Senior Technical Officer (M&E) Job Vacancies at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

Country:              Nigeria
Req ID: 4209
Description
Position Title: Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation (Private Sector)

Location:                    Abuja Country Office


Supervisor:                Senior Technical Officer (M&E)
                     

Basic Function:


The Technical Officer (M&E) for Private sector, under the supervision of the Senior Technical Officer (M&E), is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the state offices, and most especially the Private Sector facilities and Private Sector contractors. The Technical Officer (M&E) will work with others in the country office and field offices to ensure that field monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate, of high quality, and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
 
Work with the country office, State-level M&E staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.


Provide support to the private sector sites and contractors in the state offices, including interacting with site and Disease Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of NACA/NASCP, SACA/SASCP, NTBLCP/STBLCP, NMCP/SMCP and other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.


Work with state offices and local partners (private sector facilities and contractors) to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.


Contribute to the design and technical development of monitoring and evaluation initiatives primarily for the Private sector at national and state level. Provide related capacity building support at state level.


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


Help ensure that the private sector’s quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all program interventions.


Assist in the development and maintenance of the computerized data capture of program activities and provides technical assistance and training to the staff at the state offices responsible for data entry and management. Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of NACA/NASCP, SACA/SASCP, NTBLCP/STBLCP and NMCP/SMCP in integrating FHI360 data into the national HMIS.

Perform other duties as assigned.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

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

Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.


Knowledge of health, reproductive health or HIV/AIDS/STI/TB and Malaria programming in developing countries.

Knowledge of Nigerian clinical setting, including government, non-government and private sector settings.


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


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


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


High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.


Well-developed computer skills.


Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.


Qualifications and Requirements:

 MBBS with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Or MPH or MSc in relevant degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Or BSc in statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or  in relevant degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 Application Method

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Deadline: 4th November, 2013

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