Job Vacancies at Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC)

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The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is a nonprofit affiliate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore established by UMB to carry out UMB’s programs to strengthen health systems and improve the human condition in the areas where UMB operates through MGIC. MGIC has UMB-approved affiliates, field offices, and program offices (collectively known as “country offices”) throughout sub-Saharan Africa.MGIC activitiesare funded generally by U.S. government entities through cooperative agreements with UMB.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Lead

Location: Wuse II, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Position Description

  • The Monitoring & Evaluation Lead is responsible for the design, development and execution of project specific monitoring and evaluation frameworks and utilization of information systems to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts. This position will work closely with the Biostatistician and the Surveillance Lead.
  • The Monitoring & Evaluation Lead will report to the Epidemiology, Surveillance and Evaluation Head of Department and will oversee the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialists.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct the plan for analysis of data collected for assessment of progress towards project targets and ensure the alignment of M&E activities with program goals
  • Leads the generation of monthly indicator reports and tracking progress against key indicators.
  • Guide reporting processes amongst technical leads and consolidates program reports, promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learnt;
  • Works with the lead technical staff to integrate M&E functions into overall operations and manages directly the M&E Specialists.
  • Other duties as assigned
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Other:

  • Perform other tasks assigned by Head of Department

Qualifications

  • Post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline, such as Public Health, Mathematics, Business, Statistics, or International Relations strongly preferred;
  • M.B, B.S certificate will be an added advantage

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • 10+ years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for complex programs in developing countries;
  • Strong conceptual knowledge about theories of change (TOC), logic model, M&E plan, data quality assurance and data utilization and visualization
  • Firm command of the M&E issues with respect to improvements in quality integrated service and support programs;
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing M&E systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g. service integration, performance against each funding stream);
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project’s activities and support project supervision; strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on program and program outcomes and impacts;

Language:

  • Required level of proficiency in English (speaking, reading, and writing)

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

Job Title: Program Driver

Location: Wuse II, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Position Description

  • The Program Driver is responsible for the safe operation of program vehicles in town and in the field for the execution of MGIC Nigeria official business.
  • They are responsible for strictly observing the local laws and MGIC Nigeria policies and procedures relative to the use of program vehicles.
  • They are also responsible for facilitating routine maintenance ensuring any repairs are reported to the Fleet Manager and immediately addressed.
  • The Program Drivers report to the Fleet Manager.
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Duties and Responsibilities

  • To drive MGIC Nigeria vehicles in town and in the field strictly observing the local laws and MGIC Nigeria policy relative to the use of the vehicles
  • Perform standard maintenance and routine minor repairs of all the MGIC Nigeria vehicles to ensure road safe vehicles
  • To ensure that all vehicle movements are recorded and are up to date in the vehicle log sheets
  • To identify vehicle faults and promptly report to the supervisor for repair process
  • To verify records of all work done on each vehicle and on the respective job cards
  • Schedule regular vehicle inspection and servicing strictly according to manufacturer’s recommendations or better
  • To keep spare parts stock and strictly monitor their use
  • Maintain a clean and valid driver’s license
  • Period travel to the field for extended periods of time
  • Any other jobs as may be assigned by the supervisor

Required Education, Skills, and Experience

  • Certificate Motor Vehicle Mechanics Grade II
  • A valid driving license
  • Experience in vehicle driving in other NGO or similar organization
  • Minimum of SSCE / GCE / NECO.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years work experience.

Language:

  • Fluency in English (speaking, reading, and writing).

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Important Notes

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
    They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
    All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed
    • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web
    • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
    • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
    • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
    • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview
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