Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and responded to the humanitarian crisis in the NE for five years. In anticipation of a new project, and in support of ongoing ones, FHI360 seeks an experienced Assistant Technical Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation to support our response to the humanitarian crisis in NE Nigeria.
The Assistant Technical Officer-M&E will assist in monitoring and evaluating program activities at the assigned field site. Primary responsibilities include collecting information on project activities in each sector for proper documentation and reporting of activities.
Duties and ResponsibilitiesAssist the Technical Officer-M&E in correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete and timely reporting; Conduct routine monitoring visits to field sites, including collecting data on program activities; Bring to the knowledge of the Technical Officer questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data; Maintain good quality data, including periodically implementing data quality assessments (DQAs) using approved tools; Assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reports and provide supportive supervision; Support implementation of the projectâs accountability strategy, including Complaints and Feedback Mechanisms; Provide oversight, supervision and capacity development for M&E Data clerks; Remain abreast on current M&E developments as well as emerging issues in the area of intervention. Conduct him/herself professionally respecting organization policies and procedures, code of conduct and ethics, and project reporting and communication channels. Maintain proper documentation of M&E records ensuring safe storage for easy retrieval; Work with technical support teams to collect appropriate baseline and endline data; Maintain M&E assets as needed. Responsible for data entry of program data; Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation. Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues related to the communities. Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff and recipients of assistance. Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision. High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa languages. Understanding of Kanuri language is an added advantage. Well-developed computer skills.
Qualifications and Requirements:BSc / BA in Statistics, Public health, Development studies, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant degree with at least 1-3 yearsâ post NYSC relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management. Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable. Familiarity with Northern Nigeria M&E context and locations A sound understanding of humanitarian assistance programming is desirable.
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This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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Our values and commitments to safeguarding:FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicantsâ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicantâs tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.
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