27 Mar 2017


CARITAS DEVELOPMENT OFFICE – Posted by Daud KajimaMbeya, Mbeya Region, Tanzania

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Job Description


Caritas – Mbeya is a development organization under the Catholic Diocese of Mbeya working with urban and rural poor communities in the region/diocese. Briefly it is a coordinating and facilitating body of the Diocese of Mbeya (Mbeya Region), working in partnership with local organizations through training, awareness creation, capacity building, fundraising, research, lobby and advocacy, and other ways of technical support to strengthen their effectiveness in helping them utilize their resources to meet their basic needs for justice and wellbeing of everybody.
VisionCaritas exists to empower the poor and marginalized through facilitation, training, lobbying and advocacy and information sharing in collaboration with other stakeholders; our work is inspired by the Gospel values of love, justice, respect for human life and dignity and the social teaching of the Church. Mission to facilitate the empowerment of the poor and marginalized to identify causes of the ongoing problems including poverty, meet their basic needs, obtain and reclaim their right sustain ably.

Caritas in collaboration with PACT Tanzania and Railway Children Africa are implementing KizaziKipya project in Mbeya City and Mbeya District council: USAID New generation program is the USAID funded project that aims to enable one million Tanzanian orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and young people affected by HIV utilizing age-appropriate HIV/AIDS-related and other services for improved care, health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods, and psycho-social well-being. The project is implemented by Pact Tanzania in partnership with Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Railway Children of Africa (RCA), and Restless Development. To achieve its goal, the project works with civil society organizations (CSOs), the Government of Tanzania (GoT) at the national, regional and district levels, the communities and other stakeholders. In FY 2017 the project covers 84 scale up Councils.

Job description
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Coordinate implementation and provide oversight of monitoring and evaluation activities in the supported councils, including data collection, management, and reporting
• Perform simple data analyses and visualization to promote data use at all levels
• Generate and contribute to quarterly or other reports, as needed
• Support cluster M&E Staff to conduct routine internal data quality assessment (DQAs)
• Conduct regular data monitoring site visits to caseworkers; review and provide feedback on caseworkers performance.
• Review critically reports submitted by caseworkers and perform data verification as need
• Set up and maintain data entry and management systems including applications
• Supervise data entry by data clerks
• Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
• Diploma in public health, sociology, demography, statistics, or other social science area; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Academic qualification in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage.
• Skills and Experience:
• The ideal candidate will have at least 1 year experience working in Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting
• Proficient with MS Excel
• Work experience supporting technical or programmatic activities in orphans and vulnerable children
• Experience with DSHIS2 preferred other software a plus
• Experience with mobile data collection
• Reporting writing and publication skills
• Excellent written, oral and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili
• Ability to work effectively with multiple teams, partner agencies and community members
• Availability and willingness to travel up to 50% time

How to Apply

How to apply:
If you believe you are the ideal person we are looking for, submit your application letter describing why you are the right candidate for this position and curriculum vitae detailing your experience with three referees to caritas.recruitment@yahoo.com or Director, Caritas Development Office, Diocese of Mbeya P.O.BOX 179 Mbeya. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed on a date for interview.

Caritas is an equal opportunity employer. Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Deadline 30/03/2017: 16:00HRS

Job Categories: Monitoring and Evaluation. Job Types: Full-Time.

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