Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation at Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN)


The Georgetown Global Health Nigeria (GGHN) is the operational arm and an affiliate of Georgetown University Centre for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) in Nigeria. GGHN is a Non–profit, Non- Governmental Organization in Nigeria that promotes best practices in health care delivery and research using local and internationally adapted models to strengthen health systems.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation

Location: Bauchi
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Overview

  • The M&E Officer report to the Specialist Monitoring & Evaluation.
  • S/He will be responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of the Project; assisting the Specialist Monitoring & Evaluation in preparing Quarterly/Annual reports on project progress and will monitor the project activities on a regular basis, developing and maintaining the MIS of the Project.

Work Interactions and conditions:

  • The M&E Officer will report to the Specialist, M&E and will work closely with project staff in the supported health facilities.
  • Requires regular visits to supported health facilities to provide technical support, mentoring and supervision. But must be able to work with very SHORT timelines that may require unplanned travels and long work hours.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor collection, collation and reporting across facilities.
  • Provide guidance to State and facility Staff on indicators, reporting and data quality issues.
  • Conduct Direct data verification to assure internal consistency, validity and completeness of program data from health facilities.
  • Plan and participate in training programs to improve the M&E skills of staff in t facilities.
  • Support the routine use of data for decision making at supported states and facilities through gap analyses and run charts.
  • Participate in the development and periodic review of program reporting protocols.
  • Ensure compliance of facilities to reporting timelines.
  • Participate in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Program Monitoring and Reporting.
  • Participate in developing matrices in line with indicator requirements
  • Generate all program reports including ad-hoc reports, routine program reports and USAID quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports.
  • Ensure reporting tools, standard monitoring and evaluation indicators are utilized for consistency in measurement.
  • Participate in the development of Performance Monitoring Plans and Monitoring &Evaluation
  • Participate in health system strengthening activities.
  • Generate regular gap analysis to show facilities’ progress towards achieving set targets.
  • Put in place a proper feedback mechanism for data quality of indicator reports.
  • Participate in periodic data quality assessments at health facilities, generate reports and track implementation of recommendations from the exercise.
  • Strengthen national reporting lines at supported health facilities.
  • Provide technical guidance on program indicators across all thematic units.
  • Oversee data reporting on DHIS, NDR, and other related databasese.
  • Support the use of data for program planning, evaluation, and policy advocacy.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • A University Degree in Medical Sciences (MBBS / B.Pharm.), Behavioral / Social Sciences, Public Health, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics or any health-related relevant field. A Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) will be an advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
  • Must have a clear understanding of PEPFAR MER indicators and reporting frequencies
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of national and PEPFAR data capturing applications and databases (DHIS2.0, DATIM, NDR, etc.)
  • Must have experience conducting monitoring visits, utilizing checklists and other tools, including the ability to develop M&E tools as needed.
  • Proficiency in data management, analysis, visualization (using appropriate software) and interpretation of such data to inform program improvement
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Abilities:

  • Strategic and analytical thinking skills with ability to solve problems and make decisions and able to manage multiple task and prioritize, ability to determine activities and project towards measurable goals and standard-setting in collaboration with other team members.

Interpersonal / Individual Competencies:

  • Ability to work with other team members, flexibility, decisiveness and personal integrity
  • Professional Certification: Certification in any Healthcare quality or Monitoring and evaluation are desirable but not required.

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: kd.cghpi@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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