Location : Nationwide
Employment Type : Temporary
This is a consultancy for a proposal the organization is working on. The Regional / State Team Leader will be responsible for coordinating regional or state-level activities as related to the verification of performance on antenatal nutrition service and focused adolescent health service deliveries by governmental and non-governmental agencies.
The purpose of this assignment is for the Independent Verification Agency (IVA) to conduct independent third-party verification of (i) performance of contracted NSAs on a sample basis every six months;
ii) performance of SPHCDAs with respect to delivery of nutrition sensitive antenatal care at primary health care centers on an annual basis;
and (iii) achievement of DLI results at respective federal and participating state levels on as and when achieved basis.
Coordinate day-to-day activities for the IVA at the state or regional level.
Provide MEL technical support to state teams in the implementation activities.
Lead communication and relationship management with the relevant state agencies
Support implementation of the MEL activities for the independent verification project in the state.
Manage state-level personnel on the project, including ad-hoc staff like research assistants / data collectors.
Provide administrative and financial management support in the state / region throughout the project lifecycle.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
A minimum of a Master's degree in Management, Social Science or Economics.
At least 10 years of relevant Monitoring & Evaluation experience, including managing large-scale nutrition projects in Nigeria.
Technical knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation in Public Health, with a focus on nutrition services.
Experience with staff management in different states or regions.
Experience in conducting large, national-level surveys, ideally in Nigeria.
Demonstrated analytical and report writing skills.
Ability to comply with the estimated project timelines and workdays.