NGO Jobs in Nigeria at Save the Children
Save the Children has been working in Nigeria since 2001. We are currently working in several states: Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano Bauchi, Kaduna and others -focusing on child survival, nutrition, education and protecting children As the world’s leading independent children’s charity. Save the Children inspires dramatic change for children around the globe. And Nigeria is one of five priority countries for the Alliance popular campaign in child survival. We are looking for experienced staff tothe implementation of the organization’s programme across the country.
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Abuja
The candidate will assume a lead technical advisory role in developing, implementing and maintaining effective and appropriate Monitoring and Evaluation systems for all project activities in coordination with the project management and state teams, and in line with the child survival and EVERYONE campaign reporting requirement and withguidelines and best practices. S/he must possess substantial training and experience in designing ME systems, in particular working with consortium, and involvement in utilizing grass-roots approaches and addressing Issues of power diversity, exclusion, participation, and gender. Based on the programme, implementation plan, and donor reporting requirements, develop a system for capturing and documenting data and relevant on programme activities, beneficiaries outputs , outcomes, and impacts, which is feasible, practical, and “user friendly”, and will obtain valid and reliable .
The candidate will:
Ensure that systems developed capture both quantitative and qualitative information. Produce quarterly report on
Curative health: interventions related to nutrition and malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea related interventions.
Preventive health: such as no. of live births attended by a skilled birth attendant through ed activities of facilities
Health Worker: trained through SC supported programmes
Total reach: no of boys and girls reached directly through SC health and nutrition programs
Other Indicators, as identified by the programme.
Ensure an effective roll-out of ME collection and reporting systems to all staff and partners through training, site visits, manuals, and other technical support as needed. Ensure systems are well understood and properly implemented by staff and partners.
Ensure that all tools are practical to use and accommodate Different levels of expertise and computer literacy, from community groups, to partners, to programme staff.
Works with PRRI/NN/MNCHstate teams and Katsina to establish reporting processes to ensure that all Information and data is collected, documented, and collated in an accurate and timely manner.
Create a system for ensuring that information obtained is also shared with communities, children and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanism.
Provide ongoing support to state teams, partners, and communes to maintain ME systems; identify skill gaps that can be addressed in subsequent refresher trainings.
Help coordinate overall programme review and evaluation activities as required. This includes coordinating mid-term and final evaluations, and supporting donor and external reviews as required.
Ensure regular reviews of the ME system itself making improvements as needed and recommended, in consultation with , staff, and partners.
Work with other Nigeria program and effective programs team to ensure that the child survival ME system is well linked and/or integrated with overall ME systems and tools they can use for other related if they are successful in obtaining external funding.
The candidate must be a graduate with excellent spoken and written English language
Excellent IT expertise and excellent presentation and communication skills to large audience.
How to Apply
To apply for this, applicants should send their CV. And covering letter in only one attached document explaining their suitability to vacancy@scuk .org . The subject field must clearly state the you are applying for (e.g Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Abuja) otherwise your will be rejected.
Our selection processes reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.
Application closes on 11th August 2011.
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