We are seeking a suitably qualified candidate to assume the position of Monitoring & Evaluation Officer in our Jos Office.
The Officer will be responsible for developing and implementing systems for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of programmes, reporting on achievements and progress made, as well as recommending appropriate improvement options.
I. Provide technical assistance to programme sites in the collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for programme improvement
II. Collate monthly reports, provide feedbacks to the sites and maintain a functional database of programme reports
III. Disseminate programme output data to programme officers, donors and the state governments, on demand
IV. Lead programme level data quality audits at the programme sites to ensure compliance with monitoring and evaluation procedures and participate in external stakeholder DQAs
V. Monitor the progress of the programme towards targets and provide feedback to the field office and sites
VI. Work with programme officers and site monitoring and evaluation committees to ensure that programme reports and data meet acceptable quality standards and promote their utilization by relevant end users
VII. Provide technical support to site quality improvement committees to implement internal quality management programme, in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Officer
VIII. Provide technical support to strengthen host state government’s M&E systems
IX. Contribute to the development of appropriate data collection tools and procedures for all monitoring and reporting needs
Qualifications and Experience
An MBBS and a minimum of five years’ experience, including at least four (3) years supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and executing programme evaluation; an MPH will be an advantage.
Technical and Behavioural Competencies
I. Report writing and oral/written communication skills
II. Working knowledge of programme monitoring and evaluation and programme management
III. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment
IV. Knowledge of statistics & good knowledge of statistical methods
V. Working knowledge of current HIV/AIDS guidelines and standards with respect to monitoring and evaluation
VI. Ability to organize and coordinate training programme
Mode of Application
Qualified and interested applicants should click ‘apply’ button below to complete an online application form. They should also upload their CV, which must contain a suitability statement, highlighting how their knowledge, skills and experience make them suitable for the position, and addressing the person specifications listed for the position. The 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 name. All applications must be submitted on or before February 4, 2013. Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Computer literacy and skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, internet browsing, etc.) are essential for this position; and candidates must be willing to do a considerable amount of local travel, as may be required.
APIN offers very competitive terms of employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Women who are qualified for the positions are therefore encouraged to apply.
Closing Date: February 4, 2013