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ZACH HIV CARE AND TREATMENT PROGRAMME

JOB ADVERTISEMENTS

Provincial HIV Care and Treatment (HCT) Coordinator  x 4

Duty Station: Mash East, Mash West, Mash Central and Mat North provinces

The Provincial HCT Coordinator support specific sites within the province to attain it’s 90,90,90 targets through implementation of intensified HIV case finding leading to identification of NEW HIV positive clients, linkage as well as retention into care and treatment programme. The incumbent complements the Provincial HIV Care and Treatment team.

Details

  • Coordinates the roll out of intensified provider initiated Testing and Counselling services (iPITC) where HIV testing Services (HTS) are provided in all hospital entry points (Wards, STI clinic, TB Clinic, OPD, ANC)
  • Coordinate the roll out of active case finding initiatives such as Index Testing strategy within the province and the collection of accurate index testing data to inform programming.
  • Coordinate HIV testing services targeting hotspots where applicable
  • Support community based Index Testing where contacts of Index Cases does not respond to “Call Slips)
  • Monitor the activities of Community Care Givers in particular Community Peer mentors(CPMs) and produce accurate reports on regular basis as required by the funding partner
  • Support retention into care and treatment activities through effective referral using referral slips and defaulter identification and tracking registers
  • Initiate Quality Improvement activities on Case finding, linkages and retention as appropriate
  • Supports the roll out of HIV Self-Testing (HIVST) programme within the province
  • Support both physical and electronic means of routine data collection of all programme and custom indicators and timely reporting
  • Identify capacity development gaps and work with ZACH Programme Officer and Coordinator to fill the gaps
  • Attend to district, provincial and other relevant meetings on behalf of ZACH
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Registered General Nurse qualification or BSc in Nursing
  • Masters’ Degree a distinct advantage
  • HIV Rapid testing qualification an distinct advantage
  • More than 5 years of progressive responsibility in HIV and AIDS programming
  • Previous mobilizing, HIV testing and M&E experience would be an added advantage
  • Good standing with the community being served is a must
  • Good knowledge of English, Shona or Ndebele and report writing skills required

Key Result Areas/ZACH Competencies

  • Producing Results through measuring progress in attaining the 90,90,90 targets
  • Moving forward in a changing environment
  • Fostering integration and teamwork
  • Knowing and managing yourself
  • Communicating in a credible and effective way

Provincial HIV Care and Treatment (HCT) Strategic Information (SI) Coordinator x 4 posts

Duty Station: Mash East, Mash West, Mash Central and Mat North provinces

The Provincial HCT-SI coordinator support specific sites within the province in data collection, compilation, reporting and motoring attainment of set targets per each of the sites. The incumbent monitors all programme indicators as well as the implementation of intensified HIV case finding leading to identification of NEW HIV positive clients, linkage as well as retention into care and treatment programme. The incumbent complements the Provincial HIV Strategic Information/ M&E team.

Details

  • Be the focal perform for provincial monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Support sites to adapt standard operating procedures (SOP) for data quality assurance, reporting, data dissemination, and other routine M&E processes
  • Support collection of routine data
  • Support Monitoring and evaluation capacity development activities
  • In collaboration with Provincial M&E/SI teams, contributes to the timely implementation, accurate, timely and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to funders, including monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports
  • Reviews routinely collected M&E data, provides feedback to Provincial and ZACH Head Office teams
  • Supports Provincial and ZACH Head Office teams in using findings to improve program performance
  • Provides technical guidance for use and dissemination of routinely collected and data from surveillance systems
  • Support data use efforts at site levels
  • Attend to district and provincial meetings on behalf of ZACH
  • Perform other related duties as directed

EDUCATION

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus six (6) years of related experience.
  • Master’s degree related discipline added advantage

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5 years of related experience working with monitoring and evaluation and/or surveillance systems
  • Experience and knowledge in monitoring and evaluation and/or public health surveillance systems
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and or Shona/ Ndebele depending on the province of choice

Key Result Areas/ZACH Competencies

    • Producing Results through measuring progress in attaining the 90,90,90 targets
    • Moving forward in a changing environment
    • Fostering integration and teamwork
    • Knowing and managing yourself
    • Communicating in a credible and effective way

HIV Care and Treatment (HCT) Strategic Information (SI) assistant x 1post  

Duty Station: ZACH Head Office  

HCT-SI assistant support ZACH M&E Officer and Database and ICT Officer in consolidation data from 4 provinces, data cleaning, analysis and report writing. The incumbent helps in the aggregation of data to monitor all programme indicators with specific emphasis on the HCT cascade analysis. The incumbent complements ZACH HIV Strategic Information/ M&E team.

