Monitoring & Evaluation Officer 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.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Ref: IITA-HR-NRS2019-005Location: Ibadan, OyoContract: 3-year renewable contract Recruitment Type: National (3-year renewable contract) DutiesSuccessful candidate will among other things perform the following duties: Develop performance matrices, data matrices and data tools for data management;Develop M&E plans for programs, project and units within IITA;Support monitoring and evaluation work as required at the Institutional, CRP & Project levels;Review objective hierarchy and logical framework matrices activities, processes, inputs, outputs, outcomes and impacts of projects under each Hub;Identify and design performance questionss, key indicators and targets for each project;Agree with stakeholders on how to record, report, and analyze progress against targets and design formats for reporting on progress;Undertake and facilitate M&E plan implementation, regularly revising and updating performance questions, indicators, method, formats and analytical processes;Conduct monitoring site visits,conduct/participate in evaluations (baseline, mid-term, end of project), internal and external impact assessment studies;Provide mentoring and coaching in performance assessment to M&E focal persons through on-site and online meetings;Guide unit/sections/directorate teams to use IITA’s institutional level results-indicator Handbook to develop annual/strategic plans, track activity implementation, manage performance data and report to higher levels of supervisors’ hierarchy;Conduct data quality assessments of data reported to the headquarters from programs, projects, units, sections, directorates and hubs as may be directed by the Head of M&E;Conduct/participate in M&E system development trainings for program/project partners towards developing national capacities in M&E;Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor. 

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