Jhpiego ARC Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Learning Specialist Jobs in Nigeria

Jhpiego ARC Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Learning Specialist Jobs in Nigeria


The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will provide technical leadership and strategic direction for monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for the ARC project to initiate and implement various implementation research in Kano and Nasarawa state. This project aims to test ANC PNC innovations, disseminate and scale up as necessary.

This includes providing technical leadership to capture project performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities.

The specialist will work closely with the Program and M&E team to design, implement and supervise project M&E activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into program implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes.

Job Description

  • Oversee the implementation of the Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) to capture project performance and results, including routine service delivery data reporting.

  • In coordination with Research partners support baseline and end-line assessments, and all monitoring for process and outcome evaluations.

  • Supervise and mentor MERL Consultants and research assistants.

  • Contribute results reporting to ARC by providing written documentation on MERL activities and indicator results for progress and annual reports, as appropriate.

  • Provide leadership and direction on MERL to ensure the project technical and financial integrity to achieve program goal and corresponding objectives and targets.

  • Review procedures and documentation in ARC related studies.

  • Assess compliance with the study protocol, guidelines, and applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Perform source document verification to ensure the accuracy and completeness of study data.

  • Verify proper implementation of the Birth Companion intervention of SOP

  • Assess implementation and documentation of internal site quality management procedures.

  • Ensure high-quality implementation, consistent with Nigeria national health guidelines, research protocols, information and reporting systems.

  • Lead efforts to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making.

  • Lead efforts to utilize training monitoring systems to track and monitor trainers and participants at training events to facilitate follow-up and recordkeeping.

  • Utilize the training data collected to inform strategic decision-making and project planning.

  • Conduct targeted evaluations, including design, data collection, management and analysis

  • Assist with coordination of operations research and quality analysis of operations research data.

  • Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits.

  • Cultivate strategic MERL relationships and alliances with other malaria care and treatment projects and represent MERL activities in public and professional circles through meetings, conferences, and presentations.

  • Ensure relevant data is entered into JADE, Jhpiego’s organization-wide performance management system designed to capture, analyze, and disseminate project data.

  • Promote and support the dissemination of project information among the project team.

  • Ensure that resources for implementation of MERL activities are available.

  • Work with project and financial staff to prepare work plans and project budgets and track progress of project activities and budgets.

  • Coordinate all
    MERL capacity-building activities with project staff, implementing partners and facility staff.

    Required Qualification

  • Advanced degree in international public health, demography, statistics, social sciences or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 7 years of work experience in monitoring and evaluating large, multi-year international health sector development programs.

  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, implementation research, health management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis and presentation.

  • Demonstrated expertise working in a leadership capacity with international donors, senior government officials and policymakers.

  • Demonstrable analytical skills and experiences to identify and evaluate best practices and state-of-the-art approaches to be utilized by the project.

  • Demonstrated strong management, coordination, teamwork and planning skills with proven ability to function effectively with multiple host-country counterparts in both the public and NGO sectors.

  • Familiarity with Nigeria health management information system and other national M&E systems.

  • Previous direct supervisory experience of professional and support staff.

  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple projects/tasks, short deadlines, competing deadlines and intense pressure to perform.

  • Ability to interact with established networks of senior level international health professionals, donors, universities and other partners.

  • Awareness of, sensitivity to, and experience in working in multiple socio-economic settings and with multi-cultural staff and groups.

  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with counterparts in other agencies and organizations worldwide.

  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication preferred.

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international teams.

  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least one of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata, MS Access.

  • Proficiency in word processing and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa.

  • Excellent facilitation, oral and written communications skills.

  • Ability to travel nationally.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Jhpiego ARC Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Learning Specialist Jobs in Nigeria

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