M&E Officer at Sahel Capital

Sahel Capital is a leading fund manager and advisory firm focused on West Africa with deep roots in private equity, financial advisory, management consulting, and agribusiness. When you partner with Sahel you benefit from quality financial and operational experience, broad industry knowledge, and a powerful network of global relationships. Through an integrated approach, we work closely with companies and investment partners to deliver capital solutions and advisory services tailored to fit your unique needs. The power of a partnership with Sahel leads to better investments, stronger businesses, and shared success.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: M&E OfficerLocation: LagosProject DescriptionThe Nigerian Dairy Development Program (NDDP) is geared towards improving the livelihoods of smallholder dairy farmers in Nigeria by improving the productivity of their cattle and integrating them into the formal dairy value chain in Nigeria.The Project also includes a nutrition component and gender component which are geared towards improving nutrition outcomes and promoting women empowerment in smallholder farming communitiesThis project is implemented by Sahel Capital Partners & Advisory Ltd. and a consortium of other partners.The project seeks to boost the yields and incomes of smallholder farmers, increase nutrition outcomes and empower women involved in agriculture in Africa.Position is based in Lagos (Project Management Office) with frequent travel to project sites across Nigeria, including the North as will be required.Role SummaryUnder the supervision of the Project Manager, the M&E Officer will be responsible for designing and implementing the project M&E plan, identifying key information areas, data sources, metrics and indicators to be tracked for each implementing partner.He/she will also establish and direct a process for preparing and submitting periodic M&E reports that will inform conversations at the quarterly project progress meetings.The M&E officer will also oversee the selection, development and maintenance of a portal to monitor milk supplier involvement, insemination activities, feed supplied, vaccines delivered for the project and will be responsible for the collection and analysis of different data in relation to the project activities.Finally, the M&E officer will oversee the end of project evaluation in order to determine to which extent the program has achieved its targets and answered key anchor questions it seeks to answer.The M&E Officer will work in close collaboration with project team and operations clusters, Government officials, private sector, non-government and civil society organizations.Specific Duties and ResponsibilitiesPlanning, developing and implementing Dairy Development Services:Collaborate with the project team to plan, design and implement a baseline study at the beginning of the project.Develop M&E plan, including key information areas, data sources, metrics and indicators to be tracked for each implementing partner as well as establishing framework and timelines for preparing and submitting reports. Consult with implementing partners and lead key stakeholder convening to discuss and align on the M&E plan.Develop and implement monthly data reporting process for implementing partners. Coordinate with Implementing Partners (IPs) for collecting data against agreed indicators. Ensure quality of data collected by partners.Setup and maintain a portal to monitor milk supplier involvement, daily milk collection, insemination activities, feed supplied, vaccines delivered etc.Coordinate the training of the implementing partners’ extension workers who will be inputting data in the portal.Develop quarterly M&E reports and provide feedback to partners and PMO on projects’ performance based on monitoring data findings.Coordinate with the Program Manager to facilitate discussions at the quarterly progress meetings around progress against plan, potential issues, proposed resolutions and impact of these resolutions.Ensure quality of data/ statistics in project plansDocumentation, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting:Participate in field visits to project sites as per the requirement of the projectSupervise regular data collection through implementing partners and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validations.Record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible wayAnalyze and discuss findings based on regular monitoring dataProvide technical support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the Project Staff and other partners.Ensure that implementation of field activities adheres to the monitoring and evaluation systemParticipate actively in program planning process and budgeting of the program quality.Support Program Management Office in developing the quarterly, annual and final organizational reports.Support PMO in dealing with any other tasks as may be required 

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