Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

IITA is one of the worlds leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Its award-winning research-for-development (R4D) approach addresses the development needs of tropical countries. IITA works with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture. IITA is a non-profit organization founded in 1967 in Nigeria and governed by a Board of Trustees. IITA works on the following crops: cowpea, soybean, banana/plantain, yam, cassava, and maize.The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture seeks suitable Nigerian for the position below at the Institute’s headquarters in Ibadan.Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer I Responsibilities Assist in designing/reviewing IITA’s M& E systems and reporting template;Assist in maintaining all M&E report and data management systems across IITA’s programmes and projects;Support IITA’s regional staff on M&E implementation and systems;Assist in conducting M&E workshops for staff members, partners, and beneficiaries;Develop performance matrices, data matrices, and data tools for data management;Develop M&E plans for programmes, projects, units, and sections/subsections within IITA;Review objective hierarchy and logical framework matrices (activities, processes, inputs, outputs, outcomes and impacts) of projects under the hub;Determine information needs of project managers, partners, and cooperating institutions;Identify and design performance questions, key indicators and targets for each project;Agree with stakeholders on how to record, report, and analyse progress against targets; and design formats for reporting on progress;Undertake and facilitate the M&E plan implementation, regularly revising and updating performance questions, indicators, methods, formats and analytical processes;Assist in conducting and monitoring site visits;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 on-line meetings;Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor. 

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