Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist person on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria m 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, HIV and health extractives and governance, and peace building programming.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: M&E Officer
Job Ref Code: MER171019
Reports To: Program Manager, Vitamin A supplementation Project.
CRS has received funding from Micronutrient Initiative (MI), an international not for profit NGO with its headquarter in Ottawa, Canada and a country office in Abuja Nigeria. MI supports and promotes food fortification and micronutrient supplementation program in developing countries including Nigeria. MI program focus in Nigeria include promotion of vitamin A supplementation, salt iodization, iron and folic acid supplementation for pregnant women and use of Zinc and low-osmolarity ORS in the management of childhood diarrhea.
The primary responsibility of the M&E Officer is to monitor and coordinate the planning, implementation and review of the MNCH Week activities in Bauchi, Delta and Gombe states from November 2019 - March 2023.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
Extract indicators from Performance Framework to support project implementation plan
Develop an M&E plan for monitoring
Support the activities of the Program Manager to ensure quality and timeliness of data collection and reporting.
Provide technical oversight and guidance to strengthen state-level M&E systems
Ensure proper orientation and quality supervision to CRS state-based VAS consultants and independent monitors and M&E focal persons in the State Primary Health Care Development Agencies (SPHCDAs).
Refine the electronic platform for data capturing and advise on solutions for continuous improvement.
Support the implementation of the MNCH Week at the state levels.
Report writing and data dissemination:
Write-up data findings and initial draft report
Share findings with CRS project team
Support final report development in collaboration with Program Manager.
Development of lessons learned, best practices and case studies
Key Working Relationships
HoU, Program Manager, Technical Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Heads of Programming Units, Grants and Compliance Manager and other MQ staff, partner staff
Qualifications and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in a field related to Public Health, International Development, or Social Sciences. Master’s degree holders will be preferred.
- Minimum of 4 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluating health programs in a Northern and Southern states of the country.
- Minimum 1-year experience working State Governments or NGOs on MNCH week M &E Component.
- Experience with National Dashboard for data reporting and the use of RapidSMS is desirable
- Prior experience in a project management is desirable.
The Officer will be based in Abuja but will require frequent travel to project states.
Application Closing Date
5:00pm, 30th October, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should download the "CRS Application Form" using the link below, fill and send with a detailed Resume as one document (in a PDF Format) indicating position being applied for and the Job Ref Code as the subject of the application to: email@example.com
- The above job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
- “CRS is an equal - opportunity employer, does not discriminate based on race, color, religion and we are committed to gender sensitive programming and management’. etc.
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