Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant- Health :

Job Summary


 

JF Kapnek a registered PVO 1/86 which has been operating in Zimbabwe since 1986 whose mission is to improve family health, reduce child mortality and create educational opportunities for the children of Zimbabwe through the implementation of scalable, sustainable programs is seeking to fill the vacancies below:

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Assistant- Health

Job Summary
The MEAL Assistant- Health will supervise and support the MEAL Intern and Data entry Clerks (DECs). The Assistant will also provide support in the analysis and reporting of services offered to clients per month per district to the MEAL officer. The incumbent will also provide other monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning support services as assigned. The MEAL Assistant- Health will spearhead verification of all source documents before data capturing commences

 

Duties And Responsibilities


 

Provide supportive supervision to heath officers and communities on MEAL related activities including recording and reporting using appropriate tools
Intensive mentorship of project level staff to ensure they are able to collect, consolidate, verify, analyze and use their HIV related data for data driven decision making and quality improvement activities.
Participate in district health coordination meetings and provide feedback on trends and performance updates from project level data analysis.
Ensure timely and complete entry of HIV indicator data from onto OVC-MIS, DATIM, POMIS database and other necessary platforms.
Participate in continuous review of monitoring tools and provide feedback to ensure that the tools are relevant for the program.
Use data to identify key program issues to ensure monitoring systems are improved to address bottlenecks
Support district project team to implement strategies in response to PEPFAR MER and other data requirements
Ensure longitudinal patient monitoring aspects of case-based surveillance are done to ensure high-quality HIV programming is retaining people in care and keeping them virally suppressed to avoid recurrence of the epidemic.
Support programme documentation efforts through success stories, research and manuscripts drafting
Supervision of the MEAL intern and Data Entry Clerks where relevant
Conduct data quality improvement activities at district and facility level, which include data triangulation meetings, data review and analysis and on-site data verification.
Provide backup support to the program team at district level and prepare reports for the district
Provision of strategic information for district level decision making in relation to programme performance monitoring and planning for implementation
Support district and facility level teams to produce cascades for relevant HIV services
Analyze routine monthly, semi-annual, and annual data in line with data analysis plan and provide feedback to programs
Analyze HTS data and produce linkage trends
Perform cohort analysis for linkage and entry point analysis for HIV positive clients.
​Produce High Frequency Reports, monthly and quarterly MEAL reports based on agreed indicators that will guide decision-making and program implementation at district level

Qualifications And Experience


 

A Degree/Diploma in M&E, statistics, demography, public health or social sciences
• Post graduate certificates in M&E
Minimum of 2 years of experience and demonstrated practical skills in monitoring PEPFAR HIV and AIDS, OVC care and support programs
Demonstrate working knowledge of quantitative data collection using the MOHCC systems (DHSI2, ePMS,) and PEPFAR DATIM system including data analysis using Excel, Epi-Info, or any other data analysis software
Experience working with multiple stakeholders and familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements will be an added advantage

How To Apply


 

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JF Kapnek Trust has zero tolerance towards Sexual Harassment and is committed to the upholding of children’s rights. The successful candidate will be required to commit to child protection/safeguarding and to be bound by the JF Kapnek Child Protection Policy. JF Kapnek does not charge any fees during its entire recruitment process.
Deadline:25 February 2022. Applications will be considered as they are receive