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Quality Improvement/ Assurance (QA/QI) Specialist

Quality Improvement/ Assurance (QA/QI) Specialist

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Quality Improvement/ Assurance (QA/QI) Specialist

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

Two (2)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the Associate Director – Strategic Information

 

Job Summary

  • Support the Senior Technical Officer QA/QI in the implementation of Quality Improvement/Assurance initiatives in response to the Cross River state.
  • Work with various multidisciplinary teams along the HIV continuum of care in facility and community settings within LGAs using QI methodology, tools and techniques to ensure continuous improvement in the Quality of care (QoC) provided to clients accessing comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment/integrated TB-HIV services on the ACE project within the LGAs.
  • Support in the development and utilization of QI tools in a multidisciplinary team approach that will facilitate quality improvement assessments for facility and community services provided on the ACE project in Cross River state for the integrated HIV and TB surge efforts, prioritize the implementation of practical, sustainable supportive supervision, capacity building and other relevant quality improvement and support facility and community teams within LGAs in the planning, design and implementation of specific QI projects and monitoring of its effects on process, outcome and possible impact variables.

Job Requirements

Education

  • MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar degree
  • Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.

 

Attributes:

  • 1 to 3 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of HIV/AIDS and providing integrated HIV/AIDS services to diverse patients in a large program-linked facility or very busy clinical practice with provision of PMTCT and anti-retroviral therapy (ART) including TB in resource constrained settings.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.
  • A good understanding of PEPFAR/USAID program and national HIV epidemic control implementation strategies
  • Computer literate and competent in the use of ICT resources
  • Familiarity with CDC/USAID and PEPFAR programs is required.
  • High data management, analysis and reporting skills
  • Completed training in Quality Improvement models and participated in quality improvement projects for clinical interventions.
  • Report writing and oral/written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)
  • Ability to meet deadlines, be self-motivated and function optimally with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovativeness in adapting to challenging work environments.
  • Constructive and productive team player with good communication skills.
  • Ready to travel frequently to undertake field visits, accompany field teams and possess the ability to communicate well in diverse cultural settings.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database (DHIS, LAMIS), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

30% to 50%

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Technical Assistant- GIS

Technical Assistant- GIS

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Technical Assistant- GIS

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

One (1)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the Senior Technical Officer QA/QI

 

Job Summary

  • Provide geo-spatial analysis, database management technical and programmatic support to implement high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS programs (ART, PMTCT TB/HIV, RH/HIV, and HTS) and other services including hotspot mapping, to provide deeper insights into data, such as patterns, relationships, and situations

 

Job Requirements

     Education

 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Geography / GIS Studies / Geography  & Regional Planning, Database Management, Health Informatics or related field;

 

Attributes:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant GIS, data systems work, programming and analytic experience;
  • Familiarity with client/server or multi-platform application development.
  • Must be skilled in the use of GIS applications as Arch GIS, QGIS, White box Spatial Analysis, Google Earth pro e.t.c
  • A sound understanding of HIV/AIDS, TB and TB/HIV technical areas.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database (DHIS, LAMIS), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

Limited

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Technical Assistant – High Frequency Reporting, Analytics, Visualization and Learning (HIFRAVL) –

Technical Assistant – High Frequency Reporting, Analytics, Visualization and Learning (HIFRAVL)

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Technical Assistant – High Frequency Reporting, Analytics, Visualization and Learning (HIFRAVL)

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

Two (2)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the Senior Technical Officer QA/QI

 

Job Summary

  • The TA – HIFRAVL will provide high frequency reporting, analytics and data visualization technical assistance and support to the ACE project in Cross River for routine and survey data. This involves: providing and coordinating technical assistance and capacity building in data analysis and data visualization; supporting the analysis of large datasets; assisting with programming charts and other data display / visualization products, and promoting easy access to these products, and enhancing the capacity to perform custom analyses within program teams.

