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Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager - Nigeria IHP
The Integrated Health Project (IHP) aims to strengthen local capacity and systems to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality in target states, and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary healthcare.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Implements a framework for project results measurement, accountability, learning, and development effectiveness that will measure and report IHP success in Sokoto
Provides leadership and technical oversight, support, and direction on performance monitoring and evaluation at the state, LGA, facility, and community levels
Leads analyses of results and ensures that lessons learnt and best practices are captured, synthesized, reported, and disseminated
Collaborates with IHP Sokoto technical teams to ensure lessons learnt, and best practices are incorporated into ongoing interventions and innovative approaches;
Leads development, dissemination, and application of M&E processes and tools in Sokoto
Responsible for oversight of data collection and information management processes, to ensure overall data reliability, consistency, and quality.
Reports directly to Sokoto IHP Director with technical oversight from IHP MEL Director
Degree in Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health, Health Information Management or any related field.
At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in designing and implementing monitoring, evaluation and learning tasks for complex health and/or development projects.
The State level Senior Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager must be a proven leader in the field, with senior-level experience in the management of MEL for public health programs.
The Manager will have expertise and up-to-date knowledge and skills in implementing project-level M&E and MIS for health systems and healthcare provision.
S/he should have experience with complexity aware monitoring and demonstrated experience in promoting the use of data for decision-making.
S/he must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs. Additional qualifications include:
Experience with USAID/global indicators and standard measurement tools in the areas of reproductive health/family planning, maternal and neonatal health and other relevant technical areas.
Experience at organizing and facilitating systems strengthening, capacity development and mentoring processes
Competency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and ACCESS, and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar).
Demonstrated analytical and communication skills.
Demonstrated experience conducting analysis of large data sets, data management and data use skills.
Experience working with government partners, USAID, other donors, and implementing partners.
Strong verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities.
Fluent in English (written and oral communication) and Hausa