Deputy Director; Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning

Job Title
Deputy Director; Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Job Location
Akwa Ibom
Number of Persons Required
One (1)
Reporting/Supervision
This position reports to the Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning on the ACE
Project & ECEWS Head of Programs. The positions regularly interacts with all Data
implementation team.
Job Summary
 The MEL Deputy Director is responsible for the day-to-day management of the
MEL Unit, including oversight of performance indicator data collection, analysis,
and reporting.
Task / Responsibility
 Responsible for ensuring timely and efficient data flows, including data collection,
spot checks, data cleaning, and quality assurance.
 Conduct analysis for relevant quantitative and qualitative indicators, including using
the innovative and other advanced data analytics tool.
Job Requirements
Education
 Master’s Degree or higher in Knowledge/Information Services, Communications,
Education, Environment, Health, Behavioural, Life/Social Sciences International
Development, Human Development or Related Field.
Experience:
 A minimum of 10 years professional managerial experience, including at least 5
years’ experience managing monitoring and evaluation for USAID projects and for
complex development activities, especially HIV Projects.
Attributes:
 Strong analytical skills, including quantitative and qualitative data analysis and
experience using relevant analysis software.
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong experience with leading
the development and writing of program reports and other deliverables.
 Ability to exchange information, present recommendations and collaborate with
colleagues and peers within the organization and possibly externally
 Ability to work under broad direction with considerable latitude for independent
action.
 Ability to play a coaching and mentoring role for others.
 Demonstrated understanding of USAID Evaluation Policy and USAID ADS
guidance
 Experience with management of USG contracts required
 Experience with the U.S. federal policies, regulations, and procedures
 Ability to effectively work independently
 High-level organization and documentation skills, including the ability to track and
manage the activities
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, and Power
Point & M&E software’s
Typical Physical Demands:
 Typical office environment
Technology to be used:
 Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), LAMIS,
NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, cell phone and printer/copier.
Travel Requirements:
 70% – 80%

Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Akwa Ibom Nigeria
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