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Community-Led Monitoring Assistants (District-Based) at MANET+

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MANET+

Malawi Network of People LivingLiving with HIV and AIDS (MANET+) was established in 1997 as a coordinating and facilitating body to promote effective networking amongst associations and support groups of people living with HIV and AIDS and their collaborators. MANET+ was founded by people living with HIV who identified the need to harmonize their activities.

MANET+ is one of the sub-sub recipients in the Global Fund Covid-19 Response Mechanism-Community Engagement program of which Ministry of Health is the Principal Recipient with Actionaid as the Sub Recipient.

MANET+ is seeking the services of Community-Led Monitoring Assistants (District-Based) to work on community led monitoring activities in the following districts Nkhotakota, Rumphi, Mzimba North and Likoma. (One officer per district is urgently required)

Job Title: Community-Led Monitoring Assistant (District-Based)

Reporting to: Community Led Monitoring Officer

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Develop monthly project activity implementation work plans at the district level.

  • Prepare and conduct data collection sessions (face-to-face interviews, desk reviews, and focus group discussions) in the targeted health facilities.

  • Consolidate and report collected data from health facilities monthly.

  • Provide data to the CLM Officer for updating the indicator tracking table and any other project database.

  • Identify, prepare case studies and change stories to showcase project impact.

  • Guide and supervise health facility-based data collectors to ensure proper data collection is aligned with approved standard operating procedures.

  • Lead district-level community mobilization and awareness campaigns.

  • Participate in community engagement and advocacy sessions at both community and district levels.

  • Represent the project and organization in CLM and relevant coordination meetings and forums at the district level.

  • Strengthen partnerships and build synergies with key CLM counterparts and government departments at the district and community levels.

Required Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Public Health, Environmental Health, Computer Science, ICT, Statistics, M&E, Nursing, Community Development, Social Work, or any other related field from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience of supporting the implementation of public health and or HIV programs at the community level, including data collection, analysis, and reporting

  • Demonstrable knowledge of spreadsheets, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in collecting data using electronic gadgets such as tablets.

  • Ability to ride a motorbike

  • Advanced proficiency in English and Chichewa/Chitumbuka

Skills and Competences:

  • Excellent data and information processing skills, including the ability to collect and analyse data for strategic decision-making and advocacy.

  • Respect for diversity.

  • Teamwork orientation.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build and maintain relationships with government departments, community organizations, and volunteers.

Advantages:

You will have an added advantage if you have:

  • Experience in collecting data using ODK, Kobo Toolbox, or any other related software.

  • Resident of the target district.

  • Experience in community-led monitoring and social accountability programs.

Method Of Application

Interested candidates should submit their Curricula Vitae with 3 traceable referees and a cover letter to jobs.manetplus@gmail.com Closing time and date for receiving applications is 12 midnight on Monday 18th March 2024. Applications reaching our inbox later than the stipulated time will not be attended to. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Do not forget to indicate the district of your choice.

The Executive Director

MANET+ Off Presidential Way

Wayekha House, Area 14/40, Private Bag B377, Lilongwe 3