Monday, March 18, 2019

Information Manager Job at AGPAHI

Information Manager Job at AGPAHI

The Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative (AGPAHI) is a non-governmental organisation that plays a pivotal role in complementing the Government of Tanzania’s efforts towards the attainment of its development goals. AGPAHI strives to provide quality and integrated HIV/AIDS health services to children and families. AGPAHI supports the provision of high-quality HIV and other health services and ensures that efforts are wel-integrated into existing regional and district health systems.

AGPAHI is looking for a motivated, result driven, qualified and competent person to join the team as a Strategic information Manager.

Location: Dar es salaam

Direct Reports to: Director of Program Evaluation

Job Summary

The purpose of this job is to lead all strategic information responsibilities related to the programs, including ensuring data collection systems are set and followed, support program data analysis and reporting of performance and results to ensure achievement of the strategic and program objective.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement policies and procedures on data management, monitoring and monitoring and evaluation in liaison with the Director to guide departmental activities towards achievement of objectives;
  • Design and manage the monitoring and evaluation framework and plan in conjunction with the Director to provide a roadmap on the implementation of monitoring and evaluation processes;
  • Lead and manage a team of strategic information staff supporting AGPAHI Programs and ensure policies and procedures are followed
  • Develop and coordinate the adaptation monitoring and evaluation and data management systems in line with project priorities, lessons learned, and organizational monitoring and evaluation framework;
  • Conduct research and evaluation studies to contribute to AGPAHI knowledge development and management efforts;
  • Prepare and control the departmental budget and report to the Director of Programs Evaluation to ensure expenditure is within budget limits;
  • Prepare study reports, abstracts and manuscripts and disseminate results at to various stakeholders to create organisational awareness and image;
  • Participate in business development processes by writing data based proposals to mobilise for funding for AGPAHI projects;
  • Build the capacity of the monitoring and evaluation team through supervision, training and mentorship to optimise their performance in executing assigned tasks;
  • Generate periodical and ad-hoc reports on the implementation of program monitoring and evaluation activities and present to the Director to inform effective decision making;
  • Represent AGPAHI as a program monitoring and evaluation technical expert in donor and partners forums to discuss key issues and provide necessary input;
  • Manage project monitoring and field visits, including the production of quality data and information to inform decision making

Qualifications, Skills and ability

  • A Medical or Social Science Degree with Master Degree in Epidemiology or Statistics or Computational Sciences, or Master of Public Health with strong experience in Epidemiology or Statistics from a recognised institution.
  • 5 years of relevant experience from a reputable institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of current and ongoing HIV programming issues will be an added advantage;
  • Good writing skills and ability to develop protocols for research, abstracts and manuscripts for publication;
  • Proficiency in the use of databases such as Microsoft Access, Epi-info and analytical software, such as STATA and SPSS
  • Ability to facilitate and deliver technical trainings in the field of Strategic Information;
  • Knowledge of principles and practices governing UN systems, US Federal agencies such as CDC, DOD, USAID and PEPFAR on grant programs

Behavioural Competencies

  • Ability to discuss matters with partners and donors;
  • Ability to integrate disparate information to solve problems;
  • Ability to lobby stakeholders to achieve outcomes;
  • Ability to negotiate whilst maintaining professionalism;
  • Ability to create innovative plans for change;
  • Ability to ensure implementation of policies despite resistance; and
  • Ability to set goals for team members and evaluate them.


Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (not exceeding four pages) and names and contact information of three referees before close of business on Wednesday 27th March. 2019 to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, Ariel Glaser Pediatric AIDS Healthcare Initiative, by e-mail to
Please mention the title of the position in your email and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter,

Apply to: e-mail to before 27th March. 2019

AGPAHI is an equal opportunity employer, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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