Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSN) is a results-orientated non-profit Social Enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to meet theneeds of the underserved and dramatically improve access to high quality family planning and other reproductive health services in Nigeria. MSN is a member of Marie Stopes International's Global Partnership, which operates in over 42 countries worldwide.
The core responsibility of this post is to use your: · initiative' energy' persistence' results orientation' drive integrity· enthusiasm' commitment to personal development
To further MSI's partnership mission of: empowering individuals to have children by choice not chance
Reporting To: Operations Director
Duration of Contract: 2 years (renewable)
Probationary Period: 6 months
The Research Metrics & Evaluation Manager is a key member of the project management team and is responsible for all research; monitoring and evaluation activities of MSION's core business and projects to provide evidence that will guide strategy and demonstrate impact.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead MSION's RM&E function in the establishment and development of her RME structure, functions, and measures Impact for quality of projects.
Ensure an effective and participatory RM&E system is established for MSION and donor funded projects.
Work with project and operations teams to ascertain research and data needs, including identifying key performance indicators (KPls) ensuring MSIONs Management Information System (MIS) to provide required KPI data.
Develop project log frames matrix, operational plans, and work plans particularly in the areas of the objective, indicators and monitoring mechanisms.
Guide the regular sharing of the outputs of RM&E findings with MSION team members, implementing clients, partners, stakeholders and donors Design and complete internal routine and non-routine MSION studies, surveys, market research, consumer satisfaction etc.
Prepare terms of reference, designs and budgets for contracting out research studies Undertake regular visits to the field to support the implementation of RM&E strategies Identify MSION RM&E needs and staff, develop innovative ways to fill gaps and recruit highly motivated and performing staff.
Participate in external reviews, technical RM&E networks and TWG's on FP/SRH
Ensure that, in general, project monitoring and reporting arrangements align with the project donor guidelines and rules
From time to time represent the organisation at meetings, workshops, or other forums
Actively contribute to the strategic direction and planning of the organisation
A degree in social sciences and /or a development field or equivalent in experience
Experiences working with designing monitoring and evaluation strategies and systems in donor funded projects
Experience of conducting primary qualitative and quantitative research
Experience with management of different sources of data and multiple indicators
Experience of data base usage, processing and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data sets, such as SPSS, ACCESS, EPI Info
Must be familiar with working in rural areas with focus on participatory processes
Must have excellent communication/interactive skills
If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send your application and CV (as a single document) to: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the position applied for as the subject of the email. Applications that do not follow this format will not be considered. Deadline for application is on or before close of business on Friday 26th July 2013.