Coordinator – Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) job opening at eHealth Systems Africa – Kano, Kano State

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eHealth Systems Africa

Position: Coordinator - Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL)

Industry: Company Healthcare Technology

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Kano, Kano State

Job Description

eHealth Systems Africa is seeking candidates for a position in Coordinator - Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) based in Kano, Kano State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

eHealth Systems Africa (eHA) is a pioneering organization dedicated to enhancing health systems through data-driven solutions tailored to local needs. Our mission is to empower underserved communities with the necessary tools to lead healthier lives. We are currently seeking a Coordinator for Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) to join our dynamic team in Kano, Nigeria. This position will play a pivotal role in ensuring the implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) commitments across our projects.

As the MERL Coordinator, you will work closely with the Manager of MERL to oversee the M&E components of eHA’s projects. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining monitoring systems, collecting and analyzing data, and ensuring that findings are integrated into project implementations. Your role will also include performing qualitative and quantitative research, reporting, and ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies.

We are looking for a proactive individual with excellent communication and organizational skills, capable of working with minimal supervision and building strong relationships with stakeholders.

Job Detail


  • Provide technical oversight and support for the establishment and maintenance of routine monitoring systems.
  • Present findings to program management and develop project-specific results frameworks.
  • Plan, coordinate, and participate in research study protocols and establish operating policies and procedures.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative research, analysis, and report development.
  • Monitor the progress of research activities and prepare periodic and ad hoc reports.
  • Analyze data to develop solutions for healthcare research, ensuring timely and budget-compliant delivery.
  • Conduct literature reviews and secondary research initiatives.
  • Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of research and data collection activities.
  • Act as the primary administrative point of contact for internal research staff and operational liaison for external organizations.
  • Collaborate with project and support staff to ensure logically sound and beneficiary-informed project designs.
  • Track progress on action points related to implementation and M&E activities.
  • Provide M&E inputs for reports during project implementation.
  • Share reports with donors and other stakeholders.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Coordinator - Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) position at eHealth Systems Africa:


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in program monitoring and evaluation, project management, and report writing.
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methodologies.
  • Exceptional communications and presentation skills.
  • Excellent networking and relationship-building skills.
  • Proactive self-starter with minimal supervision requirements.
  • Demonstrated use of Advanced Excel, Tableau, STATA, Nvivo, and PowerBI.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, epidemiology, demography, statistics, social sciences, or a related field.
  • Master’s degree in a related field is an added advantage.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years in program monitoring and evaluation, project management, and report writing.


  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Data visualization and reporting
  • Advanced Excel
  • Tableau
  • Nvivo
  • PowerBI

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Coordinator - Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) at eHealth Systems Africa:


NGN 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 per-Year.

Job Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid time off
  • Travel opportunities

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • Year-end bonuses

Date posted: June 28, 2024

Posted on: Kano


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This role is essential for ensuring that eHA's projects meet their monitoring and evaluation goals, ultimately contributing to the health and well-being of underserved communities in Nigeria. The successful candidate will be part of a team dedicated to innovative health solutions and continuous improvement in project implementation.