USAID-SDHP District M&E Officer x2

Ndola and Livingstone, Zambia, Full Time Competitive

The M&E Officer will work under the direct supervision of the MEAL Coordinator and will work in collaboration with the district, DREAMS Officers to support: DREAMS Mentors, DREAMS Site Mobilization Officers, DREAMS Site Coordinators, Clinical and Technical persons in M&E-related activities in the assigned Districts. S/he collaborates closely with other colleagues at various levels to provide data management support.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

She/he will be responsible for ensuring availability of updated data capture and reporting tools at DREAMS centre and district level.
The DREAMS data officer will be responsible for preparing dashboards to be shared with Senior management, Stakeholders in the district, and District staff for purposes of activity planning and implementation of dreams strategies in the district.
Support District DREAMS Officers and other SDHP partner organizations in preparing monthly and quarterly DREAMS report.
Conduct weekly meetings with community and facility-based personnel to ensure data from the M&E officer will provide technical support to district staff and maintain a log of all IT/Tablet related issues in the districts.
The M&E Officer will mentor connectors, mentors in the functionality and utilization of the project electronic M&E reporting system (DHIS2 & tools).
Work closely with M&E Coordinator at HQ to develop data management plans, standard operating procedures (SOPs) for data entry and management, enrolment of eligible AGYW, and provide services to peer groups and ensure all program stages are kept updated.
The M&E Officer will monitor service layering at both facility and community and provide any needed support to the AGYW group facilitator.
The Officer will be responsible for organizing monthly district performance improvement and coordination meetings in districts.
Ensure electronic devices & tablets are fully functional at all times for real-time data entry by mentors, and connectors.
The Officer will be responsible for resolving all data related inconsistencies in monthly and ad-hoc data reports and databases submitted to HQ.
Perform routine data quality assessments (DQAs) and support all DREAMS evaluations
The Officer Will Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor / Project Coordinator


Knowledge and experience in DREAMS work, use of DHIS2 tracker and event program modules for data entry and cleaning, data analysis, and reporting is a MUST
PEPFAR reporting experience with prevention indicators is a MUST.
Demonstrated ability to manage time and meet strict deadlines; Proficient with use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and a statistics package (e.g., Stata, SPSS, Power BI & Tableau).
Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and mentoring skills.
Excellent writing, oral and organizational skills.
A solid understanding of DREAMS Indicators, DREAMS Package, and stepping stones is an advantage.

Qualifications and Requirements:

At least two years’ experience in M&E for international donor-funded projects, preferably including experience with DREAMS projects.
A bachelor’s degree, Higher Diploma IMIS, certificate or qualification in monitoring and evaluation (M&E) or relevant field.
Minimum of a Diploma in any Information Management or any relevant field.
Working Knowledge DATIM, DHIS2 & M&E will be added advantages

Suitably qualified candidates are invited to apply; however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please email application letter and detailed CV with day-time telephone number(s) to: The Executive Director, P.O. Box 50015, Plot 7391, Nationalist Road, Lusaka. Email to: [email protected] by COB Friday 3rd December 2021.

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