Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M & E Officer) at COCIN Community Development Program Molai

COCIN Community Development Program Molai alongside Christoffel Blindenmission (CBM) Country Office Nigeria entered into a funding arrangement with the CBM Germany

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (M & E Officer)

Location: Adamawa
Job type: Contract

Job Summary

  • The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer is responsible for observing and ensuring high quality and timely inputs, and for ensuring that a project maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs in a cost effective and timely manner.
  • This position will support project performance, report submission and related activities.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures;
  • Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project output;
  • Support monitoring and evaluation of the effects and impact of the project;
  • Participate in program performance review and Continuous Quality Improvements;
  • Provide feedback to the Project Manager on project strategies and activities;
  • Suggest strategies to the Project Management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such bottlenecks;
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress on all project activities;
  • Measurable Outputs and Performance Indicators;
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results;
  • Monitor the sustainability of the project's results;
  • Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system
  • Monitor indicators and a monitoring strategy for the project;
  • Recommend further improvement of the logical framework;
  • Monitor monitoring and impact indicator for the project success;
  • Provide inputs, information and statistics for monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual and other reports to Project Management Team
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the Project Manager in preparing relevant reports;
  • Perform other duties as required;

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation;
  • In-depth knowledge on MIS, M&E and development issues;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to respond positively to critical feedback and different points of view.
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports;
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software;
  • Expertise in analysing data using statistical software;
  • Strong training & facilitation skills;
  • Ability to multitask.

Salary Range
N150,000 - N200,000 / Month.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application Letter and detailed CV that includes the names and email addresses of three traceable references in one document  to the recruiting team via: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.
Submit your application to the Coordinating office at:
COCIN Community Development Programme Molai,
KM8, Along Biu – Damboad Road,
Molai-Maiduguri, Borno State


  • We will be shortlisting as we receive applications. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • COCIN does not charge application fees or processing fees to potential applicants or any fee throughout the recruitment process.
  • We welcome as a part of our staff both genders as well as people living with disabilities who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
  • COCIN processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
  • Disclaimer: By applying for this job, the candidate understands and acknowledges that COCIN requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect. Further, s/he understands that if successful, s/he will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate the candidate’s behaviours related to safeguarding-related topics.


Application Deadline 13th December, 2023.