TitleMonitoring and Evaluation Officer
LocationNigeria
Department NameProgram Delivery
Pact Overview
 

Pact Overview
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow.  The promise of a healthy life.  Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities.  Now more than ever in its 46-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.

Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.
 

Department Overview
Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future.  Pact’s Nigeria conflict mitigation program will  contribute to realizing this purpose by: 

  • Enhancing the role of women and youth in peacebuilding and long-term conflict mitigation.
  • Targeting farmer and pastoralist groups experiencing conflict or at risk for conflict.
Position Purpose
Pact seeks a Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer for an USAID-funded program implementing peacebuilding and conflict mitigation activities at the community level. The M&E Officer will provide overall leadership and oversight for project monitoring, evaluation and learning. S/he will lead the monitoring of data collection, collation, storage, analysis, and reporting, ensuring that data is audit worthy and incorporated into program reports for submission to USAID. Under his/her guidance, the project will utilize monitoring data to maximize program impact. This position is contingent upon funding.

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the project monitoring plan (PMP).
  • Lead the development of relevant M&E tools and platforms, and provide M&E specific technical training, mentoring, and coaching to project staff and CSO partners, as appropriate.
  • Develop strong monitoring and evaluation data collection and analysis systems to ensure the effectiveness of program interventions.
  • Strengthen availability and use of high quality data for decision making.
  • Strengthen Pact and CSO partners’ data management and quality improvement systems, ensuring that data is audit worthy and readily available. Where problems exist, support the identification and execution of solutions.
  • Lead and maintain the project’s knowledge management.
  • Contribute to program reports for submission to donor.
  • Support program staff and senior management to make informed and timely decisions related to program implementation project using data.
Basic Requirements
  • Master’s degree in conflict peacebuilding, demography, sociology, biostatistics, psychology or a related field.
  • At least eight (8) years of experience in monitoring, evaluating and research.
  •   Experience in working on USAID projects, including USAID indicators. 
  •   Demonstrated experience in governance and peacebuilding program target setting and reporting.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, data analysis, sampling techniques and establishing M&E systems in developing countries.
  • Proficiency with database management software and online search tools required. 
  • Working experience in Nigeria.
  • Nigerian national preferred.
     

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Type of ProposalUSAID