Recruiting for EpiC Project – M&E and QA Officer

Role: Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality Assurance Officer

Deadline: 29 September 2023

New Deadline: 4 November 2023

The People’s Matrix Association implements the Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project a five-year global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) with a specific focus on Men who have sex with men (MSM), Transgender (TGs), People Who Inject Drugs (PWID), Priority Population (PP) and the LGBTI community. The organisation is a sub-grantee of the FHI360 Lesotho. EpiC program in Lesotho aims to strengthen the HIV prevention and care interventions for key populations (KP) through: 1) enhancing the capacity of the KP-led and KP-competent organizations to plan, deliver and optimize HIV prevention and care services to KP and to increase the number of KP organizations that will fit into the local partnership strategy by 2020; and, 2) to improve delivery and expansion of KP-competent services across the HIV prevention, care and treatment continuum in three districts of Maseru, Berea and Leribe.

Job Description

The Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality Assurance Officer is responsible for leading and managing EpiC Project Strategic Information activities in support of data-driven programming. They will work with project staff to provide technical assistance (TA) on data collection methods; data quality assurance; data analysis and monitoring, learning and adapting in a systematic and effective manner. The M&EQA officer will implement the project’s Monitoring and Evaluation plan and develop tools and processes for routinely capturing project data on a monthly basis, both internally and with partners. They will also be responsible for leading and coordinating for data analysis, visualization, use for program improvement, as well as documentation and dissemination of good practice and success stories for replication and scaling up by other stakeholders.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Project Data Collection, Data Quality Assurance and Data Visualization
  • Oversee implementation of the project Monitoring, Evaluation and implement tools and systems for the systematic collection of high-quality data from project activities 
  • Submit and provide data on project indicators on a monthly basis into the EpiC M&E database.
  • Conduct data quality assurance (DQA) activities and ensure data management and verification procedures meet national, FHI 360 and USAID standards.
  • Prepare data visualization and analysis with project data as needed for weekly, monthly, annual reports in a timely manner.
  • Facilitation of Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement (QAQI) Projects 
  • Provide capacity building for project team on data collection.
  • Support communication to EpiC leadership on project indicators, progress against targets, and results.



  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in PEPFAR monitoring and programming will be an added advantage
  • Experience in results-based reporting and compilation of donor reports.
  • Experience in organizing and providing administrative assistance in an office environment
  • Excellent record-keeping and filing system
  • Expert handling of data
  • High level of computer literacy primarily in Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Adobe Acrobat and Social Media web platforms
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data or results in a logical manner
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail and deadlines
  • Pro-active, able to exercise discretion and independent decision-making
  • Ability to achieve high-performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters, be adaptable to various competing demands
  • Strong communication and report-writing skills
  • Strong Monitoring & Evaluation Skills
  • Project & Programme Management Skills 
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to maintain effectiveness during changing conditions
  • Flexible working hours including weekends as required
  • Willingness to work with the LGBTIQ+ community will be an added advantage 

Send your CV, cover letter and copy of qualifications to

Deadline: 29 September 2023

New Deadline: 4 November 2023

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