Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council

In its continued efforts to provide leadership for a coordinated multisectoral response to HIV and AIDS, the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions based at the Secretariat in Lusaka:

MONITORING AND EVALUATION COORDINATOR (GRADE 4)

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Director Policy and Planning, the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator is responsible for monitoring and evaluation implementation of national HIV and AIDS activities and offering technical support to NAC and its decentralised and national response stakeholders for enhanced evidence-based programming and decision making.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Routinely monitor all NAC programmes and activities in order to assess their effectiveness and efficiency as well as advise management on corrective action
  • Mentor NAC staff and national response stakeholders in their professional M & E growth for effective and efficient implementation of HIV and AIDS Programmes
  • Periodically review and update the stakeholders’ Action Reporting Forms (SARF) instrument for data collection to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
  • Provide regular and timely feedback on the performance of the programmes to the implementation agencies, NAC directorates, sub-national level staff and stakeholders in order to improve delivery of HIV/AIDS/STI/TB interventions
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of the NAC Annual Work Plan and advise management appropriately
  • Plan and execute various evaluations especially the joint Annual Programme review (JAPR)
  • Facilitate any other relevant evaluations and surveys e.g. demographic and health surveys
  • Identify issues for research development and enhancement of the NAC Management Information System
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Director Policy and Planning

Knowledge and Skills Requirements

  • At least five (5) O Level Credits including English and Mathematics
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Bio-Statistics, Epidemiology, Demography or related social science. Master’s degree is an added advantage
  • Strong analytical and programming skills
  • Experience in design, development and implementation of M & E systems
  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant programme experience in Monitoring and Evaluation (M & E) methodologies (Middle management level or similar role)
  • Experience in research methodologies for collecting, processing and analysing of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Knowledge and understanding of general government communication policies and procedures or regulations for programme implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to work with divergent partners and stakeholders
  • Proficiency in word data analysis tools e.g. SPSS, EPI Info and other software
  • Knowledge of sources of HIV & AIDS information
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good public relations
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Applications accompanied by curriculum vitae, certified copies of National Registration Card, academic and professional qualifications should be sent to:

The Director General
National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council
Plot 315, Independence Avenue
P.O BOX 38718
LUSAKA

Closing date for receipt of applications is 30 June, 2017.

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