Zambia: SFH STAR Dashboard Consultant, Zambia

Organization: Population Services International
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 22 Oct 2017

SFH STAR Dashboard Consultant

South Africa International

Based in Lusaka, Zambia


Who we are

With over 45 years of experience, working in over 40 countries Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.

There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.

Join us!

Society for Family Health (SFH) requires support to review and maintain a monitoring dashboard for the STAR project. The dashboard will allow SFH programme staff to track the performance key project indicators, share results with executive team staff and other stakeholders such as PSI, donors and government. As SFH M&E staff have been trained and are capable of using Tableau software, the dashboard has been built in the most recent version of Tableau.

Time period: 10 work days over a 45-day period starting upon contract finalization.

Sound like you? Read on.

Your contribution

a) A review of the STAR project M&E framework.

b) Outline of STAR dashboard with selected indicators, suggested visuals, disaggregation identified, frequency and time selection determined and discrete views determined.

c) Recommendations on efficient data maintenance and process for updating the STAR dashboard, including guidance on adding new data.

d) Draft a training programme agenda for SFH STAR dashboard users on reading, interpreting and using the STAR dashboard.

The training will be delivered by SFH staff.

e) Review the designed and developed STAR dashboard and advise on best practices of data visualization and incorporating all relevant features, e.g., disaggregation filters, time period selection, etc.

f) Add the STAR dashboard to the already established “Dashboard Routine Tracker” which will clarify the roles and dates of routine updates.

g) Provide further training and technical support to SFH M&E staff.

h) Submit final narrative report on M&E framework review, data management, and dashboard design, development and maintenance review.

What are we looking for?

a) Identification of an M&E staff point person and STAR programme staff point person to respond to consultant’s emails and solicit feedback as necessary from other SFH staff.

b) Delivery of STAR project M&E framework and project data.

c) Most recent versions of Tableau Desktop for M&E point person and Tableau Reader for STAR dashboard users.

Work Environment

The work will be conducted remotely. Dashboard development is an iterative process in which testing provides the developer with feedback to improve the design and functionality. As such, it is necessary that SFH M&E and programme staff are available for skype calls and responsive via email so that feedback can be incorporated into dashboard revisions and questions about data, indicators and eventual dashboard use be answered.

*DISCLAIMER: The above scope of work is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work to be performed by the Consultant. The scope of work is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. However, Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.


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Zambia: Zambia – Hub Director

Organization: Restless Development
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Closing date: 9am on Monday 25th September 2017

Salary: ZMW326,265 per annum (Kabwe) or ZMW380,674 (Lusaka)

Start date: November/December 2017

Visa requirements: We will consider applications from around the world

Location: Kabwe or Lusaka, Zambia

“When young people are given enough capacity, support and trust, they are an unstoppable force for positive change.”
Primrose Manyalo, Zimbabwe

We are living in a time of Peak Youth. Never before and never again will there be such a large generation of young people ready and able to deliver change in their communities. These young people will provide not just the leaders of tomorrow but the energy to bring change today.

Restless Development has recently launched an ambitious new Global Strategy. Responding to the Priorities of young people with a Model for transformative change, our strategy will pioneer both a new type of decentralised Agency locally driven, globally connected and responding to young people and a Youth Collective allowing thousands of local groups & organisations and millions of young people to lead change.

Cutting-edge, values-led and dynamic in our culture, we work out of ten global hubs to offer expertise, support and innovation for youth and partners around the globe.

We are Restless. We are unleashing the power of youth to change our world.

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated individual with plenty of potential to succeed in a global agency focussed on empowering young people to lead change and development. The Zambia Director will take leadership of the Zambia Hub, working through the management team to ensure all areas of financial, programmatic, people, quality and performance functions are implemented to a high standard. The Zambia Director will drive national governance alongside the Board, to ensure that the agency delivers its ambitious strategy.

The Zambia Director will have strong senior management experience in fundraising, programmes, finance, operations and/or human resources ideally in the development sector. The director will also have demonstrated success in fundraising and partnerships development and experience in distance management and working with multiple offices. The Director will also have experience in policy engagement and working with government stakeholders, a willingness to travel, experience of youth programming and knowledge of relevant policies, and of course must be committed to the role of young people in development and the Restless Development’s values.

