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  • Posted: Sep 18, 2015
    Deadline: Oct 12, 2015
  • The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) was established on 22nd of May 1964 by the four countries that border Lake Chad: Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria and Chad. The Republic of Central Africa joined the organization in 1996, Libya was admitted in 2008. Observer status is held by Sudan admitted, Egypt, the Republic of Congo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. N&rs...
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    Monitoring and Evaluation Expert

    Job Profile
    The Executive Secretariat of the LCBC is currently searching for an Monitoring and Evaluation Expert. The responsibilities for the position include, but not limited to:

    • Lead the organization in establishing performance measures, collecting and analyzing performance information, planning and managing evaluations and assisting the LCBC management in using the performance information for decision-making and resource allocation, support the planning, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities for the organization.
    • Assist in the monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of activities; to involve reviewing work plans, quarterly reports, participating in field visits, initiating regular portfolio reviews and contributing to program evaluations.
    • Contribute to the planning of new activities that support the desired results under an reviewed SAP; this includes providing input into assessments, Project Appraisal Documents, and Scopes of Work for new activities and provide budget justifications.
    • Advise Senior Management in designing and planning for evaluations, special studies and assessments.
    • Coordinate the creation and review of the Program to provide adequate financial resources for evaluations, special studies and assessments.
    • Provide input into the design, implementation and dissemination of evaluations, special studies and assessments.
    • Coordinate the creation of a Mission Performance Monitoring Plan including assessing the validity of the information and indicators that contribute to that plan.
    • Assist the technical divisions to select data collection methods for adequate monitoring and evaluation of implementing partners' performance and of the program as a whole these methods may include field visits, quarterly reports, specialized surveys and other sources of information of Government statistics).
    • Assist the divisions in reviewing these methods and making improvements to their monitoring and evaluation.
    • Coordinate the regular review of progress towards achieving Assistance Objectives/Development Objectives by Senior Management through program reviews, portfolio reviews or other processes.
    • Encourage the use of performance information in resource allocation decisions by the Office Directors, head of division and Senior Management through leading discussions, preparing analysis or other measures.
    • Seek ways to streamline the process and increase efficiency in gathering and using performance information.
    • Coordinate the process for updating policy and procedure documents in the areas of monitoring and evaluation to align with the most current agency Polices and requirements. Seek ways to increase transparency of LCBC's system of reviewing results and use of performance information.
    • Work as a Point of Contact for Evaluation in the Mission and provide guidance to technical teams on issues related to monitoring and evaluation.
    • Communicate with the respective members states on issues related with monitoring and evaluation.
    • Assist Senior Management in building local M&E capacities.
    • Manage evaluation contracts and agreements.

    Qualification & Experience

    • Master’s degree in Development Field, Social Science, Economics, or relevant discipline.
    • At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in a performance monitoring and/or evaluation role with an international development organization.
    • 5 years’ experience developing results frameworks, logical frameworks, or similar tools for project design is required.
    • Familiarity with different donors and their operations preferred
    • Computer literacy in current MS Office programmes and special task-related software is a prerequisite
    • Experience acquired in the INGO or NGO, preferably in a multicultural setting, would be an advantage
    • Demonstrated ability in data analysis, project design, monitoring, and evaluation of development activities.
    • Experience developing and/or using performance management plans or similar tools are required.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in monitoring and evaluating programs -including indicator development, study design, and data analysis-in multiple sectors. Experience using knowledge management software or database is highly desired.
    • Language: Fluency in English and/or French;
    • Age limit: 45 years old

    LCBC Offers

    • Contract duration: 3 years (renewable) subject to performance evaluation
    • Category: C4 of the LCBC Service scheme.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their application package which should include the following:

    • An Application Letter
    • A Letter of Motivation
    • A detailed Curriculum Vitae duly signed
    • An attestation issues by the current applicants employer specifying the positions/functions carried out by him/her
    • Copies of relevant certificates
    • Two passport sized photographs
    • A certificate of Nationality
    • A sworn affidavit of non criminal record/imprisonment not more than three (3) months old
    • Contact addresses of three referees.

    Applications should be sent directly to:

    Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Executive Secretariat,
    PO Box: 727,


    For further Information in this regards, please visit the LCBC website: or the LCBC Focal Points in Nigeria:
    Mr. Wakil Adamu,
    Federal Ministry of Water Resources,
    +234 803 788 1750

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