Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Community – Level Surveillance

Akros establishes data-driven systems that improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged communities.
  • Develop collaborative working relationships with key stakeholders at
    district and sub-district level
  • Coordinate programmatic trainings and supervision efforts within assigned districts
  • Monitor program progress through the information management system (IMS), liaise with the districts to encourage reporting, feedback and monitoring of volunteers and technocrats
  • Proactively schedule meetings with the Program Manager to assess delivery status
  • Assist with indicator development, research framework and impact assessments as necessary
  • On a routine basis, assess whether project activities are sufficient to achieve proposed outcomes, develop and validate alternate strategies if not
  • Participate in program-related advocacy events as necessary
  • Proactively meet with key stakeholders at district and provincial level to strengthen program implementation
  • Manage all Akros-supported programs in assigned districts to ensure delivery schedules are successfully met
  • Leverage implementations across the various programs to identify best practices and mitigate challenges
  • Bachelors degree (required) in relevant field
  • One year experience with rural community level field work, including working with traditional leaders and other sub-district officials
  • Demonstrable experience working with government officials at all levels of the political hierarchy
  • Must be able to translate data into key actions to meet program goals
  • Self-starter who is able to work with a team and individually
  • Excellent computer skills with experience using Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Candidate should be highly productive and internally motivated
  • Candidate should work well against complex and challenging delivery schedules
  • Candidate should be culturally adaptable and sensitive
  • Field experience in rural Zambia required
Note: This position is based in Lusaka, Zambia, and will begin on or about September 1, 2016 up to December 31, 2016. Extensions may be available contingent upon performance and donor funding. This position requires roughly 75% travel within Zambia.
How to apply
Forward a cover letter, current CV and three references only and indicating  “Akros Surveillance Officer”  as the subject line of the email.

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