Sustainable Healthcare International (SHI) Foundation has been a partner with the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) for over five years sharing in its vision for a malaria-free Nigeria and its goal to reduce the malaria burden to pre-elimination levels and bringing malaria-related mortality to zero. SHI is currently a Sub-Recipient to the Global Fund Malaria New Funding Model for core Programme implementation and Social Mobilization activities in the High Burden (HB) Northern States of Nigeria.
Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (M&E)
The State M&E Officer will support the M&E Manager in all data collection, analysis and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from start to finish for the NFM project.
Provide leadership to the state office and field level M&E program and provide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation;
Manage the state offices reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent to the national office on a periodic basis, or when required.
Work with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans and support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools.
Conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.
On a monthly basis, ensure that high quality analyzed facility-level data is disseminated to relevant staff at facilities and decision-makers. Ensure that data is used to highlight important programmatic gaps and coordinate with facility management and other departments in addressing these gaps;
Coordinate regular data quality assessments, undertaken in a participatory manner, with facility staff and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data.
Ensure that the quality of program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation in the sites is of international standard and quality by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality;
Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation components of the activities in the communities served;
Build capacity of local partners in project monitoring and with program staff and local partners, use program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs and design new programs;
Provide technical support in evaluation research (including sampling strategies, analysis and presentation of data) to the local research groups working on the grant;
Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design teams;
Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to standard guidelines;
Represent SHI and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation research;
Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the malaria field by review of current literature; is alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities;
Help ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all Global Health program interventions;
Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of SMEP, LGA, and MFPs in integrating malaria data into the national DHIS 2 platform.
Coordinate the implementation of State-based activities on malaria prevention including LLIN distribution, use and monitoring;
Provide support for malaria case management diagnosis and treatment within the state including support for LMIS;
Provide technical support to states to improve intermittent preventive therapy for pregnant women;
Provide technical support for capacity building on malaria technical areas including training of personnel at the state ministry of health and other facilities;
Provide technical expertise at the state level to the SMEP as it relates to all issues on capacity building for the Management of malaria control;
MBA, MSc, MA, PhD, Fellowship
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should attached a one (1) page suitability statement before their CV's and send to firstname.lastname@example.org All documents should not exceed 4 pages and CV should be in MSword format.