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Are you a young person aged between 18 to 24 interested in making a positive impact in your community? JOIN THE MOSAIC YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Find the document below for information on how to apply! [download id="2067" template="Click here to download"]

Are you a young person aged between 18 to 24 interested in making a positive impact in your community? JOIN THE MOSAIC YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD AND […]

Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is leading the implementation of the Maximizing Options to Advance Informed Choice for HIV Prevention (MOSAIC) project in Zimbabwe. MOSAIC, a five-year (2021-2026) global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has a goal to help women prevent HIV by accelerating the introduction and scale-up of new and emerging biomedical prevention products. To achieve this goal, MOSAIC has identified five strategic priorities which are:  
  1. Promote a user-centered approach in which the needs and preferences of users especially adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) are understood and addressed in product introduction and scale-up
  2. Conduct research to expand the evidence base on how to effectively enhance product availability, acceptability, uptake, and effective use
  3. Coordinate and provide technical assistance to global, national, and subnational stakeholders to expedite product introduction in policy and programs by addressing issues related to regulatory review, policy development, resource mobilization, supply chain, delivery models and platforms, monitoring and evaluation, surveillance, and demand generation
  4. Implement research utilization activities and establish mechanisms for rapid, effective knowledge exchange among key stakeholders to facilitate the application of existing and emerging evidence on product introduction in policy and programs
  5. Strengthening and sustaining local partner capacity to advocate for the design and implementation of high-quality product introduction activities and research.
  Under strategic priority number 5 on strengthening and sustaining local partner capacity for MOSAIC, PZAT seeks to engage community-Based/ Civil Society Organizations (CBOs/CSOs) (as defined under section 5 of this call) that will be provided with capacity-strengthening activities focusing on technical and research competencies, including in community/youth engagement, community mobilization, community education/literacy on biomedical HIV prevention options, Psychosocial support activities to support the uptake and effective use of PrEP, advocacy, and demand creation. Successful CBOs/CSOs will also be provided with subgrants to perform some of the essential functions that support the introduction of HIV prevention products.   If you are interested, please express your interest to partner with PZAT under the MOSAIC Project by submitting the expression form below. Download the application document here:[download id="2027" template="Click here to download"].   For additional information on the MOSAIC Project visit: https://www.pzat.org/current-programmes/

Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is leading the implementation of the Maximizing Options to Advance Informed Choice for HIV Prevention (MOSAIC) project in Zimbabwe. MOSAIC, a

