Vacancies for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning Assistants at Christian Aid Nigeria

Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance including humanitarian response and Gender.

About the role

The post holder will assist the MEAL unit in regular data collections through implementing partners/volunteers and ensure quality of the data by random verifications and validation. S/he will record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way. Provide technical support on M&E and evidence-based recommendations to the relevant Program Officers and Partners. Support Program Officers and partners in conducting of field activities and adheres to CA’s monitoring and evaluation system.  Participate actively in programme planning processes. The role holder will upload key reports to the Source (intranet) and assist the MEAL unit in designing, coordinating and conducting project evaluations (baseline, mid-term and end-line). S/he will support the team in developing quarterly/annual organisational reports and work collaboratively with different programmes for strengthening, integration and cross-learning in programmes.

About you

You must have a degree in Statistics or any of the Social Sciences and a sound knowledge of office programmes including word, outlook, power point and excel. Knowledge of relevant database systems and data management tools (such as CS Pro, DHIS, NHMIS) is essential. You are required to have experience of monitoring and evaluation, project/programme-cycle management approaches and tools – including participatory planning. You should understand reporting requirements of institutional donors such as Global Fund, EU, DFID and USAID.  The post holder is expected to have excellent report writing skills and communication skill.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Build partnerships

Tell us about a time when you worked in a helpful and cooperative way with others and provided help to them without being asked. What was the situation? What help was needed? What was expected of you in the situation? What was your task here? What actions did you take? Why did you take that action(s)?What was the outcome of your actions? What was the impact? How did you know?

Communicate effectively

Tell us about a time when you needed to explain something in a simple or different way because someone appeared to have not understood you. What was the context? What was your task? What did you have to communicate differently? What did you say? How did you say it? What was the result? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?

Deliver result

Please tell us about a time when you were particularly conscious of the quality of your work and how you ensured it met the standards required. What was the situation? Which piece of work? Why was it memorable? What had you been asked to do? What action(s) did you take to check the quality and standard? Were you successful? If so, how did you know?

  • Salary (full time): ₦2,740,866
  • Full time salary: 2740866
  • Type of contract: Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours: 35
  • Contract length: 1 year
  • Location: Benue State, Nigeria, Jos, Plateau State , Nigeria, Kaduna
  • Closing date: 11 April 2018
  • Interview date: 27 April 2018

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