M&E Assistant

Malawi AIDS Counselling and Resource Organization (MACRO)

Malawi AIDS Counselling and Resource Organization (MACRO) is a locally registered nongovernmental organization (NGO) established in 1995 to complement Government’s efforts in in the fight against HIV and AIDS and other health related issues.

MACRO’s Vision is Malawi populace free of ill-Health” and its Mission is “Transform lives of Malawians through provision of high-quality HIV and AIDS, and other health related services”.

With funding from USAID through FHI360, MACRO is bridging gaps to maintain HIV epidemic control. MACRO has received funding to implement activities to ensure the prevention of Gender Based violence amongst AGYWs aged 25-29 years in Lilongwe Urban. The program will use the Start, Awareness, Support and Action (SASA) approach, an evidence-based community mobilization approach to prevent violence against women.

Therefore, MACRO is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position in Lilongwe.

 Position: M&E Assistant

Location: Lilongwe

Report to: Field Officer

Job Summary

The M&E Assistant will play a crucial role in supporting the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities within the program. They will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data to track progress, measure outcomes, and assess the effectiveness of program interventions.


  • Diploma in Social Science, Economics, Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Bio Statistics or a related discipline.
  • Previous experience working as a Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Skills and knowledge of DHIS2 database.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Proficiency in statistical software, data visualization tools, and the Microsoft Office suite.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and sort documents/data sheets for data entry purposes.
  • Establish entry priorities by maintaining an understanding of which data needs to be entered first.
  • Ensure the accuracy of entered data into the database.
  • Secure entered information by creating data backups periodically.
  • Create and maintain logbooks of entered and changed data.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining improved records within the database system.
  • Produce automated data entry and integration reports as requested.
  • Generate statistical reports based on maintained data periodically and report to the M&E Officer.

All interested applicants for the above positions are requested to submit their application, CV, educational qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees addressed to The Executive Director, MACRO, by email to:   dreamsliteproject@yahoo.com with subject line clearly indicating the position being applied for. Closing date for receiving applications is Tuesday, 9th April, 2024.  Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.