Director of M&E

Director of M&E
Closing Date: 24th May, 2024

Job Type: Full-time/Non-exempt
Location: Abuja
Reports to: Chief of Party
Direct Reports: M&E Associate Directors, M&E Managers
Division/Department: Programs


The Director of Monitoring and Evaluation provides leadership in all monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and research activities for HSCL. S/he will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework that aligns with program objectives and USAID Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) requirements.


Key Responsibilities

  • Design and oversee the implementation of an M&E framework tailored to healthcare financing and human resources for health that aligns with USAID and project objectives.
  • Conduct regular assessments and impact evaluations to measure the effectiveness of healthcare financing reforms and human resources initiatives.
  • Use data and feedback from M&E activities to recommend improvements in project strategies and operations. Facilitate learning and knowledge sharing across project teams and stakeholders.
  • Provide data-driven support and recommendations for policy development and strategic decision-making related to healthcare financing and human resource policies.
  • Ensure timely reporting from partners regarding health financing activities.
  • Provide capacity-building activities on monitoring and evaluation specific to health systems strengthening to relevant stakeholders, including government bodies and healthcare organizations.


Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

  • MBBS/MD or similar degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience with at least 5 years progressive experience in project-level or state/national-level Monitoring and Evaluation in large health systems strengthening programs at the national or international level.
  • MS/MA in demography, economics and an MPH or similar degree with 7 years of relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level Monitoring and Evaluation in large Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) programs at national or international level.
  • Familiarity with Nigerian public sector health systems and NGOs is required.
  • Sound practical knowledge of statistics and the use of statistical software.
  • Proven experience in project development, planning and facilitating technical training.
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian public sector health system and NGOs required.


Desired Competencies:

  • Knowledge of health and development programs in developing countries in general and Nigeria specifically.
  • Sound knowledge and experience regarding M&E, statistics and quality assurance/quality improvement, and their specificities for developing countries.
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in M&E, with significant experience in health sector projects, particularly in health systems strengthening organizations.
  • Demonstrated expertise in quantitative and qualitative research methods, data analysis, and reporting.
  • Experience managing M&E for USAID-funded or other international development projects.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in capacity building and team management.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to represent HSCL to donors, government officials, stakeholders, and the NGO community.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Power Bi.

Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL) is a public health and development consulting firm established by a team with extensive experience in international development and public health programming. We provide technical assistance for health system reforms towards access to cost-effective and quality health care across Nigeria and the continent of Africa. With a network of over 50 global partners and consultants, we develop programmes and provide sustainable solutions for a broad spectrum of health and development challenges.

HSCL is registered with the Nigerian Corporate Affairs Commission (2009), the Tanzanian Registry of Companies (2014), the Office of Administration and registration in Sierra Leone (2015) and the Office of the Registration of Companies in Zambia (2016). HSCL has established offices in Nigeria, Tanzania and Sierra Leone and has also done work in several African countries including Cameroun, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mauritius, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Zanzibar. In Nigeria, HSCL with it’s headquarters in Abuja, has offices in Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Borno, FCT, Kaduna, Kebbi, Lagos, Niger, Sokoto and Zamfara states.


Send a cover letter (no more than a page) and an updated CV in one document to [email protected], stating the advertised position as the subject of your email.