APIN Public Health Initiatives (APIN) is recruiting for fulltime Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation.
APIN Public Health Initiatives is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others.
We are seeking qualified and suitable candidates to assume the position below:
Job Title: Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation Locations: Plateau, Ogun & Ondo
Will work under the supervision of the State M&E Technical Lead
Work with the state-level staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
Provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.
Work with local partners to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.
Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
Ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs 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.
Assist in the development and maintenance of computerized data capture of the program and provide technical assistance and training to the staff at the sites responsible for data entry.
Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of SACA/SASCP in integrating APIN data into the national HMIS.
On a monthly basis, analyze state-level data and provide approved reports to State Office, National Office and local partners or other relevant parties.
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.
Document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to USAID and PEPFAR guidelines.
Represent APIN and makes presentations at professional meetings and conferences related to Monitoring and Evaluation.
Remain informed of current issues regarding Monitoring and Evaluation of programs in the HIV/AIDS/STI fields by review of current literature; be alert to any implication of such research for project and program activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Min Required Experience:
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Ability
Advanced degree in Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health or related field.
At least 5 years' robust post NYSC clinical experience in HIV/AIDS care and relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and executing program evaluation
Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills including the ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action.
Good knowledge of National harmonized M&E tools, concepts and methodologies of M & E
Application Closing Date 14th June, 2018.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should write, stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above for the position.
The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant’s full name.
The subject of the mail should be the job position and location being applied for, e.g. Technical Officer - M & E (Benue).
Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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