M&E Officer, Global Health

December 26, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Project HOPE - Kano & Ogun

Project HOPE Nigeria (otherwise referred to People-to-People Health Foundation Nigeria) is a registered non-profit, non-governmental organization working in Nigeria in areas of HIV & AIDS, Tuberculosis, OVC, RMNCAH & Malaria intervention services.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: M&E Officer, Global Health
Job ID: req998
Locations: Kano and Ogun
Job Description

We need a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer to support the Nigeria Hypertension Control Initiative deployment to address the critical gaps in hypertension control in Nigeria.
The goal of this deployment is to ensure that the right information systems for patient monitoring and program quality improvement are available to reduce loss to follow-up and strengthen capacities of LGAs, facilities, and communities to manage hypertension in line with the WHO HEARTS technical package.  

Specific Responsibilities 

The M&E Officer is responsible for coordinating monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities under the award. They will report to the Program Manager.


Contribute to the MERL system strengthening processes, which includes documenting lessons learned and improving data collection, analysis, reporting, and quality assurance processes.
Contribute to the development and revision of Resolve to Save Lives performance frameworks/monitoring plans and other relevant MERL documents in line with best practices.
Contribute to and provide timely data for the preparation of routine and periodic programmatic reports. 
Contribute to the development of information products, briefs, and success stories for dissemination to stakeholders.
Contribute to evaluation and operations research design, implementation, and reporting.
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, provide training, and technical support to relevant officers at the sub-national and national levels. 
Under the supervision of the Program Manager, undertake on-site monitoring of activities, verify accuracy of data/reports and provide capacity development support.
Assist in coordinating and working closely with other departments to support effective monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of project/program activities/result.
Support MERL-related deliberations and ensure effective result-driven stakeholder engagement processes. 
Other duties as required by the Program Manager.

Educational Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Information Management, Economics.

Professional Requirements:

Minimum 5 years working on monitoring and evaluation of public health programs.

Essential Competencies:

Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level MEL system implementation.
Experience in data collection, analysis, management, and development of reports.
Experience with health information management systems and relevant platforms, such as the DHIS 2.
Proven ability to use Microsoft Office software (especially Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) is essential. Experience with other computer programs such as Power BI, SPSS, Epi info, or Stata is an advantage.
Knowledge of health programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically. Experience in implementing Global Fund projects is an added advantage.
Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political, and ethical issues surrounding public health.
A high degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
Ability to work well with others including colleagues, subcontractors, consultants, and beneficiaries.
Capacity to work remotely, manage tight deadlines, and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.

Other Essential Requirements:
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within Project HOPE and among beneficiaries served by Project HOPE. 

Compliance & Ethics:

Promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout Project HOPE.
As applicable to the position, maintain a clear understanding of Project HOPE and donor compliance and ethics standards and adhere to those standards.
Conduct work with the highest level of integrity.

Other Skills:

Strong writing and presentation skills
Proven capabilities in leadership
Strong negotiation, interpersonal, and organization skills
Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret technical and non-technical materials in English
Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and rebel leaders, and other related regional players

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

In addition to the responsibilities referenced above, candidates can expect to be living and working in austere conditions. Lifting moderately heavy objects from the ground, carrying a backpack for extended periods of time, and walking or hiking in remote locations may be necessary to perform these functions.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Project HOPE employees work in the global health field and may be required to travel or work in countries where working conditions are classified as “hardships”.
Travel for extended periods of time by air and other modes of transportation.
Must be mobile in an office environment, able to use standard office equipment, and capable of communicating verbally and in writing.
Typical office environment with exposure to a minimal noise level.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Project HOPE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, or status as a veteran. Project HOPE complies with all applicable laws governing non-discrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Project HOPE expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, or status as a veteran. Improper interference with the ability of Project HOPE employees to perform their expected job duties is not tolerated.

To apply for this job please visit projecthope.csod.com.


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