District Strategic Information and Evaluation Officer: Zimbabwe AIDS Preventing Project Trust in Partnership with OPHID Trust


Deadline: 28 November 2016

Location: Chitungwiza
Reporting to: Project Officer

Zimbabwe AIDS Preventing Project Trust in Partnership with OPHID Trust is developing and implementing innovative approaches and strategies to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment Services in Gweru and Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe by providing enhanced access for communities to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment.

The SIE Officer will provide overall strategic support to sites within Chitungwiza covered by the program, while maintaining a close liaison with the District Health Information Office. The incumbent will work towards strengthening monitoring and information management systems in order to empower sites to use data at local level.

Key duties
Ensure quality data collection in the whole district; Conduct monthly data collation, assessments across the districts; Convene monthly data triangulation meetings with all sites in the district; Assist in strengthening existing M&E systems in the District, including timely data entry into DATIM every month; Assist in identifying gaps and facilitate the development of M&E – related capacities at site level to ensure high quality data is collected; Monitoring the use of real-time data collection and site support through the use of ODK; Undertake routine data assessments to establish key variable disaggregation; Provide technical support to sites that are using electronic medical records such as ePMS, as well as district  data entry into DHIS2; Use GIS maps to plot paediatric densities; Establish sentinel sites that could be used as evaluation sites for the program; Perform cohort analysis in the district to establish pediatric HIV transmission rates at 6 weeks, 6 months, 9, 12, 15, 18, and 24 months; Perform cohort analysis in the district to determine maternal retention in care at 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, and 24 months; Work with DHIO to prepare monthly and quarterly programmatic performance reports

Qualifications
A degree in Mathematics, Statistics, public health, or social sciences is desirable; Minimum of three years’ experience and demonstrated practical skills in monitoring HIV and AIDS, TB, care and support programs; Have knowledge of quantitative data collection systems in the MOH; Have  analytical skills using  statistical packages such as SPSS, STATA, Epi-Info, SAS or any other data analysis software; Experience working with multiple stakeholders and familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements will be an added advantage; The ability to speak local languages in the respective area; Clean Class 4 Drivers licence.

To apply
Please submit your CV, and application letter clearly stating the position being applied for via email to: hr@zapp.co.zw
Applications to clearly indicate on the subject line on email