Contract Type : Full Time
Project : Public Health Nutrition Program
Compensation : Highly Competitive Salary + Medical Insurance, Group Life & Personal Accident Insurance Cover, other allowances and benefits.
About Company : Our client is a reputable management consulting firm that develops innovative solutions that address pressing healthcare challenges with focus and presence in West and Central Africa.
The Company is seeking to hire an experienced M&E Manager to support and deliver nutrition services at the community level in Gombe State to help increase utilization of quality, cost-effective nutrition services for pregnant and lactating women, adolescent girls and children under five years of age in order to reducing the malnutrition levels in the state.
The Project Objective : The project is aimed at increasing access to and utilization of a community-based Basic Package of Nutrition Services (BPNS) in defined geography or states according to established and agreed targets (for quality and coverage) to reduce the level of malnutrition in Nigeria.
Scope of Work
The project will, in an equitable and sustainable manner and through a mix of counseling and service delivery, promote increased access to and utilization of the following services under BPNS :
Knowledge of mothers / care-givers of children 0-23 months of age on improved behaviors related to maternal, infant and young child feeding, notably early, exclusive and continued breastfeeding, appropriate complementary feeding, and early stimulation
Fifteen sachets of micronutrient powders per month among children 6-23 months to improve the quality of complementary feeding
At least 90 iron-folic acid (IFA) tablets by pregnant women by specifically addressing barriers that inhibit women from taking a full course of IFA tablets during pregnancy through counseling during ante-natal care sessions
At least three doses of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria during ante-natal care by pregnant women
At least four sachets of zinc / oral rehydration solution (ORS) per year for treatment of diarrhea among children 6-59 months of age
Semi-annual vitamin A supplementation among children 6-59 months of age
Semi-annual deworming among children 12-59 months of age
Master’s Degree in Statistics or Economics or Demography or Anthropology or Development Planning or Social Work or Epidemiology or related subjects of similar scope
At least 5 years of progressive experience of monitoring and evaluation in public health / nutrition or any large social sector programs
data analysis, interpretation and reporting
Proficient with analytical tools and software such as Stata, SPSS, MS Excel, etc. Knowledge of other Nigerian languages will be an asset
Highly Competitive Salary + Medical Insurance, Group Life & Personal Accident Insurance Cover, other allowances and benefits.
data analysis, interpretation and reporting Proficient with analytical tools and software such as Stata, SPSS, MS Excel, etc.
Knowledge of other Nigerian languages will be an asset