The Monitoring, Evaluation. Research and Learning (.MERL) Advisor will be based in Abuja and will provide oversight on all MERL activities of all projects implemented by Pact Nigeria.
The job holder will supervise all M&E staff on various Pact Nigeria projects.
S/he will lead the design and development of program specific Performance Monitoring Plans as well as Monitoring and Evaluation plans at Pact and partner levels.
The Job holder will ensure that monitoring systems meet the requirements of the donor and that performance results can be used for continuous improvement.
The job holder will strengthen staff and partner capacity in qualitative and quantitative monitoring and evaluation designs and tools through comprehensive training, mentoring and coaching.
The jobholder will establish and manage a database to track progress towards meeting project goals and objectives.
The jobholder will be responsible for reviewing regular program reports of all projects before submission to donor.
Postgraduate or Master degree in Development Studies, Research Methods, Statistics, Social Sciences, Measurement and Evaluation, Project Planning and Management or other relevant field preferred.
Minimum of 7 years of active M&E work experience in development programming required; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in M&E and skilled in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies and techniques.
Excellent computer skills, including experience with; Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Epi-Info, Epi-Data, SPSS, Access, DHIS, SQL and any other statistical packages.