~ Position Open ~

State Community TB/HIV Cascade Monitor

Ekiti, FCT, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa & Rivers States

Job Description

The State Community TB/HIV Cascade Monitors will coordinate all aspects of monitoring and evaluation and contribute strategically to the success and impact of the overall Global Fund GC7 Project. He/She will ensure that all community TB/HIV integrated services in the GC7 grants are carried out and all targets met.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate support for the implementation of TB/HIV integrated services in the communities.
  • Ensure active case finding in the communities in the State of implementation
  • Align M&E activities with organizational goals, ensuring monitoring and evaluation contribute to program success and impact.
  • Work closely with the State Technical Officer and other stakeholders in the planning and design activities to integrate robust M&E components into program structures and implement all community activities for active case finding.
  • Contribute to developing logical frameworks, results frameworks, and performance indicators.
  • Supervise and lead other team of data collectors in the implementation state and provide guidance, mentorship, and support.
  • Foster a collaborative and results-oriented team culture.
  • Maintain an effective M&E system that includes data collection, management, analysis, and reporting processes.
  • Ensure the use of appropriate technology and tools to streamline M&E activities.
  • Oversee data collection, analysis, and interpretation to measure program performance against established indicators.
  • Supervise data quality assessment processes and ensure corrective actions are implemented.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive M&E reports for internal and external stakeholders, highlighting key findings, lessons learned, and recommendations.
  • Communicate M&E results in a way that informs decision-making and program implementation.
  • Plan and manage program evaluations, ensuring that evaluation methodologies were rigorous and aligned with organizational standards.
  • Utilize evaluation findings to make evidence-based recommendations for program enhancement.
  • Build the capacity of state data collection officers in monitoring and evaluation principles and practices.
  • Conduct training sessions to enhance data collection, analysis, and reporting skills.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including donors, government agencies, and partner organizations, to ensure alignment of M&E activities with project goals.
  • Establish effective communication channels for ongoing engagement.
  • Lead efforts to continuously improve the M&E system, incorporating feedback and adapting methodologies to changing program needs. – Identify opportunities for innovation and efficiency.
  • Ensure adherence to ethical data collection, analysis, and reporting standards, prioritizing confidentiality and data protection.
  • Take roles as assigned by the State Technical Officer or representative of the executive management.

Required Experience

  • Experience & Skills:
    • Minimum of 3 years’ professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities in public health projects.
    • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports.
    • Experience in digital/mobile data collection tools.
    • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software
    • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software such as MS Excel, Stata and SPSS for project implementation.
    • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and/ performance monitoring plans.
    • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
    • Proven success in designing, implementing and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
    • Experience of Implementation of Global Fund (GF) grant is an added advantage.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, public health or related field. Master’s degree or Bachelor’s plus an advanced certificate in M&E will be an added advantage.
  • Desired Competencies:
    • Ability to think strategically and align M&E activities with the overall goals and objectives of the organization.
    • Proficient project management skills to oversee M&E activities within the program.
    • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret complex data, identify trends, and draw meaningful conclusions. Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey M&E findings and recommendations to diverse audiences, including stakeholders and decision-makers.
    • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders, including donors, government agencies, and partner organizations.
    • Commitment to achieving measurable results and using M&E findings for program improvement and decision-making.
    • Ability to adapt to changing program requirements, priorities, and external environments.

Method of Application

Applicants should complete the online form at here and send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter in ONLY one attachment (MSWord document) explaining suitability for the job; to tbstatecommunitycascademonitor@arfh-ng.org on/or before 23rd January, 2024.

Please indicate the title of post applied for in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional referees including their functional e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ARFH has a Child Safeguarding policy in place and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

JOB TYPE

Full Time

POSTING DATE:

16 January, 2024

CLOSING DATE:

23 January, 2024

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