Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer at PATH Nigeria

PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) OfficerTracking Code: 8935Location: Abuja, Nigeria Job DescriptionIn Nigeria, PATH is a member of the USAID-funded AIDSFree consortium that is supporting condom programming using a Total Market Approach (TMA). AIDSFree Nigeria supports sustained, increased use of affordable, high-quality condoms by sexually active persons in Nigeria, especially key populations including female sex workers, men who have sex with men, and people who inject drugs.The project is grounded in TMA to coordinate all condom actors’ inputs and distribution activities, leveraging the relative strengths of the public, social marketing, and commercial sectors to support sustainable access to and use of condoms in Nigeria.PATH is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer to provide technical support to M&E activities. This is a four-month position based in Abuja.Specific ObjectivesThe specific objectives of the project are to:Increase informed demand for and use of condoms.Improve access, effectiveness, and reach of condoms through optimizing distribution of free condoms.Improve the evidence base to inform decisions and investments by market actors in support of sustainable, equitable use of condoms.Position PurposeThe Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will provide technical support to the implementation of the project's M&E and data collection systems to monitor overall project performance against established goals, objectives, and milestones and to ensure compliance with partner organization protocols and PATH's organizational policies.S/he will promote a culture and practice of using data for decision-making within project and partner staff, working closely with the project team to help maintain M&E standards.Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe M&E Officer will report to the M&E Advisor. Duties and responsibilities include:Provide technical support to the implementation of the project monitoring and evaluation activities.Support the finalization and implementation of a performance monitoring plan covering activities to compile, analyze, and present data to report on program progress and impact. Establish baseline for indicators in the M&E plan using existing data sources and conduct special studies as needed.Collect condom market data from key stakeholders in the public, private, and social marketing sectors, update the TMA dashboard, strengthen the capacity of the Government of Nigeria to use the dashboard, and monitor market trends.Collect and analyze retail data in major markets in alignment with established market monitoring mechanisms.Develop suitable dissemination materials for sharing project-related results with stakeholders.Maintain and update the project M&E system on an ongoing basis and generate monthly reports to meet donor and other stakeholder requirements.Consolidate lessons learned from project implementation and make suitable recommendations for future implementation.Maintain relationships with key stakeholders such as the Ministry of Health, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, implementing partners, academic institutions, and donors in the area of monitoring and evaluation of condom programming activities.

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