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  • Job Position: Consultant to Provide Training for SRs on Managing and Using Program and Finance Data
  • Ref Id: 13-11104
  • Job Location: Nigeria-Abuja

Background / Overview

  • The overarching aim of the GF Resilient & Sustainable Systems for Health [RSSH] project is to improve the health and well-being of the Nigerian people by identifying and addressing systemic issues affecting the optimal delivery of health services in Nigeria. The Global Fund RSSH framework is in line with the World Health Organization’s health system building blocks.
  • The RSSH grant is providing an opportunity for the strengthening of the Nigerian health system across HIV, TB, and malaria, and other health interventions.
  • The critical areas of focus in the current RSSH grant are strengthening of the following key areas of the health sector: Health Management Information System (HMIS); Procurement and Supply Chain Management PSM) and Laboratory system strengthening. It also supports the innovative ‘State approach’ currently piloted in the three states of Oyo, Kaduna & Imo.
  • The state approach covers elements like public financial management, Health Labour Market Assessment, support for health insurance and health sector coordination, establishing Local Government Areas (LGAs) of learning (Operational Research), Demand Creation & Service Uptake, among others.
  • To ensure domesticated implementation and sustainability of the RSSH grant, MSH as PR, works with three (3) government entities as Sub-recipients (SR) including the Department of Health Planning, Research, and Statistics (DHPRS); National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the National Product Supply Chain Management Program (NPSCMP).
  • In addition, to support the implementation of the States approach activities, MSH works with two (1) Technical Services Organizations (TSO), Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL), and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM).
  • As part of an intervention to enhance the capacity of the three SRs to manage projects under the RSSH grant, the SRs are expected to attend a training on Managing and Using Program and Finance Data as identified during the pre-award assessment of these SRs. To this end, RSSH will provide short-term technical assistance to provide the required training for these SRs on this topic in the month of June 2020.


  • The goal of this activity is to provide training on Managing and Using Program and Finance Data to strengthen the capacity of the Sub-Recipients (SRs) under the Global Fund Resilient & Sustainable Systems for Health [RSSH] project in June 2020.

Specific TOR for the Consultant

  • Hold a meeting with RSSH and representatives of the SR to finalize the training agenda
  • Conduct training to include (but not limited to the following topics) using adult learning techniques, case studies, role plays, practical examples, as appropriate:
    • Basic concepts of M&E
    • M&E frameworks
    • M&E activities
    • Role of M&E in project implementation (including RSSH indicators)
    • Establishment of M&E systems
    • MIS and the National MIS system
    • Data sources
    • Data quality
    • Data management and data use
    • Learning activities
    • Practical skills in excel
    • Performance management
    • Overview of M&E plan
  • Evaluate the training
  • Provide post-training plans for RSSH to implement

Number of Consultant(s):

  • M/E or HIS Expert (2)

Estimated level of effort:  

  • 10 working days (5 days training, 3 days preparation, 2 days report writing).


  • Final training agenda
  • Training report
  • Training documents – slides and other materials
  • Post-training follow-up plans.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum qualification of a Master’s degree or equivalent, in Public Health, Epidemiology or related field.


  • Strong technical capabilities in M&E
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to resolve complex problems with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in computer skills.

Technical Experience:

  • At least 5 years
  • 10 years of experience in M&E in Nigeria and working on the National Health Management Information System.
  • Good knowledge of NHMIS tools, procedures, and operational procedures of data flow.
  • Proven experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Previous experience in conducting training on M&E, performance management, setting up project MIS.

Language Excellent:

  • English writing and oral skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Please, send your CV and cover letter as a one-word document.

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