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Deputy Director; Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning At The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) - Humanitarian Jobs

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Deputy Director; Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning At The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS)


 

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International

Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

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The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

  • Job Title

Deputy Director; Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

Job Location Akwa Ibom

Number of Persons Required 

One (1)

Reporting/Supervision 

This position reports to the Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning on the ACE Project & ECEWS Head of Programs. The positions regularly interacts with all Data implementation team.

Job Summary

  • The MEL Deputy Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of the MEL Unit, including oversight of performance indicator data collection, analysis, and reporting.

Task / Responsibility

  • Responsible for ensuring timely and efficient data flows, including data collection, spot checks, data cleaning, and quality assurance.
  • Conduct analysis for relevant quantitative and qualitative indicators, including using the innovative and other advanced data analytics tool.

Job Requirements Education

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioural, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years professional managerial experience, including at least 5 years’ experience managing monitoring and evaluation for USAID projects and for complex development activities, especially HIV Projects.

Attributes:

  • Strong analytical skills, including quantitative and qualitative data analysis and experience using relevant analysis software.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong experience with leading the development and writing of program reports and other deliverables.
  • Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within the organization and possibly externally
  • Ability to work under broad direction with considerable latitude for independent action.
  • Ability to play a coaching and mentoring role for others.
  • Demonstrated understanding of USAID Evaluation Policy and USAID ADS guidance
  • Experience with management of USG contracts required
  • Experience with the U.S. federal policies, regulations, and procedures
  • Ability to effectively work independently
  • High-level organization and documentation skills, including the ability to track and manage the activities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, and Power Point & M&E software’s

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), LAMIS, NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

Travel Requirements:

  • 70% – 80%

Note 

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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