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  • Posted: Mar 22, 2022
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2022
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    Advisor (Measurement & Learning)

    Reports To: Director (MEL)

    Position Overview

    • The Advisor (Measurement & Learning) will support the ACE project, support strategic information activities.
    • S/he will provide technical assistance and capacity building to the SI team and its stakeholders in the development of and implementation of data analysis, use, and dissemination strategy.
    • S/he will additionally design strategy and activities to improve capacity on triangulating data from multiple data sources to inform policy and decision-making.
    • S/he will contribute to the design of robust, user-friendly, high-quality interfaces for data visualization and data dissemination to enhance district-led and nationally supported evidence-based programming for improved understanding of HIV burden across interventions (95-95-95 cascade).
    • S/he will additionally provide technical assistance to design and implement strategy to build capacity of M&E systems to oversee data quality and data use for decision making (including capacity building of M&E staff).


    • Provides technical support for the collection, analysis, triangulation and interpretation of data and the calculation of programmatic, surveillance, demographic and epidemiological indicators;
    • Contributes to the analysis of correlations between coverage rates and disease incidence rates;
    • Contributes to the identification and analysis of data from multiple sources in order to identify national and sub national trends and risk factors by population group;
    • Reviews and enhances systems for the analysis, triangulation, interpretation, dissemination and utilization of data from multiple sources (routine, survey, surveillance and vital statistics among others) for policy making;
    • Engages in discussions with health informatics staff to design robust, user-friendly, high-quality interfaces within the integrated Health Information Systems for data dissemination and data utilization;
    • Facilitates training/workshops related to data analysis, dissemination and use of information;
    • Identifies and strengthens regular national- and district-level platforms for evidence-based programing, including the establishment of a program performance review meeting;
    • Ensure compliance to donor reporting requirements into DATIM and other formats for high frequency reporting
    • Provide technical leadership to SIO on all M&E related issues.
    • Support program reporting to donors and GON
    • Performs other duties assigned by supervisor

    Required Qualification / Experience

    • Master's Degree in Public Health, Statistics, Epidemiology, Geography and other related areas with 8 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation in international development related to HIV/AIDS comprehensive services
    • 8 years practical or demonstrable experience in monitoring and evaluation or data management.
    • Experience in providing M&E support to programs working with key populations including one or more of the following is preferred: sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons and people who inject drugs
    • Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR-supported programs including familiarity with USAID M&E reporting requirements.
    • Demonstrated ability to be the technical specialist and as the lead subject matter expert in monitoring and evaluation.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, STATA, Epi Info and/or other analytic software and to provide evidence-based recommendations accordingly.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of GIS and other tools to support geo-spatial display of data to target program interventions and resources.

    Required Abilities / Skills:

    • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems.
    • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is highly desirable.
    • Demonstrated ability to portray complex data sets in easy-to-understand formats including visualizations.
    • Demonstrated working knowledge of Nigerian health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting and use of data.
    • Previous experience in building capacity for generation and use of SI.
    • Demonstrated written, presentation, communication and organizational skills in English
    • Ability to travel within Nigeria.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: using the job title and Location as the subject of the email.

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