Strategic Information Assistant x12


Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant.

Position Summary

Pact, Inc. seeks a Strategic Information Assistant to work on the five-year USAID/Zambia Integrated Health Activity (ZIH) contract. ZIH will support the USAID and PEPFAR objectives of 95/95/95 and providing service delivery and technical assistance to improve Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RNMCH) and Family Planning & Reproductive Health (FP/RH) services. ZIH will improve, sustain, and further integrate HIV/AIDS, MNCH and FP/RH services at the health facility and community levels and ensure that client-centered, high-impact, high-quality services are available to all Zambians.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for data completeness and ensuring data quality in all HIV/AIDS related forms and registers at health facilities that are part of ZIH.
  • Provide technical support with HIV/AIDS monitoring and evaluation in selected health facilities in Central Province.
  • Maintain required standards of data quality and management.
  • Contribute as an integral member of a larger facility-based team of supported clinicians, volunteers, professional counsellors.
  • Ensure that documentation is complete in all HIV related forms and registers (HTS, PMTCT, ART, VMMC, VL etc).
  • Inform clients and maintain appointment dates for next visitation in consultation with clinicians.
  • Maintain appointment records for patients on ART and retrieve all files for patients for clinic days.
  • Maintain constant feedback with health facility pharmacy staff on patients who have collected their drugs.
  • Monitor the consumption of stationery and request in advance of anticipated stock needs.
  • Conduct data review meetings on a monthly basis in consultation with facility staff.
  • Work with facility staff to monitoring achievement towards assigned targets.
  • Facilitate for the identification of clients due for VL as they come for pharmacy refills.
  • Ensure VL results are attached to client’s folders and entered into smart care at the hub facility.
  • Compile monthly reports for HIV/AIDS services and related Laboratory and Pharmacy service statistics and submit monthly reports to Senior Strategic information assistant and respective DHIO’s/Health information officer.
  • Physically count active clients on ART on a monthly basis.
  • Participate in data verification exercises, checking the data records at other facilities.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Statistics, Computer Science, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, Project Management, or related field.
  • 3 years’ experience working in the health sector.
  • Applied knowledge of Health Management Information System (HMIS).
  • Applied knowledge of HIV/AIDS information systems.
  • Strong background in data analysis.
  • MS Access, Excel, Word

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, citizenship status, genetic information, matriculation, family responsibilities, personal appearance, credit information, tobacco use (except in the workplace), membership in an employee organization, or other protected classifications or non-merit factors.

Interested and Qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV to [email protected] indicating the Job Title in the Subject line on or before the due date 31 March 2024.

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