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Harare, Zimbabwe, Africa
Career Level:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
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15 May, 2019


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The following has arisen within the Ministry of Health and Child Care

POST Strategic Information Coordinator- AIDS and TB UNIT
REPORTS TO Deputy Director AIDS and STIs
BACKGROUND 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 and comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Treatment Programmes.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES/JOB SUMMARY The roles and responsibilities for the Strategic Information Coordinator shall include, but are not limited to the following: • Oversee the development and implementation of integrated HIV/AIDS/STI/TB surveillance systems in Zimbabwe • Convene and facilitates stakeholders’ meetings for purposes of designing TB/HIV/AIDS and STIs Surveillance systems including developing protocols and related standard operating procedures (SOPs) and providing training to staff. • Support the data needs for international reporting and program planning such as required by the in-country PEPFAR team and Global Fund, among others • Develop and maintain relevant systems to collect, review and analyze program related data and indicators • Manage the preparation and timely submission of program reports and other documentation for sharing with other stakeholders. • Oversee all logistic aspects of surveys/studies including ANC & HIV DR surveys and provide timely feedback to the data collection teams and the Principal Investigator • Capacitate relevant cadres at the National and sub-national levels of the MOHCC in HIV related M&E
EDUCATION must have: Master’s Degree or equivalent in Monitoring and Evaluation, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Informatics, Public Health, or related filed • A holder of a Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Public Health will be an added advantage
QUALIFICATIONS Must have the following qualifications: • At least five years of experience in designing and implementing M&E systems for National Programmes or reputable international organisations, particularly in the area of HIV/AIDS • Experience conducting surveillance, surveys, implementation science, and evaluations including developing protocols, SOPs, questionnaires and data collection • Sound knowledge of the National systems, procedures and linkages with major funding partners such as PEPFAR and Global Fund • Strong quantitative data management and analysis skills including demonstrated experience with statistical analysis using such programs as Epi info, Stella, SAS, SPSS, and STATA • Experience with electronic data collection tools such as DHIS 2 and ePMS • Good written and verbal communications skills in English; ability to interact professionally in English • Strong organizational and project management skills • Sound knowledge of the national MOHCC systems and procedures
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Please send an application letter and detailed CV by email with subject title “Strategic Information Coordinator-ATP” to Please do not submit certificates online. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. ICAP is an equal opportunity employer, values inclusion and a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. Closing date for applications is May 15, 2019. Note: These are local hire positions and the successful candidates will be employees of ICAP in Zimbabwe seconded to MOHCC AIDS and TB Unit and subject to the local terms and conditions of employment, which includes a competitive salary and benefits package. “This position will be supported by funding from the President Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief through US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under terms of grant 1NU2GGH001939-0100 to ICAP”