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Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer at the Society for Family Health (SFH) – 2 Openings

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

Job ID.: sfh-30644
Locations: Gombe & Kwara
Employment type: Full-time
Department: Programs


About the Grant Cycle 7 (GC7) Project

  • The GC7 project will be implemented in Gombe and Kwara state with the goal of providing¬†end-to-end HIV comprehensive services in the 2 states through client centered facility-community based approaches.
  • In line with Global Fund (GF) strategy of working with and serving the health needs of people and communities to end AIDS, TB and Malaria, SFH will utilize the programme essentials for GC7 which include HIV primary prevention, HIV testing and Diagnosis, elimination of vertical transmission, HIV treatment and care, TB/HIV, Differentiated service delivery, and Gender and Human rights.

Job Profile

  • The M&E Officer plays a pivotal role in ensuring the effective implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of GC7 in the state of implementation.
  • This role involves the development and execution of robust monitoring and evaluation frameworks, data collection, analysis, and reporting to track progress, measure impact, and support evidence-based decision-making.

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Developing M&E Frameworks: Designing and developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks and plans that align with the objectives and goals of the GC7
  • Monitoring Programme Implementation: Regularly collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data to track progress against predetermined indicators and targets. Which will involve both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods.
  • Data Management: Managing databases and systems for storing, organizing, and analyzing data collected during monitoring activities. Which involves using various software tools to ensure data accuracy and reliability.
  • Evaluation and Reporting: Conducting periodic evaluations and assessments to measure the impact and effectiveness of implementation in the state.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and presentations outlining findings, trends, and recommendations for improvement on weekly, monthly quarterly and annual basis
  • Capacity Building: Providing training and support to staff and partners involved in data collection and reporting, ensuring that they understand the M&E processes and can contribute effectively.
  • Quality Assurance: Ensuring the quality and integrity of data collected, implementing quality control measures to minimize errors in data collection and analysis.
  • Advisory Role: Advising SFH state teams and stakeholders on adjustments or improvements based on M&E findings to enhance programme effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Learning and Adaptation: Facilitating learning from M&E findings, sharing lessons learned, and recommending adjustments to strategies or interventions based on the evidence gathered.
  • Compliance and Accountability: Ensuring compliance with SFH GC7 internal and external reporting requirements, standards, and regulations. Also, promoting transparency and accountability in programme implementation.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identifying opportunities for GC7 programme improvement in the state of implementation based on M&E results and feedback, contributing to the ongoing refinement of GC7 strategies and activities.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degrees in a relevant field (Public health, Statistics or Economics, Social Sciences, etc.)
  • 5+ years post NYSC experience as an M&E officer.
  • Proven experience in monitoring and evaluation methodologies, data analysis, and reporting.

Skills and competencies:

  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in statistical tools/software.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience using MS Office packages, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and with diverse stakeholders.
  • Understanding of project management principles and programme development.
  • Strong data analysis, report writing, interpretation, and presentation skills.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of integrity and adherence to professional ethics.
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize workflow within tight timeframes.
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion.

Compensation & Benefits
The compensation package for this position is very attractive and designed to attract, motivate and retain talented candidates.

Application Closing Date
26th December, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • We thank prospective applicants for their interest in working with SFH, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • SFH is an equal opportunity employer.