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Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant at Ohonyeta Care Givers (OCAG)


Ohonyeta Care Givers (OCAG) is a Non-Government Organization (NGO) established in 1997 in Otukpo – Benue State to address the socio-economic and health concerns of the people of Be-nue and other poor communities in Nigeria. OCAG is dedicated to empowering vulnerable and marginalized communities in Benue State and beyond through advocacy / policy influencing, reproductive health messaging and referrals, capacity building, household economic strengthening and program /services delivery across the broad spectrum of HIV/AIDS. OCAG is implementing an integrated community case management (iCCM) of childhood illnesses (malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea) in partnership with Christian Aid and funding from DFID/UKAid.

In view of this, the organization is requesting applications from only qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Location: Benue

Job Description

  • LGA Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant: The role will support the M&E officer in promoting effective and efficient monitoring and evaluation of programme activities; centred on impact and outcomes; create conditions so that learning feeds into programme decision-making in each LGA.
  • Strengthen the capacity of community based volunteers (CORPs and others project beneficiaries and government institutions).
  • The role is responsible for ensuring that monitoring and evaluation systems allow for effective, accurate reporting for decision making and project implementation in his/her assigned LGA.

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree, preferably in Social Sciences or at least 4 years’ experience in community health.
  • At least 1 year NGO experience and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation with fair knowledge of public health management challenges in Nigeria.
  • Good understanding of LGA health management system including stakeholders
  • Understanding of national health data management/reporting flows
  • Hands-on experience implementing community based development programmes.
  • Ability to use data management and data collection tools such as NHMIS
  • Ability to produce quality reports.
  • Ability to use MS excel and word is key

Desirable Criteria:

  • Ability to incorporate gender analysis, inclusion and community health work.
  • Experience working with government institutions and agencies in Nigeria
  • Local language knowledge is a plus.
  • Remains energized and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with LG health authority and community based volunteers.
Deadline: 22nd August, 2017. 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s to: ocagrecruit16@gmail.com stating the position as subject of the mail.


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