Monitoring and Evaluation Director – OVC, Technical Director – TB/HIV OVC at Save the Children International


Vacancies: Monitoring and Evaluation Director – OVC, Technical Director – TB/HIV OVC

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world Our dedicated and diverse staff work hard to improve the well-being of children everywhere.

Save the Children is looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.

Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Director – OVC, Nigeria

Save the Children is seeking an experienced Monitoring & Evaluation Director for an anticipated USAID/PEPFAR-funded project providing support to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Nigeria. The Monitoring & Evaluation Director (M&E) will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring plan, evaluation framework and management information system to track delivery against outputs, outcomes and impacts.


  • Advanced degree in statistics, mathematics, social sciences, public health, business, informatics, international relations or other relevant discipline;
  • Advanced training in quantitative methodologies, including database management; experience in qualitative research techniques a plus;
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience, of which at least three years at a senior level, in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation activities for complex programs in developing countries.
  • Previous experience on USAID programs and health or social welfare-focused programs preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of PEPFAR MER Indicators, particularly OVC outcomes indicators and PEPFAR 3.0.

Position: Technical Director – TB/HIV OVC, Nigeria

The Technical Director will be responsible for the provision of technical leadership and expertise on the OVC project. S/He will provide leadership on project key components – Orphans and Vulnerable Children and linkage for care & support for reactive project beneficiaries. The incumbent will be responsible for working closely with the project Technical team to achieve the strategic objectives of the project and also supporting cross-cutting themes and integration efforts across the project with other areas of OVC programming including Household Economic Strengthening and Nutrition; The Technical Directors leadership role will reflect the objectives of the PEPFAR strategy with respect to care and support for orphans and other vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS.


  • Masters Degree in public health or a related professional advanced degree;
  • At least ten years of experience in public health, including at least four years of experience in multi-sectoral care and support for OVC and persons living with HIV;
  • At least five years of experience in a field-based management position for a complex, multi-sectoral, public health and/or international development USAID/PEFPAR project in Nigeria desirable;
  • The ability to manage a program of similar magnitude and complexity; work collaboratively across technical disciplines;
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of current good practices in OVC programming.

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Please note that the closing date for this position is 20th November, 2017.

Please note that applications will be treated as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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