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Title Quality Improvement (QI) Coach   Location Harare   Type of Contract One year (renewable upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.)   Deadline Friday 21 October 2022   About Pangaea Zimbabwe) is a registered Private Voluntary Organisation under the Zimbabwe Private Voluntary Organizations Act (Chapter 17.05) Pangaea’s mission strives to transform the lives of underserved populations by working to increase access to quality, responsive, evidence based, client-centered comprehensive health services through facility and community engagement and policy advocacy.   Job Summary Quality Coach position overview The Quality Coach will work with multidisciplinary site QI staff teams and consumers to support them in assessing and strengthening their capacity to manage and implement quality improvement activities within the Quality Improvement Collaborative (QIC) nested in the CATALYST Study. This will occur through ongoing contact, on-site visits, individual and multi-site training, and participating in regional/national coaching group meetings.   Objectives for the QI coaches
  • To provide QI coaching and impart skills to spread QI knowledge and create competencies across the QIC participating sites
  • To establish sustainable QM Structures in the healthcare facilities
  • To provide a link between the facility QI teams and the CATALYST study
  • To promote a QM culture at all participating sites
  • To enhance shared learning between facilities on successful quality improvement projects
  Duties and responsibilities
Support QI teams in the implementation of the Quality Improvement Collaborative
  • Setting up Quality Management Program structures at facility level e.g., QI Committee and QI teams; holding regular QI meetings at least monthly; developing annual Quality Management Plans; and developing of work-plans for QI projects
  • Develop the improvement charter—the aim, objectives, and indicators—and orient new teams or new staff members in the use of the charter.
  • Support the staff to analyse gaps in performance, test and implement changes
  • Help the facilities and the district tackle challenges that arise during the improvement effort.
Conduct regular coaching visits/ support to QI teams
  • Conduct regular coaching visits and mentor the team to improve services through role playing, observation, and immediate feedback.
  • Supporting facility teams in performance measurement e.g., data abstraction, verification, validation, and entry into the performance measurement database
  • Asses the performance/functionality of the team
Maintain regular communication with the CATALYST Study management team and the project
  • Maintain regular communication on QI activities via meetings, email, or phone with the QI Advisor CATALYST study management team and the project officer.
Organize and facilitate learning sessions
  • Participating fully during the various peer learning platforms like the Regional Group meetings and review meetings
  • Help teams prepare for their results’ presentation at learning sessions.
  • Facilitate discussions during learning sessions.
Document and report on the QI effort
  • Supporting the documentation of key QI activities taking place at the facilities e.g., QI Committee meeting minutes, and QI Projects
  • After each coaching visit, complete a report and forward it to the team, the project officers, and the district and provincial managers.
  Other relevant skills
  • Ability to work independently, with possession of strong mentorship and coaching skills
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Quality Improvement
  • Knowledge of the country’s HIV program
  • Should possess problem-solving skills and be detail-oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work in teams and manage time and projects
  • Basic computer knowledge/skills and experience with use of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Willingness to travel
  Education and experience
  • Nursing degree or diploma, post-graduate training is an added advantage
  • Certification in quality improvement is an added advantage
  • Possess at least 5 years of experience working in the country’s public health sector, HIV programs and/or quality improvement/management system
  To apply Click here https://forms.gle/H9aD9YE6eoXFhDXs5 to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  
Please note that PZAT does not charge any fee during the application process, nor does it require any payment for an application to be considered. Please report to this email should this occur admin@pzat.org . PZAT is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical handicap or financial ability.

Title Quality Improvement (QI) Coach   Location Harare   Type of Contract One year (renewable upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.)   Deadline Friday 21

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Title Administration Intern   Location Harare   Type of Contract One year: November 2022 to October 2023(renewable upon the availability of funding)   Deadline 21 October 2022   About Pangaea Zimbabwe) is a registered Private Voluntary Organisation under the Zimbabwe Private Voluntary Organizations Act (Chapter 17.05) Pangaea’s mission strives to transform the lives of underserved populations by working to increase access to quality, responsive, evidence based, client-centered comprehensive health services through facility and community engagement and policy advocacy.   Job summary Working under the supervision of the HR and Admin Officer and the Deputy Lead, the Admin Intern’s primary role will be to provide administrative support to the MOSAIC team which is one of our projects as well as offering support to the Finance and Administration departments to ensure efficient operation of the office.   Key Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for the admin for MOSAIC and PZAT as needed, Responsible for organising travel, meetings and supplies procurement for MOSAIC, Book travel arrangements; Book conference calls, hotels, taxis, couriers; Organise and schedule appointments and meetings; Assist in maintaining an updated and easily accessible hard copy and Electronic Admin Office Filing System; Take accurate minutes; Coordinate office procedure; Assist in receiving of purchased goods and distributing them to user departments and districts; Provide general support to visitors; Any other administrative duties as assigned.   Knowledge, skills and abilities: A friendly attitude and an ability to cope with work-related stress; very organised; Ability to develop effective work plan and prioritising work; Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal staff and other stakeholders; Excellent report writing and documentation skills; Reporting Skills; Inventory control; Attention to detail; Ability to Multitask; Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Ability to manage and work under pressure with minimal supervision; Good team player, positive attitude, flexible mind, comfortable in working in a multi-cultural setting; Strong sense of ethics, integrity, credibility, and respect for diversity; Ability to communicate effectively with staff and management with diplomacy and firmness.   Qualifications, experience, and key competencies required Degree in Administration, BAcc/BCom degree in Business Administration or its recognized equivalent; a Secretarial Diploma with experience is acceptable, 1-year relevant experience.   To apply Click here https://forms.gle/PJqzQvznBXGg5fFH7 to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.   Please note that PZAT does not charge any fee during the application process, nor does it require any payment for an application to be considered. Please report to this email should this occur admin@pzat.org . PZAT is an equal opportunity employer and employs personnel without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, language, citizenship, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, physical handicap or financial ability.

