Save The Children is currently recruiting to fill the following position:
Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Location: Kaduna State - Nigeria.
Responsible for all New Born Health Project MEAL activities in Kaduna & Gombe States. Data management including data quality assurance, database maintenance, logistics and coordination for research activities including workshops, conducting literature research, and preparing reports. The officer will also support cross cutting Monitoring and Evaluation efforts across thematic areas and programmes
To provide support to the MEAL Unit in the design, and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities. In particular, the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will assist with the implementation of quality assurance assessments, post training follow-up and routine data systems and provide technical inputs to the project implementation.
Key Areas of Accountability:
The M&E Officer will perform duties such as:
Assist in development of performance monitoring plan (PMP), and keep progress of the project achievements through updating the PMP.
Plan and conduct monitoring visits in order to assess programmatic activities of the project in accordance with M&E schedule.
Assist M&E Advisor in carrying out specific training, support, and other capacity building activities in routine and specifically designed data management.
Use findings from routine supportive supervision and data collected from reporting systems to monitor the availability, accessibility, utilisation and quality of new-born and child care services provided at all levels of the health system in the states.
Support the dissemination of quality data for decision making and feedback via regular information sharing with stakeholders and beneficiaries, and through publication of key project successes.
Support the baseline, mid-term and end of project evaluation and other research activities during the implementation of the project.
Data Collection & Data Quality Management:
Participate in data collection, analysis and synthesis of programmatic data and routine data for monitoring of project progress.
Collects data pertaining to household and health facility surveys
Responsible for data entry (and transcription of audio data when needed)
Keeps record of information obtained during research (database of information, hard files, etc.)
Conducts periodic data verification exercises
Validates data and cleans data sets
Prepares reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content
Research Support, Logistics & Coordination:
Supports the logistics and coordination of field research
Conducts literature research and supports technical research as required
Organizes events (seminars, workshops, meetings etc)
Prepares correspondence as needed
Support on-going monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of projects in reporting routine monitoring data against performance monitoring plans
Support data management for rapid assessments, situational analysis, surveys, evaluations and other research as required
Conduct monthly data analysis and prepare monthly programme IPTT monitoring reports
Work with field teams to collect information on potential case studies and success stories
Update shared drive and project team space with program monitoring documents regularly
Other duties as directed.
Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline (health sciences, social sciences, development studies or other)
Candidates must have at least 2-3 years of progressive experience working in a similar research position
Formal training in research methods at a graduate level is an asset
Skills and experience conducting data verification, analysis, reporting and monitoring
Experience in transcribing audio data, and in data entry
Good writing, editing, research, and presentation skills
Previous experience in facilitating trainings, workshops and events
Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills
Competent and experienced in general office administration, coordination and logistics
Ability to lead on detailed logistical tasks such as those required for fieldwork or when organizing events
Excellent skills in oral and written communications
Good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment
Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills are an advantage
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Application Deadline: 12th April, 2016
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