Details

      • Support sites ZACH M&E/SI team in designing or updating standard operating procedures (SOP) for data quality assurance, reporting, data dissemination, and other routine M&E processes
      • Support collection of routine data from all 4 provinces
      • Support consolidation of Monitoring and evaluation capacity development activities from provinces
      • In collaboration with ZACH M&E/SI teams, contributes to the timely implementation, accurate, timely and appropriate reporting of project activities and results to funders, including monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports
      • Assist in the reviews routinely collected M&E data
      • Provides technical guidance for use and dissemination of routinely collected and data from surveillance systems
      • Support data use efforts at site levels through dissemination of findings to provincial and site level
      • Attend to district and provincial meetings on behalf of ZACH
      • Perform other related duties as directed

EDUCATION

      • Requires a diploma or equivalent in education and experience, plus two (2) years of related experience.
      • A degree related discipline added advantage

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

      • 2 years of related experience working with monitoring and evaluation and/or surveillance systems
      • Experience and knowledge in monitoring and evaluation and/or public health surveillance systems
      • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and analytical capabilities
      • Excellent written and oral communications skills
      • Demonstrated interpersonal and team-building skills
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
      • Fluency in English

Key Result Areas/ZACH Competencies

    • Producing Results through measuring progress in attaining the 90,90,90 targets
    • Moving forward in a changing environment
    • Fostering integration and teamwork
    • Knowing and managing yourself
    • Communicating in a credible and effective wayDatabase and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) officer x 1post

      Duty station: ZACH Head Office

      A database and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) officer is responsible for managing, organising, storing and accessing the HIV Care and Treatment (HCT) information at ZACH. The incumbent works closely with the users of HCT information to model and design a suitable database which takes into consideration information required by various programme indicators, reporting frequently, and categories needed to make information easy to use.

      Details

      • Designing, testing and maintenance of the HCT database
      • Design and continuous update of the database tools and services to improve the effectiveness
      • Ensuring all the data complies with legal regulations
      • Making sure the HCT information is well protected and backed-up
      • Regular reporting to the HCT teams
      • Monitoring database performance
      • Improving the use of technology for data collection, reporting, monitoring and evaluation
      • Building new databases as required from time to time
      • Monitoring data entry, analysis and reporting procedures
      • Troubleshooting

      Education

      • Appropriate Higher Level Diploma/Degree of Database Design and Development, Information Technology Systems Administration
      • Master’s Degree an added advantage
      • More than 2 years in database designing and maintenance

      Key Result Areas/ZACH Competencies

      • Producing Results
      • Moving forward in a changing environment
      • Fostering integration and teamwork
      • Knowing and managing yourself
      • Communicating in a credible and effective way

       

      Professional Counsellors x 5 posts

      The Primary Care Nurse supports the hospital to attain it’s 90,90,90 targets through identification of NEW HIV positive clients, implementation of high yielding HIV Counselling & Testing services, enrolment into care and treatment services and retention activities to the community population and hospital patients.

      Details

      • To roll out of intensified provider initiated Testing and Counselling services (iPITC) where HIV testing Services (HTS) are provided in all hospital entry points (Wards, STI clinic, TB Clinic, OPD, ANC)
      • To roll out of active case finding initiatives such as Index Testing strategy within the province and the collection of accurate index testing data to inform programming.
      • Provide HIV testing services targeting hotspots where applicable
      • Support community based Index Testing where contacts of Index Cases does not respond to “Call Slips)
      • Monitor the activities of Community Care Givers in particular Community Peer mentors(CPMs) and produce accurate reports on regular basis as required by the funding partner
      • Support retention into care and treatment activities through effective referral using  referral slips and defaulter identification and tracking registers
      • Initiate Quality Improvement activities on Case finding, linkages and retention as appropriate
      • Supports the roll out of HIV Self-Testing (HIVST) programme within the site catchment area
      • Support both physical and electronic means of routine data collection of all programme and custom indicators and timely reporting
      • Attend to district, provincial and other relevant meetings as required
      • Any other duties as assigned from time to time

      Required Qualifications

      • Minimum of a relevant diploma or degree
      • HIV Rapid testing qualification an distinct advantage
      • Previous mobilizing, HIV testing and M&E experience would be an added advantage
      • Good standing with the community being served is a must
      • Good knowledge of English and report writing skills required

      Key Result Areas/ZACH Competencies

      • Producing Results through measuring progress in attaining the 90,90,90 targets
      • Moving forward in a changing environment
      • Fostering integration and teamwork
      • Knowing and managing yourself
      • Communicating in a credible and effective way

       

      Interested and qualified persons meeting the above criteria should submit written applications and detailed CV quoting on the envelope the position applied  for;  to:-

                                                     The Executive Director

                                                     P.O.BOX 1556

                                                      HARARE

      Not later than 1st June 2018.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.