Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Job at NERI

The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria Recruitment 2019

The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria – a non-governmental organization (NGO) is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the role of a Monitoring & Evaluation Officer :

 

Organization Description

The North East Regional Initiative (NERI), a non-governmental organization (NGO) has handed over two renovated training halls at the police college, Maiduguri, to the Nigeria police force. The police college is the second-largest federal government-owned tertiary institution in Borno State after the University of Maiduguri.

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Job ID: MR67389

Job Type: Full time

Location: Borno

Position Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer designs, develops and implements a monitoring and evaluation system within assigned area.
  • S/he gathers analyzes, and processes complex information related to all aspects of program activity implementation.
  • The incumbent carries out his work according to an established standard operating procedure for collecting data, monitoring project progress and measuring program inputs/outputs.
  • This position will be based at Borno, with extensive travel to project sites and the head office in Abuja.

 

Reporting & Supervision

  • The M&E Officer technically reports to the M&E Manager based in Abuja and administratively to the Program Manager in the state office.

 

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Social Science, Economics, or related field is required.
  • 2 years’ relevant experience in field monitoring, evaluation design, empirical and statistical analysis, management information systems and/or information management design is required.
  • At least 4 years of general work experience is required.
  • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
  • Strong analytical skills are required.
  • Prior experience with USAID or US Government-funded projects is highly desirable.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow up on tasks to completion is required.
  • Experience of working in a conflict environment is a plus.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English is required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria is required.
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Primary Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate weekly with M&E Manager to determine priority tasks. Ensure the state team is aware of and up to date on all M&E tasks and reports.
  • Conduct site visits during the project implementation phase for each grant in assigned areas.
  • In concert with the M&E Manager, develop Monitoring and Evaluation plans for field-level projects.
  • Produce a “routine monitoring report” (RMR) according to an approved template for each site visit prior to the indicator verification visit.
  • Accurately interpret Bills of Quantities (BoQ) and grant database file shared by head office to determine indicators according to which the Officer will be evaluating projects.
  • Draft “final evaluation reports” (FER) based on prescribed format after visiting a grant site for verification of indicators.
  • Identify lessons learned, constraints, and project impacts based on the determined theme and/or sector for inclusion in FERs.
  • Share observations from monitoring visits with M&E Manager when findings demonstrate questionable actions.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for Grants Office when developing impact assessments, success stories and weekly reporting.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for Grants Office when additional information is needed to close grants.
  • Undertake comprehensive analysis of projects based on the history of site visits; present findings to M&E Manager in a concise and professional manner.
  • Participate in professional training and development activities, as necessary.
  • Represent the program positively and professionally in both internal and external environments.
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned.

 

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following documents below to nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com referencing the Job Title and Location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.

  • A current Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing all their work experience and qualifications; AND
  • A Cover Letter.
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Application Deadline: 19th November 2019.

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