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Humanitarian Jobs Zambia-Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-(3) Implementation Officers-Zambia-2020

Humanitarian Jobs Zambia- PATH is currently recruiting a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to be based in Lusaka. The duration of this employment will be 12 months and also recruiting three (3) Implementation Officers to be based in Livingstone


1. Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-Humanitarian Jobs Zambia

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Company Location: Zambia, Lusaka

Position Type:Full-Time/Regular

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Specific duties and responsibilities: Humanitarian Jobs Zambia

  • The M&E Officer will Implement the EPI OPT M&E plans in coordination with all partners and other M&E staff that includes everything from monitoring project level performance to results interpretation and reporting.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a strategy for synthesizing and disseminating key results, programmatic lessons learned, methodologies developed, and other research outputs of the program.
  • capacity building for project staff as necessary to support strengthening of their overall M&E capacity.
  • Implement quality standards for collecting, handling, storing, and managing data.
  • Maintaining data integrity, confidentiality, and security of all data collected from the field.
  • Contribute to the project team’s reflection on current M&E best practices and documentation of challenges and lessons learned.
  • Revise existing M&E plan as necessary based on shifting information needs or feedback from the field. Revise Work hand in hand with the M&E directorate of Ministry of Health to track project milestones (includes being part of the Technical Working Group at the Ministry.
  • Develop or adapt data collection tools to track and follow-up on project indicators and results. Pre-test data collection tools as needed and identify improvements.
  • Contribute to selecting targeted facilities within Zambia for a baseline assessment and ongoing monitoring using an identified sampling methodology.
  • Train and supervise data collectors.
  • Provide ongoing targets for each project indicator, as necessary.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in demography, epidemiology, statistics, social sciences, or related field.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in an NGO or international agency in monitoring and evaluation of development projects, preferably in the health area.
  • Experience in overseeing data collection, data processing and analysis.
  • Practical experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Experience sharing results with relevant stakeholders, including training.
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English.
  • Familiarity with M&E concepts, terminology, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word.
  • Familiarity with qualitative research packages and quantitative statistical software packages (such as SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar).
  • Understanding of basic concepts in analyzing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data. Ability to translate analytical results into program recommendations.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Zambia.

2. Implementation Officers

Job Title: Implementation Officers     

Job Location: Livingstone, Southern, Zambia

Company Location: Zambia, Livingstone

Position Type:Full-Time/Regular

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Responsibilities:Humanitarian Jobs Zambia

  • Implementing all Change Management and quality improvement efforts for the BID Initiative in Southern and Western Province.
  • Engaging health staff and providing capacity building activities to influence a data use culture and compliment government capacity for support supervision
  • Documenting challenges, success stories and lessons learnt to share with management for continuous improvement of implementation strategies
  • Basic Setting up and installing of computer software and hardware
  • Documenting daily feedback from the facilities on testing for packaging and decision making
  • Submit timely reports as required by management.
  • Conducting training sessions for Health Care Workers on the use of electronic systems and data collection tools
  • Conducting in-depth interviews with health facility staff
  • Scheduling and conducting regular visits to health facilities to monitor ongoing activities.
  • Maintaining data integrity, confidentiality, and security of all data collected from the field.
  • Trouble shooting/problem solving for the system as need arises.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Experience

  • At least 2 years proven experience in conducting health-related research and/or field work,
  • Advanced computer skills, proven experience data analysis is desirable.
  • Experience in introducing new practices, with mentoring and coaching skills to implement the practices
  • Prior experience in Data Quality Assessment is desirable.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Zambia.
  • Minimum of a Degree in Social Sciences, IT, or related field




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