Mentors x 14 – UZ-UCSF/l-TECH – Zvandiri

Vacant Post -Zvandiri Mentors x 14

Job Summary

The Zvandiri Mentor is responsible for coordinating the scale up of Africaid’s Zvandiri model and
Community Adolescent Treatment Supporters (CATS) services through technical capacity building of
MoHCC service providers and support and mentorship of CATS in a district of Zimbabwe

Roles and Responsibilities

Key Performance Area #1: Training, mentoring and supervision LOE: 50%

  • Provide training, mentoring and supervision to the CATS at the facility and community levels
  • Oversee and manage the monthly CATS coordination meetings and provide direct supervision
    to CATS in accordance with the CATS supervision guidelines
  • Organize the formation ofsupport groups and/or regeneration of support groups and provide
    ongoing mentorship at each supported facility within the district
  • Mentor health care workers and CATS at each supported facility, focusing on agreed upon
    action points
  • Ensure that all beneficiaries receive the appropriate differentiated care, based on the CATS
    Zvandiri Intervention Model
  • Plan and facilitate Caregiver Workshops
  • Train, mentor and supervise the Zvandiri Intern
  • Organize and manage monthly mentoring sessions

Key Performance Area #2: Coordination of M&E and programme LOE: 30%
activities in the district

  • Coordination of Africaid’s project activities in the districts, in accordance with the approved
    project work plans
  • Develop and maintain, in coordination with the Zvandiri Team Lead and Zvandiri Intern, a
    detailed project work plan for the district
  • Ensure that the project is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standards
    Liaise with the Zvandiri Team Leader for planning and reporting on project activities and
  • Monitor project progress and performance in line with the project M&E plan
  • Collect and conduct preliminary cleaning of data from CATS and facilities prior to submission
    to national office
  • Entry of data as detailed by the Head of MECAR
  • Provide progress reports as required for Africaid and the project donors
  • Participation in the documentation of case studies, key lessons learnt, success stories and
    best practices
  • Participation in Africaid’s learning and capacity strengthening activities

Key Performance Area #3:Liaise with partners and stakeholders LOE: 15%

– Liaison with partners and local stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of project

Key Performance Area #4: Perform other duties as assigned LOE: 5%

– Perform other duties as required



– Bachelor’s degree in social work, social science or related field preferred, or current enrollment in a
Bachelor’s program

– A valid driver’s license


– Minimum three years’ experience in community development and/or mobilisation
– Experience working with children and adolescents

– Comprehensive understanding of Africaid’s Zvandiri Model desirable

– Technical working knowledge of HIV and ART (or treatment and care)

– Knowledge of and familiarity with the Ministry of Health and Child Care

Personal Characteristics

– Excellent report writing and computer skills

– Excellent written and oral communicator

– Fluency in English and Shona with knowledge of Ndebele a plus
– Ability and willingness to travel frequently within Zimbabwe

Organizational Values

  • Commitment to Africaid’s Mission, Vision and strategy
  • Respects others and behaves in a manner that reflects appreciation for dignity and diversity
    Maintains social, ethical, and organizational norms and integrity
  • Contributes to a work culture that promotes trust and honesty
  • Displays positivity and enthusiasm
  • Displays empathy and sensitivity
  • Conveys and responds to information in a clear and timely manner
  • Holds self—accountable to high performance standards