Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Officer at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.Now, and for the future.  Mercy Corps has worked in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its programming on adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development, conflict mitigation, and humanitarian response.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Senior Monitoring & Evaluation OfficerLocation: Maiduguri - Borno StateProgram/Department SummaryWith the insurgency affecting North East Nigeria and displacing millions of people, Mercy Corps is expanding its humanitarian programming to support the conflict-affected population in Borno.In response to the ongoing crisis, Mercy Corps is scaling-up food security, non-food items, nutrition, protection, livelihoods, and water sanitation hygiene (WASH) activities in Dikwa, Ngala, and Jere Local Government Areas in Borno State to address emergency needs.General Position SummaryMercy Corps is looking for a strong Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Officer. This is a new position created to strengthen the monitoring efforts of Mercy Corps’ programs in Borno, Nigeria.The role of the Senior M & E Officer is to enable Mercy Corps’ humanitarian program to quantify, analyze, and document the impacts and outputs of its program in Borno.Tasks include data collection, data management, data analysis, mapping and development of M&E tools and reporting systems.Essential Job FunctionsConduct surveys and assist in monitoring activities that help evaluate programs implementation and successManage program data, including information that is collected by programs; this will include database design and support, developing M&E tools Map program activities for use in program planning, implementation, and evaluationCoordinate with other organizations as necessary to collect other monitoring data relevant to Mercy Corps programsProvide regular reports and summary information to the Managers and Senior ManagementSupport, train and advise programs’ staff on monitoring techniques and toolsParticipate in other monitoring and evaluation activities including collaboration in field and program based research Coordinate with the team leader to ensure that regular monitoring activities are being performed according to schedule and that data collection is adequately completed.Works closely with all program teams to ensure that monitoring is adequate for management and reporting purposes.Coordinates and assists on oversight of data collection activities such as periodic surveys and participates in the hiring process of personnel  under the M & E componentOversee data management including the timeliness and completeness of reporting as well as data entry.Supervises all the Database officers at the field level.Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.Other duties as assigned.Organizational Learning: As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.Accountability to Beneficiaries:Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects 

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