Regional Strategic Information (SI) Officer Job Vacancy at FHI 360

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Arusha

Website FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina.

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FHI 360 is a global organization that mobilizes research, resources and relationships so that people everywhere can access the opportunities they need to lead full, healthy lives. Our staff of over 4,000 experts work in more than 60 countries around the world. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in SI Regional Technical Officer in Arusha for its EpiC project in Tanzania.

The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), dedicated to achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control. The project provides strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, and treatment programming. In Tanzania, EpiC is implementing an HIV service delivery project which aims to reduce HIV infections in pursuit of reaching 95-95-95 goals.  To achieve this goal, the program will support targeted prevention and case finding strategies at community level amongst the targeted populations.

Job Description

The Regional SI Officer is responsible for implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities within the assigned region(s). He/She will work with EpiC staff in the regional office, local community-based implementing partners and GoT counterparts at regional level to ensure that M&E activities are appropriate and meet USAID and FHI360/EpiC requirements.

Specific duties include:

  • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the M&E activities in the communities served within the region.
  •  Work with local community-based implementing partners, health service providers and GoT counterparts to provide support and guidance on project M&E activities, especially data collection, management and analysis for use in decision-making and course correction.
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, conduct data quality verifications and data triangulation using official tools.
  • Ensure that the quality of activities adheres to EpiC and PEPFAR standards by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Manage project databases (DHIS2, DATIM, Infolink, IPRS, CTC2 database, CTC3 Macro database etc.) to store, manage and analyze project data.
  • Compile, consolidate and submit PEPFAR/USAID Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-Annual and Annual Reports to Senior SI Advisor.
  • Develop systems for data quality assessments, review, control and verification within the region and at partner level.
  • Propose strategies to increase data use and demand amongst Project, Partners and other stakeholders.
  • Review and analyze weekly/monthly/quarterly reports to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance quality of reporting and communication.
  • Orient and distribute data collection and reporting tools to CSOs.
  • Share or distribute project targets to the regional team for monthly tracking or monitoring.
  • Document lessons learned and best practices in M&E, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
  •  On a monthly basis, analyze regional-level data and provide approved reports to EpiC regional and HQ offices and other relevant parties.
  • Build capacity of local partners in project M&E, especially data collection, management and analysis for use decision-making and course correction
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Health Informatics with 5-7 years’ relevant experience and good programming skills; OR Master’s degree in Computer Science or Public Health Informatics with 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • A minimum of 4 years’ working experience at a similar position especially in implementing HIV and AIDS interventions
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and database management systems (SQL Server, Access etc.); Knowledge of SQL for database development.
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware and software problems.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment in correcting data errors or omissions
  • Considerable knowledge of data management policies and procedures
  • Knowledgeable in software development technologies
  • Initiative, creative and proactive mind in implementation of new ideas
  • Ability to resolve problems and find best solutions in data management.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in technology.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Good team player ·
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

How to Apply:

FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may apply online by uploading Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees

Deadline is 21 June 2023

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

FHI 360 will never ask you for your career site username or password, and we will never request money, goods or services during the application, recruitment or employment  process. If you have questions or concerns about correspondence from us, please email CareerCenterSupport@fhi360.org.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

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