Associate Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation
Heartland Alliance
lagos, NG
5d ago
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Job title : Associate Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : August 10, 2022

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  • Project Background

    Heartland Alliance Ltd-Gte is currently implementing a USAID funded Key Populations Community HIV Services Action and Response (KP-CARE 1) project in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Jigawa, Lagos, and Niger.

    The project's goal is to reduce HIV incidence, morbidity, and mortality among Key Populations as well as their sexual partners and children by increasing their access to and success in HIV prevention, diagnosis, and treatment by addressing the biological, social, and structural drivers of the epidemic using human rights principles and sustainable, peer-led approaches.

    We seek applications from qualified persons for the position below :

    Position Title : Associate Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation

    Reports to : State Team Lead

    Location(s) : Agege, Lagos

    Employment type : Full Time

    Job Summary

    The Associate Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation under the administrative supervision of the State Team Lead and technical oversight of the Director of Strategic Information is responsible for the overall KPCARE1 M&E activities in Lagos State.

    This includes effective coordination of the M&E processes, results, and M&E related engagements with the GoN partners (SACA, SASCP and other related agencies) and technical supervision of the M&E team in the respective zones within the State.

    He / She coordinates collation of routine data and emerging data requests from all Zones / One Stop Shops (OSSs) within the State to ensure complete state-level data completeness.

    Ensures that high quality data relating to KPCARE1 implementation is generated and feeds into HALG internal and external reporting platforms in a timely, relevant, triangulated and well analyzed manner.

    This includes LAMIS, NDR, DMEL, HFR, Quarterly / Monthly program reports etc.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the organization delivers on all internal and external monitoring and evaluation requirements in a timely manner and with high quality information.
  • Leads the operationalization of the Total Market Approach (TMA) data management system in Lagos and support replication in other states.
  • Ensure that data collection methodologies used at field level are standardized, enabling the specific characteristics of different target groups to be captured and analyzed.
  • Coordinate M&E related state-level engagements and technical support to the GoN stakeholders / agencies including promotion of sustainable M&E system and data ownership.
  • Ensure that monthly quantitative data analysis is shared with Director, Strategic Information as well other key management staff and relevant stakeholders to inform program design and review.
  • Provide technical support to States M&E team on efficient data management processes and reporting.
  • Support Director of Strategic Information in specific Monitoring and Evaluation Capacity building initiatives.
  • Ensure that all HALG internal and external reporting requirements are met with timely, relevant, triangulated and well analyzed data.
  • Support project teams with assessment / evaluation planning, ensuring that minimum criteria for quality evaluations are integrated into design and implementation.
  • Contribute to improvements in existing policies and procedures to enhance effective accountability mechanisms with approval from the Director, Strategic Information.
  • Participate in designing and implementation of studies, assessments and learning in coordination with HALG technical Lead and program staff.
  • Seek opportunities for information sharing and learning exchanges with local actors / INGOs to promote coordination at local and national level.
  • Maintain code for existing Electronic Medical Records.
  • Input additional features to the existing Electronic Medical Records.
  • Assist facilities to troubleshoot issues they might be having with the Electronic Medical Records.
  • Any other duties assigned.
  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and / or competency required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Education and / or Experience :

  • Degree in Social science, biostatistics, public health, health information science, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in monitoring and evaluation of health and / or programs, preferably related to HIV / AIDS and reproductive health.
  • Masters' degree will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated understanding of monitoring and evaluation approaches including health information systems.
  • Experience in data quality assurance, DHIS 2.0, database management. Good working knowledge of national data collection tools in HIV programming.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical colleagues.
  • Knowledge of data processing, database design and data entry.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Statistical and other M&E software packages
  • Good working experience in monitoring and evaluation at the community, state and national levels.
  • Other Competencies :

  • Time Management Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs;
  • presents numerical data effectively.

  • Adaptability - adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation;
  • able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Cultural Sensitivity Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
  • Non-discriminatory- Does not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs or behavioral habits.
  • Language Skills :

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Local Language preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency in public speaking.
  • Computer Skills :

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, Outlook / Exchange, Windows operating systems, Power Point.
  • Other software routinely used by Heartland Alliance.
  • Work Environment :

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The employee will be required to co-locate with local partners usually in the same office.
  • The employee is required to travel regularly to often insecure and limited resource environments.
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