Partners in Health (PIH) is a non-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. Through service delivery, training, advocacy and research, PIH works globally to bring the benefits of modern science to those most in need and to serve as an antidote to despair. PIH has programs in Haiti, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Kazakhstan and Boston.

PIH began working in Malawi in 2007, where today we support the Ministry of Health (MOH) to serve a catchment area of 165,000 through 12 health centers and two hospitals in partnership with our sister organizations. Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (APZU) has its headquarters in Neno District with operations across the country.

We therefore seek to recruit suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following positions:

Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Commitment: Full Time (Monday-Friday)

Working Hours: Regular Office Hours (40-45Hrs/Week)

Location: Neno District, Malawi

Position Summary

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officerwill supportclinical department, community health department, research, data collection, analysis, visualization, and reporting. This will include ongoing data collection activities with different platforms (CommCare, Tovuti LMS, DHIS2, electronic medical records (EMR), Microsoft Excel, and paper-based data collection).

This position focuses on designing the data collection mechanisms, ensuring appropriate implementation, reviewing data collected for quality assurance and quality improvement purposes, and training/overseeing data collection among program teams. TheMonitoring and Evaluation Officerwill be based at Upper Neno and have other administrative duties as assigned. S/he will travel regularly throughout Neno District on weekdays to oversee and monitor projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support M&E for all departments (clinical, community, operations) and trainings.
  • Create comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plans focusing on measuring the impact of programs from all departmentssuch as WDF, cervical cancer, GAIN, Teen Club,non-communicable disease (NCD), HIV, POSER, CHW, CP, SHARC, mental health
  • Review and maintain dashboards that highlight programmatic performance, including Organisation high-level indicators and Organization Strategic Plan.
  • Conduct data quality assessments on Takeda Grant, HIV, NCD, palliative care, DHIS2, and PDC data and suggest quality improvement projects.
  • Develop routine data collection tools and digitalize using CommCare, DHIS2, Tovuti LMS for Takeda Grant, EMR, Sharepoint, PowerBI, and any digital device to track programmatic indicators.
  • Analyse data and generate reports/presentations to support decision-making and ensure reports are submitted on time and of good quality.
  • Mentor chronic disease and primary health care facility clinical teams, Community teams (Site supervisors, officers, and coordinators), and data technicians in data interpretation, review, utilization, and presentation.
  • Work with HMIS Officers in Neno and other districts as well as Clinical and Community teams on data collected during emergency response and training them on the data collection tools used for the exercises, developed by the PIH team (Commcare, PowerBI, etc.) or other implementing partners, including Malawi Government.


  • Report to the M&E Manager regularly by providing weekly activity reports as required.
  • Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) for all project reports.
  • Ensure that all reports and data requestsfor projects are submitted on time and of quality.
  • Any other assigned duties assigned as deemed fit by the supervisor for the progression of the organization.

Required Qualifications and Attributes

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Statistics/Information Technology,or any other related field.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with tablet-based data collection systems such as CommCare or ODK.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience organizing, analysing, and presenting data in Microsoft Excel.
  • Prior experience managing other members of data collection teams and executing quality assurance and quality improvement protocols.
  • Expertise in survey design, quantitative data analysis, and program management.
  • Experience with Stata, R, Power BI, Python, SAS, or other analytic software a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, or other data visualization software a plus.
  • Native of Malawi, fluent in Chichewa and English, with written proficiency in English.
  • Willingness to live and work full-time in a rural setting in Neno District.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Neno District for fieldwork.
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic team environment alongside health workers, support staff, and health personnel from various backgrounds.
  • Able to work under minimum supervision.

Benefits & Remuneration

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Qualified and interested persons should apply to the address below, enclosing their cover letter; copies of relevant certificates and Curriculum Vitae indicating three names of traceable referees with valid telephone numbers and email addresses not later than Friday, 2nd February, 2024. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Email: apzuhr@pih.org with the title of the position indicated on the subject of the email Or

The Director of Human Resources and Administration
Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (PIH/APZU)
P. O. Box 56


P. O. Box 1774, BLANTYRE

NB: Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (PIH/APZU) is is an equal opportunity employer, so, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, tribe, disability status, or any othercharacteristic protected by law. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment.

Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa ZaUmoyo (PIH/APZU) is committed to safeguarding staff, children and communities with whom we work with. We are committed to ensuring that those who benefit from our work- including our patients, families and community members – as well as our staff are treated with dignity and respect and are protected from sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment. Therefore, any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks.

The Organisation does not charge any fees at any stage of the recruitment process. If you are asked to make a payment at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact vgondwe@pih.org and speakup@pih.org.