Title Administration Intern   Location Harare   Type of Contract One year: November 2022 to October 2023(renewable upon the availability of funding)   Deadline 21 October

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Location: Matabeleland North x1 Deadline: 14 October 2022   Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012). PZAT strives to transform the lives of people living with and affected by HIV by working to ensure their access to comprehensive HIV and sexual health services delivered in safe and supportive environments. PZAT, as a partner in the ZimPAAC consortium has been working with the MOHCC to improve access to HIV prevention, care and treatment services for key and priority population groups in Zimbabwe.   Job summary The Economic Strengthening Officer will report to the Project Lead. Working closely with the Project Coordinator and Strategic Information Coordinator and Field Officers, the ES officer will oversee delivery of the DREAMS economic strengthening package in Bubi, Nkayi, Lupane and Tsholotsho districts under the CDC/Zim-TTECH funded DREAMS program. The Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored, and Safe women (DREAMS) program aims to reduce new HIV infections amongst adolescent girls and young women and is implemented in Matabeleland North.   Key Duties and Responsibilities Coordinate timeous and quality implementation of all DREAMS economic strengthening activities in Matabeleland North province; Provide technical support to Field Officers in the implementation of the economic strengthening component as per project benchmarks; Coordinate provision of facilitation, training, and technical support to targeted YWSS with a focus on financial literacy, skills assessment, market opportunity identification/assessment, and entrepreneurship and business development services; Provide guidance on appropriate technical and programmatic approaches to prepare AGYW/YWSS to succeed and sustain their businesses; Identify and nurture strategic partnerships to support the project to meet economic strengthening goals; Collaborate with district teams to mobilize, assess and recruit eligible girls for ES package; Develop and maintain working relationships with beneficiaries and community organizations, as well as enhancing relationships with government departments, organisations, referral sources and community leaders that support economic strengthening activities; Document economic strengthening project results and impact, including lessons learned, success stories, client satisfaction, newsletter articles; Timely produce and share weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports; Collaborate with strategic information unit and support program monitoring through tracking weekly targets, analyzing project data; performance results analysis, visualization and reporting; Provide provincial administrative support for the project; Any other duties assigned by supervisor.   Qualifications, experience, and key competencies required Demonstrated experience in design and delivery of training and mentoring in youth focused interventions; Experience in program planning, community mobilization, implementation of program activities and capacity building; Knowledge of health and development interventions, including HIV/AIDS, key populations and mental health; Understanding of the DREAMS program aims, principles, values and rights-based approaches for young people is an added advantage; Solid interpersonal communication skills, non – judgmental engagement with beneficiaries and stakeholders and sense of confidentiality; Ability to work effectively within a team, to network and to work under pressure; Strong strategic planning, management, administrative and financial management skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Proficiency in Ndebele is a distinct advantage.     To apply Interested candidates should submit their application letter and detailed CV, clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject section of the email to: admin@pzat.org by the 6 th of March 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
     

Location: Matabeleland North x1 Deadline: 14 October 2022   Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of

