Zimbabwe Health Interventions (ZHI)
DUE : 23 DEC 2022
Title: District Strategic Information and Evaluation Officer (Internal Advert)
Type Of Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Zimbabwe Health Interventions (ZHI) is a not-for-profit human development organisation which is registered as a Trust under the Zimbabwe Deeds Registries Act (Chapter 20:05). ZHI’s mission is to develop and deliver innovative and sustainable high impact integrated health interventions with local communities while working with and strengthening existing institutions.
The Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) Program aims to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among OVC, OVC caregivers and Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in Zimbabwe. The DREAMS program is being implemented in priority high HIV burden districts in Zimbabwe.
ZHI’s primary role is to deliver a comprehensive curriculum on HIV prevention, gender norms and social asset building targeted at AGYW in school, out of school and their sexual partners at community level. ZHI’s core thrust in the DREAMS Program is to keep girls and young women HIV Free through supporting them to; Stay in school; Prevent early pregnancies; Prevent sexual violence; Access Post violence care; Reduce child marriage. DREAMS provides a comprehensive, multi-sectoral package of core interventions to address key factors that make girls and young women particularly vulnerable to HIV. These include structural factors, such as gender-based violence, exclusion from economic opportunities, and a lack of access to secondary school. DREAMS layers multiple interventions at once so that AGYW are surrounded with critical support to keep them safe from HIV and other risks.
The District Strategic and Information Evaluation Officer (SIE) Officer works under the direct supervision of the District Project Coordinator (DPC) and will work to support the Assistant Project Officer, District Facilitators, Club facilitators in M&E related activities for ZHI at District level. S/he collaborates closely with other colleagues at facility level to provide data management support.
Provides strong technical support to SIE Assistants in monitoring DREAMS RISE Project output indicators; Supports the District SIE Assistants and implementing partners’ staff to ensure that M&E data is collected and reported timeously; Capture and verify entered data by reviewing, correcting, and changing captured information in DREAMS repositories (DHIS2, OVC.MIS, DATIM, DATIS) as per source document/s; Work with the RSIEO and NSIEOs in cleaning and verifying project data for all districts; Support other districts in ensuring data is entered in all databases on time; Assists with the coordination of District M&E activities to ensure alignment to Project M&E frameworks, especially log-frames, PMPs and MER guidelines; Provide assistance in M&E processes, data collection, surveys and data quality requirements at district level; Lead in Referral Technical Working Group Meetings (RTWG) and other M&E related meetings; Support in the review and checking of data generated in line with the DREAMS M&E reporting requirements; Leads in sorting and checking of all district clients’ records for verification and making sure that accurate data is being entered on the registers and databases (DHIS2, OVC.MIS, DATIS; Carry out monthly Routine Data Quality Assessments (RDQA) and Field Visits; Manage, distribute, and track all M&E tools from community facilitators to the office; Establish entry priorities by maintaining understanding of what data needs to be entered first; Secure entered information by performing routine data backups as required; Check completed work for accuracy, consistence and completeness, liaise with supervisor for incomplete records and make any required changes as required; Ensures a proper filling system for both hard and soft copies; Check source documents against entered data to ensure data integrity at every stage; Produce automated data entry and integration reports when requested; Use data for District planning, programming and assessment of performance and for analysis.
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Sound knowledge and experience regarding data management and well-developed computer skills; Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, consultants and recipients of assistance; Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision; Demonstrated attention to detail; ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently as well as cooperatively with team members.
Qualifications And Experience
Minimum of a University degree in Statistics, Demography, Health Promotion, Social Sciences or any related field; At least two-years relevant experience in providing M&E support for community HIV programs; Sound practical knowledge in using computer programs such as Excel, DHIS2, KOBO, PowerBi, SPSS etc; Good reading and writing skills.
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During the application process, ZHI will not charge any fee nor will it require any payment for an application to be considered. ZHI is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical handicap or financial ability.