MEL / HMIS Officer – Nigeria IHP at Palladium Group

  • NGO
  • Full time
  • 5 months ago
  • Abuja
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 6 years

Job Description

Ref.: req8003

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitoring Evaluation and Learning:
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the TO7 MELP to systematically document performance for technical team to ensure the TO7 implementation is on track
  • Generates robust evidence for programmatic learning that leads to action, decision making, and impact
  • Together with Senior MEL Manager, ensures the alignment of M&E activities with program goals and contributes to the development of annual work plans to identify TO7 targets and ensure inclusion of M&E activities
  • Monitors project activities and tracks these activities against the TO7 results framework
  • Conducts visits to LGAs as necessary for data validation to monitor the quality and completeness of data sets
  • Generates monthly indicator reports and tracking progress against key indicators
  • Works closely with the FCT stakeholders and trains M&E staff at the LGA, facility, and community levels to build their M&E capacity
  • Contributes to the identification, analysis, and synthesis of technical knowledge and evidence-based information in intervention areas including family planning, reproductive, maternal and child health, malaria, nutrition and immunization.

HMIS:

  • Coordinates data collection at project states offices to monitor performance and ensure timely compilation and reporting of data, and leads activities to support HMIS strengthening at LGA level
  • Collaborates with other partnering implementers on alignment of data collection, analysis, and results reporting
  • Oversees the data migration and reconstruction efforts with the facility, LGAs, SMOH, and other stakeholders on the ground
  • Facilitates training surveys and ensures quality of data and data management activities at the facility level
  • Trains staff on database (HMIS) and answers questions related to the system

Reporting:

  • Reports to Senior MEL Manager

Required Qualifications:

The MEL/HMIS Officer will have experience working with facility level M&E of public health programs. The Officer will have expertise and up-to-date knowledge and skills in M&E for health systems and healthcare provision programming, and experience working with different cadres of government. S/he must be intimately familiar with the public context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID / International donor programs.

Additional qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree / HND in Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences, Public Health, Health Information Management or related field, Masters Preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience designing, implementing, monitoring, evaluation and learning tasks for health and/or development projects
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible experience with reporting health services data using standard tools and software. Familiarity with NHMIS and DHIS2 is required.
  • HMIS data context at the State level and working with health facilities and LGA for data collection, reporting and use.
  • Familiarity with USAID / International indicators and standard measurement tools in the areas of reproductive health/family planning, maternal and neonatal health and other relevant technical areas
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and ACCESS, and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work with relevant government partners, USAID, other Donors, and implementing partners
  • Good verbal, listening, writing, and intrapersonal skills essential for effective interaction among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities
  • Experience at organizing and facilitating systems strengthening, capacity development and mentoring processes
  • Fluent in English (written and oral communication) and other local languages

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Palladium Group on palladium.csod.com to apply
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