M&E and Digital Health Officer

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Health Care, Information Technology
Addis Ababa 
As per the scale of the organization

Job Description

Brief introduction

REACH Ethiopia is a non-profit local organization established and registered as an Ethiopian Residents Charity. It strives to contribute for community development through implementation of innovative and targeted project interventions to deliver quality health services for disadvantaged communities. Since its establishment in 2013, REACH Ethiopia has successfully implemented community-based TB care interventions and integrated health service projects in Sidama, SNNP and parts of Oromia Regions.

REACH Ethiopia in collaboration with Ministry of Health and Regional Health Bureaus is currently implementing four projects (USAID Urban TB LON, TB REACH Wave 9, USAID Eliminate TB Project -Sub grantee and Challenge Facility for Civil Society Round10). Currently, REACH Ethiopia is working to implement a project named iNTP focusing on TB laboratory diagnostic connectivity platform.

Purpose of the position (general)

The M & E and digital health officer focal point is responsible for identifying and developing data collection tools/apps, monitoring and evaluation tools for the above project. The officer will also customize data collection and management tools for utilization of decision makers. In addition, She/he will conduct monitoring the effective implementation of the project by ensuring timely and proper data collection and organization. The DHA focal point functionally and hierarchically reports to the M & E and CLA manager and will work closely with relevant technical teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify and develop data collection tools/apps
  • Customize data collection and management tools for utilization of decision makers.
  • Facilitate login access for the data system of REACH Ethiopia team based on their level of management.
  • Continuous bug clearing and data system update
  • Data cleaning and dashboard development
  • Design data questions avoiding ambiguity and develop supporting definition document for reference
  • Train data collectors and data managers on the developed tools and data management portal
  • Ensure timely and proper data collection
  • Develop data validation mechanisms
  • Organize and process data for first hand analysis
  • Store and share data for the authorized body based on the data protection policy
  • Ensure the implementation of data protection policy
  • Perform related tasks as directed by the immediate supervisor or the higher management 

Contract term:  Full time Position, Fixed term contract

Number of positions: 1 Addis Ababa  

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor degree in Information technology, health informatics or equivalent


  • 5 years of relevant work experiences in NGOs and health related projects and minimum of 3 years’ experience on M&E position;
  • Experience in data collection tool and software development, coordination and supervision of baseline/end line surveys
  • Experience in data encoding, data management, data analysis and report writing;
  • Excellent analytical, team work, negotiation and influencing skills;
  • Excellent computer skill and also working knowledge of data management systems including analysis software; ODK/ Kobotoolbox, Survey Kits,
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken & written Amharic and English and report writing

 Behavioral competencies and skills

  • Good interpersonal skills with experience in networking with partners at all levels (government, NGOs and local community-based organizations)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Computer literacy; competency with Microsoft Office, Excel, access, internet and email systems
  • Ability to work independently as well as in collaboration with colleagues and partners
  • Willingness to travel frequently within the project implementation area 
  • Strong organizational skills and proactive communicator.
  • Self-motivated and team player with excellent attention to detail
  • Collaborative mindset
  • Analytical thinker
  • Ability and willingness to travel to the field

How to Apply

Only candidates meeting the required qualifications and experience are invited to send their application letter, CV, credentials and summary of relevant work experience to [email protected] within five (05) working days from the first appearance of the announcement.


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