Friday, 26 February 2016

Technical Advisor, Monitoring & Evaluation at AiDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN)

AiDS Prevention Initiative in Nigeria (APIN) is a non-governmental donor-funded organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, care and support of diseases of public health importance in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, among others. Since 2001 we have worked closely with key stakeholders to reduce the burden and mitigate the impact of those diseases through cutting edge, innovative & sustainable approaches.

We are seeking qualified and suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technical Advisor Monitoring & Evaluation


Job Descriptions
  • The job holder will be a member of the Strategic Information team and will be responsible for leading program monitoring and evaluation (M&E).
Job Tasks
  • Provide leadership and guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on US
  • Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to program sites in the collection, analysis, reporting and use of output data for program improvement
  • Manage the program's reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete data are sent to the program office on a periodic basis, or when required.
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.
  • Share program output data with the program team.
  • Monitor the progress of the program towards achieving targets.
  • Work in collaboration with other members of the team to follow up on Monitoring & Evaluation Committees at the program sites to ensure the promotion of data utilization by relevant end users.
  • Facilitate the provision of technical support to strengthen M&E.
  • Contribute to the development and review of appropriate data collection tools and procedures for all monitoring and reporting needs.
  • Contribute to the periodic review of the organization's quality improvement protocol, in line with national protocol.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • A Medical Degree (MBBS or equivalent), a Master's Degree in Public Health (MPH) and a minimum of Eight (8) years' relevant experience supporting the implementation of M&E systems, and planning and executing program evaluation.
Technical and Behavioural Competencies
  • Working knowledge of program monitoring and evaluation, and program management
  • Knowledge of HIV prevention, treatment and care, including knowledge of current HIV guidelines and standards, especially with respect to monitoring and evaluation
  • Good analytical skills, knowledge of statistics & good knowledge of statistical methods and packages
  • Familiarity with USG/CDC HIV program reporting requirements
  • Ability to organize and coordinate training programs
  • Ability to lead and manage a team
  • Report writing and oral/written communication skills
  • Ability and readiness to travel at least 25% of work time
Application Closing Date
7th March, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should write to: stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above for the position applied for. The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant's full name. The subject of the mail should be the job position being applied for. 

  • Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • APIN offers very competitive terms of employment and is an equal opportunity employer. Women who are qualified for the positions are therefore encouraged to apply.