State Adhoc Officer

About LTR

The Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief (LTR) Initiative Nigeria formerly NLR Nigeria is a non-governmental organization which has been working with Nigeria Government in promoting and supporting directly and indirectly the total eradication of Leprosy and Tuberculosis as well as their consequences in Nigeria.

LTR, through The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) as Principal Recipient (PR) with funding from The Global Fund (GF), will be implementing the Grant Cycle 7 (GC7) grant, a combined TB & HIV effort pivotal to transforming TB & HIV programs. Under the leadership and coordination of the National AIDS and STDs Control Programme (NASCP), the National TB and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), this project will increase the identification of all forms of TB cases in the community and ensure prompt access to high-quality, patient-centred prevention and treatment through a Nationwide coverage of TB Public-Private Mix active TB case finding effort, and Community TB testing. The HIV component of the grant will focus community PMTCT in the 5 LTR’s implementation states: Adamawa, Borno, Gombe, Plateau and Yobe States.

To this end, LTR is currently recruiting to fill the position of State Adhoc Officers to join the Program Management Unit (PMU) of the Organization as follows:

  • Job Title: State Adhoc Officer
  • Job Reference Number: LTR (PMU)/_2023/SAO/001
  • Location: Adamawa / Borno / Gombe / Yobe / Plateau States
  • Reports to: State Technical Officer

Job Summary:

The State Adhoc Officer will coordinate all aspects of monitoring and evaluation and contribute strategically to the success and impact of the overall Global Fund GC7 Project. He/She is critical in driving evidence-based decision-making and fostering a culture of learning and continuous improvement in the state of implementation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Align M&E activities with organizational goals, ensuring monitoring and evaluation contribute to program success and impact.
  • Work closely with the State Technical Officer and other stakeholders in the planning and design activities to integrate robust M&E components into program structures.
  • Contribute to developing logical frameworks, results frameworks, and performance indicators.
  • Supervise and lead other team of data collectors in the implementation state and providing guidance, mentorship, and support.
  • Foster a collaborative and results-oriented team culture.
  • Maintain an effective M&E system that includes data collection, management, analysis, and reporting processes.
  • Ensure the use of appropriate technology and tools to streamline M&E activities.
  • Oversee data collection, analysis, and interpretation to measure program performance against established indicators.
  • Supervise data quality assessment processes and ensure corrective actions are implemented.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive M&E reports for internal and external stakeholders, highlighting key findings, lessons learned, and recommendations.
  • Communicate M&E results in a way that informs decision-making and program implementation.
  • Plan and manage program evaluations, ensuring that evaluation methodologies were rigorous and aligned with organizational standards.
  • Utilize evaluation findings to make evidence-based recommendations for program enhancement.
  • Build the capacity of state data collection officers in monitoring and evaluation principles and practices.
  • Conduct training sessions to enhance data collection, analysis, and reporting skills.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including donors, government agencies, and partner organizations, to ensure alignment of M&E activities with project goals.
  • Establish effective communication channels for ongoing engagement.
  • Lead efforts to continuously improve the M&E system, incorporating feedback and adapting methodologies to changing program needs. – Identify opportunities for innovation and efficiency.
  • Ensure adherence to ethical data collection, analysis, and reporting standards, prioritizing confidentiality and data protection.
  • Any other responsibility as may be assigned by the State Technical Officer.

Education and Work Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, demographics, public policy, international development, economics, public health or related field.
  • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s plus an advanced certificate in M&E will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of three years of professional experience in M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities in public health projects.
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports.
  • Experience in digital/mobile data collection tools.
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software.
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software such as MS Excel, Stata and SPSS for project implementation.
  • Strong training & facilitation skills.
  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.
  • Knowledge of the major evaluation methodologies (e.g., qualitative, quantitative, mixed method, and impact) and data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Proven success in designing, implementing and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.
  • Experience of Implementation of Global Fund (GF) grant is an added advantage.

Desired Competencies:

  • Ability to think strategically and align M&E activities with the overall goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Proficient project management skills to oversee M&E activities within the program.
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret complex data, identify trends, and draw meaningful conclusions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey M&E findings and recommendations to diverse audiences, including stakeholders and decision-makers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders, including donors, government agencies, and partner organizations.
  • Commitment to achieving measurable results and using M&E findings for program improvement and decision-making.
  • Ability to adapt to changing program requirements, priorities, and external environments.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should Submit their “Cover Letter and CV in single file, saved with your name and job title” in Word format to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The subject of your mail should be “LTR (PMU)/_2023/SAO/001-STATE”.

  • E.g - Applicants for the position for Gombe State should use “LTR (PMU)/_2023/SAO/001-GOMBE STATE”.
  • Applicants for the position for Yobe State should use “LTR (PMU)/_2023/SAO/001-YOBE STATE” and so on for other states.

Please note that candidates with the wrong subject in their email stand a chance of being disqualified.

Closing Date:

Wednesday, 31st January 2024.