Senior Program Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation Job in Nigeria

 The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research, and care and support services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Program Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation


Employment Type: Full-time

Position Overview

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the (SPO SI) will ensure data quality and best practices in data collection, data management, and data reporting at different levels.
  • Promote health system strengthening activities.

Description and Objectives

  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager SI, the SPO will provide strategic leadership in the design, development, and implementation of the M&E framework within the state or region of implementation.


  • Ensure that data collection and reporting flow are strictly adhered to.
  • Troubleshoot data flow choke points and resolve the same in a timely manner.
  • Ensure proper management of PMM data.
  • Distribution of Data Collection Tools to thematic areas
  • Liaise with different thematic units to resolve data quality issues and take necessary corrective actions.
  • Participate in periodic external data quality assessments.
  • Ensure strict adherence to M&E SOPs.
  • Supervise the daily activities of Data entry clerks & documentation clerks at the site.
  • Ensure timely, complete, and consistent reports come in from sites.
  • Ensure the utilization of standardized monitoring and evaluation indicators and tools for consistency in measurement at all supported sites.
  • Monitor the stock balance of DCTs at sites and always ensure availability; submission of DCT utilization reports.
  • Participate in data processes from collection, collation, analysis, reporting and use.
  • Participate in health system-strengthening activities.
  • Assist in generating regular gap analysis to show site progress towards achieving set targets.
  • Provide regular on-site supervision and mentoring on monitoring and evaluation processes and tools.
  • Participate in periodic data quality assessments at IHVN-supported sites.
  • Participate in all HMIS processes in the state.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head of unit, Strategic Information.

Required Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and present findings to diverse audiences.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills to interpret data and draw meaningful conclusions.
  • Ability to analyze trends, identify patterns, and make data-driven recommendations.

Education and Experience

  • A University Degree in any of the following or related fields: Medicine, Pharmacy, Natural And Social Sciences, Statistics, or Epidemiology. A Master's Degree will be an added advantage.
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience in monitoring and evaluation roles.
  • Experience in roles with progressively increasing responsibilities, demonstrating a track record of success and growth in the field.
  • Direct experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks for projects or programs, focusing on measurable outcomes and impact.
  • Proven experience in data analysis, interpretation, and reporting. Familiarity with statistical tools and software is often required.
  • Experience in managing or leading a team, providing guidance and mentorship, and ensuring the effective coordination of monitoring and evaluation activities.
  • Understanding of project management principles, with the ability to coordinate M&E activities within project timelines.

Application Closing Date
18th April, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and detailed CV as one Microsoft Word document to "the Assistant Director, Human Resources" via: using the Job Title and location as the subject of the mail.