National Monitoring/Evaluation and Reporting Officer at the International Organization for Migration (IOM).The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Founded on 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is committed to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by giving services and advice to governments and migrants.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: National Monitoring/Evaluation and Reporting Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
o Under the overall supervision of the DDRR Programme Coordinator in Abuja and the direct supervision of the DDRR Project Manager in Maiduguri, the successful candidate will support coordination and monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Reporting aspects of DDRR projects in Maiduguri and assist in their relevant and effective implementation, particularly in line with the expectations of IOM DDRR’s donors on M&E requirements. In particular, s/he will perform the following functions;
Core Functions / Responsibilities
o In coordination with DDRR Project in Maiduguri and the DDRR Programme Coordinator in Abuja, support the maintenance and adjustment of the overall framework for DDRR projects Monitoring and Evaluation, including the preparation of monthly, quarterly or annual program/projects reviews, participatory impact assessments, process and operations monitoring, real time, midterm and final evaluations and lessons learned workshops, while verifying that monitoring and evaluation arrangements comply with DDRR donor requirements.
o Support the production of regular monitoring reports to be shared with relevant stakeholders such as donors and coordinate with the Public Information Officer with regards to utilization of the outputs of M&E findings in PI materials. Draft of the evaluation reports.
o Support the development and regular revision of standardized M&E and reporting tools and operational framework, within the program strategy and donor’s requirements, respecting formats, deadlines and specific protocols, and engaging in cross-fertilization of ideas across implementing partners.
o Undertake regular travel to field locations and contribute to building the capacity of the DRRR programme’s M&E activities; conduct and/or enable field visits using appropriate M&E tools to monitor the activities of sub-offices or project implementing partners.
o Participate in the process for identifying the key performance questions, indicators and parameters for DDRR monitoring projects performance and achievements, for comparing it to purposes and targets, and for preparing evaluations; draft the format for performance reports; review monitoring reports and targets, analyse them and identify causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and suggest necessary corrective actions.
o Support the process of review the availability and quality of existing social and economic data related to the DDRR programme, the methods of collecting them and the degree to which they provide good baseline statistics and reference for program monitoring and evaluation, with a focus on outcome and impact evaluations.
o Provide technical recommendations to the Project Manager, based on rolling analysis of and reporting on programming.
o Support the preparation and review of all final grant and other evaluation reports drafted by the M&E team assistants.
o Promote the integration of protection and gender perspectives within the programme activities.
o Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications and Experience
o Master’s Degree in Development, Social or Political Sciences, Management or a related field from an accredited academic institution; or
o University Degree in the above fields with two years of relevant professional experience.
o Experience in community/development service provision or programming, M&E design or implementation, or both;
o Experience in M&E system design, data processing, M/E tools and computers;
o Ability to adapt M&E tools to work effectively with local authorities, stakeholders and beneficiaries;
o Strong reporting skills;
o Experience in DDRR Programmes is an asset;
o Knowledge of EU programming, specifically in terms of pace and methodology preferred.
o At least two years of experience working in a complex crisis environment;
o Solid understanding of post-conflict environment and community development, with a focus on participatory processes and joint management
o Fluency in English and Native Language; Fluency in multiple languages advantageous;
The applicant is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:
Inclusion & respect for diversity:
o Shows respect and sensitivity towards gender, culture, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, political conviction and other differences.
o Encourages the inclusion of all team members and stakeholders while demonstrating the ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds and orientations.
o Promotes the benefits of diversity; values diverse points of view and demonstrate this in daily work and decision making.
o Challenges prejudice, biases and intolerance in the workplace.
Integrity & transparency:
Application Closing Date
Thursday, 14th November, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their Applications via email to: HRNIGERIA@iom.int indicating position applied on subject line.
In order for the applications to be considered valid, IOM only accepts applications with a cover letter not more than one page specifying the motivation for application, addressed to Human Resources, International Organization for Migration (IOM) and with a subject line SVN2019.128 Maiduguri. National Monitoring/Evaluation and Reporting Officer NOA
All applications should include a functional email address, mobile numbers and detailed curriculum vitae (CV).
Please note that this position is open only to Nigerian National applicants and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.