The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will be assisting the operations unit in data review & management and managing enumerators on the field.
The ideal candidate should be someone with at least 2 years experience in monitoring and evaluation, data analysis, field visits.
The candidate should be residing in the states where NI is operating. Excellent communication skills, a learning mindset, and ability to adapt to a dynamic changing environment.
Education and Work Experience Requirement
BSc or BA in Statistics or any relevant equivalent from the recognized institutions.
At least 2 - 5 years in Monitoring and Evaluation or Data Management..
1 - 2 years prior experience working for a non-profit, charitable organization, NGO or (I)NGO is a plus
Skills and Competencies Requirement
Preferably a candidate already based in Bauchi, Gombe, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara or Jigawa State or must be willing to relocate to either of the states mentioned.
Detail-oriented and diligent professional
Good organizational skills, effective time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize tasks
Sound cultural awareness and ability to work multicultural and multi-ethnic environment
Proven managerial and / or leadership skills
Ability to deliver high quality work in short periods of time and to work under pressure
Critical thinker and possess problem solving attitude
Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality
Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written)
Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests
Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, internet browsers, smartphones and ICT in general. The candidate should be willing to use Google Doc, Google Sheet and Google Slides.
Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure
Proficiency in English Language (conversation, reading and writing) is required
Knowledge of Hausa Language (conversation and reading) is required
Roles and Responsibilities
Collate, Review and manage data from the field
Work with the enumerators on the field and ensure good data quality.
Maintain and improve rapid assessments through monitoring of internal data to highlight areas requiring strengthening and / or recommendations.
Review sources of internal data (e.g. forms filled out by our Field Operations team), establish and execute internal data verification procedures, run quality checks, develop data verification training, streamline survey questions, and identify opportunities to improve ongoing surveys to achieve streamlined program operations.
Analyze infant enrollments in the program (i.e. expected vs actual enrollments, catch-up, out-of-catchment) and assess this against LGA-level population estimates.
Supporting and contributing to data-driven decision-making
Communication, research dissemination, and strengthening partnerships