Monitoring, Evaluation & Research (MER) Coordinator at eHealth Africa

eHealth Africa is focused on improving healthcare by creating effective ways to implement reliable health information management systems. We have developed eHealth and mHealth solutions that can be rapidly deployed to manage patient information and outbreak response, organize transport of health commodities, streamline clinical procedures, monitor vaccine usage and provide data and analysis on health program outcomes.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation & Research (MER) CoordinatorLocation: KanoSummaryThe Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER) Coordinator supports the Deputy Country Director Programs to strengthen and implement monitoring, evaluation and research strategies and plans for eHealth Africa’s Nigeria Office.This role serves the organization's goals, which helps eHA use data to drive decision making through continuous monitoring of program data across multiple programs at eHA.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:Assists eHA in strengthening existing programs systems through ensuring that monitoring, evaluation and research principles are well integrated in eHA programsDevelops and regularly reviews the tools for program monitoring and makes adjustments to facilitate objective measurement of indicators included in program/ project’s Results FrameworksLiaises with Program / Project Managers to collect and analyze priority data and determine progress achieved by individual projectsSupports Program / Project Managers with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research areas of their reporting to funders, as neededEnsures understanding of best practices around the areas of monitoring, evaluation and research in public healthFacilitates in maintaining the data source registry in coordination with Global Health Informatics team.Initiates research using a combinations of research methods that leads to knowledge generation, which would render the program / projects of eHA to continue, redesign or adjust based on these findingsDevelops research and learning products for internal and external dissemination, including literature reviews and peer reviewed publications, etc.Supports other departments and programs with research dissemination needs including development of research posters and presentations, and review of manuscripts for publicationWorks with eHA’s Grants & Contracts office and Business Development to coordinate the submission of proposals to various funding organizations, in close collaboration with the Deputy Country Director of Programs & Operations and the Senior Finance ManagerWorks in close liaison with the Knowledge Management Coordinator to prepare media packages for various audience; and identifies key conferences and workshops of strategic interest to eHA to showcase eHA­ relevant projectsAttends and participates in professional associations, meetings, seminars, conferences and trainings to stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of monitoring, evaluation, and researchTravel between work sitesPerforms any other duties assigned by managementParticipates in and promotes a positive, supportive, cooperative team environmentAttends and participates in staff meetings, training classes and supervisionIs consistently at work and on time and adheres to Policies and ProceduresAdheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field 

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