Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEL) and Data Specialist

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEL) and Data Specialist
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Job Status: Full-time (12 Months Assignment)

Touch Foundation, an NGO working to save lives and relieve human suffering by strengthening healthcare services in sub-Saharan Africa, providing better access to care and improving the quality of local health systems, is seeking an outstanding individual to join its team as its MEL and Data Specialist for the m-mama Tanzania Program.

The MEL and Data Specialist will work closely with Touch’s m-mama Tanzania program team, program partners (Vodafone Foundation, Implementing Partner – Pathfinder International) and national and regional government stakeholders. The role will be responsible to plan and execute monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, manage and analyze data and applying the data for evidence-based decision-making. Reporting to the m-mama Program Director at Touch Foundation, the MEL and Data Specialist will be required to use data to drive quality improvement in the Emergency Transportation System and to improve quality of care for maternal and newborns. The role will work with central government representative, and RHMT and CHMT representatives in data collection, analysis and reporting of the Emergency Transportation System.

The MEL and Data Specialist will join a team of highly mission-driven professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences, ranging from management consulting to global public health. The MEL and Data Specialist will support the national roll out of the m-mama Emergency Transportation system in Tanzania, by working closely with program teams from Touch, implementing partner and the national Tanzanian Government, becoming an integral part of Touch’s commitment to improving health in sub-Saharan Africa.