Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (MEC) – AIDS and TB Unit: ICAP


Deadline: 4pm 25 November 2016

Reporting to the Deputy Director AIDS and STIs and in collaboration with the other Managers within the AIDS and TB Unit, the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (MEC), will support the implementation of high-quality comprehensive and robust HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment programmes in Zimbabwe through implementation science, monitoring, evaluation (M&E) and knowledge management activities.

Major responsibilities
The roles and responsibilities for the MEC shall include, but are not limited to the following: Oversee the development and implementation of integrated HIV/AIDS/STI/TB surveillance systems in Zimbabwe; Convene and facilitate stakeholder’s meetings for purposes of designing TB/HIV/AIDS and STI Surveillance systems including developing protocols and related standard operating procedures (SOPs) and providing training to staff; Support the data needs for international reporting and program planning such as required by the in-country PEPFAR team and Global Fund, among others; Develop and maintain relevant systems to collect, review and analyze program-related data and indicators; Manage the preparation and timely submission of program reports and other documentation for sharing with other stakeholders; Oversee all logistic aspects of surveys/studies including ANC & HIV DR surveys and provide timely feedback to the data collection teams and the Principal Investigator; Capacitate relevant cadres at the National and sub-national levels of the MOHCC in HIV-related M&E

Education
Master’s degree or equivalent in Monitoring and Evaluation, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Public Health, or related field; A holder of a Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Public Health will be an added advantage.

Experience, skills and minimum qualifications
At least ten years of experience in designing and implementing M&E systems for National Programmes or reputable international organizations, particularly in the area of HIV/AIDS; Experience conducting surveillance, surveys, implementation science, and evaluations including developing protocols, SOPs, and questionnaires and data collection; Sound knowledge of the National systems, procedures and linkages with major funding partners such as PEPFAR and Global Fund; Strong quantitative data management and analysis skills including demonstrated experience with statistical analysis using such programs as Epi info, Stella, SAS, SPSS and STATA; Experience with electronic data collection tools such as DHIS 2 and ePMS; Good written and verbal communications skills in English; ability to interact professionally in English; Strong organizational and project management skills; Sound knowledge of the national MOHCC systems and procedures

To apply
Note: The successful candidates will be employees of ICAP in Zimbabwe (and shall be seconded to MOHCC AIDS and TB Unit) and subject to the local terms and conditions of employment, which include a competitive salary and benefits package. Please forward your resume or CV to: icap-jobs-zimbabwe@columbia.edu with the position applied for in the subject line.

Or you can deliver your application and CV to ICAP in Zimbabwe office located at 39 Lawson Avenue, Milton Park, Harare, Zimbabwe, with the position being applied for clearly stated. Deadline for application is 1600hrs on the 25th of November, 2016. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

ICAP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female candidates to apply. ICAP does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, nationality and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

“These positions will be supported by funding from the President Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under terms of grant NU2GGH001939-01-00 to ICAP at Columbia University”