Technical Officer - Strategic Information

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Title: Technical Officer - Strategic Information

Supervisor: Technical Advisor - Strategic Information

Location – Lusaka

About FHI 360:

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Technical Officer - Strategic Information

Supervisor: Technical Advisor - Strategic Information

Location – Lusaka

About FHI 360:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking four (4) qualified candidates for the position of: Technical Officer - Strategic Information.

Project Description:

FHI 360 seeks four (4) Technical Officers - Strategic Information for the US DOD-funded Zambia Defense Forces Prevention, Care and Treatment (ZDFPCT) Project. The ZDFPCT project is implemented by FHI 360 for continuing collaborations with the Zambia Defense Force (ZDF) and Ministry of Health (MOH), in scaling up prevention, care, treatment, and support for adults and children living with HIV and TB, through the military, their families and surrounding communities. The project conducts a range of activities to reach the UNAIDS 90-90-90 fast track goals by 2020 and contribute to reaching epidemic control.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

The Technical Officer - Strategic Information will support the Technical Advisor – Strategic Information in the designing and implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation systems. The M/E systems will generate high quality data for performance improvement. He/she will participate in activities related to HMIS, research, targeted evaluation, surveillance, surveys, monitoring and evaluation. 

Duties and responsibilities:

Coordinate facility-based Data Associates to ensure ZDFPCT fulfills M&E requirements for appropriate data collection and reporting. Provision of strategic information for project level decision-making in relation to programme performance monitoring, planning, strategic positioning and programme design. Support project M&E related internal and external reporting, providing relevant strategic information for evidence-based programmatic and strategic decision-making Support data analysis and generation of data reports which meet the reporting requirements of FHI360, US DOD and Ministry of Health (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports). Management of project specific M&E framework and Plan including system requirements Support the development and implementation of project M&E work plans including assisting in developing data collection tools Conduct site visits to health facilities and provide technical assistance to these sites to ensure that data collection is accurate, reliable, feasible, efficient and timely.  Conduct training of Data Associates and Data Entry Clerks on M&E and assist in supervising the implementation of quality assurance and control measures for data collection. Assist in developing protocols for targeted evaluations, developing methods of data collection and recruitment as well as training appropriate staff on data collection.  Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or Public Health Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health or Related Field, added advantage. 3-5 years’ experience in Monitoring and Evaluation including in PEPFAR programs.    Experience with donor programs is required.  Experience with Smartcare required USAID experience a plus. Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates can apply through FHI 360 career at https://www.fhi360.org/careers

The closing date for receiving all applications is September 30, 2019.

*Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Please click here to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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