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  • Posted: Mar 10, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 20, 2020
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  • North East Regional Initiative (NERI) is an International Development Organization
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    (1) Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

    Contract Term: Fulltime

    Position Summary: 

    The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer designs, develops and implements a monitoring and evaluation system within assigned area. He gathers, analyzes, and processes complex information related to all aspects of program activity implementation. The incumbent carries out his work according to an established standard operating procedure for collecting data, monitoring project progress and measuring program inputs/outputs. This position will be based at Borno with extensive travel to project sites and Abuja.  

    Reporting & Supervision: 

    The M&E Officer technically reports to the M&E Manager based in Abuja and administratively to the Program Manager in Maiduguri

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES 

    Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Coordinate weekly with M&E Manager to determine priority tasks. Ensure the state team is aware of and up to date on all M&E tasks and reports.
    • Conduct site visits during the project implementation phase for each grant in assigned areas.
    • In concert with the M&E Manager, develop Monitoring and Evaluation plans for field-level projects.
    • Produce a “routine monitoring report” (RMR) according to an approved template for each site visit prior to the indicator verification visit.
    • Accurately interpret Bills of Quantities (BoQ) and grant database file shared by head office to determine indicators according which the Officer will be evaluating projects.
    • Draft “final evaluation reports” (FER) based on prescribed format after visiting a grant site for verification of indicators.
    • Identify lessons learned, constraints, and project impacts based on determined theme and/or sector for inclusion in FERs.
    • Share observations from monitoring visits with M&E Manager when findings demonstrate questionable actions.
    • Serve as primary point of contact for Grants Office when developing impact assessments, success stories and weekly reporting.
    • Serve as primary point of contact for Grants Office when additional information is needed to close grants.
    • Undertake comprehensive analysis of projects based on history of site visits; present findings to M&E Manager in a concise and professional manner.
    • Participate in professional training and development activities, as necessary.
    • Represent the program positively and professionally in both internal and external environments.
    • Perform other tasks as assigned. 

    Required Skills & Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in international development, social science, economics, or related field is required.
    • 2 years’ relevant experience in field monitoring, evaluation design, empirical and statistical analysis, management information systems and/or information management design is required.
    • At least 4 years of general work experience is required.
    • Proficiency at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. is required.
    • Strong analytical skills are required.
    • Prior experience with USAID or US Government funded projects is highly desirable.
    • 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.

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    Community Development Facilitator

    Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

    Contract Term: Fulltime

    Position Summary: 

    The Community Development Facilitator (CDF) is responsible for grass-roots development of project concepts and activity submissions. The CDF will interact with community groups, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), associations and other groups implementing NLCB-funded activities or potential activities. The CDF will work with groups to develop activity ideas and summaries, refine project concepts during the YL/GL phase, assist in the creation and negotiation of budgets, as well as be the primary field oversight for ongoing activities. This position will be based at Borno state office, located in Maiduguri and with planned expansion, other parts of the state, with program activities expected to be carried out throughout the following specified LGAs. Travel is expected.

    Reporting & Supervision:

    The Community Development Facilitator reports to the Program Manager based at Maiduguri, Borno State.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES

    Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Liaise with community groups, NGOs, CBOs associations and other community stakeholders to identify potential partners for the project activities.
    • Identify potential activities at the community level for project support.
    • Work with Program Manager (PM), and Abuja-based Program team, develop project ideas identified for support for YL/GL submission.
    • Work with community organizations to budget and prepare logistics activities
    • Monitor and report on routine program operational activities and scheduled program events, reporting activity summaries to PM and Abuja-based Reporting Officer.
    • Work with staff to ensure project attendance at local events.
    • Collect information on program activities, including beneficiary targets.
    • Work with Program, M&E and Grants teams to create and maintain project trackers.
    • Support review of final Evaluation Reports and grant closing.
    • Attend focus groups to derive lessons learned to inform future project activities.
    • Assist in the development of activity ideas based on information collected in the field.
    • Facilitate linkages between communities as needed.
    • Any other duties suitable to task and commensurate with ability.

    Required Skills & Qualifications

    • University degree in political science, international affairs or other related social sciences field is preferred.
    • Three years of general work experience with at least two years of related experience is required.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills is required.
    • Prior experience with international organizations or international-funded projects is highly desirable.
    • Problem solving, stress management and time management skills are required.
    • Proficient at using Microsoft office software: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.
    • Excellent record keeping and documentation skills are 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 North Eastern part of Nigeria is required.

    Method of Application

    Qualified applicants MUST submit the following documents to nigeria_recruitment@neri-nigeria.com by March 20th, 2020:

    • A current resume or curriculum vitae (CV) listing all work experience and qualifications; AND
    • A cover letter

    Please reference the job title and location on the subject line, your cover letter and resume/CV.

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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