The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) through the Ministry of Budget and National Planning, plans to recruit qualified candidates for the services of:Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation SpecialistLocation: NigeriaProject: ISEMDPBackground/Project ObjectivesThe Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has received a Loan from the African Development Fund to finance the Institutional Support for Economic Management and Delivery Project (ISEMDP). The Ministry of Budget and National Planning, the International Economic Relations Department of the Federal Ministry of Finance, and the Bureau of Public Procurement, each being responsible for their respective component under the Project, in line with their statutory mandates shall be the implementing Agencies for the Project.The principal objective of this Project is to strengthen economic and financial governance for achieving a stable macroeconomic environment, inclusive and sustained growth, and effective implementation and delivery of the national development plan. The specific objective of the Project is to develop institutional capacity in macroeconomic management, revenue mobilization, procurement, monitoring and evaluation, and performance and portfolio management and delivery.The Project has four mutually reinforcing components: (a) enhancing economic management, (b) enhancing performance management and delivery, (c) strengthening domestic revenue mobilization and effectiveness in public procurement, and (d) project management support.For effective management of this Project, a Project Steering Committee (PSC), Project Implementation Teams (PITs) within the various Components, and a Project Management Unit (PMU) will be set up. The PSC will be responsible for strategic oversight and policy guidance and monitoring portfolio performance. The PITs, to be appointed for each project component and/or subcomponents, will spearhead the day-to-day implementation of their respective Project activities in collaboration with the PMU. The PMU will coordinate project implementation services including manage procurement and financial management processes. and act as a secretariat to the PSC.The RoleHis/Her role is to support data collection, analysis, and learning activities to help ensure accountability and efficiency from the start to finish of the project.The M&E Specialist will provide technical leadership to develop the project framework, plans and indicators to capture project performance results and provide effective, accurate and timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting of all project activities.The M&E Specialist will work closely with the Project Implementation Teams (PIT) to design, implement and supervise the project’s monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring that lessons learned are integrated into project implementation to continuously improve quality of interventions and outcomes.Under the supervision of the Head of the Project Management Unit, the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will facilitate the collection of quality data in order to produce monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports.The reports will follow up on project expenses and indicators. The M&E Specialist will also be responsible for documenting end disseminating project successes and challenges to the Key Project Stakeholders.