Job/Responsibilities

  • Communicating with supporting and guiding ACE Project M&E staff and other implementing regarding their health database development, data visualization, and improvement needs. Adapts existing health informatics tools and data capture systems to project-specific data collection and data dissemination needs and to ensure accessibility and usability of systems for ACE and implementing partner teams.
  • Provides support and leadership for Cross River Office team to design and develop health informatics tools in response to ACE Project information needs. Helps with programming data visualization products, including producing regular high-quality analysis products at global and country program level. Leads and motivates teams to produce timely and high-quality results from LAMIS, DHIS, and NDR databases
  • Analysis of large datasets, provides support and leadership for central programs and State office to run an analysis of large program and survey datasets
  • Trains and supervises others in specific data capture, processing, visualization, and design tasks.
  • Reviews output and outcome indicator calculations in databases, drilling down of analysis to the site level, and export/import of data and information products between different software applications, while maintaining data integrity.
  • Support the development and implementation of data quality control measures that will monitor accurate and complete capture of health program data.
  • Develops and ensures adherence to policies that ensure the security and confidentiality of ACE identifiable health data, including adherence to relevant national and international standards and Open Data guidance.
  • Contribute to the development of concept notes, data reporting templates and tables, job aids, user guides, and standard operating procedures, make presentations at meetings related to health data analytics and visualization issues and document best practices in data analytics and visualization and disseminates appropriately.
  • Remains informed of current issues regarding data analytics and visualization applications and trends in the field by review of current literature and involvement in professional networks
  • Support ACE operational research activities
  • Performs any other related duties assigned

 

Job Requirements

     Education

 

  • Bachelor and / or Master’s degree in Public Health, International Development, Information Design, Communications, Statistics, or related with a concentration in data visualization, monitoring & evaluation, or a related field.

 

Attributes:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of relevant high frequency reporting, data visualization, monitoring & evaluation programming and analytic experience;
  • Strong design eye and demonstrated experience in understanding and interpreting complex ideas and / or data into visual information.
  • A strong design portfolio with samples of information design work, highlighting strengths as a visual communicator.
  • Experience using Tableau. Experience using Power BI a plus.
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel. Experience creating dashboards using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently and manage a wide range of activities on a daily basis with limited supervision.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and work under tight deadlines
  • A sound understanding of HIV/AIDS, TB and TB/HIV technical areas.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database (DHIS, LAMIS, NDR), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

Limited.

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Technical Assistants: Monitoring & Evaluation

Technical Assistants: Monitoring & Evaluation

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Technical Assistants: Monitoring & Evaluation

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

Thirteen (13)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the Technical Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation    

 

 

Job Summary

  • To support planning, review and implementation of core M&E activities with the view of ensuring highest data quality for evidence-based decision making and program improvement across ACE supported facilities.
  • Will support coordination and oversight functions on strengthening health information systems through strategic information processes and innovations at the state level and across ECEWS supported facilities and in line with PEPFAR and USAID guidelines.
  • Provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, M&E focal points, M&E officers of SACA/SASCP, other Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensuring that these parties understand and can support these requirements.
  • Will work with program and technical staff to support the correct implementation and use of monitoring and evaluation tools, and adherence to complete, correct and timely reporting, ensuring that the quality of program/project activities adheres to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.

Job Requirements

Education

  • MBBS / MD, B.Sc / BA in Statistics, Medical Records, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Physiology or other health-related Degrees
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Health Informatics, Epidemiology, or other relevant disciplines

Attributes:

  • Experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for global health initiatives including familiarity with PEPFAR M&E reporting requirements.
  •  
  • Must have clear understanding of PEPFAR MER indicators and reporting frequencies
  • Must demonstrate knowledge on national and PEPFAR data capturing applications and databases (DHIS2.0, NOMIS, LAMIS plus, DATIM, NDR)
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database (0, NOMIS, LAMIS plus, DATIM, NDR), office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

Limited

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Senior Technical Officer QA/QI

Senior Technical Officer QA/QI

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Senior Technical Officer QA/QI

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

One (1)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the Associate Director – Strategic Information

 

Job Summary

  • As a member of the State team, will support program monitoring and evaluation (M&E), and quality assurance (QA) systems.
  • Will share program output data with the state team and the State Government through the State Director and monitor the progress of the program towards achieving targets in the State.

