Elijah H.O
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Monitoring, evaluation and reporting officer 425 000
Job Type: Full-Time


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M&E Advisor
Fortress for Family Health Initiative
October 2012 - Present Day (4 years 10 months)
  • Lead the M&E team to provide robust Monitoring and Evaluation on all programmes to ensure that the implementation process meet FofaHi and donors standard/requirement.
  • Coordinate all M&E interventions in-country and create a country knowledge data base including RDQA, Supportive supervision and OSDV.
  • Review/Develop FofaHi M&E systems, M&E plan, M&E data reporting tools and templates.
  • Develop capacity building plan to strengthen project staff ability to improve on M&E and data quality management and reporting.
  • Lead all research activities and ensure reporting are of highest possible quality: Protocol development, Baseline setting, Mid-term & End-line Evaluation, Survey, Impact assessment and Quality control as well as propose changes for improvement.
  • Ensure that each programming is aligned to targets and indicators contained in project proposal.
  • Support Programme Management to ensure programming quality is constantly audited and is of acceptable quality.
  • Partnership building and collaboration with government and Non-government organizations.
  • Advocacy and resource mobilization.
  • Provide technical professional M&E guidance to management.
  • To represent FofaHi in all technical and stakeholders meeting and events.

Fortress for Family Health Initiative (FofaHi) is a community focused civil society organization that is committed to improving the lives of the vulnerable, weak and abandoned population, through provisions of developmental projects for eradication of diseases, hunger and poverty from Nigeria. FofaHi provides an enabling environment and opportunities to work with Children, Youth, Women and families at both Community and Health facility levels in five states and FCT in Nigeria.

Acting Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation/Knowledge Management
Civil Society for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria.
September 2007 - (более 50 лет)

My duties and responsibilities viz;

To provide overall M&E coordination for CiSHAN projects at all levels.

To build relevant M&E systems and structures for CiSHAN Network at all levels involving community and facility CSOs.

  • To plan, design and develop training curricular for building and strengthening capacities of about 3,000 CiSHAN Network membership spread across 36 states and FCT.
  • Data Collection, storage and management including RDQA.
  • Presents progress update on project performance to the management of CiSHAN, CCM Nigeria, Donors, Government agents and other stake holders/decision makers.
  • To provide professional/technical guidance for developing and strengthening CSO Networks’.
  • To perform or execute any other responsibilities as I may be delegated or required.

My achievement:

The following among others were successfully achieved during my stewardship in CiSHAN;

  • Development and review of CiSHAN’s M&E plan for Global Fund, IHA and World Bank projects.
  • Preparation of periodic Work-plan & budget for M&E activities including progress updates.
  • Monitored, supported and ensured the provision of quality care and support services to PLWHIV and VCs at service delivery points.
  • Identified bottlenecks on various projects, proffered timely solutions and documented best practices, adapted them and developed new strategies for achieving set targets.
  • Co-planned and conducted valuable research/evaluation studies i.e. Surveys, Baseline, Mid-term and End-line evaluations of Global Fund projects/programmes in Nigeria.
  • I actively participated in the development of research protocols for GF project in Nigeria.
  • Developed several curricular and budgets for M&E activities and, also coordinated and facilitated several trainings/workshop activities for building and strengthening capacities of CSOs on various areas of M&E and related programme areas.
  • Constantly reviewed and updated CiSHAN’s M&E tools and aligned them into national SoPs.
  • To achieve data integrity and precision, I designed new MIS tools (inter-linking templates), for accurate capturing and timely reporting on program indicators.
  • I co-developed and co-reviewed the Nigerian national and Global Fund R9 project indicators.
  • Coordinated the processes of mentoring CBOs to develop M&E plan, M&E Work plan & Budget, Data base Management, Report writing, Proposal development resource mobilization.
  • Lead the project team to provide technical assistance to CBOs and SRs for implementation and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data tracking and reporting.
  • I lead the processes of project assessment/evaluation, design and review to meet donor and national requirement and standard.
  • I supervised the storage and management of all data on CiSHAN’s programmes and projects.
  • I adequately supervised and tracked the processes of recording and documentation of vital project details and activities at both community and facility levels, and for SRs and SSRs.
  • I ensured accurate and timely data collation by M&E officers, for data quality check and control.
  • I am conversant with the Nigerian National, PEPFAR, IHA, USAID, Global Fund and World Bank programme level indicators in relation to HIV&AIDS and reproductive health ie Prevention, Care & Support for PLWHIV, VC, HSS and CSS etc.
  • I supported and mentored staff of CBOs and health care facilities at national, state and local levels to set-up and use monitoring and reporting system (MRS), as standard of reporting.
  • I lead the processes of strengthening capacities of M&E officers of CBOs and states, SSRs and SRs on management and maintenance of M&E database, project and quality reporting.
  • I regularly undertake other responsibilities as directed by the management from time to time.
  • Working with CiSHAN, offered me the opportunity to join the Global M&E Community for HIV and Reproductive health indicator reviewers and this helped me to align CiSHAN’s outcome and output indicators to meet global programming focus and needs.