mothers2mothers (m2m) is an Africa-based global health not-for-profit organisation committed to eliminating the transmission of HIV from mothers to babies, and creating healthy futures for mothers, their families, and communities. m2m’s peer-based Mentor Mother model has proven effective in improving the health of women and their children, reducing mother-to-child HIV transmission rates, and generating significant savings on HIV treatment costs, while empowering HIV-positive women through training and employment. Since its founding almost 15 years ago, Mentor Mothers have reached more than 1.3 million HIV-positive mothers in nine countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The m2m model has been identified as a key strategy in the United Nations Global Plan to eliminate pediatric AIDS and promote healthy motherhood. Join us by visiting www.m2m.org or follow us @m2mtweets
South Africa is at the cusp of launching its first Social Impact Bond for Early Childhood Development and mothers2mothers is at the forefront of this effort. The Impact Bond Innovation Fund (IBIF) is a unique outcomes based financing mechanism for Early Childhood Development in (ECD) in South Africa. m2m is partnering with D. Capital Partners (D. Capital) to provide the intermediary services required to finalize the development of the IBIF, and to provide Technical Assistance to Implementing Partners on implementing and managing programme performance of the IBIF once it is launched.
Key Performance Areas:
- Provide Technical leadership on the design of the IBIF routine M&E System.
- In collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, provide TA on the training of frontline health workers and other staff in the administration and use of IBIF routine M&E tools and systems.
- Ensure that high quality data are consistently generated across all components of IBIF programme implementation.
- Provide Technical Leadership on the development of routine and ad-hoc reporting:
- Provide TA on the mentoring and support to frontline health workers in the use of the routine M&E System.
- Perform monthly QA/QI on routine reporting and outputs
- Liaise with and support relevant staff and partners in obtaining m-health data, as well as in data cleaning, analysis, and technical support as needed.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Master’s level degree in public health or health and development-related field.
- Minimum of five to eight years’ progressively responsible work experience developing and implementing (digital) monitoring and evaluation systems for health, HIV/AIDS, ECD (or related field) in resource constrained contexts.
- Experience in Digital Health (with reference to data collection, data management and reporting) is a requirement.
- Experience using a DHIS2 platform is a strong advantage.
- Experience in training and capacity building in M&E (including curriculum development), with reference to data collection (using mHealth), data auditing and data cleaning, data analysis and reporting.
- Experience collaborating with multiple internal and external stakeholders on M&E and research programmes/projects.
- Ability to coach, mentor, develop and strengthen capacity of lay frontline health workers.
- Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
- Excellent written and verbal English language skills.
- Excellent technical leadership, management, coordination, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
- A proven track record in writing STATA syntax for automating routine reporting off the back-end of electronic data bases.
- Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including the ability to organize and interpret data and findings in oral and written form.
- Advanced skills in use of statistical software programme (preferably STATA).
- Advanced skills in use of information technology including Microsoft Office Applications: Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Access. Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively and to facilitate collective problem-solving.
- Attention to detail.
- Ability to work independently and cooperatively with diverse organizational units.
- Interested applicants should apply for this position via https://www.m2m.org/careers/ by 24 July 2018.