[Internship]: M&E Intern Needed at Helen Keller International

May 3, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


The key expectation of the M&E Intern’s position is to support the M&E Associate in ensuring that Helen Keller Intl’s M&E system within the state is well positioned to provide continuous technical guidance, capacity building, and M&E systems strengthening to Helen Keller supported activities.

Specific responsibilities

  • Willingness to operate in remote LGAs/communities overseeing mass drug administration for NTDs.
  • Identify learning opportunities and proactively engage in activities outlined in the implementation plan.
  • Assist the state program team in conducting training sessions for program implementers.
  • Support the state team in executing key activities, including supervising mass drug administration, data validation and collection, and morbidity management such as hydrocele surgery.
  • Aid in entering program data by assisting contracted resident independent monitors during data entry into the national template.
  • Participate in the distribution of NTD commodities from the state medical store to health facilities, ensuring adherence to distribution plans.
  • Engage in data quality assessment exercises such as spot checks, data validation, and supervisor’s coverage surveys.
  • Collaborate closely with resident independent monitors to archive both softcopies and hardcopies of financial documents and ODK supervision checklists.
  • Adhere strictly to Helen Keller International policies and procedures as outlined in the organization’s manuals.
  • Maintain a professional and respectful demeanor, reflecting positively on Helen Keller International and preserving the organization’s image.
  • Assist in developing case studies and success stories from program implementation.
  • Fulfill any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in community-based programming is advantageous.
  • Exceptional communication skills and a compassionate approach towards beneficiaries.
  • Proficient in both verbal and written communication.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Proficiency in the Ibibio language.
  • Adequate IT skills.

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