Technical Officer-MERL

TAConnect G-ANC
Posted 7 months ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an indigenous organization with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.

To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

TECHNICAL OFFICER – MERL: will support the design and implementation of the project’s MERL system in line with national policies and guidelines. Provide support to the project on data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting, ensuring that data is of high quality and data quality audit worthy. Support the strengthening of malaria surveillance. Will conduct and support the State to perform DQA. S/he will support health facilities, SMoH/SPHCDA to analyze data and use appropriate visualizations to develop reports, bulletins etc. Develop data collection tools that will capture project specific data elements. Build the capacity of health care providers, State MNH TWG, State M&E team on MERL, Research, etc. Lead the development of monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Manage baseline assessments and support the implementation of operational research.

Minimum Recruitment Standard:

  • MSc. /Master’s degree in any of the following or related fields: social science, international development, public health, engineering, statistics, or economics.
  • At least four (4) years progressive experience in the implementation of result-based MERL.
  • Demonstrated relevant technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Demonstrated commitment to data use and learning to improve program performance.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation and learning, including impact evaluation.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available statistical and data visualization software programs.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of HMIS and DHIS2.
  • Ability to design and conduct assessment, evaluations, and operational research.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:  AHNi-M&

Vacancy closes: Friday 29th December 2023

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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