EAC Job Vacancy : Monitoring & Evaluation


(REF: EAC/HR/2016-17/24)

Grade : P1

Department : Health

Reports to : Principal Health Systems and Policy Analysis Officer

Main Purpose of the Job

To oversee implementation of monitoring, evaluation and learning activities under the EIHP and build the capacity for health sector monitoring and evaluation at the EAC Secretariat.

Responsibilities for the Monitoring & Evaluation Job

  • Provide leadership in the development of Annual Work Plans (AWP) in line with the Programme milestones while demonstrating clear linkages between resources, activities, outputs and outcomes.
  • Lead in the implementation of Programme monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management activities thereby ensuring early identification of challenges, propose corrective actions and track follow-up actions.
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks and costed M&E plans for new complementary initiatives ensuring effective incorporation of the following central themes of the “value for money” model – economy, effectiveness, efficiency, capacity alignments and evidence.
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation systems, tools and indicators to support documentation and analysis of data, sharing of lessons and good practices and facilitate their institutionalization at regional and national levels.
  • Build capacity of the Programme Staff in monitoring and evaluation thereby ensuring effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting at all levels.
  • Establish and regularly update relevant database such as data based on good practices, innovations and experts and ensure they are fully operational and utilized.
  • Coordinate the documentation of best practices regionally and effectively share relevant and pertinent programme interventions with all technical working groups under the health department.
  • Support convening of Technical Exchange among Partner States based on adequately defined issues and concepts.
  • Facilitate and undertake field monitoring programmes of regional projects and programme sites, for actual verification of the level of implementation of
  • EAC’s Development and Corporate strategies;
  • Coordinate the preparation, submission and dissemination of annual, quarterly and special Programme reports.
  • Participate in preparing of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Management from time to time.

Qualifications for the Monitoring & Evaluation Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, development studies, business administration, management, economics, social health and natural sciences, public health, or a related field. The Masters degree in the above fields is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience, and practical experience in the design, planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of health programmes.
  • Experience in working with regional or international organizations is an added advantage.

Competencies and skills

Must be creative, innovative and a team player, be able to coach, mentor and motivate staff, manage diversity, conflict and change; excellent management and organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks without compromising quality; excellent proposal drafting and report writing skill proven public health technical and analytical capabilities and research skills, effectively communicates, have

Strategic perspective, presentation, conceptual, analytical, Planning, Negotiation, Networking, Judgment and ability to work under minimal supervision. S/he must be Computer literate.

Eligibility for applications:

Considering the current status of quota points per Partner State under East African Legislative Assembly, only Applicants from the Republic of Burundi, and Republic of South Sudan are eligible to apply for the Position of Deputy Registrar Finance & Administration under EALA .

Terms and Conditions of Service

The position of Deputy Clerk Finance and Administration is tenable for a contract of five (5) years renewable once.

Fringe Benefits

The established posts offer attractive fringe benefits including housing allowance,transport allowance, education allowance, a medical scheme, and insurance cover.

Education Qualifications

All candidates applying must have qualifications that are recognized by the relevant national accreditation body in their respective Partner State. This condition is applicable for locally and internationally attained qualifications.

All professions that require registration with the specific professional bodies will be expected to do so in compliance with the requirements of their respective Partner States.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned positions are advised to send their applications, detailed

curriculum vitae, photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three referees, and copy of National Identity Card, or Birth Certificate orPassport showing date of birth. Please quote the respective reference number on both the application letter and envelope. For electronic submission, please quote

the respective reference number on the subject of the email and send to the address given below. Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than Friday, 21 July 2017.

Please note:

You may submit your application either electronically or in hard copy but not both.

Applications which do not: indicate nationality and age; the reference number; or have an application letter attached; have certified copies of 5 their academic degrees and other professional Certificates; or fail to provide three referees will be disqualified. Only qualified candidates will be contacted

EAC Staff Rules and Regulations preclude considerations of applicants above 55 years of age.

Please note that EAC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews will be done in writing

The Secretary General

East African Community

P.O Box 1096

Arusha – Tanzania.

Tel: +255 27 2162100

Fax: +255 27 2162190

E-mail: [email protected]

Website : www.eac.int