Senior Technical Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning needed at Management Sciences For Health

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Job title : Senior Technical Manager, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : March 09, 2024

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About the Role:

The Senior Technical Manager is responsible for operational planning and timely implementation of state-based project activities. S/he shall be r accountable and responsible for the development, regular update and implementation of annual and quarterly operational plans and tasks, ensuring that activities and tasks are completed on schedule. S/he will lead the technical support to the states and provide the required oversight to ensure they perform optimally.

  • Develop project monitoring and evaluation annual and quarterly workplans, performance measurement plan, and M&E activities calendar.
  • Produce concept note and tasks for all M&E activities and obtain all necessary approvals for their implementation.
  • Develop/adapt performance metrics and reporting tools for performance measurement and reporting at state and national levels.
  • Establish and maintain up-to-date database for the project.
  • Provide regular direct support to the states, ensuring that all M&E related activities and tasks are implemented in a timely manner and expected results achieved.
  • Facilitate all M&E related technical meetings with states and other stakeholders and represent MSH in relevant meetings related to the project or as may be assigned by the Project Director.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Technical Manager Health Financing, produce power point presentations for all project related meetings.
  • In collaboration with the Senior Technical Manager Health Financing, produce technical reports in the format and standard satisfactory to senior management, Principal Recipient, and donor partner.
  • Provide technical assistance to other project team members in relevant aspects of the project, especially related to monitoring evaluation and learning.
  • Maintain constant communication with the states and other stakeholders collaborating on the project.
  • Ensure that all projects reporting obligations by the states are met in a timely manner and outputs are of highest standards.
  • Support States’ efforts to strengthen their databases and reporting systems and tools related to health financing and health insurance.
  • Produce regular progress report on the project and present same to the Project Director.
  • Ensure regular progress report on the project using agreed performance metrics are produced and disseminated among all stakeholders at national and state levels.
  • Identify opportunities for performance improvements and new business.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Project Director.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

General Responsibilities 

  • Support the process of documenting and reporting RSSH GC7 achievements in Nigeria.
  • Provide oversight and M&E support to RSSH GC7 Malaria Nigeria as needed.

Management Responsibilities 

  • Spearhead the strategic design and implementation of the RSSH GC7 project PMP in line with GF and national reporting requirements.
  • Member of the RSSH GC7 Project Management Team that is responsible for overall project Performance.
  • Work independently with authority from the Project Director, within strategy and policy guidelines.
  • Makes decisions with regards to work responsibilities and is accountable for them.
  • Has access to information within project, and is responsible for program data generation and  
  • management of budget and all assets in the M&E unit.

M & E Technical Responsibilities

  • Establish systems for the flow of information from service-delivery points to the RSSH GC7 central data base and ensure timely M&E technical support to all implementing entities at the state level.  As well as conduct periodic data quality audits.
  • Ensure RSSH GC7 PMP provides adequate data for the relevant ministry of health departments and agencies (at the national and state levels) reporting; and provides inputs into other national and international reporting systems.
  • Build the capacity of M&E staff in the design and implementation of a coordinated and effective monitoring and evaluation system.
  • Ensure state-of-the art database management practice for RSSH GC7 project.
  • Analyze M&E data on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management.
  • Link and analyze resource inputs, outputs and outcomes and report on project effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Work with GF RSSH GC7 management to document and publish best practices.
  • Liaise and network with relevant RSSH GC7 partners and collaborators to harmonize our reporting systems.
  • Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements and keep MSH senior management informed on monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Coordinate writing of reports and take responsibility for compilation of project report to the donor and partners.
  • Ensure that project database and other relevant databases are up to date.
  • Develop a strong monitoring & evaluation plan consistent with the RSSH GC7 results framework.

Planning

  • Plan and facilitate various periodic M & E meetings.
  • Plan and organize routine data quality audits and serve as a catalyst to enhance systems that bridge data collection with analysis and data-driven decision making and planning.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION

  • A postgraduate education in health informatics, demography, statistics, public health, natural or social sciences.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • A minimum of 7+ years of related experience is required.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of public health programme, especially a health financing project highly preferred.     

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Proven ability to provided technical leadership and support, capacity building and technical assistance for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation plans, performance management plans, databases and analytics.
  • Some knowledge and skills in economic evaluation, quality improvement programmes and health outcome measurement.
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills in English.

COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level colleagues, particularly interacting productively and professionally with government agencies, development partners, civil society organizations, NGOs, private sector groups and international organizations.

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