Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor (Benue State)

Country: Nigeria
Organization: Chemonics
Closing date: 27 Mar 2020

Chemonics International
(USAID Global Health Supply Chain- Procurement and Supply Management, (GHSC-PSM) project, Nigeria)

Job Description/Scope of Work

Position Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

Location: Benue State, Nigeria

Background: The overall goal of GHSC-PSM is to procure and provide health commodities for all USAID health programs, including but not limited to, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Family Planning, and Maternal & Child Health, as well as provide systems strengthening technical assistance to improve supply chain management and commodity security in Nigeria.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support data management processes at state level and ensure that standard processes are followed, identified gaps and implement corrective actions in coordination with other state staff and stakeholders
  • Support and build the capacity at state level on monitoring and evaluation, supportive visits, data analysis and presentation.
  • Participate in the review of Nigeria Health LMIS data and outputs to assess quality of data entry process
  • Support state performance review meetings with trend and root cause analysis to facilitate performance improvement initiatives
  • Participate in state level Site Improvement Monitoring System (SIMS) assessment as required, and ensure all preparatory activities and means of verification are available
  • Conduct health facility data quality assessment as required
  • Support periodic program KPI analysis at national level and other data request by stakeholders
  • Coordinate and support update of state health facility report tracker
  • Participate in internal data quality checks and analysis to support program reporting, and follow up on corrective actions
  • Support state specific Last Mile Distribution monitoring with deployment of SurveyCTO data capture tool and data analysis
  • Keep track of KPIs for states in the region and advise RM and state teams on a bi-monthly / quarterly basis.
  • Other duties as assigned by the technical supervisor

Job Qualifications

Minimum of a Bachelor’s in health sciences, development, statistics or related field and at least 3 years of work experience in international public health programs

Familiarity with the principles and current approaches to M&E in health programs

Experience in the design, conduct and analysis of studies (quantitative and qualitative)

Ability to contribute to capacity-building efforts and work with colleagues in diverse cultures

Ability to work independently and to manage activities daily with minimal supervision

Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with other staff, USAID, consultants, MOH, and international organizations

Computer literacy with demonstrated use of word processing, database and presentation software (Word, Excel, Power Point). Experience with database development and management in Access a plus. Experience using mapping (e.g., Arc-GIS, Health Mapper, etc.), and statistical analysis software (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar) also a plus

Excellent organizational and time management skills and strong attention to detail

Excellent writing and communications skills in English required

Supervision

The Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor will report directly to Senior Manager, Region 3 on Management or Administrative activities and to the M&E Manager on Technical activities.

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment

This is a long-term position for the life of the contract.

How to apply:

To apply, please click the link https://chemonics-ghsc-psm-nga.formstack.com/forms/531_167_20_monitoring_and_evaluation_advisor_benue_state

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