Job Title : MEAL Technical Advisor - HIV Care and Support
Job Ref Code : MTA11119
Band : 9
Department : Programs / FASTER
Reports To : MEAL Director
The Technical Advisor MEAL (HIV Care and Treatment) will provide MEAL technical coordination and support for FASTER Nigeria HIV Care and treat priority areas
S / he will coordinate MEAL system strengthening strategies for effective coordination of the HIV response at national and sub-national level
The MEAL TA will support the national and sub-national HIV coordination structures in the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts.
Specifically, the TA MEAL (HIV Care and Treatment) will provide technical support for the effective functioning of the National Data Repository (NDR) of the Federal Ministry of Health while also strengthening strategies to promote data management and data demand and use.
Required Skills & Qualifications
MBBS / MD and / or MPH with a minimum of 7 years relevant experience in providing MEAL support to PEPFAR funded HIV Care and Treatment Programs.
At least 7 years of practical experience in using monitoring, evaluation and learning activities to inform activity implementation and results.
Strong background in PEPFAR program implementation; experience in supervising and providing MEAL technical assistance for PEPFAR HIV, OVC and Adolescent programs.
Ability to work both in a team and independently and ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training.
Good knowledge of National HIV Care and Treatment guidelines (Pediatric & Adult) and experience working with the Ministry of Health and other relevant entities.
Excellent analytic, organizational and computer skills; skilled in MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Experience with SharePoint a plus.
Team leadership abilities with diverse / multi-disciplinary teams. Coaching skills.
Strong communications and presentation skills; able to develop tailored and persuasive messaging for varied audiences.
Experience with implementation sciences and familiarity with the use of a wide range of statistical packages is a plus
Proven leadership qualities, depth and breadth of technical expertise and experience, and strong interpersonal skills.