Regional/State Team Leader

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Organization: Idmibok International
Closing date: 5 May 2021

Idmibok International is a 360° systems diagnostic and correction company. We offer holistic, pragmatic, and robust systems appraisals, to intervening in a targeted yet comprehensive manner to address critical organizational, business and development related issues. By collaborating with global and local development and private entities - such as governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, non-governmental organizations and the private sector, we draw on breadth and wealth of experience in diverse environments or ecosystems, globally and across Africa, including in South Sudan, and extensively in Nigeria.

Job Summary

This is a consultancy for a proposal the organization is working on. The Regional/State Team Leader will be responsible for coordinating regional or state-level activities as related to the verification of performance on antenatal nutrition service and focused adolescent health service deliveries by governmental and non-governmental agencies.

The purpose of this assignment is for the Independent Verification Agency (IVA) to conduct independent third-party verification of (i) performance of contracted NSAs on a sample basis every six months; (ii) performance of SPHCDAs with respect to delivery of nutrition sensitive antenatal care at primary health care centers on an annual basis; and (iii) achievement of DLI results at respective federal and participating state levels on as and when achieved basis.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate day-to-day activities for the IVA at the state or regional level.
  • Provide MEL technical support to state teams in the implementation activities.
  • Lead communication and relationship management with the relevant state agencies
  • Support implementation of the MEL activities for the independent verification project in the state.
  • Manage state-level personnel on the project, including ad-hoc staff like research assistants/data collectors.
  • Provide administrative and financial management support in the state/region throughout the project lifecycle.

Required Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Management, Social Science or Economics.
  • Technical knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation in Public Health, with a focus on nutrition services.
  • At least 10 years of relevant Monitoring & Evaluation experience, including managing large-scale nutrition projects in Nigeria.
  • Experience with staff management in different states or regions.
  • Experience in conducting large, national-level surveys, ideally in Nigeria.
  • Demonstrated analytical and report writing skills*.*
  • Ability to comply with the estimated project timelines and workdays.

How to apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send the following to: with Job Title as the subject, e.g. “ Regional/State Team Leader”

· CV, including date of birth, country of residence and language proficiency

· Cover letter (addressing previous related work, including 3 reference contacts, stating name, position, email, organization, address, telephone and relationship)

· Passport photograph

· 3 written reports on past MEL assignments (preferably, independent verification projects or nutrition-focused projects)

Note: Consultants from and living in Nigeria would be preferred.

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