Position: Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Manager
Background: Our Client is an International Non-Governmental Organization with affiliates in the US, Kenya and Ethiopia; and is beginning operations in Nigeria with the mission to end extreme poverty in remote rural communities. Our Client anticipates working across a spectrum of intervention areas including agriculture, rural livelihoods, small animal husbandry, farmer organization development, nutrition and healthcare. All programming will work through a locally established farmer organization through a training philosophy that focuses on participatory and learner-focused activities to build the skills and knowledge of clients’ participants.
Overall Responsibility: Work closely with the M&E Program Specialist to develop a sustainable and formal strategy of data collection, processing, quality checking, storage and sharing outcomes internally and externally to implement clients' M&E strategy.
Duties and Responsibilities: Work Together with M&E Officer to the following responsibilities:
Execute large-scale yearly impact assessments.
Create high quality data-driven reports for Project Director, Impact Program Director, Impact Program Managers, and donors.
Manage and mentor M&E Field Officers.
Support impact programs with analyzing and interpreting monitoring data.
Maintain close collaboration with the Project Director’s office to support data-driven decision.
Maintain and create yearly budgets for M&E activities.
BA/BSc in Statistics, Economics, Development Studies, Public Health or other relevant social science fields.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in M & E work, in development sector.
Candidates with leadership and project management experience preferred
Good communication and public speaking skills
Strong qualitative and quantitative skills
Strong attention to detail
Strong strategy-building skills
Team player with positive attitude and sense of humor
Flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment
Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
Demonstrated ability to operate in both office and field settings.
Excellent computer applications skills particularly MS Word, Excel, and STATA
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Fluency in English and Hausa required.
Advanced computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet, Google Apps, etc.); familiarity and comfort using basic mobile technology
Commitment to Client’s vision and servant leadership values anchored on the conviction of selfless service, forthrightness and down-to-earth.
Basic understanding of servant leadership principles and willingness to grow in this area.
Initiative and ability to prioritize, multitask, and carry out responsibilities independently in the absence of a supervisor and/or without close supervision.
Master’s degree in Statistics, Economics, Development Studies, Public Health or other relevant social science fields.
Revelant job experience in NGO sector.
Knowledge and experience of cultural, gender, and economic dynamics of northeast Nigeria is an asset.
Fluency in local dialects of Kamwe and/or Margi is desired.
Salary, benefits and conditions
Salary is competitive depending on qualifications and experience.
Positive atmosphere of dynamism and motivated team setting.
Atmosphere of a forefront professional and flexible NGO with a unique new development approach.
Annual, Maternity and Paternity leave benefits.
Transport costs and communication allowance.
Training and capacity building program and intensive mentorship by expat team.
Life Insurance covering accident, disability and related benefits.
Health Insurance covering employee and family.
Atmosphere of diversity committed to providing equal employment opportunity, forbidding discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age and disability, with respect to policies and visions.
Other Labour best practices apply.
Job Location: Michika, Adamawa State, Nigeria
Method of Application:
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to apply online by clicking the link below and following the instructions.
Based on Client’s equal opportunity policy, female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.