EXPERIENCE: At least six years experience with infectious disease prevention or treatment programs at the local, state or international levels that entailed responsibility for the evaluation of program activities is required. The incumbent must have experience in use of measurement methods required for M&E of international populations and health programs, including quantitative and qualitative research.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of program evaluation strategies and techniques as well as infectious disease prevention activities is required. Additionally, the incumbent must possess expert knowledge of the application of program management and the translation of evaluation data as it pertains to the improvement of program operations, guidelines, and policies. Incumbent must be familiar with the health care system of Nigeria. Incumbent must possess knowledge and understanding of the principles of organizational management and be familiar with the work of USAID and CDC. Good working knowledge of overall administrative requirements, budgeting and fiscal management in support of cooperative agreements/grants is required.
This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
LANGUAGE: Fluency in Speaking/Writing/Reading English is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong skill in providing leadership, direction, and technical expertise in the monitoring and evaluation of public health programs is required. This includes the ability to resolve independently problems related to supervision of personnel, program policy, and program operations.
Strong oral and written communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with national and international working partners and to prepare required written reports.
Ability to lead project teams and workgroups and to develop effective working relationships with national and international working partners is required.
The incumbent must be able to exercise considerable ingenuity in applying guidelines to unique and different settings; as the work is highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders.
As a program M&E representative for CDC Nigeria/PEPFAR, the incumbent must be able to exercise considerable innovation during his/her attempts to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention programs to adopt appropriate M&E strategies for their program activities.
Considerable innovation is be required to influence other collaborative organizations engaged in HIV/AIDS M&E programs to adopt appropriate strategies for their program activities. Intermediate user level of word processing, spreadsheets and databases is required.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.