Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at Heartland Alliance Ltd/Gte

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    Heartland Alliance International in Nigeria works at the intersection of health and human rights, to provide HIV prevention and human rights protection services to most at-risk populations (MARPs), by sensitizing and building grassroots support organizations in the country.
    Heartland Alliance International’s work in Nigeria builds on regional expertis…

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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 3 – 5 years
    • Location Cross River
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Data Collection, Collation, Review and Analysis.
    • Design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all HALG activities.
    • Ensure rigor and quality in data collection.
    • Provide support at the field level for the collation and processing of monthly summary forms from the One Stop Shop (OSS) and health facilities and field staff.
    • Carry out data verification exercises at collection points.
    • Liaise with Capacity Advisor, Program Officer and Clinician to analyze required data.
    • Support in the design and implementation of midterm and end of project evaluation and special data requests.
    • Represent the technical content of the project’s M&E work to key stakeholders in the state with the approval of the Director, Strategic Information.
    • Support the development or review and implementation of  Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for management of program data.
    • Support the Strategic Unit (SI) unit in data exchange into National Data Repository (NDR) platform
    • Collaborate with state team members, clients and government officials and stakeholders on qualitative and participatory monitoring to provide relevant information for evaluation of project activities, effects and impacts.
    • Support the preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and ad-hoc reports to donors, NACA and FMoH.
    • Maintain an inventory of data collection and monitoring visits to CBO partners on a regular basis to monitor their M&E systems.
    • Provide supervision and mentorship to CBO M&E Officers.
    • Ensure that Data Entry Assistants and CBO M&E Officers participate in the monthly data quality assessment, understand the recommendations for remedial action, and comply with those recommendations.
    • Work with Strategic Information (SI) unit to support the preparation of project documentation. This includes but not limited to newsletters, abstracts, success stories and other publications.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or competency required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and/or Experience:

    • First degree in social science, public health or another relevant discipline.
    • Master’s degree in public health or epidemiology will be an added advantage.
    • At least 2 years M&E experience in international development. Experience working on M & E systems for HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment program will be an advantage.
    • Demonstrated skills in training and capacity building through technical assistance and mentoring.
    • Demonstrable computer literacy in MS Office – Excel, Power Point and Word.
    • Strong data collection, analysis, and report writing skills required.
    • Ability to work independently, think analytically and take initiative in solving problems.
    • Ability to communicate technical issues effectively.

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience in managing M&E databases including DHIS is required.
    • Experience in data analysis in MS Excel. MS Access and at least one of the  following statistical software packages: CSPro, SPSS, Epi Info or STATA is an added advantage.
    • Experience in conducting Data Quality Assessment.

    Other Competencies:

    • Time Management – ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
    • Quality Management – looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
    • Written Communication – writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively.
    • Adaptability – adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Cultural Sensitivity – respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
    • Non-discriminatory- do not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs or behavioral habits.

    Language Skills:

    • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
    • Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
    • Demonstrated competency in public speaking.

    Computer Skills:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook/Exchange, Windows operating systems, Power Point.
    • Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance.

    Work Environment:

    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    • The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office.
    • The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited-resource environment.
    • The employee will be required to work directly with populations that are vulnerable and at high risk of HIV and Human rights violation.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.

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