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Location: Harare Deadline: Wednesday 21 September 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012). PZAT strives to transform the lives of people living with and affected by HIV by working to ensure their access to comprehensive HIV and sexual health services delivered in safe and supportive environments. PZAT has led and engaged in several programmatic and research activities focused on key affected populations in partnership with the MOHCC and academic, local and multi-national partners.     Job Summary The Data Manager will be responsible for assuring data quality for a 5-year multi-national research study (CATALYST). They will develop data collection and database systems for organizing data to store, analyze, identify, and report data and trends. Using their programming skills, they will develop data queries and scripts they can use to generate periodic and ad hoc reports for the study team. They will identify discrepancies in the data and liaise with site study coordinators and data collectors to resolve and document them. Working closely with both national and international staff -- including site staff, Data Managers in other countries, and the headquarters Lead Data Manager -- this position must be an excellent communicator and dedicated to detailed documentation.   Duration One year renewable upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.   Key Duties & Responsibilities The incumbent will: Develop a country-specific data management plan; provides feedback on multi-national data management plan; Develop a secure database for tracking participants hosted on a local server; manages permissions and develops, follows and monitors adherence to strict procedures for access; Review all electronic data collection forms to ensure correct logic and that translated versions match English versions; meticulously documents and communicates to Lead Data Manager any discrepancies and/or requested changes; revises programming of forms upon instruction from Lead Data Manager; Develop logic checks/error specifications, tests data and performs user acceptability testing (pilot tests) to verify that error checks and programmed correctly; Work with field staff and Data Management Team to resolve data discrepancies identified during data verification and validation; Run scripts (daily, weekly, and monthly) on the study database to produce reports on study progress, adverse events, provide lists of contacts for the week to data collectors, and to facilitate selection of sub-samples; Along with entire study team, responsible for following all procedures outlined in the study protocol and study procedures manual and immediately reports any deviations; Establish and implement guidelines for the collection of data; Lead and/or assist in training data collection teams on data collection procedures; Manage study data collection equipment, including the loading, updating, testing, and troubleshooting of electronic data collection forms; assigning equipment to data collection staff; Ensure that data management plans and equipment used for the study adhere to all local and contractual regulations (e.g., national data privacy regulations, data sharing agreements, equipment purchased is 889 compliant; Liaise with field teams (Site Study Officers and/or data collectors), Country Study Coordinator and Lead Data Manager; Ensure adherence to policies that ensure the security and confidentiality of sensitive data, including adherence to FHI 360, sponsor, national and international standards and assists in providing data and documentation for Open Data submissions.   Requirements Strong understanding of relational database design and development; Strong knowledge of data management concepts, procedures and processes; Ability to program electronic data collection forms in ODK, RedCAP or similar; Sound knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL); Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills; Able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff; Excellent teamwork skills; Experience managing data for clinical and non-clinical studies preferred; Fluency in English, fluency in (Shona or Ndebele) preferred     Qualifications, experience and competencies required Bachelor’s Degree in Health Data Informatics, Data Science, Computer Science, Life science, Health Science, Information Management or related field; Master’s Degree would be an added advantage.   To apply Interested candidates should submit their application letter and detailed CV, clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject section of the email to: admin@pzat.org by close of business on Wednesday 21 September 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Location: Harare Deadline: Wednesday 21 September 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012...

  1. Location: Harare x1, Mazowe x1 Matabeleland North: Tsholotsho (1), Lupane (1), Bubi (1) and Nkayi (1)]
Deadline: 12 September 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012). PZAT strives to transform the lives of people living with and affected by HIV by working to ensure their access to comprehensive HIV and sexual health services delivered in safe and supportive environments. PZAT has led and engaged in several programmatic and research activities focused on key affected populations in partnership with the MOHCC and academic, local and multi-national partners. PZAT as a partner in the ZimPAAC consortium is working with the MOHCC to improve access to HIV prevention, care and treatment services for key and priority population groups in six districts: Harare, Mazowe, and 4 in Matabeleland North province. Position Summary The DSIEO will provide overall support for strategic information and evaluation to the DREAMS districts (Matabeleland North), the Key Population Program in Harare and AGYW program in Mazowe. The position is responsible and accountable for improving the quality of data generated by the districts, facility, and community service delivery platforms, as well as ensuring that data are accurately entered and reported timely onto the DHIS2 Database. The DSIEO works closely with the Programmes Officer/ Field Officer as well as relevant stakeholders in the district and technically reports to the Strategic Information Coordinator. Duration October 2022 to September 2023. Key Duties and Responsibilities The DSIEO will provide overall support for all SIE activities in the district of implementation. The DSIEO will ensure timely entry of data into DHIS2, Cleaning and analysis of programme Data; Monitor programme data generating process for ensuring high data quality standards across the activities; Generate all SIE reports at district level and support overall reporting of the programme data; Participate in strategic meetings and share SIE updates, progress on facility and community data management and data quality improvement activities and challenges; Train/mentor and build the capacity of DREAMS teams on SIE activities and data quality including coaching both SIE and program teams on optimal utilization of the DHIS2 database; Ensure timely data abstraction and reporting of the specific covered indicators in the district; Analyze routine weekly/monthly/quarterly data and provide feedback to programs on facility and community level performance, support documentation of best practices; Qualifications and Experience A quantitative Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, M&E, Public Health, Operations research, and other relevant related BSc in Health Sciences; A Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Public health, biostatistics, M&E or similar will be an added advantage; Minimum of 2 years’ experience and demonstrated practical skills in health-related programmes monitoring; Proficiency and competency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and DHIS2 is a must; Experience working with multiple stakeholders and familiarity with PEPFAR indicators and reporting requirements will be an added advantage. To apply Interested candidates should submit their application letter and detailed CV, clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject section of the email to: admin@pzat.org, by close of business on Monday 12 September 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.                        

