Project Coordinator – Strategic Information


ICAP at Columbia University works in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) in Zimbabwe to support the implementation of high-quality, comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care, and Treatment programs in Zimbabwe.

Under the direction of the Project Manager – Strategic Information (SI), the Project Coordinator – SI will provide technical support on strategic information, surveillance, evaluation, implementation science, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, and knowledge management for this project. S/he will liaise closely with the ICAP in New York SI Unit and other technical and programmatic staff in New York.

This position is grant funded.

Location: Zimbabwe

Major Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities for the Project Coordinator-SI shall include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Support development of both electronic and paper-based data collection tools including database development
  • Support the development of protocols, standard operating procedures, questionnaires, and other documents needed for the project
  • Oversee or conduct directly the collection, management, and analysis of data
  • Contribute to creation of project performance reports
  • Represent ICAP at different meetings as needed
  • Support documentation and dissemination of lessons learnt from the implementation of the ICAP SI project in Zimbabwe


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Monitoring and Evaluation, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Population Studies, or related field

Experience, Skills, And Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years relevant experience with reputable international organizations in the design, implementation and management of health SI systems – HIV/AIDS experience preferred
  • Experience conducting surveillance and surveys and developing and implementing evaluation projects, including developing protocols, standard operating procedures, and questionnaires and collecting data.
  • Strong quantitative data management and analysis skills, including demonstrated experience with statistical analysis, using such programs as Epi info, Stella, SAS, SPSS & STATA
  • Experience conducting qualitative data collection (i.e., key informant interviews) and analyses using Computer Aided Qualitative Data Analysis Software packages such as Atlas/TI, preferred
  • Experience with electronic data collection tools, such as DHIS 2 and Survey CTO
  • Good written and verbal communications skills in English; ability to interact professionally in English
  • Strong organizational and project management skills

Application Instructions

Application Instructions
Note: The successful candidate will be an employee of ICAP in Zimbabwe, subject to the local terms and conditions of employment, which includes a competitive salary and benefits package. The position will be based at ICAP’s office in Harare.

Please forward your resume or CV to

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.

Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.