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  • Posted: May 27, 2022
    Deadline: Jun 10, 2022
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    We are the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations’ system. We do this by: providing leadership on matters critical to health and engaging in partnerships where joint action is needed; shaping the research agenda and stimulating the generation, translation and dissemination of valuable knowledge; set...
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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

    Ref No: 2204173
    Location: Abuja
    Grade: NO-B
    Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
    Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): two years
    Schedule: Full-time  

    Objectives of the Programme

    • The WHO Country Office collaborates with the Government of Nigeria and relevant stakeholders withinthe framework of the collaborative Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) toprovide technical assistance to the government in the formulation of nationalhealth policies, strategies and plans and thedevelopment of guidelines and tools for implementation, monitoring andevaluation of interventions for improving access, quality, equity andaffordability of integrated and people centered health services.
    • The incumbent willreport to the Zonal Coordinator of the Field Presence Cluster under the generalguidance of the Field Coordinator.

    Description Of Duties

    • The incumbent will perform the following duties: Implement the monitoring and evaluation based on strategies agreed with the WR. Support the provision of M & E related to strategies agreed by partners in the Health Sector M&E frameworks and related implementation plans Monitor progress and effects of the humanitarian health response against the strategic priorities as well as promote and support quality assurance of the health projects. Facilitate monitoring of cross-cutting issues by all stakeholders at all levels. Assist the WCO to develop evaluation plans as agreed with the WR Ensure the effectiveness of evaluation findings, recommendations and reports for improving programme performance and their dissemination to the intended audience; Advise on policy and programme development based on evaluation findings concerning programme relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, and impact of the Secretariat's funds and programmes activities; Communicate strategic results to senior management and partners and stimulate joint engagement with partners (including national partners, the UN Country Team and the international community) through guidance on implementing integrated planning of monitoring, evaluation and learning activities; Ensure the standards and systems used to deliver quality and accountable services and monitoring reports include information on levels of compliance achieved against standards and indicators. Analyze lessons learned for quality and accountability. Propose and facilitate external reviews/evaluations as agreed by the health sector working group Support the WCO and the health sector working group to seek innovative methods for remote management and monitoring to improve accountability. Provide technical support/guidance to the health sector working group members in monitoring methodologies, good practice, and reporting responsibilities ensuring coherence with existing reporting requirements. Identify and formulate monitoring and evaluation findings, lessons learned and recommendations to be integrated into management efforts, disseminated in learning events and channeled into decision-making processes; Perform any other duties as requested by the supervisors.

    Required Qualifications

    • Essential: University Degree in PublicHealth, Epidemiology, Statistics / Bio Statistics, Project / Programme Management, Economics, International Development, or related field from a recognized university.
    • Desirable: Advanced degree inPublic Health, Epidemiology will be an asset. Specialized training in planning,results-based management and/or project management would be an asset.Knowledge of WHO Planning, Budgeting and Monitoring framework and WHOEmergency Response Framework would be an additional asset.


    • Essential: At least two (2) years' experience in gathering,recording, validating, reporting of data from multiples sources as well as providingmanagement with advisory services / M & E experience in related fields.
    • Experience in the designing of andmaintenance of M & E systems. A good understanding of database structuresand management.
    • Desirable: Working experience with WHO or other UN Agency wouldbe an asset.


    • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, disciplines andtechniques to implement Monitoring and Evaluation strategies.
    • Proven ability to manage budgets and conduct financialanalysis.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of information technology andability to apply it in work assignments
    • Good research and documentation skills especially for bestpractices' in organizational change and development within and outside the UN system.
    • Ability to make recommendations related towork-processing approaches and procedures which would lead to more efficient systems.
    • Ability to gather, analyze and disseminate information on best practicein accountability and results-based management systems.

    WHO Competencies:

    • Teamwork
    • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
    • Communication
    • Producing results
    • Knowing and managing yourself

    Use of Language Skills

    • Expert knowledge of English.

    Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at NGN 17,429,054 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Health Organization (WHO) on to apply

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