Abt Associates Project Assistant / Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Akwa Ibom) Jobs in Nigeria

Abt Associates Project Assistant / Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Akwa Ibom) Jobs in Nigeria



Abt Associates - The International Development Division focuses on improving the lives and economic well-being of people in lower and middle-income countries. We command technical expertise in health, agriculture, climate change, food security and governance - as well as in international evaluation.


Our multi-layered health portfolio includes policy, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. In partnership with government clients and local experts, our high-quality programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East are known for impact and innovation.


The M&E Officer will be responsible for the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for FP at the State level. This position reports directly to the Akwa Ibom State coordinator with a dotted line to the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Director


Responsibilities


  • Works closely with the M&E Director and State Coordinator to ensure that monitoring and evaluation activities are conducted appropriately in line with Project, Country and donor M&E needs
  • Observe closely and monitor the Performance monitoring guide to ensure focus and appropriate reporting of project activities as well as service delivery supported by the project
  • Ensure regular maintenance of applicable database/information system and upload of necessary information/data
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites, including the conduct of data verification, and validation and data quality assessments (DQAs)
  • Prepare monthly M&E reports and share with the State Coordinator before the final submission to M&E Director for further actions
  • Take initiative in conducting brief and cost effective operational checks on the project to gauge outcomes/impacts and to use data/information to improve on project activities
  • Run data analysis for informed decision and assist in following up on implementation of recommendations by developing and managing a monthly tracking template
  • Work with appropriate State implementing team to ensure adequate and efficient M&E processes are in place to guide operations during and after competency-based training programs to meet the identified needs of the project
  • Support the State teams to monitor the effects of training through analyzing pre- and post-test results, course evaluation forms, and other analytic measurements and generate and submit appropriate reports promptly
  • Work collaboratively with other technical staff and relevant implementing partners at the state to ensure effective and timely program implementation
  • Participate in the development of strategy documents, work plans and reports
  • Contribute to
    the Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning system (especially in relation to health worker trainings)
  • Attend relevant meetings at state level and ensure effective linking, learning and sharing
  • Carry out any other tasks assigned by the Technical Director, M&E Director or the State Coordinator and attend to other duties as may be identified or assigned


    Requirements


  • A minimum qualification of University degree/HND in Statistics, Sciences or Social Sciences and a 3-5 years demonstrated knowledge and experience in M&E in the field is pertinent. A Relevant Post Graduate degree is an advantage
  • Extensive knowledge of the Nigerian public and private health sectors
  • Familiarity with different sociocultural and developmental issues related to RH/FP in Nigeria and the international community
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer, management and organizational skills
  • Ability to run standard statistical analysis and generate good report is needed
  • A proven team player
  • Ability to anticipate and solve problems
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy
  • Ability to travel within the state at least 50% of the time
  • (2+) years of experience and bachelor degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience


    How to apply:


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th March, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; Abt Associates Project Assistant / Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Akwa Ibom) Jobs in Nigeria


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