AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer - Lesotho

Lesotho-Maseru
Req No
2017-6161
Category
Hidden (19613)
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

                               

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

  • Patient-Centered
  • Value Employees
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Nimble
  • Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

Responsibilities

  • Essential Duties & Responsibilities includes the following:

     

    • Provide leadership, guidance, technical assistance and administrative support to all data staff and support heads of departments in addressing M&E needs/activities;
    • Support the programs in their dialogue with key partners at country and district level to ensure that the program’s M&E activities are integrated, meaningful and achievable
    • Coordinate the collection, collation, validation and reporting of key Country and Program indicators and Africa Bureau M&E plan indicators for all supported sites.
    • Conduct periodic data audits and data quality assessments with the various data managers,
    • Identify and implement required interventions to ensure data quality and efficient data collection at site level
    • Support Country Program Manager in sub-partner related project M&E activities including periodical report production, support supervision, and technical oversight of partners
    • Work with the Country Program Manager and other department heads in rolling out training and capacity building of M&E activities, planning, monthly quarterly, and annual review meetings of country work plans
    • Participate in the development of M&E guidelines and tools at program level and country level in M&E Technical Working Groups within the Ministry of Health and National Aids Council (NAC)
    • Will work with data clerks at site level to develop and project targets for the country program
    • Generate statistical and narrative monthly, quarterly and annual reports for the Program and all projects therein for circulation at Bureau level, country level, district level and partners and ensure timely submission
    • Participate and provide M&E expertise in the new and existing projects which will involve planning, designing data collection tools, M&E framework design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting.
    • Provide data and evidence to the quality country level team to highlight areas and sites that need improvement
    • Ensure standardization of all data collection tools and methodologies across implementing partners and sites within the program and the projects therein
    • Develop good working relations with other data staff to ensure that M&E remains a high priority in the country program;
    • Works with the medical team to constantly monitor and evaluate the performance of the program against the set targets in stand-alone and supported sites.
    • Other duties may be assigned

     

Qualifications

Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree in statistics or public Health with additional training and certification in Monitoring and Evaluation, a minimum of three years of experience in monitoring and evaluation in an HIV/AIDS Non-governmental Organization, managing program data and information, strong data analysis skills in excel, Stata or SPSS, knowledge and experience working with Smart Care will be an added advantage. The person should have strong report writing and communication skills

Participation in AHF Meetings/Committees

Attend Staff meetings, medical management meetings and middle management meetings.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

He/She will be supervise all the data clerks in the care and treatment program and the HIV prevention program.

 

Key Relationships

Internally: This position reports to the Country Program Manager and will maintain close collaboration with the Data Managers of the Care and Treatment program, HIV Testing program and all data clerks.

Externally: This position is expected to coordinate with M&E staff and data managers of all partners, Ministry of Health as appropriate and community-level CBOs and NGOs that we are in partnership with.

Computer/Software Skills & Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong computer skills and knowledge MS Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Power Point). He/she should have the ability to analyze data in any of the following statistical packages; Excel, SPSS or Stata. He/she should have experience working with Smart Care software.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  He/she should have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence and to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

Reasoning Ability

Intermediate Skills:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  He/she should have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills & Abilities/Qualifications

  • Must be able to travel 50% -60% of the time.
  • Must be able to work under minimal supervision
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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