Employment Opportunities at Matabeleland AIDS Council

Matabeleland AIDS Council (MAC) is a local NGO providing integrated HIV services within Matabeleland South Province. The organization seeks qualified candidates to fill the positions below:

1. M& E Officer (x 1 position) Job Purpose To support accurate and on-time data collection, capturing, analysis, interpretation, reporting and effective data utilization and M&E related collaboration with MOHCC and other PEPFAR funded partners at program implementation level for both community and site level interventions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Monitoring and Reporting

• Provides routine data collection, capturing, and reporting technical support to programs staff within the district to ensure collection of good quality data for all the health areas

• Supports collection, analysis and reporting of district and Provincial level data for all programs.

• Ensures consistent and accurate utilisation of data collection & reporting tools, M&E frameworks, and D2As for district level and community programs intervention

• Guided by D2As, supports weekly basis data analysis, interpretations and sharing with program staff to improve programming and ensure implementation fidelity

• Supports the compilation of district and Provincial level monthly, quarterly, semi-annual quantitative and qualitative reports

• Supports documentation of success stories within the district

Data Quality Assurance and Management

• Supervises data capturing to ensure accurate data entry into the electronic data management system facilitating meeting set deadlines.

• Ensures that all electronic data is uploaded on the server routinely and provides daily updates on data entry or synchronization status

• Conducts daily data quality checks in the database to ensure completeness, consistency and accuracy

• Participates in data de-duplication activities within the district in collaboration with MOHCC and PEPFAR funded facility testing partners guided by the Data Deduplication SOP

• Conducts monthly field-based data verification and validation using standardized data verification tools

• Participates in HQ led data quality assessments and SIMS visits

• Ensures adherence to Data De-duplication, Referral Protocol, Data Management SOPs by field staff

• Ensures timely implementation of data quality assessments and verification agreed action points

• Ensures appropriate filing of primary and secondary data sources at implementation level

• Participates in Monthly District Partners Data Review Meetings and other District Stakeholder Meetings

Referral Tracking

• Ensures effective referral tracking and linkages to services for all referred clients

• Conducts follow ups by telephoning referred clients and physical tracking of local health facilities monthly

• Conducts samples on clients reported linkage data and compares with referral facility, to ascertain reliability of clients reported information

• Compiles and maintains data base of client referral and linkage to services available, to include service provided and user fees

• Prepares a monthly summary of the referrals tracking by completing the Linkages to Care Summary Sheet

• Reviews the status of each tracked client after three months (Cohort tracking) and categorise the client as successfully tracked or lost to follow up.

• Updates a client’s database using contact slips contact tracing forms, to be able to compile and keep an updated referral database

M and E Capacity Building and Training

• Identifies training needs and gaps on the use and implementation of all data capturing tools, SOPs, job aides and comes up with tailor made in-house trainings to capacitate cadres involved.

• Co-ordinating implementation of integration of services within the district/Provincial i.e. iHTS and ART services.

• Coordination of report writing for all programme areas.

Qualifications and Experience

• Degree in Demography, Social Sciences, Statistics, MIS, or any other relevant field.

• An M & E qualification from a recognized institution is an added advantage.

• At least 2 years experience in programs data collection, capturing, analysis and reporting

• Familiarity with electronic data management system especially Demographic Health Information System (DHIS2) is an added advantage

• Familiarity with mobile health applications is a unique advantage

2. Team Leader (x 2 positions)

Purpose of Job To provide comprehensive and quality HIV counselling and testing integrated health services to clients with the aim of ensuring that all eligible clients are linked to care and treatment to promote healthy lives through continuum of care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Supervises physical verification and data deduplication activities in the districts of operation

• Motivates both MAC and public sector nurses on the need to achieve set targets.

• Appraises the Project Manager on progress as well as challenges.

• Collaborates with other PSI team members on the ground especially on utilization of resources.

• Provides community-based HIV testing and counselling and integrated health services

• Facilitates referrals and linkage to HIV treatment and care

• Supervises the nurse testers in the districts to ensure effective referral and linkage to HIV care.

• Facilitates recording and reporting of activities on paper and DHIS2 based platforms

• Ensures the recording of the HTS in the Community HTS Register

• Participates in data deduplication and verification activities prior to the reporting period.

• Conducts outreach and community service planning and implementation with MOHCC and other implementing partners

• Conducts demand creation for HTS and other HIV services

• Attends stakeholders meetings involving partners and MOHCC

Qualifications and Experience

• Diploma in Nursing

• A Post Basic Qualification is an advantage

• Systemic Counselling Course

• Certificate in Rapid HIV Testing is mandatory

• Training and experience in OI/ART is an added advantage

• At least 2 years of work experience, with demonstrated experience in conducting HIV Index case contact tracing and testing a distinct advantage

• Experience in the HTS Program

3. Nurse Tester (x 6 positions)

Purpose of Job To provide comprehensive and quality HIV counselling and testing integrated health services to clients with the aim of ensuring that all eligible clients are linked to care and treatment to promote healthy lives through continuum of care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Conduct community-based HIV testing and counselling and integrated health services

• Facilitate referrals and linkage to HIV treatment and care

• Recording and reporting of activities on paper and DHIS2 based platforms

• Recording the HTS in the Community HTS Register

• Participating in data deduplication and verification activities prior to the reporting period.

• Conducts outreach and community service planning and implementation with MOHCC and other implementing partners

• In liaison with other PSI field staff participates in demand creation activities for HTS and other HIV services

Qualifications and Experience

• Diploma in Nursing/Certificate in Primary Care Nursing

• Systemic Counselling Course

• Certificate in Rapid HIV Testing is mandatory

• Training and experience in OI/ART is an added advantage

• At least 3 years of work experience, with demonstrated experience in conducting HIV Index case contact tracing and testing a distinct advantage

• Experience in the HTS Program

4. Receptionist Driver (x 2 positions)

Purpose of Job To Provide Administration services for iHTS programme and drive project teams within

Matabeleland South Province.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Record management

• Statistics compilation.

• Carrying out mobilization activities

• Reconciling vehicle log books and fuel ledgers

• Alerting management on concerns about vehicle

• Keeping a track record of vehicle service as well as requesting for PO for service

• Driving and complying to the PSI transport policy

• Collecting of CIR forms from public sector nurses and entering of data into the electronic system.

• Participating in the data verification and de duplication activities.

Qualifications and Experience

• Minimum 5 Ordinary levels including English and Mathematics.

• Clean Drivers License (Minimum classes 4 and 5) an advantage.

• Defensive driving and added advantage

• Receptionist/Secretarial diploma

• 2 years working experience

Applications containing detailed curriculum vitae with three references should be addressed to: The Director MAC 97 A. J. Tongogara Street Bulawayo

Applications may be delivered to the above address or emailed to mataidsrecruitment@gmail.com

Closing date for applications is Monday 28th of January 2019

 

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