Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – Condom Programming

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka Zambia
  • Applications have closed


A Nation free from the threat of HIV & AIDS by 2030

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Policy and Planning and work closely with the Directorate of Programmes. The applicant will coordinate HIV and AIDS Monitoring and evaluation activities in Zambia and offer technical support to stakeholders in the HIV Response with special focus on HIV Prevention Pillars.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Conduct analysis of the national condom program for, supply chain and programme performance against set distribution targets.
  • Ensure learning for internal and external collaboration of partners in the HIV Prevention Space in M & E and continual improvement.
  • Collect, analyse, and report on data for both Programme Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) requirements at National and Subnational Level as well as internal reporting.
  • Responsible for implementing data quality techniques and management functions.
  • Serve as key member of the NAC team, responsible for collating, analysing, and disseminating data from multiple projects and work streams to generate a cohesive understanding of the performance of the national programme and its impact on people.
  • Monitor progress towards the successful implementation of the Zambia National Condom Programming Strategy and uses lessons learned to feed into the Condom Strategic Initiative (CSI)
  • Develop and maintain a data base of all HIV and AIDS related research work done in Zambia
  • Develop M & E plan, based on prioritized indicators in the NCCP (and implementation approach) to meet programmatic needs
  • Disseminate Operational Plan and monitoring system with all stakeholders.
  • Conduct an inventory of data collected by partners Work with the technical working group on research in order to come up with policies to improve research development.
  • Showcase interrelationship between HIV/AIDS/STI/TB and other co-morbidities.
  • Suggest possible areas and opportunities to create and or enhance synergies between HIV/AIDS/STI/TB with other focus by other government line ministries; and for focused value-for money policy formulation and programme implementation.
  • Make use existing data to model/forecast possible scenarios and thus, suggest possible means to mitigate and or perpetuate ills/gains made, as case may be.
  • Prepare concise reports, train/build capacity in data management use and mining.
  • Support technical staff in Monitoring and Evaluation functions and coordinate.
  • Ensure quality, consistence and adherence to standards and best practices for Monitoring and Evaluation including data quality, privacy and use
  • Coordinate cross-departmental information sharing through the monthly technical forums and quarterly data review meetings
  • Review and standardize all CCP data collection and reporting tools (for all sectors) to facilitate for integration with LMIS
  • Support Monitoring and documentation of best practices of HIV and AIDS interventions and provide evidence of impact
  • Propose generation of   secondary products from research findings
  • Support and facilitate platforms of exchange of information in order to enhance learning
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Director Policy and Planning

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies:

  • Full grade 12 certificate with at least 5 Credits at “O” Level including English and Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Arts in Demography, Bio-statistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology or a relevant Social Science from a recognized university
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in the HIV/AIDS field with increasing responsibilities out of which years’ experience is of MEO or Monitoring & Evaluation.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to use various statistical analysis packages including SPSS, SAS, STATA, Epi Info and ZamInfo to undertake advanced data analysis.
  • Expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation analytical methods including research design and implementation, data analysis, appraisals, etc.
    Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation, Research and Research Methodologies
  • Experience working with research institutions.
  • Must be knowledgeable of PEPFAR funding and its contractual and reporting requirements.
  • Experience working on PEPFAR-funded health programs is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of research ethics and human subjects review.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Information Technology skills including the ability to operate and manage computerized financial and payroll systems.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, strong data analysis and communication skills, including oral presentation skills, knowledge management, and dissemination of findings in English.

Knowledge of donor-funded project monitoring and evaluation processes, indicators, measures, data quality assessments, and reporting requirements.
Excellent understanding of data quality administration and management functions (collection, analysis, reporting, dissemination, etc.)

Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Analytical skills with problem-solving aptitude.
Written and spoken English fluency required.
Demonstrated leadership, versatility and integrity.
Submission of Applications

Applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of National Registration Card, Academic and Professional qualifications should be addressed to:

The Director General

National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council

Plot 315, Independence Avenue

P. O. Box 38718


Applications may also be emailed in PDF single file format to: [email protected]. Closing date for receipt of applications is by close of business on Monday, 20th March, 2023

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