 

Task and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate setting-up and maintenance of electronic medical records systems and other digital solutions at new and existing sites within ECEWS Supported States.
  • Will work with the Associate Director– SI and other program officers to identify, develop and implement relevant evaluation projects for the program
  • Identify gaps in monitoring and evaluation capacity at the sites and recommend appropriate training needs, develop and implement training of relevant QI staff at both the state office and Programme sites
  • Ensure comprehensive data analysis to identify areas for improvement across thematic areas, health facility systems and program units.
  • Provide technical support to program sites in developing and implementing clinical quality improvement activities and commencing projects in poor performing program areas
  • Supervise the state Clinical Quality Assurance Officers and serving as subject matter expertise regarding process improvement initiatives across ART/ TB, PMTCT, care and support, prevention & community services will provide quality assurance/ improvement focused technical assistance.
  • Will actively support Data Quality Assurance (DQA) and other performance measurement exercises in the states
  • Review and update the Programme quality improvement protocol as indicated and ensure documentation and dissemination of the quality improvement and best practices at both state office and Programme sites
  • Participating in the dissemination of results to the facility management and quality teams and facilitating the facility-wide adoption of CQI practices across key service delivery interventions
  • Strongly support M&E capacity development activities, support project M&E activities and reporting of performance and results including M&E capacity development for facilities staff, supporting them to develop robust M&E systems to track indicators, analyze data, and report results to ECEWS/USAID.
  • Develop metrics and other relevant reports on QA/QI management for all issues, plan and conduct periodic program quality compliance audit at service delivery points to identify non-compliance in adherence to SOPs and guidelines; provide capacity building to health facility teams on QA and QI methodologies.
  • Provide onsite technical assistance to the facility QI teams and collate all QI activities and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary teams to address program gap
  • Support and monitor the implementation of the QI coaching strategy
  • Comply with other responsibilities as designated by supervisors.

 

Job Requirements

Education

  • BS / MD / Ph.D, B. Pharm, or similar Degree with 6 to 8 years relevant experience with at least 4 years progressive experience working in Monitoring and Evaluation in large HIV / AIDS programs at national or international level.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or public health with 7-9 years’ work experience or Master’s degree in related field with 5-7 years’ with related work experience

 

Attributes:

  • A good understanding of PEPFAR/USAID Surge program and national HIV epidemic control implementation strategies
  • At least 3 years of clinical current hands-on experience of providing integrated HIV/AIDS services to diverse patients in a large program-linked facility or very busy clinical practice.
  • Computer literate and competent in the use of ICT resources
  • Familiarity with CDC/USAID and PEPFAR programs is required.
  • High data management, analysis and reporting skills
  • Completed training in Quality Improvement models and participated in quality improvement projects for clinical interventions.
  • Report writing and oral/written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy/skills in usage of personal productivity tools (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Internet browsing, emailing, etc.)
  • Ability to meet deadlines, be self-motivated and function optimally with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovativeness in adapting to challenging work environments.
  • Constructive and productive team player with good communication skills.
  • Ready to travel frequently to undertake field visits, accompany field teams and possess the ability to communicate well in diverse cultural settings.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), database (DHIS, LAMIS), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

70%

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

 

Job Location

Akwa Ibom

 

Number of Persons Required

Two (2)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the Senior Technical Officer Monitoring & Evaluation

 

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation strategies for the state offices. 
  • Will work with others in the state office and implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet USAID and project’s M&E needs. 
  • Will provide leadership to the field level M&E program, provide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements, provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensure that locally employed monitoring and evaluation staff, consultants and ECEWS partners understand and can support these requirements.
  • Manage the state office’s reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent to the country office on a periodic basis, or when required, work with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Will support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools, conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.

Job Requirements

Education

  • BS / MD / PHD or similar Degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for global health initiatives including familiarity with PEPFAR M&E reporting requirements.

 

  • Or MPH or MS / MA in relevant Degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for global health initiatives including familiarity with PEPFAR M&E reporting requirements.
  • Or BS / BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant Degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation including familiarity with PEPFAR M&E reporting requirements.

 

Attributes:

  • Proven experience in quantitative and qualitative research and in conducting survey and/or sampling;
  • Strong knowledge in the use of spreadsheet and database packages (Excel), in statistical software such as SPSS and GIS tools (Arc View, Arc Info, etc.);
  • Experience in use of mobile technology (SMS, SMART, etc. and in the design or management of a Monitoring Database could be an asset;
  • Proven networking, team-building, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills desirable
  • Fluency in written and spoken English 

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), SPSS, Epi Info, STATA, LAMIS, NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • 70% – 80%

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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SI Advisors: Health informatics; Database management and Data Analytics & Visualization

SI Advisors: Health informatics; Database management and Data Analytics & Visualization

