Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

The North East Regional Initiative (NERI) Nigeria - An International Development Organization is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Locations: AbujaPosition SummaryThe Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer designs, develops and implements a monitoring and evaluation system within assigned area.He gathers, analyzes, and processes complex information related to all aspects of program activity implementation.The incumbent carries out his work according to an established standard operating procedure for collecting data, monitoring project progress and measuring program inputs/outputs.This position will be based at Borno, with extensive travel to project sites and the head office in Abuja.Reporting & Supervision:The M&E Officer technically reports to the M&E Manager based in Abuja and administratively to the State Program Manager in Borno.Primary ResponsibilitiesPrimary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Coordinate weekly with M&E Manager to determine priority tasks. Ensure the state team is aware of and up to date on all M&E tasks and reports.Conduct site visits during the project implementation phase for each grant in assigned areas.In concert with the M&E Manager, develop Monitoring and Evaluation plans for field-level projects.Produce a “routine monitoring report” (RMR) according to an approved template for each site visit prior to the indicator verification visit.Accurately interpret Bills of Quantities (BoQ) and grant database file shared by head office to determine indicators according which the Officer will be evaluating projects.Draft “final evaluation reports” (FER) based on prescribed format after visiting a grant site for verification of indicators.Identify lessons learned, constraints, and project impacts based on determined theme and/or sector for inclusion in FERs.Share observations from monitoring visits with M&E Manager when findings demonstrate questionable actions.Serve as primary point of contact for Grants Office when developing impact assessments, success stories and weekly reporting.Serve as primary point of contact for Grants Office when additional information is needed to close grants.Undertake comprehensive analysis of projects based on history of site visits; present findings to M&E Manager in a concise and professional manner.Participate in professional training and development activities, as necessary.Represent the program positively and professionally in both internal and external environments.Perform other tasks, as assigned. 

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