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Job Title: State Assistant Technical Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation

Req ID: 3679

Location: State Office Borno, Nigeria

Organisation: FHI 360 – Nigeria (FHI 360/NIGERIA)

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Supervisor: State Technical Officer M&E

Basic Function:  – The Assistant State Technical Officer (M&E) will work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.  – S/He will enter program data into the FHI 360 data management software for subsequent analysis; identifies and follows up missing data; undertakes basic validation checks, and stores and disseminates data and hardcopy files as appropriate.

Duties and responsibilities:

1.   Keeps track of received data and source documents.

2.   Prepares and sorts source documents, and identifies and interprets data to be entered.

3.   Bring to the knowledge of the State Technical Officer questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data.

4.   Assist the State Technical Officer in providing support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.

5.   Assist in conducting routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.

6.   Work with the STO to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.

7.   Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.

8.   Work with the STO to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.

9.   Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

1.   Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.

2.   Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation

3.   Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections

4.   Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.

5.   Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.

6.   High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.

7.   Well-developed computer skills.

8.   Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.

Qualifications and Requirements:

1.   BS/BA in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or  in relevant degree with 1 year relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.

2.   Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

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