M&E Assistants (PEI Programme) - 2 Positions in Katsina, Nigeria

at Save The Children

NGO/Community Services & Dev
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description


  • To provide support to PEI and RI programs supported by CGPP. Ensuring the reduction of non-compliance families in the communities where we are working.
  • Participate in all the CGPP program activities within the communities and primary health centres. Efficiently keeps filing cabinet in order with proper archiving of documents.
  • And help in ensuring the M&E component of the project are kept in accordance with SCI and CGPP recommendation 

Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible for direct implementation of  all the Immunization (Routine Immunization and SIAs)
  • Assist in routine data collection for each project site in the programme
  • Assist in collections and collations of reports from the field sites.
  • Participate in monitoring and quality assurance spot checks on each project site.
  • Assist the project M&E officer in development of case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project.
  • Supervise data input into the data tools and processes for checking data quality with partners.
  • Support the updating of indicators in the database to enable the fulfilment of reporting obligations to donors.
  • Ensure regular update of central data and proper documentation of programme data, for easy access for learning.
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Training in Child Health and Immunization activities
  • Minimm of 2 - 3 years of practical experience of working in an Immunization programme.
  • Good understanding of Immunization Indicators
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications, Excel and Power Points, etc)
  • Fluency in English and Hausa (Spoken and Written) – This is a Community-based Position
  • Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
  • Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality Immunization programmes.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal). The ability to analyse complex data and summarise it for a range of different audiences.
  • Experience of working within budget constraints.
  • Commitment to SCI’s mission, values and approach (includes child protection, equal opportunities and health and safety).
  • Commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.

Desirable / Qualifications:

  • BA / BSc, HND or Equivalent in Public Health; Registered Nurse / Midwife, Community Health and Epidemiology.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ practical experience with working in Immunization or Child Health related Project with local and or International NGOs
  • Familiar with Immunization Indicators
  • Ability to work in partnership with Government and Development partners
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within diversified and multicultural setting
  • Independence, adaptability and flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills

Note: For the purpose of this vacancy, qualified internal and Northern Nigerian indigenes are considered as first-tier candidates.



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