Kaduna, Nigeria

Local Terms & Conditions apply

Contract, Full-time

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Job Description

Title: Programme Officer (Evaluations and Surveys)

Location: Kaduna, Nigeria

Salary: Local Terms & Conditions apply

Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract

Considering the size of Nigeria and the need to fast track elimination; this role is critical towards ensuring that key elements like coverage surveys, impact assessments etc are carried out. This support will be for all the various donor funded programmes in Nigeria. This role will support the Country Technical Adviser in carrying out specific initiatives to distil knowledge from evaluations, innovations, surveys towards distilling evidence for elimination of NTDs in ASCEND and other donor funded programmes in Nigeria.

As the Programme Officer you will support NTD monitoring, surveillance and operations research activities across funded Sightsavers Nigeria Country programmes and be involved in the implementation of routine surveys and assessments like treatment coverage surveys and impact assessments. You will plan and actively support in select evaluations, (thematic/strategic) and project evaluations, contribute to ongoing process of results orientation through methodological development of tools and assist in providing capacity building for Monitoring and Evaluations of NTDs, including data collection, NTD mapping, and the assessment of disease transmission and evaluation of NTD programme impact in conjunction with programme teams and national programme.

Further to the capacity building for M&E’s of NTDs, you will provide direct assistance on the use of the integrated NTD database, WHO supported information systems, and other global tools. Ensure the use of preferred practices in M&E for the control and elimination of NTDs, oversee implementation of M&E activities and post-MDA assessments, oversee implementation of M&E activities and post-MDA assessments, provide expertise in conceptualizing quantitative and qualitative data collection and provide support, as appropriate, into NTD research concept notes, protocols, ethics applications, and drafting papers for publication as required.

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details.

Closing date: 1st September 2019

Interview dates: Week commencing 9th September 2019