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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

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KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria, is a local non-profit public health organization firmly equipped with technical and administrative capacity in providing technical TB support services, strengthening TB services delivery, support health system strengthening and research in Nigeria. Our programs are designed to advance the WHO Global End TB strategy of creating a world free of TB. We employ a systems approach, using data-driven quality improvement methods to identify and address gaps in TB diagnostic and treatment services. Our work to end TB focuses on collaborative planning, design, and implementation, engaging the private sector, strengthening service delivery platforms, community structures and improving the quality of services. Our multidisciplinary team of passionate professionals covers a broad range of expertise such as programmatic TB control, research, clinical management, social science, education, digital health, and project management.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Vacancy Number: KN61
Location: Abuja

NTBLCP Connectivity Project

  • The National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Control Program (NTBLCP), a division under the department of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Heath is charged with the coordination and implementation of all Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer control activities in Nigeria.
  • Part of the strategy to ensure improved accountability for identified cases is the innovative connectivity approach using GXAlert/ASPECT.
  • The programme has leverage on this to ensure connectivity of all Xpert/MTB Rif machines in-country which has posed as an advantage for early notification.
  • The NTBLCP having received new molecular diagnostic tools (Truenat) plans to extend diagnostic connectivity to these machines with funding from the STOP TB partnership to be implemented in partnership with KNCV and SystemOne , there is need to engage three personnel for improved new tools connectivity coordination.

Purpose of the Position

  • The M&E Officer will work with the project coordinator to ensure effective M&E of Connectivity Project activities.
  • Ensure implementation of the M&E plan for Connectivity Project including monitoring progress against planned activities, critical milestones and targets as well as providing support and guidance to program counterparts to ensure that the data collection, data management and reporting, are of the highest possible quality.
  • Hierarchically, the M & E Officer reports to the Programme Coordinator.

Responsibilities 
As a M & E Officer you will:

  • Ensure timely and complete reporting of project activities.
  • Adapt & implement tools & techniques to improve quality and use of data.
  • Support the project coordinator in data management for rapid assessments, situational analysis, surveys, evaluations and other research as required.
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluating progress towards annual work plans, expected outputs, including selecting and monitoring progress in meeting indicators.
  • Assist the project coordinator and support monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management activities.
  • Ensure timely data collection, compilation and reporting according to Connectivity Project monitoring and evaluation plan.
  • In collaboration with the State TB program, mentor all M&E focal persons in the state level as well as Local Government TB & Leprosy Control Supervisors (LGTBLSs) and Health Facility Staff.
  • Contribute to employ a rigorous monitoring and evaluation system to track the progress of all activities and outputs, including a strong focus on evaluating Tuberculosis awareness and participation in all project activities.
  • Perform other additional duties as assigned

Who Are We Looking For?
Education:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Sciences.

Knowledge / Eperience:

  • At least 2 years of experience in M & E in public health project.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, approachable and good listener.
  • Exhibits high level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyze complex sets of relationships and situations.
  • Experience in working in the fields of TB/HIV, Community TB, and MDR TB, with extensive field experience in Nigeria.
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis and use of computer.

Behavioral Competencies and Skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, approachable and good listener
  • Exhibits high level of accuracy in work, and ability to analyze complex sets of relationships and situations
  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritize work, handle pressure.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV, including a Motivation Letter and 3 Professional References which must be indicated on their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note

  • For more information, please contact us via: +234 (0)9030349255 .
  • We only consider applications that are received through the KNCV TB Foundation Nigeria recruitment email.

Application Deadline  10th June, 2022.


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