Location: Harare x1, Mazowe x1 Matabeleland North: Tsholotsho (1), Lupane (1), Bubi (1) and Nkayi (1)] Deadline: 12 September 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is [...

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Location: Harare Deadline: 15 September 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012). PZAT strives to transform the lives of people living with and affected by HIV by working to ensure their access to comprehensive HIV and sexual health services delivered in safe and supportive environments. PZAT has led and engaged in several programmatic and research activities focused on key affected populations in partnership with the MOHCC and academic, local and multi-national partners. Job summary Working under the supervision of the Programme Quality Coordinator, the Programs Intern primary role will be to support all PZAT Programs as needed, Duration October 2022 to December 2022 Key Duties and Responsibilities Works closely with the Programme Quality Coordinator to ensure smooth operations of all projects; Supports organization-wide activities, events, and campaigns actively and as needed; Contributes to the implementation of PZAT’s monitoring and evaluation strategy and framework; Participates in project design, development of suitable methodologies, work plans and budgets; Supports Programme Quality Coordinator in processing and reviewing progress reports for each project for consolidation quarterly; Contributes towards the development of Project IEC materials and messages, as appropriate; Assists in various capacity strengthening activities; Plans/facilitates/rapporteurs at project meetings, dialogues and workshops; Assists with fundraising initiatives, Any other programmatic duties as assigned. Qualifications, experience, and key competencies required Recent graduate holding a bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field; Work related learning experience in the NGO or developmental sector is an added advantage; Excellent report writing, presentation and communication skills. To apply Interested candidates should submit their application letter and detailed CV, clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject section of the email to: admin@pzat.org, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Location: Harare Deadline: 15 September 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012).

