PZAT is looking to engage a full-time Project Coordinator to manage the day-to-day activities under MATRIX project based in Zimbabwe. S/he will be based in Harare with some travel around the country and the region for stakeholder consultations and facilitate rapid feedback for product development decision-making.
Reporting to the Executive Director, S/He will:
Engage diverse stakeholders to define priorities and inform targeted investment of R&D resources for technical, financial and policy decisions pertinent to product development; Develop tools to collect stakeholder including end user perspectives; Identify stakeholder perspectives and convey them to product developers to inform introduction, access and uptake; Provide leadership on stakeholder and end-user engagements in first in human studies, Ensure high-quality, timely, valid and verifiable data collection and analysis, with rapid sharing of findings to inform HIV prevention product designs across a range of products in the R&D pipeline, Develop reports to be shared with Products developers and D2D Hub
Duties And Responsibilities
The incumbent will:
Be able to represent the organization at national, regional and consortium level; Be responsive to Product developer needs; Lead the stakeholder consultations in response to Product Developer needs; Facilitate rapid feedback on specific products based on Product developer requests; Attend and contribute to key platforms such as Technical Working Groups related to HIV prevention products; Participate in regular MATRIX consortium calls; Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the HIV prevention landscape; Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on stakeholder and end-user product consultation; Incorporate lessons learned into Product designs; Proficiency in at least one statistical software package e.g., STATA, SAS, R, excel or SPSS is a must; Proficiency in at least one qualitative software package e.g., NVIVO, Dedoose or ATLAS is a must; Ability to rapidly gather stakeholder and end-user in-put on products under development; Ensure rapid sharing of findings and inform product design; Willingness to travel; Excellent writing, reporting and presentation skills, including fluency in English and one or more of the local languages spoken (e.g., Shona and/or Ndebele)
Qualifications And Experience
A degree in social science or public health. A postgraduate qualification in public health or Social Science, is an added advantage. A minimum of 5 years’ experience conducting research, stakeholder and end-user consultations in developing countries, preferably in a sub-Saharan Africa high disease burden country and providing high-level analysis, interpretation and summaries of the findings for a wide range of audiences. Proficient in computers and Microsoft packages. A clean class 4 driver’s license.
How 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: firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business on Friday 25 February 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.