We accept applications from around the world and offer a very generous relocation package.

How to apply:

For more information and instructions on how to apply for this exciting role please follow the link:

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Zambia: Education Officer, (NO-2), TA (For 364 Days), Lusaka, Zambia, (For Zambians Only) – Readvertised

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 24 Sep 2017

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.For every child …,

The UNICEF Programme in Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the triple threat of poverty the country’s children face, while responding to the needs with interventions addressing the multiple causative factors.

In response to the combination these threats involve the Programme supports national efforts to improve service delivery in the key areas of: child health and nutrition and HIV and AIDS, quality basic education, water, sanitation and hygiene education, child protection and social policy, advocacy and communication.

How can you make a difference?

The overall purpose of theEducation Officer (TA) is to support the UNICEF Education team to effectively plan, implement and manage the education programme by working with Government, UN agencies and other development partners and NGO counterparts in the area of Equity in education, including through capacity building and the strengthening of cross-sectoral linkages. The ultimate goal is to ensure that all Zambian young people have access to pre-primary, primary, and secondary education, and can complete a full cycle of secondary education, and that out-of-school children are reached with opportunity to re-enter the formal schooling system or gain access to skills development.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Education officer will have the following roles and responsibilities:

  • Programme Planning, Development and Management.
  • Support the planning, implementation and management of UNICEF assisted programmes by working with Government, UN and other development partners and NGO counterparts in the areas of Equity in education programming. Particular focus will be on supporting implementation of evidence based initiatives and learning opportunities for out of school children and promoting civic engagement, student governance, leadership initiatives and career development, particularly among adolescent girls with the technical and financial support of UNICEF.

    2. Knowledge Management

    Support evidence generation of the situation of marginalized groups and ensure evidence-based responses to situational analysis, both by UNICEF and partners. Support updates on the OOSC study and other reports and studies. Ensure efficient, disaggregated and timely data gathering, utilization and evidence-based decision-making and programming.

    3. Programme Delivery, Evaluation and Reporting.

    Undertake field visits to monitor programmes, as well as conduct periodic Programme reviews with Government and NGO counterparts and other partners. Propose and/or undertake action on operational procedures affecting project implementation and management. Provide technical advice and assistance to government officials and other partners in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programme. Prepare programme/project status reports required for management Board, donors, budget review, programme analysis, annual reports, etc.

    4. Sectoral Work Plan Development, Implementation, and Monitoring.

    Participate in the development of the annual education work plans and budgets. Prepare programme/project status reports required for management and donors, including budgetary reviews, programme analysis, annual reports, etc. Analyse collected data and information and prepare progress reports including monitoring and reporting indicators, including by gender.

    5. UNICEF and Government Accountability.

    Enhance project efficiency and effectiveness through implementation and follow-up activities with various implementing partners, including monitoring UNICEF inputs, local conditions and resources, flow of supply and non-supply assistance and education project status. Ensure adherence to UNICEF HACT and other assurance activities. Ensure the appropriateness, timeliness and accuracy of financial, administrative and supply documentation from partners. Support with programmatic reviews with Government and other counterparts and partners.

    6. Communication and Networking.

    Support with communications materials and briefings to UNICEF management teams, donors and partners. Ensure that effective communication and networking is developed and maintained through partnership and collaboration with all stakeholders. Support coordination with members of the development community, including NGOs, UN and bilateral agencies in the exchange of information and programming relating to Education sector. Support coordination activities amongst partners, including through the ‘Delivering As One’ approach.

    To qualify as a championfor every child you will have…

  • An advanced degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Education, Primary Education, Economics, Social Sciences, or a field(s) relevant to international development assistance.
  • A minimum of Two years of professional work experience at national and international levels relevant to Education programmes.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset.
  • Proven experience working with education-related data is highly recommended.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation especially with programming related to marginalized children especially girls, and Children with Special Education Needs is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    Our core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link

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