Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant at Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes the peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, Search’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict—away from destructive approaches towards cooperative solutions. With more than 600 staff worldwide, Search implements projects in more than 30 countries across the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: The Senior DMEL (SDMEL) Officer for the North East

Position Summary
  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant  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.
  • These positions would be based in Maiduguri, with frequent travel to the field within the respective regions.
Roles and Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Support quality, conflict sensitive, innovative and effective DMEL process in Maiduguri with close support from the SDMEL officer; 
Note: Job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.


Educational Background:
  • University degree is required; University Degree in International Development, Social Science, Economics, or a related field is desired.
Years of Experience:
  • Minimum of one years’ experience in field monitoring, evaluation design, empirical and statistical analysis, management information systems and/or information management design is required.
Other Requirements:
  • 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 North Eastern part of Nigeria is required.
Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Procedures
Interested candidates should send the following:
  • Current resume
  • Cover Letter (which includes expectations of compensation and projected start date)
  • Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
  • 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.
Partagez et envoyez cette annonce à vos amis !
Breadish Bakery is an excellence driven fast growing bakery & food manufacturing company based in Akoka, Yaba Lagos, Nigeria and we are seeking the services of a skilled and experienced…
Divergent Enterprise (Owners of Landlagos)  is currently recruiting to fill the position of: Job Title:  Hair Stylist Location: Lagos Requirement Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications Application Closing Date 7th September,…
Company: Proten International Location: Nigeria State: Job type: Full-Time Job category: Proten International – Our client, a leading E-Commerce firm in Lagos is recruiting vibrant, smart, and intelligent candidates to…