Monitoring And Evaluation Specialist in Kebbi, Nigeria

Healthcare / Medical
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job ID: 13-9020
Location: Kebbi 
Reports To: State Team Leader


  • The success of the PRO-ACT project depends largely on accurate, complete and timely reporting of achievements to PEPFAR/USAID. Achievement of set targets is of utmost importance.
  • Hence, the objective of the M&E Specialist position is to provide technical leadership in the roll-out of LMS-ACT M&E plan in the states integrating it with other health systems and generating strategic data for program management, reporting and documentation of best practices.

Management responsibility:

  • Spearheading the roll-out of PRO-ACT M&E plan in line with PEPFAR and national reporting requirements
  • Member of the State Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project performance

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide technical input in the development of an integrated State PRO-ACT project plan in collaboration with the Directors, Advisors and State Teams.
  • Take lead in the implementation of PRO-ACT state M&E plan and reporting formats for PEPFAR indicators and targets in collaboration with the State Team, Advisors and Directors
  • Establish system for flow of information from service-delivery points to the PRO-ACT central data base and ensure timely M&E technical support to all implementing health facilities.
  • Take lead in building the capacity of health units’ M&E staff and relevant health and community workers in collection, summarization, analysis and presentation of M&E data.
  • Manage the roll-out of the project M&E data quality assurance system including quarterly data quality audits.
  • Assist the STL to coordinate the establishment/strengthening of one state M&E system that informs policy and practice.
  • Ensure state-of-the art database management practice at the state.
  • Analyze M&E data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management.
  • Work with LMS-ACT management to document and publish best practices.


  • Works independently and reports to the State Team Leader.

Decision Making: 

  • Working within project strategy and policy guidelines, makes decisions with regards to work responsibilities and is accountable for them.

Responsibility over data or information:

  • Has access to information within project, and is responsible for program data generation and management.

Responsibility over assets:

  • Overall responsibility assigned assets in the program.

Responsibility over Staff: 

  • M&E Officers


  • Postgraduate degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with 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 spent working with NGOs in an African setting.
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications.
  • Significant experience working in HIV/AIDS programs in Nigeria.
  • Familiarity with PEPFAR reporting systems highly desirable, particularly for HIV Counseling and Testing, prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission, ART, palliative care, and OVC desirable
  • Excellent writing skills, oral and written communication skills and  fluency in English.


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