Senior Technical Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation

. Job Title
Senior Technical Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Job Location
Cross River
Number of Persons Required
Two (2)
Reporting/Supervision
 This position reports to the Associate Director, Strategic Information
Job Summary
 The Senior Technical Officer (M&E) will be responsible for overall technical
and strategic information leadership, collating data from the facility and
working with others in the unit to ensure that the monitoring and evaluation
activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.
 Will ensure that all indicators are reported and tracked as needed.
 Will provide program support design of technical and data management to the
ECEWS data management software for subsequent analysis; identify and
follow up on missing data; undertake basic validation checks, and store and
disseminate data and hardcopy files as appropriate.
 Support USAID SI requirements, adherence to SI SOPs, and other capacity
development needs identified in assessments and will be responsible for
capacity building of supported facility technical and SI staff.
Task & Responsibility
 S/He will provide technical oversight for designing, development, planning,
implementation; and capacity-building of monitoring and evaluation of
assigned unit level programs and develop strategies and tools for the design
and implementation of surveillance, monitoring and evaluation components.
 Provide day to day technical and programmatic support to ensure work plan
deliverables are met and targets are achieved.
 Work with other programs and stakeholders, and other partners to harmonize
capacity development plans, ensure technical assistance delivery is aligned
with priorities, and is non-duplicative.
 Keep track of received data and USAID deliverables, including participation
in stakeholder meetings
 Prepare and sort source documents and identify and interpret data to be
entered while bringing to the knowledge and questions that need to be solved
such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data
and mentor staff
 Assist in conducting routine reviews and checks of all data captured, conduct
data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation
of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
 Work with ACE M&E staff to ensure that the quality of program/project
activities adhere to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation
of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
 Work and report to the Associate Director to document lessons learned and
best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to ECEWS and USAID
guidelines.
 Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor
Job Requirements
Education
 Masters in relevant areas with BS/BA in MBBS, public health, statistics,
pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree
Attributes
 5- 10 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data
management.
 Good knowledge and understanding of PEPFAR/USG implementation rules
will be an advantage
 Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in
general and Nigeria specifically.
 Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring
and evaluation system implementation.
 Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political
and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
 Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility
among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
 Ability to work remotely, manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of
work with minimal supervision.
 High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
 Well-developed computer skills.
 Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.
 Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs
is highly desirable.
Typical Physical Demands:
 Typical office environment
 Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Technology to be used:
 Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), SPSS, Epi
Info, STATA, LAMIS, NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, calculator, cell
phone and printer/copier.
Travel Requirements:
 25%

Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Akwa Ibom Nigeria
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