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Latest Job Vacancies at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH), August, 2018

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Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Database M&E Specialist
Job ID: 13-10136
Location: Abuja
Group/Office: HPG
Dept/Unit: GEN (General)
Project/Program: A559 – GF Malaria
Reports To: Senior Technical Manager, M&E

Overview

  • The objective of the Database M&E Specialist position is to provide technical support at the country office level. This position will backstop all M&E activities for the program within the designated state and strengthening the facility records and data collection officers, ensuring quality and timeliness of data collection and reporting
  • S/he will provide technical oversight and guidance to strengthen state-level M&E systems, ensuring proper orientation, mentoring and quality supervision to state M&E staff and M&E units in the State Ministries of Health and National Malaria Elimination Program(NMEP) in accordance with Global Fund requirements and in support of NMEP, State MEPs and the National Malaria Control Strategy.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Support the Senior Technical Manager, M&E to spearhead the roll-out of Global Fund Malaria M&E plan in line with Global Fund and national reporting requirements
  • Provide technical input in the development of an integrated State GF Malaria project plan in collaboration with the Senior Technical Manager, M&E and State M&E specialist
  • Support in the implementation of GF Malaria state M&E plan and reporting formats for GF indicators and targets in collaboration with the State Team, Country technical lead and team
  • Establish system for flow of information from service-delivery points to the GF central database and ensure timely M&E technical support to all implementing health facilities.
  • Oversee the design and update of databases, including creating automated reports, queries and other functionalities in Access and other platforms (e.g SQL)
  • Support project M&E team to build the capacity of LGA and State M&E officers at SMoH, HMB, SMEP, health units’ M&E staff and relevant health and community workers in collection, summarization, analysis and presentation of M&E data.
  • Manage the roll-out of the project M&E data quality assurance system including quarterly data quality audits.
  • Perform electronic data collection, GIS Map analysis
  • Dashboard review and data quality checks
  • Ensure that the quality of program/project Monitoring and Enhanced Evaluation in the sites is of international standard and quality by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Support to build capacity of local partners including LGA and State M&E officers at SMoH, HMB, SMEP, others in project monitoring and with program staff and local partners, used program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs and design new programs.
  • Provide technical support in evaluation research (including sampling strategies, analysis and presentation of data) to the local research groups working on the Secure the Future project.
  • Participate in project assessments, evaluations and design teams.
  • Assist the Senior Technical manager M&E to coordinate the establishment/strengthening of one state M&E system that informs policy and practice.
  • Ensure state-of-the art database management practice at the state
  • Analyze M&E data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management.
  • Work with GF Malaria management to document and publish best practices.
  • Perform any other task to be assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with focus on monitoring and evaluation and/or Biostatistics
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in M&E within the development sector with at least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role.
  • Strong data science competence
  • Strong experience with DHIS
  • Very good analytical, presentation, communication and reporting skills.
  • Experience in GIS map analysis (ARC GIS, QGIS, Health Mapper)
  • A good demonstrable experience in various scientific studies/operations research, surveys data analysis and management
  • Experience in Programming Language such as Python, C++,PHP, .Net and other languages
  • Strong leadership capability and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in Malaria programs in Nigeria
  • Familiarity with Global Fund reporting systems highly desirable,
  • Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Supervision:  Works independently and reports to the Senior Technical Manager, M&E
  • Decision Making: Working within project strategy and policy guidelines, makes decisions with regards to work responsibilities and is accountable for them
  • Responsibility over data or information: Has access to information within project, and is responsible for program data generation and management
  • Responsibility over assets: Overall responsibility assigned assets in the program.
  • Ability to work independently.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: M&E Intern
Job ID: 13-10135
Location: Abuja
Grade: Intern
Group/Office: HPG
Dept/Unit: GEN (General)
Project/Program: A559 – GF Malaria
Reports To: Database Monitoring Evaluation Specialist

Overview

  • The objective of the M&E Intern position is to provide technical support at the country office M&E team.
  • This position will support all M&E activities for the program within the designated state and strengthening the facility records and data collection officers, ensuring quality and timeliness of data collection and reporting.
  • S/he will support in providing technical oversight and guidance to strengthen state-level M&E systems, support ensuring proper orientation, mentoring and quality supervision to state M&E staff and M&E units in the State Ministries of Health and National Malaria Elimination Program(NMEP) in accordance with Global Fund requirements and in support of NMEP, State MEPs and the National Malaria Control Strategy.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Support timely and qualitative data reports to donors and other applicable authorities.
  • Support review of DHIS data entries and running of quality checks on same.
  • Support the management of project databases
  • Support data quality operations including but not limited to data validation and DQA.
  • Support the development and dissemination of project data use products
  • Support the tracking of status of accomplishment of deliverables.
  • Support the provision of Technical Support to supported health facilities and entities.
  • Undertake the filing and safe keep of M&E resource materials, reports, submissions to external audiences, correspondences, meeting reports, training materials and other strategic documents.
  • Support the Validation of data in all reporting templates monthly for state and PR
  • Perform any other task to be assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with focus on monitoring and evaluation and/or Biostatistics
  • 1 year or less hands-on-experience in monitoring and evaluation with very good analytical, presentation, communication and reporting skills.
  • Significant experience in developing monitoring plans and/or management information systems 2 years of which spent working with NGOs.
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills.
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications.
  • Significant experience working in Malaria programs in Nigeria.
  • Familiarity with Global Fund reporting systems highly desirable
  • Excellent writing skills, oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Good analytical, presentation and reporting skills
  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills
  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to foresee problems and initiate appropriate action
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Responsibility over data or information: Has access to information within project, and is responsible for program data generation and management
  • Responsibility over assets: Overall responsibility assigned assets in the program.
  • Ability to work independently.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 7th August, 2018.

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