MEL Officer
Abuja, Nigeria
3d ago

The Programme

The Nigeria Policing Programme (NPP) is funded by the British High Commission through the Conflict, Stabilisation and Security Fund (CSSF).

  • The programme aims to improve the Nigerian Police Force’s contribution to the delivery of safety and security for Nigerians in target states;
  • strengthen internal and external accountability mechanisms; and improve the coherence of security provision among and between formal and informal security actors.

    The Position

    The Nigerian based MEL Officer will work closely with the Programme Management Team to design, deliver, monitor, evaluate and continuously improve the programmes work.

    He / she will be specifically responsible for :

  • The design of programme level monitoring, evaluation and learning systems, templates and guidance that support problem driven, iterative and adaptive working.
  • Managing the programme level results framework, updating progress on a quarterly basis to feed into client reporting cycles and informing decision on if, when and how to adapt programme activities to optimise results.
  • Contributing to the design, development, planning and monitoring of Intervention Strategies.
  • Designing tailored M&E frameworks, systems and templates for the interventions that allow for results and monitoring data to be fed into the wider programme results framework.
  • This must include the identification of SMART indicators of change, targets and a robust process of aggregation.

  • Conduct in-house research and analysis as and when appropriate, particularly in collating research findings into practically applicable recommendations and tools.
  • Designing and managing baseline studies, mid-term and end-term evaluations, including perceptions studies.
  • Establish and ensure data validation and integrity systems.
  • Lead regular assessments of the theory of change, and intervention strategies, to test whether the programme logic and interventions strategies still stand.
  • Woking with the manager team to agree adaptations to the TOC, results framework and / or intervention strategies to reflect changes in the delivery environment

  • Work with the Programme Manager to develop a value for money (VfM) framework and provide necessary guidelines to support the team in reporting against this.
  • Participate in and contribute to the development of reports for the client and other stakeholders.
  • Produce monitoring and evaluations reports on specific activities e.g. training and capacity building, as well as on wider programming, in consultation with other team members when necessary and required.
  • Ensure that all interventions reflect cross cutting themes and provide cross cutting monitoring data on gender, conflict sensitivity, human rights, coherence and coordination.
  • Ensuring NPP records the process of innovation and it’s learning in respect of each of its interventions.
  • Essential

  • University Degree in a relevant field (social sciences, law, statistics)
  • 6 year’s work experience in a related field
  • Proven skills and experience in designing and implementing comprehensive M&E tools and systems for complex adaptive programmes
  • Proven quantitative and qualitative research and research management experience
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Desirable

  • Experience within the Nigerian security sector
  • Strong, demonstrable experience and knowledge of institutional development, public sector reform, public administration, or similar fields is also preferred.
  • Understanding of problem driven, iterative and adaptive programming
  • How to Apply

    Please click on the 'apply now' button to start your application.

    For further enquiries please contact us at internationaldevelopment and quote the reference number.

    Applications close : 15 September 2019

    Coffey has a 40-year history in successfully delivering international development projects on behalf of donors right around the world, including the UK’s Department for International Development, Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and USAID.

    Our people work side by side with local partners to support stability, economic growth and good governance, positively changing people’s lives.

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