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M&E Assistant

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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:

Location: Health facility level in Western Province

Job Purpose: To support the program implementation, monitoring and evaluation by timely collecting analysing 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.

Address applications to:

The Provincial Health Director,

Provincial Health Office,

Independence Road,

P.O.Box 910022


Application deadline
29 Aug 13:33