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  • Posted: Aug 23, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 30, 2019
  • Action Against Hunger | ACF International, a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger, works to save the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger.
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    Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno 
    Job Type: Full Time 
    Start date: As Soon As Possible 
    Direct Line Manager: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
    Level: Entry

    Job Summary

    • The M&E Assistant will be directly under the supervision of the M&E officer.
    • He/ She will be responsible for data collection, gathering, collation and reporting activities for the M&E department at base level.
    • He/she will assist in tracking progress of key indicators and provide timely report to the M&E Officer.
    • The M&E Assistant provides support to the M&E Officer and M&E Deputy Manager in the design, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the program by managing data and facilitating program implementation monitoring at LGA level, under the guidance and direct supervision of the M&E Officer.

    Objective 1

    • Collect qualitative and quantitative information and program data through surveys, assessments, post distribution monitoring, and regular market monitoring under supervision of the M&E Officer and M&E Deputy Manager

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Quantify methods and identify data sources for program performance and impact indicators, in conjunction with respective program and component teams (Nutrition, Health, WASH & FSL).
    • Assist in conducting project baselines, end line and progress surveys, ensuring appropriate sample size and sampling survey methods, data collection procedures, and data verification through periodic site visits.
    • Facilitate training of CVs and partners, and participate in the sensitization of beneficiaries in collaboration with program teams.

    Objective 2

    • Support in collating and analyzing monitoring data as well as report findings from monitoring activities for direct reporting to the M&E DPM and M&E Officer

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Ensure proper monitoring of implementation of the program, focusing on overall M&E framework of the program at LGA level.
    • Present and analyze data based on information needs of project team and partners and support in data base management
    • Complete and submit monthly report
    • Provide support to improve monitoring and reporting mechanism through revised monitoring and reporting framework, through collaboration with the program team at LGA level.

    Objective 3

    • Provide support to the program at LGA level and within the communities specific to the M&E responsibilities outlined by the M&E Officer and M&E Deputy Program Manager.

    Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Analyze and provide information to M&E Officer regarding general contextual information at the LGA level and explore the opportunities in support of partnership building initiatives with LGA level government.
    • Assist the FSL & WASH program team in terms of selecting the beneficiaries of NFI & Cash Transfer as per the established procedure.
    • Assist the FSL & WASH program team in selecting the community volunteers to facilitate the process of beneficiaries' selection
    • Monitor the progress of disseminating the Action Against Hunger Principles within the beneficiaries' community by the program team.

    Internal & External Relationship

    • M&E Officer and Deputy Program Manager: Technical hierarchical relationship- exchange of information, collaboration, coordination
    • Program team: exchange of information, collaboration and coordination.


    • Other partners/stake holders, e.g. LGAs, GoN agencies, donors: exchange of information, M&E reports, collaboration and coordination.

    Position Requirements

    • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Economics, Rural Development, Business, Administration, Statistics, Demography or related subject, with previous experience working in humanitarian projects

    Skills & Experience

    • 1 Year M&E related work experience
    • Experience in data collection, collation, analysis, and report writing (Mobile Data Collection a strong advantage).
    • Commitment to and understanding of Action Against Hunger aims, values and principles.
    • Professional, good organizational capacity, good human relationships and team spirit, motivated, open, creative, mature, responsible, flexible and culturally sensitive.
    • Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel Power Point, Word).
    • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
    • Fluency in Huasa and English


    • Previous M&E experience
    • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local economy
    • Previous experience with Action Against Hunger.
    • Previous humanitarian programming experience.

    Minimum Monthly Basic Salary: NGN 156,995.

    Method of Application

    Note: Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Interested and qualified? Go to Action Against Hunger | ACF-International on to apply
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