Program Associate (Research / QI / M&E Lead) Job in Nigeria

 We are an indigenous non-profit and non-governmental organization with Head Office in Abuja and field offices in several locations across Nigeria. We are in the business of saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for people living with; and affected by HIV. It is an organization built on strong core values, we believe strongly in commitment, innovation, inspiring leadership, and partnerships.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Program Associate (Research / QI / M&E Lead)

Location: Abuja

Employment Type: Full-time

Do You Have What It Takes To Join Us?

  • We are in search of innovative, creative, and self-motivated talents with outstanding skills and proven track records in the advertised position. A reliable individual who is committed, audacious, accountable, and passionate (females and HIV community members are strongly encouraged to apply) with strong core values to work with our highly experienced team at our Head and state offices in the following capacities.
  • A reliable executor who is flexible and can hit the ground running in aiding the organization achieve its goals as it aligns with saving lives, making life more meaningful and productive for all Nigerians and especially for the most vulnerable. If this typifies you, kindly read on.

Position Summary

  • The Program Associate (Research/QI/M&E Lead) will play a critical role in a project focused on Advanced HIV Disease (AHD).
  • This position will be responsible for supporting and overseeing research, quality improvement (QI), and monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities within the project.
  • He or She will work closely with project teams, partners, and stakeholders to ensure effective implementation monitoring, data collection, analysis, and reporting of project activities across supported locations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and support research activities in line with project objectives and deliverables.
  • Develop and implement quality improvement initiatives to enhance program effectiveness and impact.
  • Design and implement monitoring and evaluation frameworks to track project progress and outcomes.
  • Analyze project data and prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with project teams to identify areas for program improvement based on research and evaluation findings.
  • Provide technical support and capacity building to project staff and partners on research, QI, and M&E methodologies.
  • Ensure compliance with ethical standards and best practices in research, QI, and M&E activities.
  • Contribute to knowledge management and dissemination of project results through presentations, publications, and conferences.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or related field, a Master's degree in a related field will be an advantage.
  • 3-5 years of experience in research, quality improvement, and monitoring and evaluation in public health programs, preferably within HIV setting, with a focus on pediatrics.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in use of data analysis software (e.g. SPSS, STATA, or R).
  • Experience with research study design, implementation, protocol development and data collection methods.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently, with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of ethical considerations in research and evaluation.

Application Closing Date
16th May, 2024.

    Method of Application
    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online
    Submit their current CV and Suitability Statement (not more than 200 words indicating position and location) in Microsoft Word format to: using the JOB TITLE, LOCATION, AND APPLICANT FULL NAME as the subject of the email e.g. Program Associate (Research / QI / M&E Lead) - Abuja, ADESUWA NWACHUKWU


    • It is important to apply via the link and the mail, as applications sent to ONLY the email address will be considered invalid.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to advance to the next stage of the selection process
    • Grant duration- Subject to availability of funds and exceptional grant performance.
    • Qualified Locals and residents of these locations are encouraged to apply
    • Applications are reviewed in the order of arrival, and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if suitable applications are received.
    • Qualified women and locals are strongly encouraged to apply.