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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (MAPS) At FHI 360

Date Posted: 26/May/2014
Deadline: 06/May/2014
Overview/Responsibilities:

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (MAPS)
 

The Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer, under the supervision of the State Coordinator and additional supervision from the M&E Advisor based in Abuja, will be responsible for working with state and LGA level health authorities, health facilities and other partners in the state to strengthen malaria M&E. He/she will also be responsible for collation and analysis of MAPS specific data in additional to building capacity of government counterpart at the state level to do the same.The M&EO may be expected to spend at least 10% of his/her time in the SMoH DPRS, 10% at the State Malaria Control Program office, 40% at LGA providing oversight as required and 40% at the MAPS Oyo office.

Additional Responsibilities:
  1. Provide technical support to health facilities in ensuring that data are accurately captured, analyzed on monthly basis, used for decision making and reported to the LGA according to set guidelines.
  2. Support the LGA and SMCP in ensuring that data from health facilities are accurately collated and reported according to set guidelines.
  3. Facilitate training and supportive supervision of data officers in the states and LGAs on the use of the data collection tools, data quality assurance and the DHIS.
  4. Provide technical support and mentoring in the use and trouble shooting of DHIS at the LGAs (where there is DHIS) and SMCP.
  5. The MEO will also conduct quarterly DQA in selected health facilities in collaboration with the LGA focal persons and SMCP officer.
  6.  Support data management during LLIN campaign and provide technical assistant on LLIN data tracking and reporting system.
  7. Work closely with other MAPS state officers in collation and storage of data and reports of MAPS activities. 
  8. Actively participate in the state monthly M&E meeting and ensure meeting objectives are met.
  9. Participate in operational research and scientific documentation as applicable in the state under the guidance of the Country Office team
  10. Any other duty assigned
Qualifications:



Qualifications and Requirements

  1. Degree in any of the social sciences, a postgraduate degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics or Demography will be an added advantage.
  2. Three years relevant working experience; in M&E and application of DHIS for data management is required.
  3. Excellent communication skills and experience working in monitoring and evaluation of Malaria control programs.




FHI 360's Career Center at http://www.fhi360.org/careers or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.

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