M&E Assistant at Ministry of Health

Mongu, Full Time

Ministry of Health
Location: Zambia
State: Mongu
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH PROVINCIAL HEALTH OFFICE
WESTERN PROVINCE
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES (INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL)
Provincial Health Office, Western Province with support from US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been implementing programs to improve the management of TB. STIs and HIV/AIDS care services in the Province since 2006. To further strengthen the programs, WPHO is inviting applications from interested persons who meet the minimum requirements to fill the following vacant positions on contract basis subject for renewal:
JOB TITLE: M&E ASSISTANT
LOCATION: Health facility level in Western Province
JOB PURPOSE: To support the program implementation, monitoring and evaluation by timely collecting analyzing data for guiding decisions for efficient program monitoring and implementation
Reports to: Facility In-charge
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITY (MAIN DUTIES)
Undertakes accurate and timely data entry in the EHR system, conduct routine maintenance of the EHR Workstation and keep logs for system issues
Undertakes management of data logistics supplies in order to ensure that they are available in the supported sites.
Undertakes generation of all required HMS and MER reports as per reporting deadlines
Undertakes routine analysis of facility TB/HIV data and provide performance updates against set targets
Provides data management technical support to newly appointed health facility staff on HMIS and MER indicators
Conducts data verifications and validations to ensure accuracy, completeness and consistency prior to report submission the next levels
Provides timely feedback about client level data and aggregated data to both facility clinical and DHO staff.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS
Full Grade 12 certificate or equivalent
Must be between 21 and 45 years
Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Sciences and IMIS
Two (2) years traceable work experience in data management
Training in SmartCare and DHIS will be an added advantage
Ability to write articulate and technical narrative reports in English
Ability to communicate fluently in English and local languages
Other skills/Attributes:
Computer literate, Managerial skills, Interpersonal

Method of Application
Instructions for submission of applications

The applicants meeting the above job specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their application letter, detailed curriculum vitae. Photocopies of NRC, professional and academic qualifications and any other relevant documents.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. A One (1) year contract will be offered to successful candidate subject to renewal depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funds. Clearly mark on top of the envelope the position you are applying for.

Closing date is Monday, 29th August 2022.
Address applications to:

The Provincial Health Director

Provincial Health Office

Independence Road

P.O.Box 910022

Mongu