Malaria Consortium is recruiting for contract Senior M&E Officer.
Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior M&E Officer Locations: Sokoto, Zamfara and Jigawa/Katsina Department: Technical Length of Contract: 3 years Hours: 40 Reporting to: Line manager: Zonal Project Manager/State Technical Officer Grade: 8
The Senior M&E Officer will serve as the main focal person for all Research, MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning) activity which includes data validation, DQA, coordination meetings, capacity building in data quality and supportive supervisory visit to strengthen health management information system in Global Fund project in the state
S/he will assist and report to the state project manager / State technical officer regarding the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
Scope of Work
The incumbent will work as part of the project team under the direct supervision and guidance of the state coordinator (Sokoto, Zamfara and Jigawa / Katsina states) and indirectly through the SMC project manager for the attainment of the project goal.
Key Working Relationships
The officer working under the line-management of the State Coordinator and in close collaboration with the state, LGA, community actors, stakeholders and partners would deliver aspects of the project as per the specified job tasks and expected deliverables.
Plan and implement M&E activities in the approved work plan under the guidance of the Zone Project Manager/ state coordinator
Based on the MEAL plan for the project, develop, review, and ensured correct implementation of the Global Fund Malaria MEAL state MEAL Implementation Plan and procedures
Lead the set up and maintenance of a project database and linkages with the national DHIS version 2 platform for reporting
Ensure availability of high quality routine data for all malaria indicators / parameters (both case management and prevention) and other project related data from all levels of health facilities (3o, 2o, 1o)
In Niger and Kebbi, to also ensure high quality data are available in useable format on a regular and timely basis for programmatic decision making by facilitating data collection and entry from:
CORP’s service utilization register
CORP’s status update form to capture changes to the CORP’s status in relation to the project (e.g. withdrawal, change of supervisor, lost to follow ups, etc.)
Supervision checklist to capture the details of the supervision visits
Demand creation activity recording form to capture activities carried out by the demand creation team
A logistics form that captures the logistic component of the project, including drug distributions, and other related equipment and tools
Plan regular data quality assessments, and ensure the completeness, consistency and validity of routine data
Work with the M&E Manager on timely submission of high quality programmatic Progress Update and Disbursement Request (PUDR) and the validation of such on a quarterly basis according to the approved project performance framework
Work with project team to facilitate the documentation of activities in form of reports and ensure proper archiving of such for easy access and reference
Plan and coordinate quarterly routine monitoring visits to project supported sites and provide supportive supervision
Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building for state and LGA level implementers in the design and implementation of GF- supported monitoring and evaluation activities
Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design including development of survey protocols with support from country office and advisors
Perform other duties as assigned.
Program Management (10%):
Support SMoH staff with coordinating program management activities, by ensuring that the recommended coordination meetings hold at the LGA and state levels
Work with the state and LGA Ministry of Health staff to ensure that reports are obtained from all health facilities within the state through appropriate state-specific mechanisms
Participate in regular monitoring and supervisory visits to the GF-supported health facilities, and ensure that action plans are developed for identified gaps
Support health facilities with ensuring that all items in the action plans are addressed and all outstanding gaps are closed
Support programming staff to engage key populations in monitoring and evaluating program’s performance and to incorporate participatory methods into M&E systems in Nigeria
Orient program staff and partners on the basic principles and practices of beneficiary accountability in Nigeria
Support the development and implementation of feedback and response channels to reflect the preferences of community members and beneficiaries
Ensure that beneficiary feedback is adequately documented, addressed, analysed, and utilized by program teams
Knowledge Management and Learning (20%):
Ensure that state M&E and program teams regularly review and accordingly adjust M&E plans and tools in the light of changes and needs in the field context based on monitoring data and reflection sessions
Support learning-to-action events and reflection sessions to systematically analyze data for programmatic use for the state, and to document and incorporate lessons learned into program design and implementation
Conduct regular data review and analysis for feedback to states for program improvement, and for updates to national level (MC and government)
Support program staff in key activities including development of a learning agenda, organizing regular learning events, supporting operations research, and reflecting, documentation, and communication of learning initiatives
Support knowledge management systems and practices to gather, document and share best practices with project team, MC country office, government and technical partners. Collaborate with M&E and program staff to develop learning briefs, project bulletins and other materials for dissemination.
Promote adoption of the best practices in knowledge management by other project staff and government partners
Liaise with technical counterparts in the State Ministry of Health, PRs, SRs, and other local stakeholders engaged in malaria activities in Nigeria
Participate in events/ meetingsrelated to Monitoring, Evaluation and research, including quarterly Principal Recipient and Sub-recipients quarterly review meetings
Actively participate in the M&E Community of Practice with other PR, SRs and government M&E staff
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