We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (DMEL) Officer
Location : Maiduguri, Borno
Department: Africa – West
Employment Type: Full-Time
- The Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (DMEL) Officer supports the design, development and implementation of a monitoring and evaluation system within the assigned area.
- S/he gathers, analyzes, and processes complex information related to all aspects of program activity implementation.
- The incumbent carries out his/her work according to an established standard operating procedure for collecting data, monitoring project progress and measuring program inputs/outputs.
- This position would be based in Warri Delta state, with frequent travel to the field within the respective regions.
- This position reports to the Senior DMEL Officer for the Niger Delta
- Coordinate weekly with SDMEL officer to determine priority tasks. Ensure the state team is aware of and up to date on all DMEL tasks and reports.
- Conduct monthly DQAs and site visits during the project implementation phase in assigned areas .
- In concert with the Associate DMEL Manager, develop Monitoring and Evaluation plans for field-level Activities.
- Implement Search M&E standards around project planning meetings, data collection tools, monitoring missions as required.
- Produce a “routine monitoring report” (RMR) according to an approved template for each site visit prior to the indicator verification visit.
- Identify lessons learned, constraints, and project impacts based on determined theme and/or sector for inclusion in Monthly and Quarterly Reports.
- Share observations from monitoring visits with Associate DMEL Manager and SDMEL when findings demonstrate questionable actions.
- Serve as primary point of contact for Media & Communications office when developing impact assessments, success stories, newsletters and weekly reporting.
- Undertake comprehensive analysis of projects based on history of site visits; present findings to Associate DMEL Manager in a concise and professional manner.
- Support quality, conflict sensitive, innovative and effective DMEL process in Warri with close support from the SDMEL officer;
- Implementing SFCG M&E standards around project planning meetings, baseline studies, listenership surveys, data collection processes, monitoring missions and evaluations in the Warri;
- Coordinate monthly and quarterly reflection and learning sessions with Search Staff in the State offices.
- Represent the program positively and professionally in both internal and external environments.
- Participate in professional training and development activities, as necessary.
- University degree is required; University degree in International Development, Social Science, Economics, or a related field is desired.
- Minimum of two years’ experience in field monitoring, evaluation design, empirical and statistical analysis, management information systems and/or information management design is required.
- Resident in the state is an important plus
- Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
- Excellent analytical and report writing skills;
- A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace; and
- Ability to prioritize, plan and organize workflow to tight timeframes, handle multiple tasks, and be flexible with changing priorities.
- 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 Niger-Delta part of Nigeria is required.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Interested candidates will send the following:
- Current resume
- Cover Letter (which includes expectations of compensation and projected start date)
- Please compile your writing sample and resume into one document as the system only has the functionality to upload two documents per application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
- Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website: www.sfcg.orgfor full details of our work.