Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Advisor at fhi 360

  • Management & Business Development ,NGO
  • 4 weeks ago
  • other
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening

Job Description

Requisition: 2020200664

Project  Description:

  • The objective of the SCALE Activity is to support CSOs and BMOs across all of USAID/Nigeria’s programmatic sectors with a basket of managerial, business strengthening, and advocacy capacity-building interventions aimed at advancing Nigerian CSO sustainability combined with targeted grants to advance mutually agreed upon priorities.
  • The activity is designed to enhance local civil society organizations’ ability to be positive and responsible change agents in Nigeria

Position Description:

  • The MEL Officer provides strategic guidance, vision and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the activity

Major Duties / Responsibilities:
The MEL shall:

  • Supervise all MEL staff
  • Ensure the strategic and functional integration of all MEL activities as well as active collaboration with sub-awardees and USAID.
  • Oversees all MEL activities
  • Provides technical direction and support
  • Ensures the accurate reporting of results for program activities.
  • Develop and directly contribute to the development and implementation of M&E tools and systems to improve ability to collect, interpret and aggregate data that demonstrate impact and program accountability and progress.
  • Develop and support the design and implementation of baseline, mid-term and end of project evaluations, surveys and other components of the programs M&E system.
  • Provide M&E technical advice to programs, projects, including staffing and resource allocation to M&E.
  • Develop high quality quantitative and qualitative methods and participatory methodologies to monitor program quality for performance and results.
  • Provide technical support for M&E in one or more technical sectors.
  • Build upon industry and experiences to improve consistency, quality and practicality of M&E strategies; promote dissemination and use of lessons learned within international partner organizations.
  • Review M&E plans and PMPs for quality and adherence to donor requirements.
  • Collect lessons learned from programs and collaborate with senior management to assure M&E components are of high quality and improve processes and practices in data analysis.
  • Provide training to staff, primary stakeholders, and implementing partners on M&E components in project design; such as monitoring plan, assessments, reviews, surveys and evaluations.
  • Identify best practices for documentation as success stories, technical reports, or peer review publications and reviews surveillance, research and evaluation publications prior to release to stakeholders.
  • Provide quality and timely submission of all required project reports.

Required Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any the following or related fields: Social Science, International Development, Evaluation Research, Statistics, or Economics;
  • At least eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in designing, managing and implementing results-based MEL activities,
  • Demonstrated relevant technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, with excellent organizational as well as English oral and written communication skills; and
  • Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation and learning.
  • Years of work experience that demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of technical issues.
  • Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities.
  • Experience working in USAID projects preferred.

Method of Application

Note

  • The above job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.
  • This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

Interested and qualified? Go to fhi 360 on fhi.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com to apply

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