of term evaluations of IMPACT in accordance with the Performance Measurement Framework (PMF).
  • Ensure that hard copies and soft copies of data collected is kept at project site.
  •  Prepare informative field reports, identify shortcomings and make relevant recommendations on a regular basis.
  • Participate and attend district/ regional and national events as required

Development of appropriate M&E systems, indicators and tools 15% 

  • Develop and refine the project log frame, systems and tools to ensure the project is being monitored and evaluated effectively, efficiently and in line with national strategies and donor requirements.
  • To share ideas and best practice with other programme partners, staff and stakeholders.
  • To assist on the continual review and improvement process via the Evidence Based Decision Making frameworkw ith regards to Restless Developments monitoring and evaluation function.

Financial planning & management 10% 

  • Support the administration and finance team to manage and monitor the project procurements and budget.
  • Ensure that all funds are accounted for on time and accompanied by the required documentation enabling accurate and timely reporting.
  • Support the development of procurement and financial reports as required.
  • Uphold procurement and financial policy and procedure.

Any other duties assigned by supervisor 5% 


  • University degree in relevant field of study (e.g. Social Sciences, Development Economics, Public Health, Epidemiology or Statistics).
  • At least one year experience in relevant field (M&E,International Development, ASRH,).
  • At least one year of experience working in monitoring and evaluation, including design of systems and tools, data analysis and report writing.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to learn and share.
  • A clear understanding of contemporary development issues and trends in M&E in the field of MNH and ASRH.
  • Excellent IT, including relevant M&E packages (Epilnfo, SPSS, Stata etc).
  •  Excellent data consolidation and reporting skills.
  • Ability to travel regularly to project areas and spend nights if necessary.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A high level of motivation and ability to work independently as well as part of a team desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience managing data, finances and/or administrative systems.
  • An understanding of contemporary development issues particularly of MNH & ASRH.
  • Experience Working in a multicultural environment.
  • Individual must be results orientated, highly self-motivated and have demonstrated analytical skills.The successful candidate will thrive in a multi-cultural environment as part of a rapidly growing organization and be personally committed to Aga Khan Health Services, Tanzania mission and values.
  •  Individual must be results orientated, highly self-motivated, be able to work independently and as part of a team and have demonstrated analytical skills.

Duty Station: Mwanza, Tanzania

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