Head of Impact Camfed Tanzania Tanzania
12th April 2024

CAMFED Overview

CAMFED (the Campaign for Female Education) is internationally recognised as a leader in education for girls, for its child protection policy and practise, and as a voice for girls’ education and women’s empowerment at the highest levels. Founded in 1993, CAMFED supports young women throughout their primary and secondary school’s years, into economic training and further education, and onto leadership, as role models, activists, and philanthropists. CAMFED Tanzania is looking to recruit Head of Impact (1) and IT Support Officer (1) based in Dar es Salaam.

Job Title: Head of Impact

Reporting to: National Director

Location: Dares Salaam.


Job Purpose:

The overall responsibility of the Head of Impact is to support CAMFED Tanzania’s accountability, compliance and provide a basis for decision-making and promote knowledge management. The Head of Impact will ensure cohesive coordination of the Monitoring Evaluation Research and Learning Team, with other departments and providing strategic programme management advice to the National Director in support CAMFED’s vision to multiply educational opportunities for girls/other vulnerable children and young women’ successful transition in secure livelihood and leadership.


Key Accountabilities:

Strategic Leadership-

  • Provide strategic leadership to the CAMFED Tanzania Monitoring Evaluation Research and Learning Team (MERL) to deliver on key objectives.
  • Represent the Camfed-Tanzania MERL Team at the Global MERL Team level.
  • Identifying strategies to ensure quality control over the delivery of programmes.
  • Advises National Director and management team on emerging trends, patterns in data, outliers and concerns, as well as evidence base for promising/effective practice in the context.
  • Reviews and oversees MEL budgets as part of annual planning and quarterly review, and proposal writing.
  • Stays abreast of relevant contextual secondary data in order to support programme learning and adaptation.
  • Support in the development and delivery of country strategic plans and annual workplans.
  • Responsible for completeness/accuracy/timeliness of data in Salesforce.


Management, Compliance and Supporting Role

  • Manage the MERL team budget for CAMFED Tanzania.
  • Train and supervise M&E team and champions consistent with programme requirements
  • Technical support and training to districts in MERL.
  • Support the development of donor proposal and reports and guiding on donor compliance during implementation.
  • Ensure compliance with CAMFED’s M&E policy.
  • Support the development of external reports and communications of CAMFED’s work-
  • Provide professional oversight of data gathering, analysis, utilisation, and dissemination for CAMFED Tanzania.
  • Ensure regular consolidation of quality programme data.


Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning

  • Oversee the monitoring and evaluation function of CAMFED’s work.
  • Lead the conduct of research, working to maintain CAMFED’s high ethical standards and Child Protection Policies
  • Lead the national design grant specific evaluation approaches/requirements, in collaboration with Regional MEL.
  • Provide guidance to Programme Managers based on Learning outcomes derived from monitoring, evaluation and research of programme activities.
  • Identify trends and variances in the programme and advise relevant programme staff.
  • Ensure an accurate and up to date Salesforce system that tracks programme activities.
  • Oversee the documentation of programme success stories and good practices.


Person Specifications Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in social sciences, education, planning & management, heath informatics, public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, demography, information system or a similar relevant course of study. Master’s Degree added advantage.
  • Minimum of 6 (Six) years demonstrated experience in planning, monitoring, and evaluation with reputed organizations preferably in education, health, or enterprises sector. At least 3 years in managerial role.
  • Knowledge on both qualitative and quantitative research methodology
  • Competency in application of data collection, analysis, and visualization software (ODK, Kobo, Advanced MS Excel, SPSS, GIS, Power Bl) is essential.
  • Excellent analysis and writing analytical quality report skills are crucial.
  • Effective communication skills, pro-activeness, positive attitude, and professional integrity.
  • Experience of working with stakeholders (Local Government Authorities (LGAs), schools, young women, community groups and health facilities)


Application Details

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting job opportunities? If so, please submit applications to hrtanzania@camfed.org on or before 12th April 202A, including your most recent CV (indicating three traceable referees-(should be current/previous line manager/FIR representative) with valid email addresses) and covering letter, indicate Title of the job in the subject line of the email.

Due to the volume of responses, only successful candidates will be contacted.


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