Monitoring And Evaluation Officer (MEO) – Aids and TB Unit

ZIMBABWE FULL-TIME

Under the guidance of the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator seconded within the AIDS and TB Unit of the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) and in close liaison with other M&E Officers and Program Managers within the Unit, the MEO will support the implementation of high-quality, comprehensive and robust HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment programs in Zimbabwe through the implementation of M&E and knowledge management activities for the MOHCC’s TB/HIV programs.

This position is grant funded.

Location: Zimbabwe

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

The roles and responsibilities of the MEO shall include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Strengthen data quality initiatives and facilitate improvements in timeliness, accuracy, completeness, validity, and precision of data
  • Support the development and review of M&E tools, in order to ensure that they meet national and international standards and requirements
  • Support the data needs for international reporting and program planning efforts required by the in-country PEPFAR team and Global Fund, among others
  • Supporting capacity building of relevant cadres in M&E for the HIV/AIDS and TB programs at the National and sub-national levels of the MOHCC
  • Support the production and dissemination of surveys and surveillance reports
  • Coordinate the compilation of the AIDS and TB Unit’s Bulletin and Annual program report as part of knowledge management initiatives
  • Re-vitalize the resource center and maintain access to a repository of relevant information

EDUCATION

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in M&E, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Public Health, or related field

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of experience in designing and implementing M&E activities with reputable international organizations, particularly in the area of HIV/AIDS
  • Strong quantitative data management and analysis skills, including demonstrated experience with statistical analysis using such programs as Epi info, Stella, SAS, SPSS & STATA
  • Sound knowledge of the national systems, procedures and linkages with major funding partners such as PEPFAR and the Global Fund
  • Experience with electronic data collection and visualization 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

Application Instructions

Note: The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of ICAP in Zimbabwe seconded to the MOHCC AIDSand 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
Or you can deliver your application and CV to ICAP’s office located at # 39 Lawson Avenue, Milton Park. The deadline for applications is 25 November, 2016; only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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