CALL FOR APPLICATION: MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER.
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 Months
Minimum Experience: 3 years
Application Deadline: 14th September 2023
About Allamin Foundation:
Allamin Foundation for Peace and Development (ALFOPED) is a non-profit non-governmental peacebuilding organization registered in Nigeria in response to the lack of voices, low and pervasive literacy level, widespread abject poverty, and a long period of neglect suffered in the North-East region of Nigeria that led to the emergence of the Boko Haram insurgency. ALFOPED is committed to ending violent conflict in North-East Nigeria and assisting victims of conflict in accessing services, maintaining a decent standard of living, acquiring appropriate knowledge and skills, enjoying the fullest possible extent of human rights, and leading a long and healthy life. Our programmes are spread across Peacebuilding, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, Reproduction and Maternal Health, Human Rights and Education. For more information, visit: www.allaminfoundation4peace.org.ng.
We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer to join our dynamic team and play a vital role in the successful implementation of the “Building Bridges of Reconciliation (BBR)” project.
Allamin Foundation is partnering with the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) to implement the Building Bridges of Reconciliation (BBR) project in Maiduguri and Jere local government areas in Borno State. The project aims to strengthen community-based deradicalization and empowerment of women and girls affected by radicalization within the context of the Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State, Nigeria. The overarching objective is to facilitate social reintegration, promote peace, and enable economic empowerment by dispelling misconceptions, fostering understanding, and empowering women and girls to become agents of positive change within their communities.
Role and Responsibilities:
As the M&E Officer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the effective implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the project’s activities and outcomes. Your responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with project teams to develop comprehensive monitoring and evaluation frameworks, including indicators, targets, data collection tools, and methodologies aligned with project goals and objectives.
Support the collection of quantitative and qualitative data through surveys, interviews, focus group discussions, and other methods.
Regularly monitor project activities and outcomes to ensure they are on track with the project’s timeline and objectives.
Support the design and implementation of baseline, midline, and endline assessments to measure the impact of the project on beneficiaries.
Prepare timely and accurate progress reports, highlighting achievements, challenges, and lessons learned.
Train project staff, partners, and beneficiaries on data collection methods, tools, and reporting requirements to ensure consistent and high-quality data collection.
Analyze monitoring data to identify trends, success stories, and areas for improvement.
Ensure data integrity, accuracy, and confidentiality throughout the data collection and reporting processes.
Maintain comprehensive records of monitoring and evaluation activities, including data sets, reports, and documentation of best practices and challenges.
Maintain consistent oversight of project activities to guarantee their alignment with the designated plans, promptly identifying any discrepancies or difficulties and proposing appropriate corrections.
A Bachelor’s in a relevant field such as Development Studies, Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, Statistics or a related discipline. A master’s degree is a strong asset.
At least 3 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, preferably with community-based reintegration or peacebuilding projects, particularly in conflict-affected areas.
Proven experience in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks, tools, and methodologies.
Familiarity with gender-sensitive programming and empowerment-focused initiatives.
Knowledge of conflict resolution, peacebuilding, gender equality, and social reintegration principles.
Familiarity with the local context of Borno State and its challenges related to conflict and radicalization.
Proficiency in data collection, analysis, and management tools such as Excel, SPSS, STATA, Kobo Collect, or other statistical software.
Strong ability to analyze quantitative and qualitative data to extract meaningful insights and recommendations.
Experience in designing and conducting baseline, midline, and endline assessments.
Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks, deadlines, and priorities effectively.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
Ability to present complex data in a clear and concise manner.
Experience in preparing reports, briefs, and presentations for diverse audiences.
Proficiency in Kanuri or Hausa is required.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a Cover Letter (as a single document) outlining their relevant experience and motivation for the position. Please send applications to email@example.com with the subject line “M&E Officer Application – (Your Name).”
The application deadline is 14th September 2023.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Allamin Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds and genders.