Monitoring & Evaluation Officer (3) at Save the Children

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.In Nigeria, Save the Children has been working since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives. Today, Save the Children is working in seven federal states - Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi and Kaduna - focusing on providing basic healthcare and protecting children. We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthdayAll children learn from a quality basic education and that,Violence against children is no longer toleratedWe know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.ROLE PURPOSE:To ensure implementation of the M&E plan for Reaching and Empowering Adolescent to take informed decision on their health (REACH) programmes including monitoring progress against planned activities, critical milestones and targets as well as providing support and guidance to partners M&E officers and government counterparts to ensure  highest possible quality  data collection, data management and reporting.KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:Coordinate Data Collection, Data Quality Management, Analysis and State level ReportingParticipate in the design of programme monitoring and evaluation tools (registers, reporting templates, data bases, etc.) to track REACH projectsIn collaboration with MOH, MOE, MWASD and relevant SC staff, ensure timely data collection, compilation and reporting according to programme M&E planConduct monthly data analysis and prepare monthly programme IPTT monitoring reportsEnsure the programme database is updated regularlySupport programme feedback meetings to communities, facilities and authoritiesSupport the M&E Advisor to implement the DQA system including the conduct of data quality assessments according to the M&E planSupport the M&E Advisor in data management for rapid assessments, situational analysis, surveys, evaluations and other research as requiredPlan, forecast and facilitate the production and supply of M&E tools and materials to supported sitesSupport Programme Supervision, Monitoring and EvaluationSupport the M&E Advisor to monitor REACH projects at the intervention states and communicate findings and progress to Program ManagersParticipate in evaluation of REACH projects, focusing on data management of evaluation datasets.Support the dissemination and use of evaluation and research reports and propose changes for improvement to the REACH Team.Support Documentation, Reporting, Knowledge Sharing and Effective Feedback MechanismSupport coordination of REACH projects monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual reviews and reports as required.Participate in dissemination of program information to communities, children, and other stakeholders through a regular feedback mechanismManage the beneficiary complaints and feedback mechanism databaseWork with state teams to collect information on potential case studies and success storiesUpdate shared drive and project team space with program monitoring documents regularly

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