Job Summary


Childline is a local Private Voluntary Organisation specialising in child protection looking for a qualified individual to take up the role of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Assistant – Health (3 months maternity cover)

General Purpose:
The role is primarily responsible for the Health domain data collection, verification, analysis, storage, & reporting, in accordance with the project & organisation’s M&E framework in addition to tracking implementation in the health domain against set targets


Duties And Responsibilities


• Supervises quality data collection and management activities
• Provides guidance in monitoring and reporting of Pathways HIV/AIDS activities (HIV Testing and Counseling, referral and linkage, HIV treatment, adherence, viral load monitoring etc.) undertaken by implementing partners of the program in collaboration with the Health Facilities
• Leads simple analyses and reflective discussion on HIV data; Contributes initial findings and field-based insights to project discussions; Fosters respectful relationships with community members and stakeholders

Promote honesty and integrity in work of MEAL Agents; Implements activities according to MEAL Detailed Implementation Plan
• Work with ICT staff to incorporate the use of ICT4D into data collection, analysis, presentation, reporting and storage.
• In collaboration with the MEAL Officer and project team, plan and undertake initial baseline surveys, mid- term surveys and end of project evaluation to track project progress and impact Tracking Table, for Health indicators.
• Periodically review the Performance Indicator Tracking Table and use it regularly with project/partner staff to examine progress towards the projects annual and life targets and realization of the theory of change.
• Developing data collection tools for the project that will collect information on Health domain; Field test M&E tools with project staff and modify as necessary with close coordination of the Senior Project Officer and MEAL Officer.
• Train Project and Partner staff on Health indicators (OVC HIV_STAT and custom indicators), CRS MEAL policy, standards, guidance and resources for purposes of collaboration and coordination.
• Assist in identification, documentation and sharing of lessons, most significant change stories and best practices; Provide financial management assistance for M&E project activities, as necessary or when required; Maintain and support the beneficiary accountability systems for the country program; Training project staff on DHIS 2 and POMIS database; Compiling monthly reports for dissemination with donors and government ministries


Qualifications And Experience


• At least a Diploma in Medical or Nursing Degree, Statistics, Operations Research, Monitoring & Evaluation, Development Studies or related programs preferred
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in monitoring, evaluation and reporting of HIV/TB programs with MoHCC or with clinical partners is strongly required.
• Experience in monitoring projects that implement HIV/AIDS program
• Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), (SPSS, Databases, GIS, Access)
• Experience in capacity building of staff implementing OVC projects; Experience in PEPFAR OVC programming requirements is an asset.
• Understanding and experience using MoHCC data systems (ART registers, EPMS etc) a strong advantage; Demonstrable knowledge of child development, children rights & specifically child abuse
• Excellent verbal & written skills, proficient in English, Ndebele & / Shona


How To Apply


To apply, please send ONE DOCUMENT that includes your cover letter describing your interest, qualifications, contactable references, and your CV to Childline Human Resources at copying by end of day, Friday 18 March 2022. Applications should be clearly marked with the position applied for in the email subject line.

Childline is an equal opportunity organization and encourages both female and male candidates to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis and shortlisting will proceed as applications are received.


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