Helen Keller International recruitment for Independent Monitors
Helen Keller International is a global health organization dedicated to eliminating preventable vision loss, malnutrition and diseases of poverty. Cofounded by Helen Keller – and guided by her fierce optimism and belief in human potential – the organization delivers life-changing health solutions to vulnerable families where the need is great but access to care is limited. In the US, Africa, and Asia, Helen Keller’s proven, science-based programs empower people to create opportunities in their own lives and build lasting change.
Established in 1915, Helen Keller International works to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. Headquartered in New York City, Helen Keller currently conducts programs in 22 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Independent Monitor
Number of Openings: 16
Duration: Training - 2 days; Field Activities/Intervention - 5 days.
Reports to: M&E Specialist.
- Under the supervision of the M&E Specialist, the Independent Monitor assists with monitoring and supervision of MNCHW in assigned LGA and administering standard questionnaires using a programmed smartphone and submit a comprehensive report of activities and intervention at the end of the exercise
- Participate in supervising MNCHW intervention teams and monitoring of intervention in communities within assigned LGA.
- Document lessons learned, successes / best practices challenge and proffer possible solutions.
- Produce and submit a detailed preliminary report of the MNCHW in assigned LGA.
- Return assigned Smart phones, chargers, power banks and ID Cards.
- Participate in filling 20 health worker supervisory questionnaires daily for a 4-day period.
- Participate in interviewing 20 caregiver exit interview questionnaire daily for a 4-day period.
- Complete 1 picture / video / interview form on the 5th day of the intervention.
Minimum Education / Experience / Skills
- Degree in Sciences, Public Health, Public Administration, Management or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
- Extraordinary verbal and written communication skills to manage project communications and disseminate project information are required.
- Demonstrates technical knowledge pertaining to the job requirements
- Critical thinking, problem-solving skills and supportive supervision skills;
- Able to work under pressure, hard to reach areas and able to meet deadlines.
- Demonstrated excellent personal integrity and confidentially.
- At least 1 year working experience in Nutrition program or carrying out data collection using smart phone.
- Willingness to travel within any parts of the state.
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Computer skills: Windows applications for word processing and spreadsheet software
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
- Applications will be accepted until the application closing date.
- In the spirit of our founder and namesake, Helen Keller is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is fully valued.
- We are an Equal Opportunity Employer where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
- We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need to request an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact us at the email above
Application Deadline 22nd October, 2021.