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District Strategic Information Focal Person

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  • Post Date: December 12, 2020
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Job Overview

Background

Zim-TTECH is seeking highly qualified and experienced applicants to fill the position of District Strategic Information Focal Person for the Care and Treatment program within Seke district under Mashonaland East province. Zim-TTECH’s activities occur primarily in the technical areas of health system strengthening; health workforce development; operations research and evaluation; prevention, care and treatment of infectious diseases. Zim-TTECH is funded by PEPFAR through the Center for Disease Control to implement HIV & TB treatment and care services in five Zimbabwean provinces in support of the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) under the Zim-PAAC (Zimbabwe Partnership to Accelerate AIDS Control) program. The contract is for nine months effective January 2020 to 30 September 2021 and may be renewable subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance of the candidate.

Position Summary

The position’s main objective is that of ensuring the program is effectively able to collect, analyze, and report on program data within the assigned district. The successful candidate will work closely with the district program team to ensure activities are effectively implemented to allow for effective program management and performance reporting. Successful candidates will report to the respective Strategic Information Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring all registers are completed accurately, consistently, regularly and reports are submitted on time;
  • Supporting the collection and reporting of clinical process and outcome including MER data on program-specific indicators on a weekly and monthly basis as required by program management;
  • Working collaboratively and closely with the DSICLFPs, Provincial Focal Persons (PFPs), and Facility Data Collation Focal Persons by conducting routine data quality audits at health facilities within the district;
  • Cleaning, verifying, and validating data entered electronic systems, flagging and correcting data inconsistencies before syncing to the server.
  • Evidence-based programming at District level cascades;
  • Conducting regular onsite-data-verification (OSDV to monitor data quality;
  • Conducting and coordinating data related Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) projects in all supported facilities;
  • Tracking performance against annual targets and reviewing district and facility-level performance with the district and facility level staff and work on improvement plans for poor performing facilities;
  • Providing feedback to the DMO, DNO and DHE on evidence collected and ensuring their involvement in the district formulation of strategy.
  • Attending district coordination and review meetings according to the MoHCC calendar and as budget permits and facilitating the interpretation and use of M&E data;
  • Ensuring mobile devices at designated facilities are well maintained, properly managed and in good working condition and escalating unresolved issues;
  • Working closely with MoHCC, Zim-TTECH consortium partners and other implementing partners to track and report both challenges and outcomes of various interventions implemented by partners in the program.
  • view meetings according to the MoHCC calendar and as budget permits and facilitating the interpretation and use of M&E data;
  • Ensuring mobile devices at designated facilities are well maintained, properly managed and in good working condition and escalating unresolved issues;
  • Working closely with MoHCC, Zim-TTECH consortium partners and other implementing partners to track and report both challenges and outcomes of various interventions implemented by partners in the program.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Biostatistics, Mathematics, Public Health, Health Promotion or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience managing, analysing and reporting, health-related program data and information and in working with DHIS2 data;
  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, including pivot-tables, formatting, statistical functions and formulas and good understanding of MS Word and PowerPoint;
  • Strong quantitative data analysis skills including conducting data cleaning, verification and trend-analyses with proficiency in at least one statistical software package e.g. STATA, SAS or SPSS will be an added advantage;
  • Great interpersonal, report writing and presentation skills with fluency in English and Ndebele coupled with general understanding of one or more of the other local spoken languages and have demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Experience in working with MoHCC or health-related implementing partners coupled with a strong understanding of the Zimbabwe health care system structures.

Commitment to Diversity

Zim-TTECH recognizes that disparities in health around the globe stem from inequity. Therefore, the organization encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff including, but not limited to, socio-economic status, age, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, gender identity and expression, culture, spiritual practice, geography, mental and physical disability. Zim-TTECH strives to become a local, national, and international leader in developing and maintaining increased representation and recognition of each of these dimensions of diversity among its staff.

To apply

Interested candidates should submit their Application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of educational Certificates to the below mentioned address:

The Senior Consultancy Officer
Zim-TTECH
10 Natal Rd,
Belgravia,
Harare.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The position’s main objective is that of ensuring the program is effectively able to collect, analyse, and report on program data within the assigned district. The successful candidate will work closely with the district program team to ensure activities are effectively implemented to allow for effective program management and performance reporting. Successful candidates will report to the respective Strategic Information Coordinator. Zim-TTECH is funded by PEPFAR through the Center for Disease Control to implement HIV & TB treatment and care services in five Zimbabwean provinces in support of the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) under the Zim-PAAC (Zimbabwe Partnership to Accelerate AIDS Control) program. The contract is for nine months effective January 2020 to 30 September 2021 and may be renewable subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance of the candidate.

Deadline: 15 December 2020

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