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

SI Advisors: Health informatics; Database management and Data Analytics & Visualization

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

Job Location

Akwa Ibom

 

Number of Persons Required

Three (3)

Reporting/Supervision

This position reports to the Director, Monitoring, evaluation & Learning

 

Job Summary

  • The SI Advisor will provide technical guidance on design, development, and implementation of the project M&E strategy, build capacity in country to develop, manage and operationalize M&E systems and plans that are aligned to program strategy, and permit quality reporting.
  • Will undertake periodic program reviews and/or country M&E systems and participate in M&E system strengthening planning activities. This includes establishing key components of an M&E system including data collection, analysis, and use products and mechanisms to promote evidence-based programming, and timely feedback in relation to targets or identification and resolution of gaps, reporting on key output, outcome and impact indicators for the program.
  • Will provide support in ensuring program indicators are consistently tracked towards improvement.
  • Responsible for providing technical assistance, developing, and setting up systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements and ECEWS standards.
  • Responsible for Health informatics; Database management and Data Analytics & Visualization

 

Task / Responsibility

  • Oversee M&E/SI activities in close collaboration with the Country Program.
  • Develop and directly contribute to the development and implementation of M&E tools and systems to improve ability to collect, interpret and aggregate data.
  • Develop and support the design and implementation of baseline, mid-term, and end of project evaluations, surveys, and other components of the program M&E system.
  • Provide frequent on-going audit of program data based on established USAID Project targets.
  • Support reporting, work planning and project dissemination.
  • Prepare regular QI data feedback reports (monthly and quarterly) including communication and following up with county program team on data submission, validation, and utilization of feedback.
  • Lead and coordinate program Data Quality Assessments, Project Monitoring Plan.
  • Coordinate USAID target dissemination and monitoring in the project supported sites through routine data review meetings & sharing forums.
  • Ensure program data quality standard are met through leading and coordinating data quality audits & assessments (paper & electronic) for the project.
  • Lead and coordinate data review and sharing at facility level through routine data review & CQI meetings.
  • Support the Head of Program and all relevant program staff to utilize available M&E tools and data to analyze program information and use results to improve implementation.
  • Work with the management team to ensure programmatic missed opportunities are followed through to logical conclusion.
  • Facilitates the use of data to improve project progress.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan to address data quality issues within the supported sites.
  • Provide technical assistance to develop dashboards and train stakeholders, facility/country staff to interpret and use dashboard visualization/data for decision making.
  • Provide any other M&E technical support as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Education

  • Master’s Degree or its International Equivalent in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications, Education, Environment, Health, Behavioural, Life/Social Sciences International Development, Human Development or Related Field.

 

Experience:

  • A minimum of 8-11 years professional managerial experience, including at least 5 years’ experience managing monitoring and evaluation for USAID projects and for complex development activities, especially HIV Projects.
  • Knowledge and experience in specific technical area.
  • Informed of current program developments in division/unit/technical area.
  • Years of work experience that demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of technical issues.
  • Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.

 

Attributes:

  • Minimum of  8-11 years working on designing, establishing, and managing monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring data quality, and analyzing data to support performance improvement of programs funded by USAID or PEPFAR.
  • Previous experience working with USAID or PEPFAR-supported programs, including familiarity with USAID M&E reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to be the technical specialist and as the lead subject matter expert in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analytics utilizing Microsoft Excel, STATA, SPSS, Epi Info and/or other analytic software and to provide evidence-based recommendations accordingly.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of GIS and other tools to support geo-spatial display of data to target program interventions and resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to portray complex data sets in easy to understand formats including visualizations.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Nigeria’s health and social service information systems and monitoring and evaluation processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting and use of data.
  • Previous experience in building capacity for generation and use of SI in CBOs.
  • General understanding of the external environment and how it affects the industry in general and ECEWS in particular, including political, legal, environmental, financial and social influences.
  • General understanding of organization’s structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area.
  • Strong diagnostic, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with colleagues and peers within the organization and possibly externally.
  • Ability to influence others of the benefits/importance of an idea or plan of action and to gain their support or commitment.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefit among peers and colleagues.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), SPSS, Epi Info, STATA, LAMIS, NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.

