Consultant, ASAP Performance Monitoring and Improvement Advisor - Nigeria
IntraHealth International
Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
1d ago

Position : Consultant Performance Monitoring and Improvement Advisor

Position Location : Nigeria

Travel Requirements : Domestic travel only

Summary of Job

ASAP is seeking qualified applicants for a Consultant Performance Monitoring and Improvement Advisor position for Nigeria.

S / he will be responsible for the overall leadership and technical guidance in providing capacity-building support to USAID Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) in project performance monitoring and improvement and delivery of results and quality.

S / he will develop standard templates and reporting guidelines to support LIPs in meeting USAID requirements and expectations.

S / he will also work closely and coordinate with other international implementing organizations providing embedded TA to local organizations to avoid duplication of resources and effort.

Scope of Work

Specifically, the Consultant Performance Monitoring and Improvement Advisor will be responsible for the following tasks :

  • Participate in developing Memorandum of Understandings with LIPs and ASAP to outline roles, responsibilities, and
  • Design and establish a project monitoring and evaluation system, including defining project indicators and sources of data and developing the project performance monitoring plan.
  • Develop Capacity Development Plan (CDP) for LIPs; provide on-site TA as indicated in the CDP, and monitor the progress of CDP
  • Conduct a rapid assessment to understand LIP’s current M&E capacity
  • Develop an M&E strengthening plan including identifying process and outcome indicators.
  • Develop a QA / QI processes and supportive supervision tools to strengthen the M&E team
  • Implement capacity-building activities to increase the ability of key LIP staff to identify, collect, analyze and report on high-quality data in support of the malaria program’s indicators
  • Training the M&E teams on PEPFAR reporting requirements including High-Frequency Reporting (HFR) and quarterly progress reporting in DATIM and MER indicators.
  • Minimum Qualifications / Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or another health-related field
  • 10+ years of experience monitoring health or HIV-specific programs, particularly designing M&E plans
  • Demonstrated expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Minimum of 3 years’ practical experience setting up and managing project monitoring and evaluation plans and systems, for USAID-supported projects preferred
  • Substantial experience in building the capacity of government and / or local partner staff in data collection, analysis and / or use
  • Ability to independently plan and execute complex tasks while addressing daily management details and remaining organized and focused on long-term deadlines and strategy
  • Possess outstanding professional reputation and have strong demonstrated interpersonal, written, and oral presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel within the country as needed
  • Oral and written English language required ; additional knowledge of recognized local languages preferred.
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