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Monitoring, Evaluation And Knowledge Management Officer At Ohonyeta Care Givers (OCAG)


Ohonyeta Care Givers (OCAG) is a Non-Government Organization (NGO) established in 1997 in Otukpo, Benue State of Nigeria to address the socio-economic and health concerns of the people of Benue and other poor communities in Nigeria.
Ohonyeta which means ‘Saviour’ in Idoma, is the brain child of Dr. Esther Oigoga. She is passionate about addressing the challenges of women and children in and around Otukpo. She shared this vision with a group of selfless individuals and thus, Ohonyeta Care Givers was born. After identifying a strong link between poverty and health, the need to fight poverty and improve health, particularly among the HIV infected men, women and orphaned and vulnerable children was identified. OCAG then provided home based care services, counseling services, treatment of minor ailments, home visits and referrals out of a car garage office. That notwithstanding the founders continued to provide the services with diligence and commitment.

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management Officer

Job Details

The role will be responsible to develop, promote effective and efficient monitoring and evaluation of programme activities, centered on impact and outcomes; create conditions so that learning is fed into programme decision-making across the 2 LGAs. Use participatory approaches to monitoring and evaluation for effective project implementation and results. Encourage active knowledge management and organizational learning needs using Monitoring and Evaluation findings. The role will develop and strengthen Monitoring and Evaluation systems to allow for effective, accurate reporting for decision making and project implementation, encourage active knowledge management and organizational learning needs using Monitoring and Evaluation findings, communicate project successes and learning through traditional and innovative approaches.

Essential Criteria

Degree, preferably in statistics or the social sciences.
At least 3 years NGO experience and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation with good knowledge of public health management challenges in Nigeria, particularly in the areas of research, implementation, project management and community development programmes, as well as health policy.
Experience of monitoring, evaluation, research and Learning and project/programme-cycle management approaches and tools including participatory planning.
Understanding of reporting requirements of institutional donors such as DFID, Global Fund, EU and USAID.
Hands-on experience supporting community based development programmes. Experience of building the M&E skills and capacity of others
Knowledge and experience using statistical software such as SPSS, Epi-info; STATA) and handheld digital data collection platform e.g KoBo collect.
Ability to use data management and information systems such as DHIS and digital data platforms for real time data entry, analysis and reporting.
Ability to produce quality reports, case studies and health advocacy briefs from analysis conducted on data sets and gathered qualitative information.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively represent organization at state and local levels
Desirable Criteria

Ability to incorporate gender analysis and inclusion and community health work.
Familiarity with DFID/UKAid funding and reporting requirements
Experience working with government institutions and agencies in Nigeria
Ability to produce case studies and advocacy briefs from analysis conducted on data sets and gathered qualitative information.
Local language knowledge a plus.
Remains energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to coordinate and work well in a team.

How to Apply

Applicants should Send cover letter and CV to ocagrecruit16@gmail.com on or before Monday 10th October 2016(stating the position as subject of the mail).


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