Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor

September 2, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Chemonics International

Chemonics International – We're one of the world’s leading partners in international development, because where Chemonics works, development works. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we re-imagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists share an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Background

The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) Single Award IDIQ Contract is to ensure an uninterrupted supply of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.
The IDIQ has four task orders (HIV/AIDS, Malaria, PRH, & MNCH) that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s Family Planning & Reproductive Health Programs implemented in Nigeria.
The GHSC-PSM Project also provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that addresses all elements of a comprehensive supply chain.
The Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor will support all M&E-related activities in the states of the region, in accordance with existing protocols and guidance of supervisors.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Support data management processes at the state level and ensure that standard processes are followed; identify gaps and implement corrective actions in coordination with stakeholders
Support and build the capacity at the state level on monitoring and evaluation, supportive visits, data analysis, and presentation
Participate in the review of Nigeria Health LMIS data and outputs to assess the quality of data entry processes
Provide trend and root cause analysis in state performance review meetings, to facilitate performance improvement initiatives
Participate in state-level and partner-initiated assessments and ensure all preparatory activities and means of verification are available
Coordinate and support update of state health facility report tracker
Participate in internal data quality checks and analysis to support any corrective action for program reporting and conduct periodic health facility data quality assessment
Support state-specific Last Mile Distribution Monitoring with the deployment of Survey-CTO data capture tool and analysis
Keep track of KPIs for states in the region and advise Regional Director, M&E, and state teams on a bi-monthly / quarterly basis
Analyze periodic program KPIs at the national level and other data requested by stakeholders.
Perform other tasks as directed by supervisors (Regional Director & M&E Manager)

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences, Public Health, Computer Science, Statistics, or related field.
Minimum of six years of experience in international public health and/or donor-funded programs, five of which must be in Monitoring and Evaluation related roles
Experience in the design and implementation of systems to collect, maintain, and analyze program data. Good knowledge of data interpretation, manipulation, quality assurance, database management, and retrieval methods/skills are required
Experience conducting program monitoring visits, utilizing checklists and other national M&E tools. The ability to develop M&E tools is required
Experience in the use of word processing, database, and presentation tools (MS-Word, MS-Excel, Google sheet, Google doc, PowerPoint, and Power BI) is required
The ability to synthesize program data into an effective presentation of results to help guide recommendations on performance improvement is desired
Experience in using innovative, electronic, and real-time monitoring methods/applications such as Magpi, Survey-CTO, Online forms (MS & Google Forms), Kobo, or similar, is desired
Experience in using database development and management tools such as MS-Access, SQL, and/or Python/R is desired
The ability to use mapping tools (e.g., Arc-GIS, Health Mapper, etc.), and statistical analysis software (SPSS, STATA, SAS, or similar) is a plus
Knowledge of evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative/quantitative), design data collection tools, and analysis methodologies
Familiarity with the principles and current approaches of M&E in public health programs
Ability to contribute to capacity-building efforts and work with colleagues in diverse cultures
Ability to work independently and manage activities daily with minimal supervision
Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with internal and external stakeholders; – colleagues, USAID, consultants, Ministry of Health (MOH), and other partners
Organized, timely, and strong diligence
Strong oral and written communication skills are required
Fluency in English is required

Supervision:

The Regional Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor will report to the Regional Director (Program Administration) and M&E Manager (Technical).

Working Conditions/Duration of Assignment:

This is a long-term position for the life of the contract, based in Abuja, Nigeria, but will be responsible for the M&E reporting performance of the states in the region; FCT, Benue, Nasarawa, Niger, Kogi, and Kaduna states. There will be travels to these states for support and supervisory visits.

Application Closing Date
11th September, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices.

To apply for this job please visit chemonics-ghsc-psm-nga.formstack.com.

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