STRATEGIC INFORMATION AND EVALUATION ASSISTANT BULAWAYO

Due Date: 
Friday, October 19, 2018

Overall responsibility:

The Assistant District SIE will provide overall support to the to districts covered by the program, while maintaining a close liaison with the District Health Information Office. The position will contribute to overall improved quality of data generated by the province as well as ensuring that data are correctly and timely entered into DATIM. 

Main responsibilities

  • Technical Support

ü  Assist DSIE to produce weekly,  monthly, quarterly and annual M&E/data reports based on agreed indicators that will guide decision making and program implementation at district level

ü  Assist DSIE to develop monthly, quarterly and annual M&E plans

ü  Conduct day to day M&E activities such as support to health facilities and implementation of M&E tools and instruments by both facility and HRH staff

ü  Work with DSIE to build capacity of  facility and HRH staff in SIE related skills

ü  Work with DSIE to collect, enter and analyse relevant and appropriate data which is needed in an effective SIE system which will be utilized in monitoring the strengths, weaknesses and gaps in existing programs and services as well required for reporting

ü  Ensure timely and complete data entry of data from priority districts into DATIM and DHIS2

ü  Ensure systematic filing and management of ART patient files that promotes quality patient care. Both in hard copy (green books and electronic ePMS/EHR/ePOC)

ü  Support the use of E health systems in facilities for quality service provision

ü  Continuously review monitoring tools for the program team and ensure that data relevant for the program are collected

ü  Identify key issues around program quality and ensure monitoring systems are improved to address bottlenecks

 

  • Data Quality Improvement and Capacity Building

ü  Participate in regular data quality checks including on site data verification  to address data quality challenges identified at site level

ü  Conduct data quality improvement activities at district and facility level, which include data triangulation meetings, data review and analysis, data actualization and on site data verification

ü  Identify capacity building needs and support M&E Trainings at provincial level

ü  Provide backup support to the program team at district level and prepare reports for the districts and sites

ü  Participate in provincial M&E trainings and undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E activities to identify where adaptations might be needed

  • Data Analysis, Reporting and Utilization

ü  Support district and facility level teams to produce cascades for relevant HIV services

ü  Analysis of routine monthly, semi-annual and annual data and providing feedback to programs and DHT

ü  Work with community partners to de-duplicate and analyse HTS data and linkage trends

ü  Perform cohort analysis for linkage and entry point analysis of HIV positive clients

ü  Produce weekly,  monthly and quarterly M&E/data reports based on agreed indicators that will guide decision making and program implementation at district level

Requirements

ü  A quantitative degree in mathematics, statistics, public health, or social sciences is desirable

ü  Minimum of three years’ experience and demonstrated practical skills in monitoring HIV and AIDS, TB, care and support programs

ü  Demonstrate working knowledge of quantitative data collection systems in the MOH, including data analysis using SAS, SPSS, STATA, Epi-Info, or any other data analysis software

ü  Familiarity with and a supportive attitude towards processes of strengthening provincial and district levels

ü  Experience working with multiple stakeholders and familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements will be an added advantage

ü  The ability to speak local languages (Ndebele; Shona) in the respective area

 

Application Procedures

Please submit your CV, and application letter via e-mail to: recruitments@ophid.co.zw.  Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

OPHID and its Consortium partners are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, political affiliation, religion, tribe, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, health status (including HIV status) or age.

During the application process, OPHID will not charge any fee nor will it require any payment to be made for any application to be considered. Canvassing for or by any candidate will lead to disqualification.