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Adolescents and Children HIV Incidence Reduction, Empowerment, and Virus Elimination (ACHIEVE) is a five-year global effort to reach and sustain HIV epidemic control among pregnant and breastfeeding women, adolescents, infants, and children. The project is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by a Pact led consortium of top global HIV/AIDS partners, including Jhpiego, Palladium, No Means No Worldwide, and WI– HER. These core partners are supported by a network of global and local strategic resource partners. ACHIEVE focuses on priority PEPFAR countries across Africa and the Caribbean. The ACHIEVE consortium works with USAID Missions, national governments, and existing response partners to identify gaps in HIV prevention and treatment programming among target populations. Using best practices and expertise along with innovations, the project is addressing critical gaps to meet country-specific epidemic control goals.
ACHIEVE is a USAID’s flagship initiative to address the needs of children, young people, and breast-feeding women affected by HIV. This includes supporting local organizations in serving these populations and ultimately building their capability to receive direct U.S. government funding for programs at scale. The project leverages the full strength of its consortia and related private and public sector stakeholders to support countries attain and sustain HIV epidemic control.
In Tanzania, starting in October 2021, ACHIEVE expects to receive funding from USAID to support the Government of Tanzania (Got) to achieve its aim of controlling the HIV epidemic,
with a particular focus on programs targeting orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and adolescent girls and young women, through the DREAMS (Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-free, Mentored and Safe) program, in 54 councils across 15 regions in Tanzania. Additionally ACHIEVE Tanzania aim to strengthen local organizations and the national- and community- level social welfare systems, structures, and workforce to support and sustain OVC to access HIV-inclusive services that support their health and well-being.
ACHIEVE Tanzania program has three Strategic Objectives:
- To strengthen the capacity of the national and community-level social welfare workforce, systems, and structures to ensure quality services for OVC, at-risk AGYW, and people living with HIV (PLHIV).
- To build capacity of local organizations to manage and implement USAID/PEPFAR awards as prime implementing ACHIEVE Tanzania Project will support the transition of prime funding and implementation to capable local partners to meet the PEPFAR goal of 70% of funding to local partners.
- To deliver high quality OVC services and DREAMS interventions for AGYW 9-14
- Percentage of HIV-positive OVC (required) and caregivers (optional) on ART, active or graduated, who are served by an OVC comprehensive program who are virally suppressed (<1000 copies/ml) (OVC_VLS)
- Percent of OVC households which sustain or increase their economic well-being, as measured by the Family and Child Asset Assessment
- Number of female participants in WORTH Yetu groups designed to increase access
We have Vacancies for the following positions.
Monitoring and Evaluation Officers (3 M&E)
Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&EO)
Reporting to: Senior M&E Coordinator (M&EC) & Project Manager Line Manager: None
Support implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation activities of the project at council-level. S/he will be responsible for ensuring timely data collection and entry into the system, and filing is properly done at NELICOs/council level. S/he will also ensure the quality of data for decision making and reporting.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate implementation and provide oversight of monitoring and evaluation activities in the supported councils, including data collection, management, and reporting,
- Perform simple data analyses and visualization to promote data use at all
- Generate and contribute to quarterly or other reports, as
- Support Cluster M&E staff to conduct routine internal data quality assessments (DQAs)
- Conduct regular monitoring site visits to caseworkers; review and provide feedback on caseworkers’
- Review critically reports submitted by caseworkers and perform data verification as
- Set up and maintain data entry and management systems including
- Supervise data entry by data
- Other tasks as assigned.
- Degree in in Health Sciences, sociology, demography, statistics, or other social science area; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- Academic qualification in monitoring and evaluation will be an added
Skills and Experience:
- Must be fluent in English
- The ideal candidate will have at least 2 year experience working in Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting,
- Proficient with MS Excel
- Work experience supporting technical or programmatic activities in orphans and vulnerable children
- Experience with DHIS2 preferred and a working Knowledge of DATIM software a plus
- Experience with mobile data collection g Kobo
- Report writing and publication skills
- Excellent written, oral and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili
- Ability to work effectively with multiple teams, partner agencies and community
- Availability and willingness to travel up to 50%
NELICO is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
NELICO has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the NELICO, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. NELICO also adheres to strict child safeguarding Policy. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
The deadline for submitting the application is 04 October 2021.
How to Apply:
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