Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below:Job Title: Technical Officer, Monitoring & EvaluationRequisition: 2018202540Location: Abuja, NigeriaJob Type: Full timeSupervisor: Technical Advisor, M&EBasic FunctionThe Technical Officer (M&E), under the supervision of the Technical Advisor, M&E, is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities for the state offices.The Technical Officer (M&E) will work with others in the country office and field offices to ensure that field monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate, of high quality, and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs.Duties and ResponsibilitiesWork with the country office, zonal-level M&E staff and government counterparts to provide support and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation activities and on the donor and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.Provide support to the sites in the zones and state offices, including interacting with site and State Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of FMOH/SMOH, NHMIS/SHMIS, LGA M&E and Nutrition Officers, and other Implementing Agencies/subgrantees and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.Support the A&T Nigeria team to integrate IYCF into programs across the supported states, support sub-grantees and the states in their indicator reporting and data collection strategies, activities, analysis and reporting formats.Work with state offices and local partners to support implementation researches, community monitoring rapid assessment and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting.Help interpret and disseminate data on IYCF from supported states and ensure the results are reported to clients and partners in alignment with the overall A&T and GON M&E system.Contribute to the design and technical development of monitoring and evaluation initiatives at national and state level. Provide related capacity building support (TA and training) in strategic collection and used of IYCF data at zonal and state level.Conduct routine monitoring visits to state offices and project sites, including the conduct of data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools; assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.Help ensure that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality of all program interventions, including M&E tools logistics and management.Assist in the development and maintenance of the computerized data capture of program activities, including DHIS2.0 and provides technical assistance and training to the staff at the state offices responsible for data entry and management. Provide technical assistance to M&E officers of FMOH/SMOH, NHMIS/SHMIS, LGA M&E and Nutrition Officers, and other Implementing Agencies/subgrantees in integrating IYCF data into the national HMIS.Perform other duties as assigned. 

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