Full-time

Country Management

Nigeria

Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but also critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services—from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention as well as AIDS care and treatment.
 
Global Fund project will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services.
 
Program Overview
Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund. Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV and TB with Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) services in Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi, Jigawa, Katsina and Gombe States.
 
Position Purpose
The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (MEO), based in the Nigeria Country Office (NCO) in Abuja, will be responsible for capturing project performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities. The MEO will assist in the implementation of monitoring and evaluation of project activities and knowledge management across the States..
Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinating and assisting project team in the development, management and implementing of the monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Develop and maintain MIS system to capture analyze and report on the project indicators;
  • Train team members, health staff and partners at all levels in completion, analysis, reporting and utilization of information collected for operational and strategic needs of the project;
  • Monitor the implementation of project specific M&E activities ensuring compliance with set standards, checking and correcting the quality of systems and data, and providing on-the- job problem-solving and training to correct the quality performance gaps;
  • Train and monitor field staff in the use of data for management decision-making; enable result based management;
  • Summarize, analyze and interpret data collected from partners, project and field offices for monitoring project activities;
  • Promotes information and knowledge sharing across project sites and partners;
  • Travels extensively across all project States to fulfil responsibilities.
  • Supports the project team in developing monthly programmatic reports
Perform other duties as required
Basic Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree / HND in demography, statistics, social sciences, public health, health information management or related field.
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of progressively responsible experience designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluation tasks for health and/or development projects.
  • Familiarity with indicators and standard measurement tools in the areas of HIV/AIDS and other relevant technical areas.
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and a statistical software package (SPSS, EPI-INFO, STATA, SAS or similar).
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to work with various constituencies’ especially relevant government partners, and other implementing partners.
  • Good oral and / or written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate technical material to both expert and lay audiences.
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English  and ability to speak  Hausa language an advantage.