Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Job Title
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Job Location
Akwa Ibom
Number of Persons Required
Two (2)
Reporting/Supervision
This position reports to the Senior Technical Officer Monitoring & Evaluation
Job Summary
 Responsible for the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation
strategies for the state offices.
 Will work with others in the state office and implementing partners to ensure that
state monitoring and evaluation activities are appropriate and meet USAID and
project’s M&E needs.
 Will provide leadership to the field level M&E program, provide overall guidance
on program/project monitoring and evaluation and on US Government and
Government of Nigeria reporting requirements, provide support to sites in the state,
including interacting with site Program Managers, Implementing Agencies and
local research groups on needs and ensure that locally employed monitoring and
evaluation staff, consultants and ECEWS partners understand and can support these
requirements.
 Manage the state office’s reporting cycle to ensure high quality and complete
datasets are sent to the country office on a periodic basis, or when required, work
with local partners to develop their project monitoring and evaluation plans.
 Will support the correct implementation and use of routine data collection tools,
conduct monthly routine monitoring visits to project sites and provide supportive
supervision.
Job Requirements
Education
 MB.BS / MD / PHD or similar Degree with 3 to 5 years relevant experience in
project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system
implementation for global health initiatives including familiarity with PEPFAR
M&E reporting requirements.
 Or MPH or MS / MA in relevant Degree with 5 to 7 years relevant experience in
project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system
implementation for global health initiatives including familiarity with PEPFAR
M&E reporting requirements.
 Or BS / BA in Statistics, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Monitoring and Evaluation or in
relevant Degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or
state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation including
familiarity with PEPFAR M&E reporting requirements.
Attributes:
 Proven experience in quantitative and qualitative research and in conducting survey
and/or sampling;
 Strong knowledge in the use of spreadsheet and database packages (Excel), in
statistical software such as SPSS and GIS tools (Arc View, Arc Info, etc.);
 Experience in use of mobile technology (SMS, SMART, etc. and in the design or
management of a Monitoring Database could be an asset;
 Proven networking, team-building, organizational, and communication skills.
 Excellent report writing skills desirable
 Fluency in written and spoken English
Typical Physical Demands:
 Typical office environment
 Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Technology to be used:
 Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail), SPSS, Epi
Info, STATA, LAMIS, NOMIS, DHIS, NHMIS, office telephone, calculator, cell
phone and printer/copier.
Travel Requirements:
 70% – 80%

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