Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant
Administrative Supervisor: District Team Leader
Technical Supervisor: National M & E Officer
The M&E Assistant works under the direct supervision of the District Team Leader (DTL) and will be technically supported by the National M&E Officer. S/he will work to support the Nurse Tester(NT) in M&E related activities for FHI 360 Zimbabwe at district level. S/he collaborates closely with other colleagues at facility/district level to provide data management support.
Duties and responsibilities:
• Provide assistance in M&E processes, data collection, surveys and data quality requirements at district level.
• Support in the review and checking of data generated being in line with the ZHCT M&E reporting requirements.
• Prepare, sort and check all patients’ records for verification and making sure that accurate data is being entered in the registers and DHIS2 database.
• Establish entry priorities by maintaining understanding of what data needs to be entered first
• Verify entered data by reviewing, correcting, changing or deleting entered information
• Secure entered information by performing routine data backups as required, on database and tablets and ensuring total confidentiality of patient’s information.
• Assisting NT’s in using project’s digital systems and application software
• Check completed work for accuracy, liaise with supervisor for incomplete records and make any required changes as required.
• Ensures a proper filing system for both hard and soft copies
• Respond to information access and retrieval requests from authorized members
• Check source documents against entered data to ensure data integrity at every stage.
• Produce automated data entry and integration reports when requested.
• Use data for District planning, programming and assessment of performance
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:
• Sound knowledge and experience regarding data management and well-developed computer skills.
• Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections.
• Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants and recipients of assistance.
• Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
• Demonstrated attention to detail; ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently as well as cooperatively with team members.
• Willing to ride a motor bike
Qualifications and Requirements:
• Minimum of a University degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Demography or any related field.
• At least one-year relevant experience in providing M&E support for community HIV programs.
• Sound practical knowledge in using computer programs.
• Good reading and writing skills