M&E Coordinator

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator will provide technical leadership and operations support to capture program intervention activities and results, ensure high-quality, timely, valid and verifiable data collection and analysis. This individual shall be responsible for creating and managing complex M&E systems, designing complaints mechanisms and improvements to data quality, as well as the utilization of M&E data for the improvement of program operations, quality reporting and new business. This includes establishing key components of the M&E system including selecting indicators, setting targets, developing and implementing M&E tools and systems, and reporting on all output and outcome indicators for the program. He or she will ensure that all staff are trained on the M&E components. This position will report to the Response Coordinator and collaborate across sector teams, while also strategically building capacity of M&E staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead planning of needs assessments with sector coordinators and other partners, where necessary. Lead development of baseline surveys as necessary.
  • Design benchmarking standards for quality monitoring and accountability measures; and train staff upon roll out
  • Support a data quality improvement and information management initiative across the region
  • Strengthen data analysis and use across program sectors, creating actionable reports for key stakeholders
  • Ensure that all programs are designed and implemented in accordance with international standards and the FHI 360 integrated approach
  • Ensure MEL resources are included at the proposal design stage to be integrated in crisis response programs
  • Create a beneficiary complaints mechanism and work with sector coordinators to train staff and implement within program activities
  • Provide strategic leadership and support across field sites the quality roll out of the MEL framework; with a focus on capacity building and accountability of staff
  • Work with M&E staff in each site to ensure that performance information is collected in each sector for proper documentation and reporting of activities
  • Monitor and maintains protocols, data collection instruments, data sets and manuals
  • Manage, train and mentor M&E team of local staff working in field sites and ensure high quality data collection
  • Ensure M&E indicators in database match donor reporting requirements and highlight program successes and impact
  • Proactively identify key program and themes areas for evaluation and analysis
  • Ensure program feedback loop so external findings results in improve quality of project management and implementation
  • In coordination with Response Coordinator, develop project implementation plans with strong monitoring and reporting components
  • Strengthen the capacity of the M&E team by identifying training opportunities and increasing the team’s knowledge of M&E protocols and practice
  • Coordinates with employees and consultants, on-site and in the field for situations that are less routine and more unusual.
  • Provide written contributions to weekly, quarterly and annual reports as needed
  • Contribute in programme enhancement through conducting surveys in field locations, sharing findings from continuous assessment, support in appropriate planning and strategic decision making
  • Assist with proposal and grant modification development and design as needed.
  • Undertake any other functions or responsibilities  which may be assigned by the Response Coordinator


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required – Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Human Development, Information Science, International Development, Social Sciences or Related Field. 
  • 5-8+ years’ experience in M&E activities for initiatives in humanitarian contexts
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in developing M&E systems and overseeing the collection and analysis of metrics and complaints mechanisms
  • Demonstrated experience in training on M&E systems and data collection.
  • Demonstrated experience remote managing and training staff.
  • Proficiency with database management software and on-line search tools required. 
  • Has sensitivity to cultural diversity and understanding of the political, contextual, and ethical issues in assigned areas. 
  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO), government agency, or private company.
  • Experience with OFDA program and monitoring requirements.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and analytical skills
  • Greater than 50% for short-term deployments

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Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria

Category: International Jobs

Deadline: N/A

Company Name: FHI 360