Travel Requirements:

  • 70% – 80%

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Senior Technical Officer MERL/Technical Cluster Lead

Senior Technical Officer MERL/Technical Cluster Lead

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Senior Technical Officer MERL/Technical Cluster Lead

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

Two (2)

Reporting/Supervision

  • This position reports to the Associate Director, Cluster Operations

 

Job Summary

  • Will drive project implementation of prevention, care and treatment activities within the confines of Enhanced Site Management across supported facility and community settings in the Clusters;
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to implement high quality comprehensive HIV/AIDS programs (ART, PMTCT, TB/HIV, RH/HIV, and HTS) and other services including direct service provision support at facility level based on the ongoing HIV and TB surge in the State.
  • Support strengthening mechanism for routine tracking and assessment of project outcomes at all supported Sites, coordinate and facilitate rapid scale-up of PMTCT and HIV Comprehensive Services to facilities across Cross River State, coordinate the implementation of components related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT), RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level, coordinate harmonized weekly/monthly working itinerary for the entire ECEWS Cross River PCT team, coordinate, harmonize and share weekly/monthly/quarterly Reports of activities carried out by the ECEWS Cross River PCT team.
  • Provide technical assistance in HIV/AIDS clinical management capacity building, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services at the facility level and contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to clinical management of HIV/AIDS, PMTCT, RH/FP, TB and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.
  • Responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation strategies for the state office. 
  • Work with others in the state office and local implementing partners to ensure that state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs. 
  • Manage the state office’s reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete datasets are sent to the country office on a periodic basis, or when required, work with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools, conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive supervision.
  • Provide leadership to the state office and field level M&E program, provide overall guidance on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on US Government and Government of Nigeria reporting requirements, provide support to sites in the state, including interacting with site Program Managers, Implementing Agencies and local research groups on needs and ensure that locally employed monitoring and evaluation staff, consultants and ECEWS partners understand and can support these requirements.

 

Job Requirements

Education

  • BS / MD / PHD or similar Degree with 5 to 6 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience working in the health or development field in Nigeria
  • BS / BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in relevant degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or state / national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.
  • MPH or post graduate degree in a related field

 

Attributes

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in care and treatment for HIV/AIDS especially with ARV program
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

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Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), SPSS, Epi Info, STATA, LAMIS, NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • 70% – 80%

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Senior Technical Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation

Senior Technical Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

Job Title

Senior Technical Officer – Monitoring & Evaluation

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

Two (2)

Reporting/Supervision

  • This position reports to the Associate Director, Strategic Information

 

Job Summary

  • The Senior Technical Officer (M&E) will be responsible for overall technical and strategic information leadership, collating data from the facility and working with others in the unit to ensure that the monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet the donor and project’s M&E needs. 
  • Will ensure that all indicators are reported and tracked as needed.
  • Will provide program support design of technical and data management to the ECEWS data management software for subsequent analysis; identify and follow up on missing data; undertake basic validation checks, and store and disseminate data and hardcopy files as appropriate.
  • Support USAID SI requirements, adherence to SI SOPs, and other capacity development needs identified in assessments and will be responsible for capacity building of supported facility technical and SI staff.

 

Task & Responsibility

  • S/He will provide technical oversight for designing, development, planning, implementation; and capacity-building of monitoring and evaluation of assigned unit level programs and develop strategies and tools for the design and implementation of surveillance, monitoring and evaluation components.
  • Provide day to day technical and programmatic support to ensure work plan deliverables are met and targets are achieved.
  • Work with other programs and stakeholders, and other partners to harmonize capacity development plans, ensure technical assistance delivery is aligned with priorities, and is non-duplicative.
  • Keep track of received data and USAID deliverables, including participation in stakeholder meetings
  • Prepare and sort source documents and identify and interpret data to be entered while bringing to the knowledge and questions that need to be solved such as inconsistencies or missing data by the originators of the source data and mentor staff
  • Assist in conducting routine reviews and checks of all data captured, conduct data quality assessments (DQAs) using official tools, assist in the preparation of monthly reports, and provide supportive supervision.
  • Work with ACE M&E staff to ensure that the quality of program/project activities adhere to SOPs by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Work and report to the Associate Director to document lessons learned and best practices in monitoring and evaluation, according to ECEWS and USAID guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Education

  • Masters in relevant areas with BS/BA in MBBS, public health, statistics, pharmacy, microbiology, monitoring and evaluation or in relevant degree

 

 

