Monitoring and Evaluation Manager at The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future. The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan:Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation ManagerRef:IITA-HR-NRS2017-027Location: IbadanRecruitment Type: National (3 year renewable contract)ResponsibilitiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties:Review objective hierarchy and logical framework matrices (activities, processes, inputs, outputs, outcomes and impacts) of projects implemented by IITA;Determine information needs of project managers, partners, and collaborating institutions;Identify and design performance questions, key indicators and targets for each project;Agree with stakeholders on how to record, report, and analyse progress against targets; and design formats for reporting on progress;Undertake and facilitate the institutional M&E plan implementation, regularly revising and updating performance questions, indicators, methods, formats and analytical processes.Conduct monitoring site visitsConduct evaluation (baseline, mid-term, end of project), and internal and external impact assessment studiesDevelop alternative strategies for implementation of M&E activities as may be neededEffectively maintain the Institute’s M&E database(s) and ensure the data are up-to-date and can provide the strategic reports needed at the Institute.Work with the Head of M&E Unit to provide support to hub-level M&E personnel.Perform any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor. 

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