Management Sciences for Health Monitoring and Evaluation Intern, Kwara State in Kwara, Nigeria

The key expectations of the Monitoring & Evaluation Intern’s position is to support the M&E Unit in ensuring that MSH’s M&E system within the State is well positioned to provide continuous technical guidance, capacity building, M&E systems strengthening to MSH supported facilities, Community Based Organizations, the Local and State M&E Teams.

  • Support the M&E Specialist on CaTSS data on DHIS management, generation of DHIS pivot table and DHIS data validation process.

  • Support the M&E Specialist in collection and validation of data in all reporting templates (PMTCT, HTC and ART).

  • The M&E intern will support the M&E Specialist in ensuring high data quality to meet our funder’s data demands and other national and international expectations.

  • The M&E intern will support the M&E Specialist in managing the database on monthly basis.

  • Support M&E Specialist during APR and SAPR documentation for the project.

  • Support Data Entry Clerks, Electronic Data Assistants and adhoc volunteers on quality data documentation, utilization of open MRS and data abstraction from PEPFAR-supported facilities

  • Any other official duties assigned by the supervisors

Supervision: Works independently with authority from the State Team Leader, within strategy and policy guidelines.

Decision Making: 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 guiding program data generation and management.

  • Graduate degree in Statistics, Epidemiology or related field with focus on monitoring and evaluation and/or Biostatistics.

  • At least 2 years hand-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

  • Excellent inter-personal, multi-cultural and team building skills.

  • Strong computer skills particularly in spreadsheets, database and statistical applications.

  • Significant experience working in HIV/AIDS programs in Nigeria.

  • Familiarity with PEPFAR reporting systems highly desirable, particularly for HIV Counseling and Testing, prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission, ART, palliative care, and OVC desirable

  • Excellent writing skills, oral and written communication skills and fluency in English

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. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

State Team Leader

ID: 13-9671

Group/Office: HPG

Dept/Unit: GEN (General)

Project/Program: A512 - Nigeria CaTSS

Applications Due Date: 2017-07-23

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