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  • Posted on: 24 June, 2015 Deadline: 2 July, 2015
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  • Mercy Corps, International Humanitarian Organisation is looking for a suitable candidate to fill a very strategic position within our Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) Program. We are looking for motivated individuals, members of targeted community ready and willing to work in dynamic team.

    Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) Program

     

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will support in all aspects of monitoring, evaluation, learning, research, and information management. S/he will be responsible for data collection, collation and analysis, support research efforts, documenting project impacts, and coordinating with Mercy Corps’ partner M&E staff. The candidate will support the transitioning of marginalized girls into economic activities.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

      • Degree in development studies, social sciences, or relevant field, with a strong foundation in research methods, statistics, measurement, and evaluation.
      • Minimum 2-3 years of M&E work experience; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in M&E and skilled in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies and techniques.

    • Knowledge of program development, implementation, evaluation, and reporting.

      • Experience working under UK Department for International Development (DfID) grants or contracts.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

      • Excellent computer skills, including experience with: Excel, PowerPoint, Epi-Info, SPSS, Access, and any other statistical packages.
      • Demonstrated understanding of intermediate and advanced statistics and the ability to summarize, generalize, and make predictions from large data sets.

    • Fluency in written and verbal English required. Hausa language skills desired.

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    Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Officer-Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) program

     

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) Officer will coordinate and collaborate closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Advisor on all aspects of monitoring, evaluation, learning, research, and information management. S/he will plan and implement activities that ensure adherence to Mercy Corps’ and DFID standards, including the use of standardized indicators and documentation methodologies. Throughout the life of the program, s/he will be responsible for a) cross-cutting programmatic information management within the framework of the program; b) monitoring and evaluation; c) ensuring that information is shared and used for continuous improvement of ongoing programs, and d) is incorporated into reports. S/he will have responsibility for documenting project impacts and overseeing other Mercy Corps and field-based M&E officers.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Postgraduate degree in development studies, social sciences, or relevant field, with a strong foundation in monitoring and evaluation
    • Minimum 4 years of M&E work experience in international development required; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in M&E
    • Knowledge of program development, implementation, evaluation, and reporting.
    • Experience supervising M&E teams and building team capacity to deliver high-quality results.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
    • Excellent computer skills, including experience with: Excel, PowerPoint, and at least one statistical data analysis software
    • Familiarity and experience in large-scale secondary education or school to work and especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs preferred. 
    • Experience working in Northern States of Nigeria.
    • Fluency in written and verbal English required. Hausa language skills desired.

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    Senior Program Officer-Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) program

     

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Project Officer will support the implementation of activities that transition girls in school or in informal education into economic activities. This position will ensure ENGINE implementation is responsive to marginalized Nigerian girls, their communities, state and non-state secondary schools, and other skill-based centers.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

      • BA/S or equivalent in Education, Management, Social Sciences, International Development or other relevant field. A relevant second degree desired.
      • A minimum of 4 years of experience in programme design and implementation, education, gender- focused, skills building program.
      • Experience managing large-scale secondary education or school to work and especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs required. Prefer expertise in at least one of the following areas: accelerated learning programs, community-based education targeting community acceptance of girl’s education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs.

    • Experience working in a multi-organizational team
    • Experience with private-sector led initiatives and DfID strongly preferred.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.

    • Experience working with country-level, ministries and government officials.
    • Experience managing people

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    Project Officer-Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE) program

     

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Project Officer will support the implementation of activities that transition girls in school or in informal education into economic activities. This position will ensure ENGINE implementation is responsive to marginalized Nigerian girls, their communities, state and non-state secondary schools, and other skill-based centers.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    • BA/S or equivalent in education, management, social sciences, international development or other relevant field.
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience in education, gender- focused, skills building program.
    • Experience managing large-scale secondary education or school to work and especially targeting marginalized girls or young women programs required. Prefer expertise in at least one of the following areas: accelerated learning programs, Islamic and/or community-based education targeting community acceptance of girl’s education, increasing economic assets through savings clubs and links to financial institutions. Experience using SMS for training or messaging preferred.
    • Experience working in a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
    • Experience with private-sector led initiatives and DfID strongly preferred.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
    • Experience working with country-level ministries and government officials, Ministry of Education experience preferred.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are encouraged to submit CV and Cover Letter, addressing the position requirements to recruitment.nigeria@ng.mercycorps.org.

    Applications submission deadline: July 2, 2015.

    All applications must include the position title (Monitoring & Evaluation Officer-ENGINE) in the subject line.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    We are an equal opportunity organization and we encourage women to apply to these positions.

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