Senior Technical Officer (Program /MERL) Job at Pact Nigeria

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer (Program /MERL)
Company: Pact Nigeria
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: MBA/MSc/MA
Experience: 5 years
Location: Bayelsa, Nigeria
Job Field: Administration / Secretarial   NGO/Non-Profit
Pact Nigeria, located in Abuja, is the Nigerian Country office of Pact, which is an independent International non-profit Organization headquartered in Washington, DC, USA. Pact’s vision is a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership over their future. Its mission is to enable systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.”
PROMOT II will focus interventions to increase PMTCT uptake, prevent sew pediatric HIV infections and mobilize community support for prioritizing and sustaining PMTCT in Bayelsa. Pact Nigeria seeks highly experienced and qualified Nigerian candidates to fill the following vacant positions below on the PROMOT II Project which will be based in Bayelsa:
Position Summary: – The Senior Technical Officer (Program/MERL) will provide oversight of all monitoring & evaluation activities of the Project. – The Senior Officer will ensure that monitoring systems meet the requirements of the donor and that performance results can be used for continuous improvement. – He or she will supervise the design and development of program specific Performance Monitoring Plans. – The Senior MERL Officer will adapt existing Pact Nigeria monitoring tools, as well as propose new ways of measuring change through the use of both quantitative and qualitative data collection tools, analysis of secondary data, and, where appropriate, remote monitoring techniques. – S/he will strengthen staff and partners capacity in qualitative and quantitative monitoring and evaluation tools through comprehensive staff training and coaching.
Minimum Qualifications: – Postgraduate or Master degree in Development Studies, Research Methods, Statistics, Social Sciences, Measurement and Evaluation, Project Planning and Management or other relevant field preferred. – Minimum 5 years of active M&E work experience in development programming required; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in M&E and skilled in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies and techniques. – Excellent computer skills, including experience with: Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Epi-Info, Epi-Data, SPSS, Access, DHIS, SQL, and any other statistical packages.

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