Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Associate at Helen Keller International


About " Helen Keller International "

Helen Keller International (HKI), established in 1915, is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to saving the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Headquartered in New York City, HKI currently conducts programs in 21 countries in Africa and Asia, as well as in the United States.

HKI implements integrated package of cost-effective interventions that are proven to improve maternal and child nutrition. HKI supports policies and programs on food fortification, vitamin A supplementation, infant and young child feeding, nutrition-sensitive agriculture, community-based management of acute malnutrition and prevention and treatment of neglected tropical diseases. At the core of HKI’s programs is advocacy and social behavior change communication to various stakeholders. HKI also undertakes cutting-edge research to influence policy decisions and inform program quality.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title:

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Associate

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Job Type:

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Job Description

  • The success of the Global Nutrition Project (funded by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) depends largely on accurate, complete, and timely reporting of achievements to donors. Achievement of set targets is of utmost importance.
  • Hence, the objective of the M&E Associate position is to provide technical support in the roll-out of the M&E plan in the project states and generate strategic data for program management, reporting, and documentation of best practices.
  • Support in the development of an integrated State LDSC project plan in collaboration with the nutrition program Coordinator and M&E Specialist.
  • Support in the implementation of the LDSC M&E plan and reporting formats for indicators and targets in collaboration with the M&E Specialist.
  • Work with the M&E Specialist to establish a system for the flow of information from service-delivery points to the Helen Keller central database and ensure timely M&E technical support to all implementing health facilities.
  • Take the lead in building the capacity of health units’ M&E staff and relevant health and community workers in the collection, summarization, analysis, and presentation of M&E data.
  • Work with M&E Specialist for the roll-out of the project M&E data quality assurance system including quarterly data quality audits.
  • Assist the M&E Specialist to coordinate the establishment/strengthening of the state M&E system that informs policy and practice.
  • Ensure and maintain the state-of-the-art database management practice at the state.
  • Analyze M&E data on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management.
  • Work with M&E Specialist/state team lead/Nutrition Program Coordinator to document and publish best practices.
  • Prepare progress reports, and analyze these reports in terms of problems and actions needed. Prepare consolidated progress reports for project management to submit to the relevant bodies, in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing.
  • Prepare monitoring reports, analyze them for impact evaluation, and identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation.
  • Sharing of the outputs of M&E findings with project staff, implementing partners, and primary stakeholders.
  • Make regular reports to the project team highlighting areas of concern and preparing the documentation for review at meetings.

Job Requirement

  • Degree in Statistics, Epidemiology, or related field with a focus on monitoring and evaluation and/or Biostatistics.
  • At least 2 years hand-on-experience in monitoring and evaluation with very good analytical, presentation, communication, and reporting skills.
  • Significant experience in developing monitoring plans and/or management information systems 2 years of which were spent working with NGOs in an African setting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, multicultural, and team-building skills.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, databases, and statistical applications.
  • Significant experience working in Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM), Nutrition, Village Saving Loan Association (VSLA), Income Generating Activities (IGA) and DHIS2 programs in Nigeria.
  • Excellent writing skills, oral and written communication skills, and fluency in English

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV along with a Cover Letter in one document to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


July 12, 2023
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