Attributes

  • 5- 10 years relevant experience in Monitoring and Evaluation or data management.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of PEPFAR/USG implementation rules will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Knowledge and experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the social, political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infections
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants and recipients of assistance.
  • Ability to work remotely, manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication.
  • Well-developed computer skills.
  • Ability to travel within Nigeria 25% time.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), SPSS, Epi Info, STATA, LAMIS, NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • 25%

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Associate Director – Programs 

Associate Director – Programs 

The Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS) is a leading and reputable indigenous non-for profit organization that promotes access to qualitative healthcare, education and economic strengthening opportunities for all Nigerians. With its headquarters in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State and a corporate office in Abuja, ECEWS has presence in 17 States across the South-South, South East, South West and North Central Nigeria with a strong client portfolio with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Global Fund to fight against AIDS, TB and Malaria, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC), The United Nations office of Projects, World Bank & Federal Government of Nigeria. Since its founding in 2001, ECEWS has built a vast network of health and allied professional staff, partners and collaborators which has earned her a solid reputation among its funders and is well regarded by competitors and partners alike

The Accelerating Control for HIV Epidemic Project (ACE) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is a 5 Year funded project implemented in Akwa Ibom & Cross River States. Implementation is targeted at achieving epidemic control thereby reducing transmission and improving the quality of life of those living with HIV.

We seek applications from qualified persons for the below positions:

  1. Job Title

Associate Director – Programs 

 

Level of Effort

Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%

 

Job Location

Cross River

 

Number of Persons Required

One (1)

Reporting/Supervision

  • This position reports to the State Director.

 

Job Summary

  • As a member of the Program Management Team works with the State Director and will provide leadership, management, coordination, and technical expertise for the improvement of systems for planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of ACE project activities in Cross River state.
  • Ensure that ECEWS delivers on all its promises to donors and other stakeholders (achieve set targets, deliver quality services)
  • Monitor and enforce compliance with donor and ECEWS policies
  • Lead the development, testing, application and evaluation of PM tools
  • Manage the design of sub grant activities as directed including the preparation of budgets, implementation schedules, modifications, AOTR requests and evaluation criteria.
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring of sub grants to achieve financial, administrative, and programmatic goals.
  • Guide and support the Cross River state offices in establishing sound management systems to ensure cohesive implementation of project activities.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of systems that effectively respond to USAID/Nigeria requirements regarding implementation procedures, reporting and evaluation.
  • Coordinate capacity development efforts in support of state offices and implementing agency staff and other partners.
  • Ensure availability of technical resources and integrate their efforts into overall program.
  • Assist in identifying, analyzing and disseminating best practices in the project through the identification of project learning sites and technical support to the national government.
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders and collaborators to share information, coordinate activities and avoid duplication in the implementation of the programs.
  • Remain informed on the current programs in the HIV/AIDS field by review of current literature and is alert to any implication of such strategic information for project activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Education

  • B.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 5-7 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years of relevant supervisory experience.
  • MS/MA in social science, public health or related field, MPH preferred, and a minimum of 7-9 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years relevant supervisory experience.
  • Or BS/BA in social science, public health or related field, with a minimum of 9-11 years relevant experience with international development programs which includes 5 years of relevant supervisory experience.

Attributes

  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems, international donor organizations, NGOs and CBOs is required.
  • Considerable experience in designing and implementing of public health/international development programs funded by US government or other international donors.
  • Demonstrated management, supervision, networking and leadership skills working with large, complex programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic planning, administrative, and financial management systems.
  • Diplomatic; demonstrated experience in undertaking high-level policy dialogue with different stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, health systems, decentralization of services and related issues.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of the political and ethical issues surrounding HIV infection.
  • Ability to manage projects, consultants, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of programs.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, consultants, and recipients of assistance.
  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with staff with diplomacy and firmness.

 

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time

 

Technology to be used:

  • Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.

 

Travel Requirements:

  • 70% – 80%

Note

This vacancy will close on the 2nd of June, 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one-page cover letter as one (1) MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Human Resources Unit through this email address: career@ecews.org

APPLICATION MUST EXPLICITLY STATE YOUR FULL NAMES, THE

POSITION OF INTEREST WITH PREFERED LOCATION as the subject of the email.

Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.

Eligible female applicants are encouraged to apply. ECEWS has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

ECEWS does not charge candidates a fee for a test or interview.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Read more