Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Nigeria

 HelpMum is using the power of mobile technology and low cost innovation to tackle maternal and infant mortality in deep remote rural area, semi- rural and urban areas in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will be responsible for designing, coordinating, and implementing the monitoring and evaluation, research, and learning framework of projects.
  • They will develop a systematic monitoring framework to improve the qualitative and quantitative evidence gathered by the projects.
  • The M&E Officer will also provide technical assistance to the implementing agencies, particularly in relation to monitoring, reporting, and governance issues.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Develop M&E Frameworks: Design and implement M&E systems, including the development of indicators, data collection methods, and tools.
  • Data Collection and Analysis: Oversee data collection processes, ensuring accuracy and consistency. Analyze data to provide insights and recommendations for program improvements.
  • Reporting: Prepare comprehensive reports on project progress, impact, and outcomes for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Capacity Building: Train project staff and partners on M&E methodologies and best practices.
  • Field Visits: Conduct regular field visits to monitor project activities and verify data.
  • Stakeholder Coordination: Collaborate with program staff, partners, and stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of M&E activities.
  • Knowledge Management: Document lessons learned, best practices, and innovations in M&E to support organizational learning and improvement.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Public Health, Development Studies, or related field. A Master’s degree is an advantage.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3  years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, preferably in the non-profit sector or related field.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in M&E methods and approaches, including quantitative, qualitative, and participatory methodologies. Strong analytical skills with experience in statistical software (e.g., SPSS, STATA) and data visualization tools.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Proficiency in local languages is an asset.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Strong organizational, team-working, and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
  • Attention to Detail: High level of accuracy and attention to detail in handling data and preparing reports.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Application Closing Date
15th June, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Position as the subject of the email.