Use of Evidence Specialist (Pending Donor Approval)

Contract: Full Time (expected duration of programme, 5 years with anticipated start date early 2017)
Location: Nigeria
Deadline for Applications: 20th January 2017

HPI anticipates the release of a large programme in Nigeria, which will aim to improve the planning, financing and delivery of sustainable and replicable pro-poor services for malaria in supported Nigerian states. The project will produce the following outputs: strengthened government stewardship at national level and in supported states, increased  and sustainable availability of antimalarial commodities, such as insecticide treated bed nets, malaria testing kits and malaria drugs, more efficient and equitable malaria prevention and treatment services, better engaged citizens and institutions in the country’s malaria response through awareness and social behaviour change, and an evidence based learning environment.

Description of Role

The Use of Evidence Specialist will oversee the operations research and monitoring and evaluation component of the project. Working closely with the management team, s/he will support the use of generated evidence for decision making and strengthen systems for the measurement of results. S/he develop monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) systems that include appropriate indicators, baseline data, targets, and a plan to evaluate performance and produce timely accurate and complete reports. S/he must develop training plans to ensure training and skills transfer to the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP), and collaborate with and build capacity of the Ministries of Health (Federal, State, Local Government level) and other development partners.

Please send your cover letter and tailored CV (no more than 2 pages), highlighting salary expectations in GBP, to bdrecruitment@healthpartners-int.co.uk

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