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Posting Title:Monitoring & Evaluat Officer
Job Location: Nigeria
Skill Required: Monitoring And Evaluation,
Preferred Experience: 5 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 17th Dec, 2021

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Job Description


The SMO Cluster in the WHO country office in Nigeria supports the strengthening of the national health information system to improve the availability, quality, and use of health data and information as a basis for better results and accountability, for the policy development and decision-making at different levels. This support includes the creation of synergies with the WHO Regional Office for Africa, the Ministry of Health of Nigeria, and partners, including academic institutions, to:

  • align investments with the national health information and monitoring system and the evaluation
  • the provision of technical support for the production, collection, analysis, and synthesis, and dissemination of health data and information
  • for the development and promotion of harmonized standards, tools, and methodologies for the collection, analysis, and synthesis of data, and the dissemination of health data and information, and the application of knowledge.

In addition, through the WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme in Nigeria, the WCO will help the country to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to & recover from outbreaks & emergencies.


The incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Implement the monitoring and evaluation based on strategies agreed with the WR.
  • Support the provision of M & E related to strategies agreed by partners in the Health Sector M&E frameworks and related implementation plans Monitor progress and effects of the humanitarian health response against the strategic priorities as well as promote and support the quality assurance of the health projects.
  • Facilitate monitoring of cross-cutting issues by all stakeholders at all levels.
  • Assist the WCO to develop evaluation plans as agreed with the WR Ensure the standards and systems used to deliver quality and accountable services and monitoring reports include information on levels of compliance achieved against standards and indicators.
  • Analyze lessons learned for quality and accountability. Propose and facilitate external reviews/evaluations as agreed by the health sector working group Support the WCO and the health sector working group to seek innovative methods for remote management and monitoring to improve accountability.
  • Provide technical support/guidance to the health sector working group members in monitoring methodologies, good practice, and reporting responsibilities ensuring coherence with existing reporting requirements.
  • Identify and formulate monitoring and evaluation findings, lessons learned and recommendations to be integrated into management efforts, disseminated in learning events, and channeled into decision-making processes; Perform any other duties as requested by the supervisors

Impact of Results:

  • Effective implementations of M & E policies and strategies, as well as the efficient organization and coordination of the evaluation processes. Enhancement of the organization’s capacity and credibility in the implementation of highly effective programs with strong impact.



Essential: University degree in International Relations, Political Science, SocialSciences, Statistics/Bio-Statistics, Economics, Medicine or related field from a recognized institution.

Desirable: Master’s Degree in the above domains or related field from a recognized institution.


Essential: At least 5 (5) years experience in gathering, recording, validating, reporting data from multiple sources as well as providing management with advisory services / M& E experience in related fields. Experience in the designing and maintenance of M & E systems. A good understanding of database structures and management.

Desirable: Working experience with WHO or other UN agencies would be an asset.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, disciplines, and techniques to implement Monitoring and Evaluation strategies.Proven ability to manage budgets and conduct financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information technology and ability to apply it in work assignments Good research and documentation skills especially for best practices in organizational change and development within and outside the UN system.
  • Ability to make recommendations related to work-processing approaches and procedures which would lead to more efficient systems.
  • Ability to gather, analyze and disseminate information on best practices in accountability and results-based management systems.

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English.


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