National Associate (M&E) – Niger RI MOU Management Support

Project: Niger RI MOU Management Support
Job Category: National Associate (M&E)
Job Type: Long term (12 months)
Job Location: Niamey Niger - DIffa/ Maradi/ and Zinder

I. Introduction
Solina Health Limited is an indigenous consulting firm that works to accelerate positive health, social and
economic reforms through high-quality program design and implementation, capacity building, implementation science research and knowledge generation, as well as agenda-setting and stakeholder convening across human development sectors. Our work seeks to benefit primarily disadvantaged and under-served populations. We implement transformation programs in Africa, predominantly Nigeria and expanding to several West and Central African countries like Niger Republic.

II. Description and Objectives
Solina is seeking to engage a suitable and qualified candidate as a Consultant to support the Nigerien Ministry of Public Health over a period of 32 months to implement the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen Routine Immunization (RI) program at the national level and across 3 focus regions of Diffa, Maradi, and Zinder.
The Consultant will collaborate with the Solina team based in Abuja, Nigeria and will be responsible for leading and coordinating the M&E efforts on the project which is aimed at optimizing data availability and strengthening data management and use for the RI program across levels.
The National Associate must be resident in Niger and speak French, English, and/or Hausa. The Associate must be conversant with Niger’s health context, and understand government structures

III. Responsibilities

  • Coordinate design and implementation of data improvement interventions across national and regional levels;
  • Oversee reporting rates and quality of reported data across national program platforms;
  • Drive and track optimal reporting on DHIS2 across the 3 MoU regions;
  • Collaborate with other partners to strengthen the data room via routine conduct of data analysis and development of data visualization presentations for dissemination during all coordination meetings;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the National coordinator, Project Managers and/ or Director;
  • Participate in routine joint problem-solving sessions with BMGF, McKing consultant and Solina to discuss the status of implementation of the MoU interventions, the challenges faced and way forward;
  • Provide routine updates on program activities to Solina at the end of each week;
  • Participate actively on BMGF and Aliko Dangote Foundation visits to Niger and ensure agreed action items are followed through.

IV. Required competencies

a. Core requirements

  • Demonstrated strong strategic thinking, problem-solving and thought leadership abilities;
  • Advanced computer usage skills with proficiency in Microsoft® Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of EPI program management, operational planning, budgeting, financial and
    performance management cycles and processes;
  • Secure people manager, able to manage and promote inclusive and diverse teams within the organization;
  • Fast learner, open to learning from peers, subordinates, and supervisors collaboratively and at a rapid pace;
  • Results-oriented performer, experienced in developing and tracking self and team with clear KPIs;
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills – speaks fluent French and English;
  • Commitment to reside in Niger through the period of the engagement;

b. Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in the field of health management, public health or a related field
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in analytics and data visualization in healthcare
  • Strong knowledge of data and performance management support at the national level
  • Strong knowledge of Niger health landscape
  • Proven leadership and project management skills

VI. Equal employment opportunity statement
Solina is an equal employment employer. We do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable laws.

VII. Appendix (Program-specific documentation)
Upon engagement on any Solina program, the Consultants will co-develop or align on program-specific scope of work and deliverables with the Program Director and the clients. The following documents will then guide the development of program-specific KPIs by the Program Manager, which will be tracked in addition to the technical responsibilities captured in Section III above.
a. Program results framework and workplan
b. Stakeholder engagement framework and communication plan

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