Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Sokoto, Nigeria

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical input in the development of an integrated State PRO-ACT project plan in collaboration with the Directors, Advisors and State Teams.
  • Manage the roll-out of the project M&E data quality assurance system including quarterly data quality audits.
  • Assist the STL to coordinate the establishment/strengthening of one state M&E system that informs policy and practice.
  • Ensure state-of-the art database management practice at the state.
  • Analyze M&E data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management.
  • Work with LMS-ACT management to document and publish best practices.
  • Take lead in the implementation of PRO-ACT state M&E plan and reporting formats for PEPFAR indicators and targets in collaboration with the State Team, Advisors and Directors
  • Establish system for flow of information from service-delivery points to the PRO-ACT central data base and ensure timely M&E technical support to all implementing health facilities.
  • Take lead in building the capacity of health units’ M&E staff and relevant health and community workers in collection, summarization, analysis and presentation of M&E data.

Accountability:

  • Supervision:  Works independently and reports to the State Team Leader.
  • Responsibility over data or information: Has access to information within project, and is responsible for program data generation and management.
  • Responsibility over assets: Overall responsibility assigned assets in the program.
  • Responsibility over Staff:  None
  • Decision Making: : Working within project strategy and policy guidelines, makes decisions with regards to work responsibilities and is accountable for them.

Management Responsibility:

  • Spearheading the roll-out of PRO-ACT M&E plan in line with PEPFAR and national reporting requirements
  • Member of the State Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with focus on monitoring and evaluation and/or Biostatistics.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications.
  • Significant experience working in HIV/AIDS programs in Nigeria.
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR reporting systems highly desirable, particularly for HIV Counseling and Testing, prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission, ART, palliative care, and OVC desirable
  • Excellent writing skills, oral and written communication skills and  fluency in English
  • At least 2 years hand-on-experience in monitoring and evaluation with very good analytical, presentation, communication and reporting skills.
  • Significant experience in developing  monitoring plans and/or management information systems 2 years of which spent working with NGOs in an African setting.
  • Excellent inter-personal, multicultural and team building skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should: Click here to apply

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