DREAMS Technical Lead

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website Ciheb Zambia

Improving the human condition globally

Organization Summary:

Ciheb-Zambia is a non-profit local Zambian organisation supporting Ministry of Health to scale up comprehensive HIV prevention and testing services and find the best solutions to life threatening situations among communities in Zambia.

Position Summary

The DREAMS Technical Lead will report to the Project Director. S/he will provide technical support to sub-partners to manage DREAMS implementation, monitoring and reporting. The DREAMS Lead will supervise, work with and support district staff to ensure quality support is provided to sub-partner for effective implementation of HIV Prevention services for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review of all DREAMS sub-partner project documents including budgets, implementation plans, MER plans and progress reports.
  • Support drafting and review of DREAMS documents including budgets, annual work plans and progress reports.
  • Monitor the implementation of the sub-partner’s implementation plans and budgets.
  • Support the review of sub-partner’s financial performance in relation to implementation plan.
  • Establish quality assurance team and provide support to staff on quality improvement of project implementation.
  • Support sub-partners in timely reporting.
  • Conduct mentorship of DREAMS staff during project Implementation
  • Mentorship of Sub partners during the provision of DREAMS layered services.
  • Maintain hard copy filing and electronic filing for DREAMS project documents.
  • Develop and maintain site visit schedule and filing of all reports.
  • Work with Government Ministries in the HIV response and represent Ciheb Zambia in public events and Government meetings.
  • Strengthen coordination between the DREAMS Centres and health facilities in the district to ensure coordination with other projects and stakeholders.
  • Strengthen the functionality of district networks and stakeholders’ meetings including collaboration with other CDC Partner Organizations.
  • Represent Ciheb Zambia in district development coordination meetings.
  • Work with sub-partner to facilitate site visits for HQ and donor personnel.
  • Provide general and basic M&E mentoring support to sub-partner.
  • Work with Ciheb Zambia M&E team to conduct site-level supportive visits.
  • Support routine data Quality Assessments.
  • Support carrying out of monthly and quarterly data reviews to inform programing.
  • Support sub-partners and stakeholders in routine project implementation monitoring and follow up.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor`s Degree in Nursing, Public Health or any Health related program.
  • A Master`s degree in Public Health or any Health related program will be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 5 years’ experience implementing adolescent health services
  • Experience in training and mentorship of health care workers/peer educators in adolescent health
  • Previous community mobilization experience.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills for writing case studies, documenting lessons learnt and reporting on program results.
  • Conversant with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain partnerships/relationships with multinational stakeholders.

Language:

  • Fluency in English (speaking and writing).

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