Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Leaning Officer at Oxfam Nigeria

Oxfam is a confederation of 17 Affiliates committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a right based approach.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Leaning Officer (MEAL)Location: Maiduguri, BornoDuration: 6 months with the possibility of extensionGrade Level: D1Job Purpose:Work with the MEAL Coordinator and all the programme teams on their strategic plans for the programme and ensure quality programming, delivery, and learning, based on evidence of impact at field levelDimensions:Works closely with programme teams and MEAL staff to ensure compliance with Oxfam standards on progress monitoring and programme qualityImpact and influence of the job is mostly within the job holder’s own technical programme unit (i.e. country/region) but occasionally also with an external audienceStreamlines programme quality and accountability mechanisms across Maiduguri response and the RRTSpecific competencies and skills are required to achieve the job’s objectives e.g. geographical, thematic, technicalKey Responsibilities: In liaison with programme team, support the coordination of the implementation of an effective monitoring and evaluation process so that a constant assessment of programme effectiveness can be undertaken and adjustments made as necessarySupport the MEAL coordinator in designating, developing and compiling baseline information in close association with NEHR programme teamSupport in the development and review of logical frame works developed for donor proposal and review individual partner logical frame works.Maintain, guide and roll out the schedule of project and review work plans, evaluations surveys and learning events.Design, development and compilation of baseline information in close association with Oxfam’s programme team and partners.Build the capacity of Oxfam partners and programme staff to carry out MEAL activities within their own programme areasEstablish and maintain MIS for the programme as one of the core functions of Knowledge Management.Contribute in timely and quality reporting on WASH, EFSL and Protection projects in Newly Accessible Areas and other locations in North East Nigeria, as required.Support the MEAL Coordinator including the funding team in the review of reports submitted by program staff to ensure that they are in line with logical frame works and project plans.Assist teams in the initial assessment stage to collate information to feed into reports and programme planning, reporting.Work with and support field teams in setting up a simple system of data collection, analysis, and management as well as in monitoring progress of the activities in different field locations.Ensure that quantitative & qualitative information from various sources are collected and compiled for further use.Take lead in setting feedback mechanisms and to ensure beneficiaries’ opinions feed into programme planning and design. 

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