Technical Advisor I -M&E
FHI 360
Abuja, Nigeria
5d ago

Position Title : Technical Advisor I -M&E-PLANE

Location : Country Office

Supervisor : Output 1 Technical Director

Basic Function :

The Technical Advisor- M&E is responsible for establishing and managing the M&E system for PLANE Output 1, tracking all progress made towards meeting program / contract results, indicators, and targets, including impacts on access, retention, reading and math outcomes, community engagement, gender, and disability-inclusive measures, ensuring that they are being consistently and systematically tracked and reported.

He / she collaborates with the program team to design research to support learning, evaluation, and planning, and oversees the implementation, analysis, dissemination, and use of research products.

He / she shares M&E data and improvement plans and collaborates with staff and stakeholders on strategies for program improvements for greater program effects.

He / she works with DAI’s Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to inform PLANE’s overall MEL system and harmonize all project data.

Project Description :

The newly awarded project Partnership for Learning for All in Nigeria (PLANE) is a project funded by the UK Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), formerly known as the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

PLANE is a 7 year project (2020-2027) that strengthens education systems to improve foundational skills in reading and math for children in the primary grades.

PLANE’s focal states are Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa, with limited interventions in other parts of Nigeria. FHI 360 is seeking an M&E Technical Advisor for PLANE Output 1.

PLANE Output 1 focuses on development of teaching and learning materials; teacher training, school leadership and community mobilization, and improved assessments.

The Technical Advisor- M&E is responsible for establishing and managing the M&E system for PLANE Output 1, tracking all progress made towards meeting program / contract results, indicators, and targets, including impacts on access, retention, reading and math outcomes, community engagement, gender, and disability-inclusive measures, ensuring that they are being consistently and systematically tracked and reported.

He / she collaborates with the program team to design research to support learning, evaluation, and planning, and oversees the implementation, analysis, dissemination, and use of research products.

He / she shares M&E data and improvement plans and collaborates with staff and stakeholders on strategies for program improvements for greater program effects.

He / she works with DAI’s Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to inform PLANE’s overall MEL system and harmonize all project data.

Duties and responsibilities :

  • Designs and oversees the monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities of Output 1, including the development and dissemination of tools, materials, reports, papers, and intervention-linked research.
  • Oversees the Output 1 Assessment Technical Working Group, providing guidance to stakeholders from SUBEBs, MoEs, LGEAs, and schools to improve the assessment and monitoring systems in the target states and foster sustainability of PLANE interventions.
  • Maintains strong ongoing relationships with key stakeholders and development partners and leads annual data sharing events.
  • Works with staff and stakeholders across local and state levels to develop improved continuous and summative assessments at the school level.
  • Builds capacity for tablet-based monitoring by School Support Officers from the LGEAs.
  • Support the visualization and use of data through dashboards at multiple levels of the education system. Supports LGEAs and SUBEBs to effectively use data for decision-making.
  • Supports SBMCs to develop school report cards and disseminate results to communities
  • Works closely with the technical team leads to co-design monitoring tools, select indicators, and determine field monitoring responsibilities
  • Ensures tool compatibility and coordination within the M&E framework, and consistency with national and donor requirements
  • Responsible for providing technical assistance, and developing and setting up systems for the timely collection, management, analysis, and reporting of valid and reliable data that meet donor reporting requirements
  • Supports the project’s Collaborating, Learning, Adapting (CLA) framework to ensure that the project responds and adapts to incoming data.
  • Undertakes periodic reviews of program and / or country M&E systems, and participates in planning M&E system strengthening actions.
  • Effectively manages and supports supervisees to ensure high-quality and timely deliverables.
  • Oversees the publication and dissemination of information on successful and promising approaches, lessons learned, and other program results to ministry counterparts, donors, program partners, and other key stakeholders.
  • Performed other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications and Requirements :

  • Master’s degree in monitoring & evaluation, social science, information technology,
  • economics, or other relevant discipline with at least 5-8 years of experience related to

    monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on education or social-sector programs required,

    experience in early grade reading research or assessment preferred

  • Or BS / BA in statistics, social sciences, IT and monitoring and evaluation or in relevant
  • degree with 7 to 9 years relevant experience in project-level or state / national-level

    monitoring and evaluation system implementation for Global Health Initiatives.

  • Experience in design and implementation of M&E systems for USG-funded projects
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills and ability to articulate technical information
  • clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Demonstrated expertise in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research and analytical
  • methods

  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral
  • presentation skills

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with program staff and partners
  • Proficiency with relevant software (ODK, Tangerine, Stata, Excel, Kobo)
  • Proven supervisory experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Strong contextual understanding of Nigeria
  • This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.

    This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

    FHI 360 is an whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

    FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a , professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work / life balance.

    Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others and yourself.

    Please click to continue searching FHI 360's Career Portal.

    Report this job
    checkmark

    Thank you for reporting this job!

    Your feedback will help us improve the quality of our services.

    Apply
    My Email
    By clicking on "Continue", I give neuvoo consent to process my data and to send me email alerts, as detailed in neuvoo's Privacy Policy . I may withdraw my consent or unsubscribe at any time.
    Continue
    Application form