Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria

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KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation Nigeria is a local non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), the deadliest infectious disease in Nigeria. KNCV Nigeria is a local center of excellence for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national context. 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 C015Location: (Abuja)

Details
The Digital Adherence Technologies (DATs) project is funded by Stop TB Partnership and focuses on using digital tools to support patients with TB treatment and improve treatment outcomes.
DATs are tools designed to assist people TB patients on treatment to take their medications at a place and time convenient to them while remaining connected to their health care provider. Also, it helps to facilitate the identification of high-risk patients who may need additional in-person support.
KNCV TB Foundation Nigeria will be implementing Digital Adherence Technologies (DATs) in 8 states of Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Benue, Imo, Nasarawa, Kano, Katsina, and Rivers to promote adherence to TB treatment and ensure person-centred care for TB patients in Nigeria.
Purpose of the position
The M&E Officer will work with the project coordinator to ensure effective M&E of DAT project activities. Ensure implementation of the M&E plan for DAT 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 Project Coordinator.
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.
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.
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 DAT project monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) plan.
Perform other additional duties as assigned.
Who Are We Looking For?
Education:
Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Social Sciences.
Knowledge / Experience:
At least 2 years of experience in M & E in public health project.
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.
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.
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.

Application Closing Date
28th June, 2021.

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