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  • Posted: Apr 6, 2016
    Deadline: Apr 10, 2016
  • In 2000, world leaders came together to adopt the United Nations Millennium Declaration with the goal of meeting eight time-bound targets for 2015 commonly known as the Millennium Development Goals. SHI is committed to doing what it can to help Nigeria meet its Millennium Development goal for Combating HIV/AIDS, Malaria and other diseases. SHI is focused pri...
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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (M&E)

    Job Description
    The State M&E Officer will support the M&E Manager in all data collection, analysis and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish for the NFM project.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide leadership to the state office and field level M&E program and provide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation;
    • Manage the state offices reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent to the national office on a periodic basis, or when required.
    • Work with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans and support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools.
    • Conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.
    • On a monthly basis, ensure that high quality analyzed facility-level data is disseminated to relevant staff at facilities and decision-makers. Ensure that data is used to highlight important programmatic gaps and coordinate with facility management and other departments in addressing these gaps;
    • Coordinate regular data quality assessments, undertaken in a participatory manner, with facility staff and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data.
    • Ensure that the quality of program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation in the sites is of international standard and quality by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality;
    • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation components of the activities in the communities served;
    • Build capacity of local partners in project monitoring and with program staff and local partners, use program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs and design new programs;
    • Provide technical support in evaluation research (including sampling strategies, analysis and presentation of data) to the local research groups working on the grant;
    • Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design teams;
    • Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to standard guidelines;
    • Represent SHI and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation research;
    • Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the malaria field by review of current literature; is alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities;
    • Help ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all Global Health program interventions;
    • Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of SMEP, LGA, and MFPs in integrating malaria data into the national DHIS 2 platform.
    • Coordinate the implementation of State-based activities on malaria prevention including LLIN distribution, use and monitoring;
    • Provide support for malaria case management (diagnosis and treatment) within the state including support for LMIS;
    • Provide technical support to states to improve intermittent preventive therapy for pregnant women;
    • Provide technical support for capacity building on malaria technical areas including training of personnel at the state ministry of health and other facilities;
    • Provide technical expertise at the state level to the SMEP as it relates to all issues on capacity building for the Management of malaria control;
    • Implement Severe Malaria management in selected secondary health facilities;
    • Plan and Supervise general activities as it relates to the Grant at the state level
    • Prepare periodic activity reports (weekly, monthly , quarterly);
    • Supervise NMEP 3PL on Last mile distribution of anti malaria commodities;
    • Perform any other duty as may be assigned.

    General Requirements

    • Candidates must have a Medical degree or Bachelors degree in Health Sciences or other related discipline and a post graduate qualification in Public health or other related discipline.
    • S/he must have a minimum of three years work experience in public health; particularly in malaria programs or any other programs in the other disease areas.
    • Five years minimum experience is required for candidates without a post graduate degree.

    Method of Application

    10th April, 2016 17:00 hrs (5pm local time)

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should attached a one (1) page suitability statement before their CV's and send to [email protected] All documents should not exceed 4 pages and CV should be in MSword format.

    Additional Information:

    • All applications received after the closing time and date will not be accepted
    • All applicants should adhere strictly to the email and mailing format
    • All applications that do not follow the laid down procedures highlighted above will be termed in-complete and will not be accepted
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • SHI is an equal opportunity employer
    • Preference will be given to qualified applicants that are available to start immediately

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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