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  • Posted: Mar 17, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2020
  • Society for Family Health is one of Nigeria’s largest non-governmental organisations. Founded in 1985 by three eminent Nigerians: Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti, Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako, Pharmacist Dahiru Wali and Phil Harvey. Society for Family Health Nigeria has a mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable to lead healthier...
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    LGA and Monitoting & Evaluation Coordinator - (based in Yobe)

    Position: LGA and M&E Coordinator

    Job Profile: The LGA and M&E Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating field activities in the LGAs, including review meetings with CHIPs agent in the field. S/he will monitor, supervise, and evaluate all performance tracking activities related to the project implementation.

    Job Role:

    • Lead the implementation of state-level strategies for the project including the project set up and execution of community and health facility interventions covering all the various component of the project (HIV/AIDs, Tuberculosis, Syndromic Management of STIs, Reproductive Health, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, Nutrition, etc.).
    • Lead the community-based advocacy to government, LGA and community stakeholders in setting up the project across the local government intervention areas.
    • Participate in the development of project work tools and IEC materials (in English and Hausa) on HIV/AIDs, Tuberculosis, STIs, RH, MNCH, Nutrition, etc.
    • Coordinate the timely dispatch of community and facility level equipment, tools and materials required for the operationalisation of field-level implementation.
    • Design and execute identified research or study investigation to improve overall project field performance.
    • Provides technical assistance for all levels of MIS data capturing at the community and health facility level to ensure quality and timely reporting.
    • Provide Technical Assistance to LGA and State MIS Officers on achieving current and global standards
    • Lead the process of data validation, collation, entry and analysis, including coordination of all activities to be undertaken by government staff (LGA/State) and ad-hoc staff towards achieving comprehensive and centralised reporting.
    • Design, prepare or execute one-off and continuing training and education of community and health facility personnel on their performance tracking and reporting roles as it contributes to achieving project deliverables.
    • Carry out supervisory visits across all community and health facility personnel to ensure adherence to data capture, storage and reporting protocols as designed by the project.
    • Produce scientific write-ups and abstracts that reflect learning’s from the project
    • Coordinate and prepare MIS data analysis report for decision making.
    • Support the intervention states to set up an efficient reporting structure through existing systems upgrade and coaching of state program managers and LGA MIS officers on quality reporting.


    • Must possess medical, behavioural or social science. A related Masters in related field of study will be an added advantage.
    • Must possess a minimum of five (5)’ experience in implementing M&E strategies for health-related programs.
    • Demonstrate experience in mixed-methods research (qualitative and quantitative) across various study designs.
    • Demonstrate skills and ability to coach and mentor healthcare workers.
    • Conversant with the culture and working environment in North-East Nigeria.

    Skills and competency required

    • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, advocacy and communication skills.
    • Excellent communication, report writing, and data interpretation skills.
    • Quantitative and qualitative research skills
    • Proficiency in SPSS or any relevant research package
    • Must have demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets and database.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Society for Family Health (SFH) on to apply

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