Location : Nationwide
Employment Type : Temporary
This is a consultancy for a proposal the organization is working on.The Regional M&E Expert will lead regional / state-based MEL efforts 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.
Lead state-level verification of performance of NSAs, SPHCDAs, and achievement of DLI results by state agencies
Collaborates with the national technical M&E expert to lead data collection and conducting interviews.
Manage research assistants across the state.
Manage data collection, collation, reporting, quality assurance and control of the state team.
Provide periodic reports to the national team on project implementation.
Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
A minimum of a Master's Degree in Economics, Public Health or Nutrition.
At least 10 years of relevant experience in M&E techniques, design and implementation at project level
Technical knowledge of M&E in nutrition-based assignments
Experience in conducting large, national-level surveys, ideally in Nigeria.
Experience with verification of disbursement-linked indicators for international donors like the World Bank, USAID, etc.
Demonstrated analytical and report writing skills.
Ability to comply with the estimated project timelines and workdays.