Site Improvement and Monitoring Systems (SIMS) Coordinator at U.S. Embassy in Maseru


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Summary: The U.S. Mission in Maseru, Lesotho is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Site Improvement and Monitoring Systems (SIMS) Coordinator.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (40 hours per week)


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: The SIMS Coordinator would be responsible for the planning and allocation of approximately 400 man days of USG agency staff time who will undertake the SIMS visits.

Duties: The Site Improvement and Monitoring System (SIMS) Coordinator is a full time position and will lead interagency implementation of the SIMS program within the PEPFAR Coordination Office.  The position will coordinate the planning for SIMS visits, participate in, and review site assessments, liaise with USG agencies and OGAC, and analyze and disseminate SIMS data for use in PEPFAR strategic planning.


Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: The minimum education requirement is a university degree in nursing, social work or laboratory technology.


EXPERIENCE: 3-5 years in process/systems monitoring or quality improvement is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Candidate should have the cultural, political and language knowledge of Lesotho.

They will be required to know the National Health Service site (clinics, hospitals, etc.) structure, identify all sites and access the publically available data on staffing, performance etc. Familiarity with development projects related to the health sector in sub-Saharan Africa or similar environments required. They will also have extensive training on the Monitoring, Evaluation.


LANGUAGE:  Level 4 written and spoken English and Sesotho.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  The candidate is required to be computer proficient in order to manage, analyze and report on the SIMS data-set.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Benefits:  Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Maseru may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

  • Note: Interested applicants must fill in and submit the DS-174 Form (PDF 164) to apply for the above position.
  • Hard copy applications can be submitted directly to the U.S. Embassy; 254 Kingsway Road, Maseru.
  • Email applications can be sent to: [email protected].
  • Closing date for applications is Friday, August 3, 2018, at 1:00 PM.