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Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (MAPS Project)

Req ID: 4183  

Employer: FHI 360

Sector: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO)

Location: PMI Supported State Offices

City: Nasarawa, Nigeria

Supervisor: Director, Department of Planning Research and Statistics (DPRS) SMoH

Basic Function: The general objective is to increase data availability to inform decision making at the M&E branch of the NMCP; support the HMIS and NMCP data collection systems; provide additional technical and capacity building support to the staff of M&E branch at both National and State levels; increase quality of database at the NMCP; institute data analysis and present to stakeholders as well as feedback to the states and; provide concrete evidence that can be used for decision making.

Duties and responsibilities:

1.   Review existing database of malaria data and provide recommendations for improvement

2.   Ensure feedback is provided to states and quality of data improved.

3.   Regularly analyze state data to provide trend of indicators used for monitoring of malaria service data.

4.   Regularly provide state reports for national review at the M&E sub-committee and the TWG as may be required.

5.   Provide technical support to all departmental activities irrespective of sponsor but ensure activities are coordinated, implemented as planned and not abandoned mid-way.

6.   Support operational research priorities development and a link with the research communities in the key malaria interventions to help inform policy decisions.

7.   Draw up quarterly work plan from the branch Annual Operational Plan.

8.   Develop monthly and quarterly reports to the NC, NMCP through the Branch Head, M&E branch; and the Chief of Party MAPS through M&E Advisor.

9.   Analyzed state data for programmatic review and provide feedback.

10.   Monitor and present key indicators every quarter by set criteria.

11.   Provide technical support to all branch activities irrespective of sponsor but ensure activities are coordinated, implemented as planned and not abandoned mid-way.

12.   Provide capacity building in form of training and mentoring as required.

13.   Mentor relevant M&E officers in carrying out all the tasks identified above with the aim of ensuring that the M&E branch can fulfil these functions independently in the shortest possible time.

14.   Perform other duties as assigned by program.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

1.   Demonstrated understanding of malaria control programs and indicators;

2.   Demonstrated capacity and experience working with partners, government and donors;

3.   Excellent research, writing and presentation skills (written and oral);

4.   Excellent interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to both lead and serve as a member of teams;

5.   Ability to multi-task, work independently, and meet deadlines are all requisite skills;

6.   Proficiency in Excel, Word and database management especially DHIS;

7.   Demonstrable experience with statistical software packages (Stata, SPSS, Epi Info);

8.   Knowledge of evaluation designs and best practices;

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

10.   Ability to travel to PMI supported states 25% time.

Qualifications and Requirements:

1.   1st degree in Medicine or other relevant fields with Masters in Public Health. A PhD experience in Public Health, Mathematics, Statistics, or related fields will be an added advantage;

2.   At least 5 years’ experience in assessment design & implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of donor funded programs;

3.   Familiarity with USAID policies

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

Mode of Operation: S/He will work from the National Malaria Elimination Program Office and receive technical support/guidance from the MAPS office (Chief of Party) through the M&E Advisor as applicable.

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