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Programme Officer, Market Development: Christian Aid
Deadline: 7 September 2012 (5pm)

Job Reference: ZIM/POMD-712/TS

Christian Aid is looking for a Programme Officer, Market Development to provide support to the Zimbabwe programme, particularly but not exclusively, the DFID Programme Partnership Arrangement (PPA) on pro-poor market development. The post holder will provide direct support to partners implementing the PPA programme and work closely with the Zimbabwe Christian Aid team to ensure PPA funded work is well integrated to strengthen performance of the country programme. The post holder will also support the development of Christian Aid work on pro-poor market development (PPMD), particularly applying the participatory market system development (PMSD) approach. This position requires extensive engagement with the private sector, markets, business associations and networks, as well as other relevant market stakeholders, including government. The Programme Officer will also coordinate, monitor and provide technical support to Christian Aid partners to ensure quality programme performance in accordance with PPA requirements. The Programme Officer will network with market and value chain stakeholders to keep abreast of market developments, as well as sharing experiences and best practices.

Reporting to the Senior Programme Officer, Markets and Value Chain Development, the Programme Officer will be working closely and liaising with other Programme Officers working on livelihoods, advocacy and monitoring and evaluation on the Zimbabwe programme to ensure PPA work is well integrated into the Country programme.

You will need to have a university degree in a relevant discipline, skills and knowledge of markets and value chain development, understand the partnership approach to development and be familiar with programme cycle management approaches and tools, documentation, networking and advocacy. You should have significant experience in development work, particularly involving markets, value chain development or enterprise development, proven ability in promoting and collaborating closely with multi-level stakeholders, strong writing skills in English, as well as IT skills and ability to communicate effectively in English and Ndebele or Shona, excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in team situations. It would also be desirable that candidate appreciates gender and social exclusion issues, have facilitation skills and some experience of working on markets. This is a fixed term contract for up to 18 months, renewed annually depending on funding. You will start as soon as possible after interviews.

To apply for this post, you need to access the full advertisement on the Christian Aid website and download the application form and role profile.

Please email your completed form to zimbabwerecruit [at] christian-aid [dot] org quoting the reference number for the post.

Preference will be given to applicants who are Zimbabwean nationals or who are eligible to work in Zimbabwe and can drive themselves to project sites.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted by 14 September 2012 please assume your application was unsuccessful.

Interview date: Week commencing 10 September 2012

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Strategic Information & Evaluation Officer: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Deadline: 8 September 2012

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) with its Family AIDS Initiatives (FAI) implementing partners and in collaboration with the National PMTCT Unit of the MOHCW AIDS and TB programme seeks to support virtual elimination of pediatric HIV in Zimbabwe. This will be done using the implementation of the WHO 2010 PMTCT guidelines as a catalyst. All implementation will be guided by national health strategy.

-This will be a fixed term contract with possibilities of renewal.
-EGPAF is an equal opportunity employer.
-This position is full time.

Job Summary
The Strategic Information and Evaluation Officer is a key member of the Technical Department and Strategic Information and Evaluation team responsible for development and implementation of a community M&E system in PMTCT, community M&E data collection, enhancing data analysis and utilization in the EGPAF-Zimbabwe country program and compilation of various program reports. The SIE Officer will be working closely with other SI&E Officers in Zimbabwe and EGPAF-HQ as well as the MOHCW, reporting to the Strategic Information and Evaluation Manager in Zimbabwe.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-Develop and implement a community M&E system for the PMTCT community interventions strengthening program
-Ensure maintenance of an up-to-date inventory of sites implementing the PMTCT community intervention strengthening program using the Foundation’s database; Global AIDS System for Evaluation and Reporting (GLASER)
-Ensure timely collection of indicator data from the sites implementing the PMTCT community intervention strengthening program and maintenance of up-to-date data for all the sites using GLASER
-Institute and implement data quality assurance measures and regularly perform data quality checks on all the data collected and reported for the program
-Conduct periodic site support visits for routine data quality assessments and review program implementation at the sites, working closely with other technical officers and PMTCT district focal persons in the MOHCW
-Organize and conduct trainings for health workers in monitoring and evaluation for MOHCW
-Ensure data reports submitted in the program from supported sites are also available at the MOHCW
-Lead in overall data analysis and utilization for the EGPAF-Zimbabwe PMTCT program to enhance evidence-based program planning, management and decision-making
-Actively contribute to compilation of quarterly reports, annual reports and other reports requested by management, donors and stakeholders from time to time and documentation of lessons learned, best practices, and abstracts for international information dissemination
-Participate in national M&E meetings and other national M&E activities when requested to
-Perform any other relevant duties as assigned by the Strategic Information and Evaluation Manager.

-Master’s Degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology or Public Health with a strong bias towards statistics
-Minimum 3 years working experience in public health work including monitoring and evaluation,

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
-Knowledge of PMTCT community issues and ability to develop high quality national data collection tools including registers and reporting tools
-Knowledge of databases and demonstrated ability to analyze data using advanced statistical packages especially STATA
-Strong and demonstrable proficiency in report writing and data presentation using information processing computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
-Good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to engage and work with MOHCW senior staff in various M&E related activities
-Ability to work positively and effectively in a large team and dynamic and fast-paced environment
-Ability to travel locally approximately 50% of the time

Application Procedure
To apply please email cover letter and CV to: zimrecruiting [at] pedaids [dot] org In the subject line, please state the name of the position you are applying for.

Paralegal: Legal Resources Foundation (LRF)
Deadline: 14 September 2012

The Legal Resources Foundation, a local legal services NGO invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the post of Paralegal based in KweKwe.

Primary duties and responsibilities
-Giving legal advice to the vulnerable and marginalized members of our community
-Conducting education outreach meetings
-Conducting community workshops; and
-Report writing and networking

Qualifications and experience
-Applicant must have at least 5 “O” Levels, including English Language
-Applicant must be a mature and reliable individual of at least 25 years of age
-Applicant must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
-Applicant must have experience with community work and be a team player
-Applicant must have the commitment to assist the disadvantaged and marginalized
-Applicant must have strong ties in Kwe Kwe
-The ability to communicate in Shona & Ndebele would be an added advantage.

How to apply
Please send your application letter and CV to:
The Centre Director
P. O. Box 1470

Or they can be sent by email to: myglpc [at] gmail [dot] com

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

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