Program Officer, HIV Testing Services 486 views

Program Officer, HIV Testing Services


  • Support the implementation of the HTS optimization program, which includes but is not limited to supporting the design and implementation of project activities;
  • Provide support to MOHCC and partners in designing and conducting analysis related to HIV testing and linkage to treatment and prevention services;
  • Collect and manage relevant national and sub-national data including drafting data collection tools, leading data collection, managing and analyzing data sets, synthesizing analyses from data to support decision making;
  • Conduct operational assessments and gap analyses to inform program implementation design and decision making at national and sub-national levels;
  • Participate in and support technical working group and other meetings related to optimization of HTS and linkage to treatment and prevention;
  • Support monitoring of project progress including preparing periodic reports and/or presentations on areas of focus while closely maintaining deadlines;
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with relevant national, provincial, district and facility staff;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Manager.


  • University degree with a focus on science, public health or development;
  • 2+ years of professional experience in the public health sector in Zimbabwe at national or sub-national level;
  • Proven ability to learn and adapt quickly to new program settings with minimal supervision, learning new administrative and project management systems;
  • A record of setting and achieving ambitious targets with limited guidance and an ability to think creatively about major challenges in Zimbabwe’s health sector;
  • Excellent analytical skills, including strong proficiency PowerPoint, Excel, and statistical packages, such as STATA and SPSS;
  • Exceptional communication skills, including communicating effectively in spoken and written English, and the ability to initiate, build and maintain relationships with stakeholders from different backgrounds.


  • Demonstrated high level of analytical proficiency using tools such as Excel;
  • Experience in project design, implementation, and building and deploying Monitoring & Evaluation tools;
  • Knowledge and/or experience in Zimbabwe’s public sector in general.

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