Senior Culture/DST Laboratory Advisor

at Management Science for Health (MSH)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 25, 2020
Category Health Care / Medical
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB



 The regional Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor is primarily responsible in the compilation of routine data for Eliminate TB in Ethiopia (ETBE) project Regions such as Amhara, Oromia and SNNPR regions. S/he supports the management of database for regional, zonal, woreda, health facilities and community activities. S/he ensures the smooth operation of the database design, entry, cleaning, processing, and analysis in these regions. The successful applicant will lead the data safety, data quality, analysis, and write-up of regional quarterly and annual reports as well as other reports when the need arises. The advisor is a point of contact regarding M&E for ETBE staffs in the regional health bureau, zones, woredas and the community. S/he will work closely with the respective regions Health Bureau program planning and TB Team.


  • Provide overall coordination and implementation of project’s Monitoring and Evaluation activities.
  • Contribute to the development of ETBE project annual regional operational plans.
  • Ensure alignment with project strategy, annual targets and incorporation of M&E activities in the regional annual plan.
  • Oversee and execute M&E and overall project activities included in the Regional Operational Plan.
  • Support regional M&E capacity building activities based on the need of Regional Health Bureau.
  • Lead the regional data safety, data quality, and analysis.
  • Ensure timely data collection, cleaning, and compilation of regional, zonal, woreda and community-based data using the DHIS-2, data collection format designed by the project, the national and regional TB program.
  • Work with the central ETBE M/E team to review ETBE monitoring and evaluation in general.
  • Implement routine data collection system and support the implementation of database both for the health facilities and community activities in the region.
  • Analyze project data at regional level and assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual reports.
  • Analyze project-related data and communicate regularly to the regional project manager and Senior M/E & data manager on the progress of project indicators.
  • Ensure adequate tools and techniques are in place and implemented at project health facility, Woreda, zonal, and regional levels.
  • Be involved in the design, data collection and report writing of baseline/follow up assessments in the regions.
  • Participate in and ETBE designed and program-based operations research activities.
  • Support and mentor zonal and regional ETBE staff, and RHBs in the collection and analysis of data, data quality assurance (DQA), and use data for program improvement.
  • Initiate and comprehensibly support regional and zonal review meetings, consultative workshops and trainings on TB program in consultation with the Regional Manager.
  • Assist in the data preparation for manuscript, technical brief, success story etc. as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements


  • Masters in M/E, public health or in other health science related fields.
  • At least 7 years work experience, of which 5 years on M/E and operational researches.
  • At least 04 years work experience on M/E of TB, TB/HIV program
  • Good understanding of basic monitoring and evaluation concepts, and strong data collection, analysis, and reporting skills.
  • Demonstrated Excellent skills of using Excel, PowerPoint, and statistical software such as Epi-Info, CISPro, SPSS, GIS, STATA.
  • Experience of using ATLAS, NVIVO or other   qualitative data analysis soft- wares is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of designing and execution of electronic or digital data collection tools including managing the available data is preferred.
  • Extensive overall data management experience is essential.
  • Experience of supervision of operation research data collection, management, analysis, and write-up.
  • Familiarity with regional context is an advantage.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • Willingness to travel in the regions when required.


Applying Instructions

  Interested applicants should send their CV and cover letter to on or before

COB August 7, 2020.

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