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Location: Harare Deadline: 14 September 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012). PZAT strives to transform the lives of people living with and affected by HIV by working to ensure their access to comprehensive HIV and sexual health services delivered in safe and supportive environments. PZAT has led and engaged in several programmatic and research activities focused on key affected populations in partnership with the MOHCC and academic, local and multi-national partners. Job summary The Communications Intern will be responsible for supporting PZAT including the MERL Team in the development, management, and maintenance of the PZAT knowledge management platforms. This internship is designed to be both educational and practical; Duration October 2022 to September 2023 Key Duties and Responsibilities Support in the development of communications materials and multimedia products that are attractive, consistent, well written, and propel interest; Supporting in the development and design of digital content for social media; web, and print materials; Utilizing online metrics tools (such as Google Analytics) to report on statistics for websites, social media sites, management of social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter; You Tube; Assist in developing and designing visibility materials such as flyers and brochures for different project; follow PZAT supported conferences and provide quick relevant updates. The ideal candidate is a media and digital enthusiast, with exceptional writing and design skills, a strong interest and demonstrated curiosity and/or experience in inclusive development; Firm grasp of social media tools and platforms including Website updating and development, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube; High level of computer literacy and ability to learn new technology quickly; Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, In Design and Photoshop highly desired; Knowledge on website content management is a plus; Exceptional writing; Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines; Provide support on the implementation of the knowledge management strategy of the organization, Functional Competencies Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; Strong research skills; Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to deliver projects within assigned deadlines; Excellent interpersonal skills and objectivity; Strong innovative and creative approach. Technical Competencies: Ability and experience in content creation across digital and non-digital channels; Demonstrates ability to capture, develop, share develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge; Ability to manage KM tools; including web platforms and interactive community of practices; Ability to develop clear messages and visualization of information; Ability to manage graphic design and communications tools (adobe, social media, power point, data visualization tool Qualifications, experience, and key competencies required A University Degree in Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, Mass Communication; Public Relations; or any other related field; Clean class 4 driver’s license will be an added advantage. To apply Application Procedure The application package must contain the following: A cover letter with a brief description of why the applicant considers her/himself the most suitable for the assignment; Personal CV, indicating experience (if any) or qualifications, 2 writing samples in English and one PPT sample possibly including data visualization. Application without samples will not be reviewed. Interested candidates should submit these documents, clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject section of the email to: admin@pzat.org, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. (more…)

Location: Harare Deadline: 14 September 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012).

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Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Results and Learning (MERL) Officer Location: Harare Deadline: 31 August 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012). PZAT strives to transform the lives of people living with and affected by HIV by working to ensure their access to comprehensive HIV and sexual health services delivered in safe and supportive environments. PZAT has led and engaged in several programmatic and research activities focused on key affected populations in partnership with the MOHCC and academic, local and multi-national partners. PZAT is currently part of COMPASS Africa, an innovative, data-informed and audacious North-South collaboration of civil society organizations working in the global North and in East and Southern Africa; to improve the HIV response in key countries. PZAT, which is the Monitoring, Evaluation, Results and Learning (MERL) hub for COMPASS Africa seeks to hire a competent MERL officer to join the team. Job summary The MERL officer will be based in Harare and provides support to the MERL Programme Coordinator. S/he is responsible for ensuring that all information and data from project activities across the COMPASS Africa coalition are captured, documented, analyzed and reported in a results-based and timely manner for internal and external reporting according to the MERL Management Plan and at the direction of the Program Coordinator. The MERL officer will also strengthen the learning work of the MERL hub such as supporting the development of case studies, supporting capacity strengthening of MERL champions, and monitoring and summarizing learnings from inter-COMPASS collaborations and engagements on existing social media/ communications platforms.     Duration 15 Months (October 2022 to December 2023) Key Duties and Responsibilities Supports the Programme Coordinator and MERL team to implement the COMPASS MERL Management Plan; Assists in the provision of in-country support and technical assistance to COMPASS partners on the use of COMPASS M&E and learning tools and sound data collection; Collects and synthesis timely, complete and accurate data for reporting from the various COMPASS communication platforms; Contributes to the quantitative and qualitative analysis of M&E data/evidence and drawing conclusions on project performance, including the development of case studies, MERL summaries and regular reporting of MERL indicators to programme and donors; Assists with planning and provision of ongoing technical assistance to COMPASS partners; i.e. MERL related orientation, training and ongoing support. Qualifications, experience, and key competencies required First degree in social/behavioral sciences or related discipline; 1+ years relevant working experience in a programme M&E role; in health or development sector; Strong knowledge of typical M&E activities (Log frames, quantitative and qualitative methodologies & analytical approaches); Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of health advocacy; Experience working with multiple civil society stakeholders in HIV and health programming; Multi-level oral & written communication skills; Analytic and creative thinking with ability to work independently. Experience in website or social media management is an added advantage. To apply Interested candidates should submit their application letter and detailed CV, clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject section of the email to: admin@pzat.org by close of business on Wednesday 31 August 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.    

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, Results and Learning (MERL) Officer Location: Harare Deadline: 31 August 2022 Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as