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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization based in North Carolina.
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff include experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries. Currently, we are seeking suitably qualified candidates to fill in Strategic Information Officer (DREAMS) – Shinyanga for its EpiC project in Tanzania.
The Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) is a 5 year 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 will be implementing an HIV service delivery project among key and priority populations, adolescent girls and young women; and orphans and vulnerable children 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.
Strategic Information Officer (DREAMS) is responsible for implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities within the assigned region. The person will work with EpiC staff in the regional office, local community-based implementing partners and GoT counterparts at regional level to ensure that DREAMS M&E activities are appropriate and meet USAID and FHI360/EpiC requirements
- Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the M&E activities within the assigned region.
- Work with local community-based implementing partners and KVP groups, health service providers and GoT counterparts to provide support and guidance on project M&E activities, especially DREAMS 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.
- Manage project databases (DAMES, DHIS2, DATIM, InfoLink, DHIS2 Tracker, DIS, CTC2 database, CTC3 Macro database, USAID Monthly reporting Portal etc.) to store, manage and analyze project data.
- Compile, consolidate and submit Weekly, bi-weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Semi-Annual, and Annual DREAMS Reports to Regional Program Manager and 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.
- Facilitate periodic data review and analysis including AGYW_PREV, PP_PREV, HTS, LTFU, Vulnerability Assessment and Male Partner Characterization, Pre and Post Test training data to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance quality of reporting and communication.
- Orient and distribute DREAMS data collection and reporting tools to CSOs and KVP friendly Facilities.
- Work with regional technical team to ensure graduation Assessment for AGYW
- Participate in drafting and Implementation of DREAMS SI work plans under EpiC.
- Facilitating development of database to capture economic strengthening data including savings and Loans, business establishment etc.
- Verify saving and loans data from the CSO WORTH360 groups reporting forms cross- referencing the WORTH360 beneficiaries register as well as verifying SBCC registers and DREAMS layering tool. Share or distribute DREAMS targets to the regional team for monthly tracking or monitoring as per M&E Plan.
- Document lessons learned and best practices in M&E, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
- Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor
Strategic Information Officer (DREAMS )- Shinyanga Job Vacancy at FHI 360.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Information Technology, Health Informatic with at least 5-7 years’ experience; of which 3 years in M&E DREAMS activities; OR Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Public Health, Health Informatics, Data Management and Computer Science with 3-5 years’ experience.
- Knowledge of health and development programs in Tanzania including familiarity with the national health information management system (HMIS) and national protocols, guidelines and standards for HIV service provision and M&E-Knowledge and experience in national-level M&E system implementation.
- Experience in programs serving Key and Vulnerable Populations (KVPs), Family Planning, DREAMS, OVC and AGYW.
- Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and sound understanding of the needs of Key and Vulnerable Populations (KVPs).
- Experience in technical capacity building of non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations especially those working with KVPs.
- Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR supported program.
- Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, and database management systems (SQL Server, Access etc.).
- Initiative, creative, and proactive mind in the 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 high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
- Self-motivated and good team player.
- Maintain high degree of confidentiality.
- High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili communication
How to Apply:
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may apply online by uploading CV/Resume, Cover letter, Photocopies of Certificates and Names and Addresses of three (3) referees
FHI 360 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.
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