Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Global Initiative for Health and Rights


Global Initiative for Health and Right is a Non governmental Ogarnisation, which emerged out of the direct need to comprhensivly and sustainably address the rising prevalence rate of new HIV infection amongst youths within the Niger Delta and other parts of Nigeria. The organisation with its head office in Rivers state is registered with both cooperate affairs commision and the state ministry of health.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Rivers

Needle and Syringe Programs’ (NSP) primary goal is to improve the health of People Who Inject Drugs (PWIDs), so it is essential to deliberately seek the involvement of active PWIDs. Active PWIDs have insight into current cultural norms, practices, and needs among people who use drugs, and may be able to gain trust more easily from participants; their involvement will reinforce the program’s respect for active PWIDs. Needle and Syringe Exchange program (NSEP) can serve a number of purposes. GIHR will initiate her NSEP programs:

  • Tapping into existing social networks to reach PWIDs in areas where people are not currently accessing NSEP services. This program will use peers to bridge the gap between participants and NSEP services.
  • GIHR is committed to creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of our community. This will help ensure our employees, our program participants, feel supported. We encourage people from different backgrounds to apply.

Role Description

  • Mobilize and lead efforts to ensure timely data generation and data entry into the appropriate databases.
  • Conduct regular zonal level data quality checks, validation and cleaning to ensure availability of high quality data for reporting and use.
  • Liaise with Program Manager and Clinician to analyze required data.
  • Support in the design and implementation of midterm and end of project evaluation and special data requests.
  • Represent the technical content of the project’s M&E work to key stakeholders in the state
  • Support the development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for management of program data.
  • Support the preparation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and ad-hoc reports to donors.
  • Maintain an inventory of data collection and monitoring visits to partners on a regular basis to monitor M&E systems.
  • Carry out regular data analysis, interpretation and dissemination among program/clinical team to inform continuous program/service quality improvement.
  • Support the Zonal Program Manager to meet data demands and other approved M&E related requests (participation in data review meetings, assessments etc.)
  • Provide support at the field level for the collation and processing of monthly summary forms
  • Carry out data verification exercises at collection points.
  • Provide technical support and mentorship to Data Entry Assistants

Our Ideal candidate:

  • First Degree in Social Science, Public Health or another relevant discipline.
  • At least 3 years M&E experience working on M & E systems for HIV prevention and care programs will be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated skills in training and capacity building through technical assistance and mentoring.
  • Experience in data analysis in MS Excel and MS Access
  • Time Management – Ability to prioritize tasks, manage time and complete projects in a fast-paced, changing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Adaptability – adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Respects cultural environment in which person is working and does not act in a manner that is outwardly offensive to the local community.
  • Non-discriminatory- Does not discriminate persons based on sexual orientation or gender identity, age, preferred jobs or behavioral habits.
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Leter to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email

Application Deadline  16th October, 2022.

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