The MERL Advisor will be in Charge of all activities related to monitoring and evaluation as well as results and learning for the project.
S/he will develop tools to monitor and report on project interventions.
The post holder will conduct assessments and write reports about all project activities to inform project management team and the donor.
This Advisor will also liaise with the CD Advisor to provide CD for CBOs as well as state partner staff in MERL.
The post holder will introduce innovative data collection and management approaches including the use of mobile tools for data
collection and reporting.
The post holder will supervise and provide support to the MERL Assistants at state offices.
This position reports directly to the PM.
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.