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    • Open Jobs
      1. Project Manager-GHSA
      2. MEAL Manager-CGPP
    • Method of Application

    Project Manager-GHSA

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 8 – 10 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp , Project Management&nbsp

    Specific Job Responsibilities:

    • Oversee and facilitate the planning, implementation, and reporting of CGPP – GHS project activities in Nigeria.
    • Under the guidance of the Senior Technical Advisor for Global Health Security and the Secretariat Deputy Director, provide onsite technical and organizational development support to the NGO implementing agencies to strengthen multi-sectoral and multidisciplinary collaboration, coordination, and communication on community-based zoonotic disease outbreaks.
    • Work closely with the CGPP-GHS Global Senior Technical Advisor, USAID Nigeria, and Secretariat team to help develop, review, implement and monitor technical approaches and strategies for strengthening the response to community-based zoonotic disease surveillance and response as related to the GHS deliverables, reporting, knowledge management, and learning.
    • Work closely with the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), and other GHS stakeholders at the state and national levels to process, analyze, and use One Health/GHS information to assess trends of different activities, make necessary adjustments and improve management of the GHS project within CGPP.
    • With the Secretariat Deputy Director, contribute to the analysis of Public Health, animal health, wildlife, and environmental services to identify vertical and horizontal linkages useful to support community-based surveillance (CBS) for zoonotic diseases, and work collaboratively to maximize efficiencies and cooperation.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders for the development, deployment, and implementation of appropriate GHS CBS tools necessary to improve community-based zoonotic disease surveillance
    • As directed by the Secretariat Deputy Director, interface with national USAID implementing partners conducting related GHS work, and global and regional technical USAID GHS Mission team to ensure alignment between country and global GHS activities.
    • In coordination with the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) Manager, ensure the collection and organization of GHSA information in accordance with the USAID GHS M&E framework
    • Liaise with the relevant One health coordination mechanism at state and federal level including relevant government sectors and partners in the five focal states
    • Represent CGPP-GHS at the state, national, regional, and international relevant outbreak preparedness and response planning activities.
    • Participate in developing and/or reviewing of the project GHS log frame /performance frameworks for evidence-based program decision making and USAID reporting and detailed M&E implementation plans for the CGPP-GHS project in Nigeria.
    • As guided by the Deputy Director, conduct quarterly and ad hoc field monitoring visits to all implementing partners and sites to verify data and program activities and make recommendations
    • Coordinate and facilitate all evidence gathering activities including program evaluations, research activities, and case studies/success stories
    • Track performance on established input, activity, output, effect, and impact indicators to measure achievement and track progress towards intermediate results and overall program strategic objectives.
    • Must be willing and able to travel up to 75% and stay in difficult environments



    Key Working Relationships:

    Internal: Secretariat Director, Deputy Director, MEAL Manager, Routine Immunization-Project Implementation Officer (RI-PIO), Program Assistant-Gender Lead, MEAL Officers, State Team Leads, MEAL Technical Officer, GHSA Focal Persons

    External: USAID GHS Focal point, GHS Partners, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, World Health organisation, Nigeria Centres for Disease Control, NCDC, FAO-ECTAD, The Medicines, Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Services (MTaPs), Breakthrough Action – Nigeria (BA-N), Centers for Diseases Prevention and Control (CDC), National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Federal Ministry of Environment, and Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH)

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Advanced Degree in Public Health, Animal Health, Epidemiology, Preventive medicine, and related biomedical disciplines. A degree in Veterinary medicine is highly preferred.
    • At least 10 years addressing animal and human health threats with at least 5 years in a managerial or leadership position (with practical experience in preparedness and response planning and systems)
    • Good knowledge of One Health Concepts, GHSA, the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) performance of veterinary pathway, and International Health Regulations -2005 principles.
    • Demonstrated experience in applying One Health approaches to address community -based disease challenges
    • Strong understanding of the Nigeria national One Health and community health strategy
    • Experience with public health programs in developing country context supported by bilateral agencies such as USAID, CDC and International agencies such as FAO-ECTAD, WOAH, and WHO preferred
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability in consensus building and constructively leading a team
    • Possession of analytical, problem-solving and strategic planning skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written/verbal communication skills, including in cross-cultural settings
    • Previous experience working in a consortium and a team player with the demonstrated professional maturity to work with a multi-sector team to deliver combined results
    • Proficiency in  PHIS, EPI info, MS Excel, SPSS, GIS and other data management software and MS Office
    • Fluency in English. In addition, ability to speak Hausa will be an added advantage
    • Excellent analytical skills with ability to detect and report inconsistencies
    • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
    • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
    • Proactive, resourceful, solution oriented and results-oriented
    • Ability to work collaboratively
    • Familiarity with relevant donors’ regulations is a plus.
    • Proficient in Excel and experience with Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of financial reporting software a plus.

    Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

    ·         Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

    Compliance & Ethics:

    ·         Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

    All applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps via the email:   

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    MEAL Manager-CGPP

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification MBA/MSc/MA
    • Experience 5 – 10 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Specific Job Responsibilities:

    Data Management:

    • Provide technical support to partner organizations in data collection, collation, analysis and dissemination
    • Develop relevant data capture tools to ensure Polio and Routine Immunization (RI) data from the focal states are reported to the donor in good time
    • Develop milestones and targets for the project logical framework
    • Assist the Secretariat Director/CoP in the revision and update of project milestones and targets as may be required from time-to-time
    • Analyze and interpret all Polio and RI related data from government and partners
    • Set up the MEAL system for the Global Health Security Project (GHSA)
    • Refine the MEL plan including relevant indicators, data collection tools, and reporting formats the GHSA project
    • Coordinate the MEAL Training and Capacity building sessions on the data collection and reporting tools on polio, COVID-19 and GHSA projects across the 5 States of Nigeria.
    • Lead the conduct of internal Data Quality Assessments for the Polio, GHSA, and COVID-19 project interventions
    • Lead the design and printing of data collection tools for polio, GHSA, and COVID-19 activities.
    • Lead analysis and interpretation of all polio, GHSA and COVID-19 data.
    • Provide technical support in the designing and implementation of the CGPP Niger MEAL system including the baseline survey, introduction of tools, and training.
    • Support the Niger MEAL team in the review and analysis of their project data.
    • Act as the admin for the CGPP Nigeria ODK/ONA and Kobo servers and manage all the user rights of MEAL Officers across the 5 States.


    • Develop and share appropriate reporting templates with the Secretariat Director/CoP for polio, GHSA, and COVID-19 programming
    • Support effective documentation and dissemination of project results
    • Ensure timely reporting of project results and outcomes
    • Assist the Secretariat Director/CoP in preparing monthly, Quarterly/Annual or other relevant reports
    • Produce relevant project-area maps for the country program
    • Design and deploy all electronic reporting forms on the CGPP ONA platform for reporting polio, GHSA and COVID-19 data.
    • Ensure CGPP focal States submit weekly and monthly COVID-19 data on the USAID APPR platform
    • Coordinate the analysis and reporting of Quarterly COVID-19 data on the USAID DIS platform
    • Ensure CGPP focal States conduct quality cascade MEAL training on reporting tools.
    • Represent CGPP Nigeria at Quarterly Community of practice (COP) and monthly review meetings organized by USAID and other donor agencies at the National level.
    • Work with the CGPP Nigeria Secretariat Director and CGPP HQ Senior Technical Advisor to build the capacity of the Niger team on reporting templates and tools


    • Provide technical guidance on approaches and methodology for all survey data collection in the Nigeria and Niger projects including polio, GHSA, and COVID-19 including baseline, midterm, and final evaluation surveys and other KAP surveys done in project focal areas in Nigeria and Niger. 
    • Support the development of survey protocols, instruments, and documents for survey data collection.
    • Support CGPP and the National Polio Eradication program in the conduct of surveys including LQAS for campaign monitoring.
    • Provide technical assistance in the conduct of operational research and other research and learning initiatives.


    • Provide MEAL technical input into written products including reports, technical briefs, journal articles, and presentations from CGPP in Nigeria and Niger.
    • Support focal states in the documentation of data and key successes and lessons learned for polio, GHSA, and COVID-19. Ensure proper documentation and use of data for action across project focal areas in Nigeria and Niger.
    • Work with CGPP team to draft and submit abstracts at various conferences and international forums

    Staff Management

    • Manage all MEAL staff in the CGPP Nigeria program including PEI and GHSA MEAL Officers
    • Manage the state-level MEAL Officers on an alternate role separate from the state Team Lead


    Key Working Relationships:

    Internal: S/he will work closely with the CGPP Nigeria Secretariat team and with the Global Sr. Technical Advisor. S/he will be expected to work in close collaboration with other CGPP in-country consortium members (Save the Children, International Medical Corps and Catholic Relief Services) in the area of knowledge sharing, mentoring and training opportunities. S/he will liaise with CBOs and NGOs in the consortium to ensure there is a uniform MEAL protocol for the country program

    External: S/he is expected to work closely with MEAL Officers in key partner organizations like WHO, UNICEF, CDC, BMGF and government agencies like the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) as well as the National Polio Emergency Operations Centre (EOC). S/he will also ensure GHSA MEAL processes are in alignment with that NCDC, FMARD and implementing partners such BA-N, FAO-ECTAD, MTaPs and others.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • University Degree preferably in Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Economics or related Science field.
    • Master’s degree and equivalent experience
    • At least 5 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E development projects implemented by national/international NGOs/UN bodies/ Government.
    • Thorough familiarity with the principles of, and field experience in current approaches to monitoring and evaluation for development and emergency response programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.
    • Experience in the field of immunization in Nigeria and or Niger
    • Proven ability to work in a team is required
    • Knowledge of the local languages in the Northeast e.g., Kanuri and Hausa is an advantage.
    • Understanding of internationally recognized best practices of M&E in development and/or emergencies, HIV/AIDS, U.S. government expectations and trends for monitoring and evaluation, including donor funded programs.
    • Experience in facilitating M&E capacity building for diverse audiences, including those in local partner organizations.
    • Familiarity with USAID M&E system, reporting processes and program indicators
    • Flexibility to work in harsh field conditions in the communities is a major requirement
    • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports.
    • Proven experience working with and through partner organizations including the public sector.
    • Experience in management, budget and work plan development is an advantage
    • Experience in conducting surveys
    • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software
    • Ability and willingness to travel to North-Eastern Nigeria more than 50% of the time

    Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

    ·         Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

    Compliance & Ethics:

    ·         Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

    All applications should be addressed to the Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps via the email:   

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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