MERL Officer || Pangaea Zimbabwe Aids Trust – PZAT

  • Harare

Pangaea Zimbabwe Aids Trust. PZAT

DUE : 31 AUG 2022

SUMMARY
The MERL officer will be based in Harare and provides support to the MERL Programme
Coordinator. S/he is responsible for ensuring that all information and data from project activities
across the COMPASS Africa coalition are captured, documented, analyzed and reported in a results based and timely manner for internal and external reporting according to the MERL Management
Plan and at the direction of the Program Coordinator.

The MERL officer will also strengthen the learning work of the MERL hub such as supporting the development of case studies, supporting capacity strengthening of MERL champions, and monitoring and summarizing learnings from inter COMPASS collaborations and engagements on existing social media/ communications platforms.

DUTIES
Supports the Programme Coordinator and MERL team to implement the COMPASS MERL
Management Plan
Assists in the provision of in-country support and technical assistance to
COMPASS partners on the use of COMPASS M&E and learning tools and sound data collection
Collects and synthesis timely, complete and accurate data for reporting from the various COMPASS
communication platforms
Contributes to the quantitative and qualitative analysis of M&E
data/evidence and drawing conclusions on project performance, including the development of case studies, MERL summaries and regular reporting of MERL indicators to programme and donors

Assists with planning and provision of ongoing technical assistance to COMPASS partners; i.e.
MERL related orientation, training and ongoing support.

REQUIREMENTS
First degree in social/behavioral sciences or related discipline; 1+ years relevant working experience
in a programme M&E role; in health or development sector
Strong knowledge of typical M&E
activities (Log frames, quantitative and qualitative methodologies & analytical approaches)
Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of health advocacy

Experience working with multiple
civil society stakeholders in HIV and health programming

Multi-level oral & written communication
skills
Analytic and creative thinking with ability to work independently
Experience in website or social media management is an added advantage.

TO APPLY
Interested candidates should submit their application letter and detailed CV, clearly stating the
position being applied for in the subject section of the email to admin@pzat.org by close of
business on Wednesday 31 August 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.