Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Equal Access International (EAI)

Equal Access International (EAI), a non-governmental organization headquartered in San Francisco, USA, empowers under-served communities in the developing world with critically needed information, education and leadership training. With funding from bi-laterals, multi-laterals, foundations, corporate and individual donors we implement innovative media and community outreach programs that inspire positive social change on issues such as women’s empowerment, human rights, global health issues, youth life skills & livelihoods, and civic participation & governance. EAI operates in Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, and has over 175 staff worldwide and a twelve-year track record implementing media and social change projects in challenging locations.We are recruiting to fill the position of: Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Location: KanoJob Type: Full-Time Travel: 30%Reports directly to: The Program Manager.Summary of RoleThe M&E Officer will be responsible to lead, oversee, improve quality and ensure timeliness across all aspect of monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all EAI international Nigerian programs.However, in a dynamic and small NGO it is expected that from time-to-time, the post holder will support other activities of Equal Access International, as directed by the line-manager.ObjectivesThe M&E Officer will build cordial and effective relationships with staff at the donor organization(s), ensuring deliverables are completed to high quality, on-time and within the terms of the grant agreement.The Officer will establish and maintain close working relationships with EAI staff to collect and provide monitoring and evaluation and reporting on program activities.This work will be coordinated with the Program Manager. The post holder will ensure program impacts are shared internally, to the donor and externally, as directed by the line manager. In addition, emphasis will be placed on lessons learnt and the provision of thorough analysis on a quarterly basis.The M&E Officer will monitor and ensure donor and internal rules, compliance procedures and local laws related to activities are adhered to at all times. Support the implementation of plans of activities related to projects or programs undertaken by the Nigeria country office, which include, but not limited to:Prepare and support research and partner eventsPrepare and administer training sessionsSupport all associated social media outputSupport the development of work plan and schedulesEnsure timely and high quality information provided to donorOversee the capturing and reporting of project successes.Assist Program team with the completion of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.Duties and ResponsibilitiesWorking with the Program Manager and Program Officer, to develop concept papers, prepare proposals and implementation of work plans (including log frames, activity schedules, monitoring and evaluation schedules) for submission to donors and Equal Access management.Work effectively with sub-contractors, consultants and partners to produce and deliver M&E products, as directed by the line-manager.Document periodic reports, success stories, best practices, lessons learnt, challenges and means of overcoming them, and other M&E related material including infographics and fact sheets.Conduct scientific analysis of data to produce useful information and inferences that can support planning, implementation and reportingTake part in and present at project M&E meetings as requiredWork with program team to prepare monthly, annual and end-of-project narrative reports and other reports as required.Compile/collate major donor narrative reports and ensure timelines/deadlines are adequately signaled and relevant activities are delivered in time and within the budget.Design and implement short-questionnaire surveys, key informant interviews, focus-group discussions, and in-depth interviews to support data collection and results-based evidence productionWork with the Program Manager and program team to develop and implement indicator tracking tables/systems.Undertake field visits to project districts as required, meet with project staff, partners and stakeholders, and capture interesting elements of the project that can be included within project reports.Provide program updates and information as required to senior management to assist with dissemination of information to key support staff, and major donors, as directed by the Program Manager.To provide a narrative of the results and planned activities on a monthly basis and to deliver reports as supervised by the Program Manager.Specific deliverables:Maintain the timeline of activities and reports for the donors in NigeriaDeliver on all expected M&E 

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