Assistant Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation at Family Health International (FHI 360)

Family Health International (FHI 360) is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation

Requisition ID: 2022200416
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance.
  • These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity.
  • FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.
  • FHI 360 is expanding its expertise by responding to this humanitarian crisis through integrated WASH, Health and Protection interventions.

Basic Function

  • The Assistant Technical Officer-M&E will assist in monitoring and evaluating program activities at the assigned field site.
  • Primary responsibilities include collecting information on project activities in each sector for proper documentation and reporting of activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Technical Officer-M&E in correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete and timely reporting;
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to field sites, including collecting data on program activities;
  • Bring to the knowledge of the Technical Officer questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data;
  • Maintain good quality data, including periodically implementing data quality assessments (DQAs) using approved tools;
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reports and provide supportive supervision;
  • Support implementation of the project’s accountability strategy, including Complaints and Feedback Mechanisms;
  • Provide oversight, supervision and capacity development for M&E Data clerks;
  • Remain abreast on current M&E developments as well as emerging issues in the area of intervention.
  • Conduct him/herself professionally respecting organization policies and procedures, code of conduct and ethics, and project reporting and communication channels.
  • Maintain proper documentation of M&E records ensuring safe storage for easy retrieval;
  • Work with technical support teams to collect appropriate baseline and endline data;
  • Maintain M&E assets as needed.
  • Responsible for data entry of program data;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • BS / BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant degree with 1 – 3 years’ relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • A sound understanding of humanitarian assistance programming is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues related to the communities.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa languages. Understanding of Kanuri language is a plus,
  • Well-developed computer skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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