Chemonics International Job in Nigeria for a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development firm
based in Washington. D.C seeks qualified candidate for a Five-year
Agricultural Value-Chain Development Project funded by the U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID).

 Applications are invited for the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M&E)
Location:
Abuja, with frequent travel to various intervention areas
Reporting Requirement: Supervised by M&E Specialist or Designee
Duration of Assignment: 6 Months
Job Descriptions

  • Candidate will be responsible for analyzing and processing all
    value chain data applying problem solving skills to project challenges
    and recognizing opportunities for process improvement.
  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer is responsible
    for assisting in the monitoring and reporting of the performance
    indicators and results, developing methods and milestones to monitor
    progress towards project goals.
  • He or She shall help to develop project strategy to ensure that
    project activities and assignments are carried out as planned and the
    project objectives are being achieved.

His/her main duties include but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Develop and ensure application of effective monitoring, tracking
    and reporting systems, tools and templates that enable and enhance
    regular monitoring of outputs and program quality across the regions and
    generate quality evidence at various program levels
  • Work with regional teams and service providers to ensure
    effective value chain M&E processes and mechanisms are in place,
    including supporting set up and ongoing technical support of the output
    tracker for outputs.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of data collection abilities data processing procedures, and stakeholder needs.
  • Maintain and update the e-Monitor system as necessary assist
    with data entry in thee Monitor system, USAlD/Nigeria Performance
    Reporting System (PRS) and Feed the Future Monitoring Systems (FTFMS).
  • Actively participate in report production including formatting, layout, and design
  • Efficiently track analyze report and update objectives activities indicators and results over the life of the project
  • Assist in reviewing cost yield and income survey data for accuracy
  • Provide technical support on project design, strategic development, and overall annual planning and reporting processes.
  • Champion knowledge management through the sharing of evaluations
    and lessons learned from the project sites including the facilitation
    of sharing of recommendations and lessons learned from evaluations and
    other learning initiatives
  • Work with the regional offices service providers and country
    office to identify M&E training and capacity building requirements,
    and to develop capacity building plans and coordination mechanisms for
    training delivery.
  • Where necessary, provide trainings for the regional teams and
    technical staff on M&E systems, including essential procedures for
    design and M&E, project’s annual planning and reporting in
    compliance with the Quality Framework.
  • Carry out any other assignment that may be assigned to him/her from time to time
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Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences including
    Agricultural Economics, Basic Sciences Statistics etc with professional
    training and working experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.
    Agricultural and value chain experience will be added advantage.
  • At least 2 years demonstrated progressive experience in program
    monitoring and evaluation project planning and management in the context
    of a development project
  • Past experience in use and applications of geographic information systems and computer-based field data collection techniques
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills, excellent oral, writing and presentation skills;
  • Excellent skills and ability to train staff and influence stakeholders and staff to employ M&E for effective programming.
  • Ability to work as a team player foster goodwill and build
    coalitions with relevant groups organizations agencies and businesses
    private or public Willing to travel at least 60% of the time and work
    extra flours in meeting program deadlines.
  • Excellent understanding and applications of computerized database development, system, processes, and applications.
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in development of M&E tools data analysis data quality assessments, and data use.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a Cover letter and CV
in a single MS Word document detailing all relevant professional
experience and achievements, including telephone number and email
contact of at least three referees to: recruitment@nigeriamarkets.org

Note

  • Candidate should specify the position in the subject line
  • Only qualified candidate will be contacted

Application Deadline 25th October, 2016.

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