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Foundation for Resilient Empowerment and Development (FRED) was founded in 2018. We are a global health and development Non Governmental Organization, focused on improving the growth and development of populations through strengthening governance and democratic processes, conduct of empirical research to generate evidence, advocating for women rights and empowerment and through the implementation of sustainable programs.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract
Duties and Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the Senior Officer Monitoring and Evaluation, will be responsible for the following duties:
Support the development and monitoring of the implementation of M&E Plans and strategies for the Spotlight Initiative
Support the development of, and monitoring of the implementation of comprehensive and robust monitoring and evaluation plans and strategies with appropriate data sources, collection methods, analysis plans, metadata management, data quality assurance/improvement practices and resource requirements.
Supports in the development of action plans such as annual work-plans and reporting tools
Continually assesses methodologies and instruments for collection, documentation, analysis and reporting of data to identify areas for potential improvements.
Coordinates monitoring, data collection, and reporting for Spotlight Initiative gender based violence program, including the Livelihood Project
Designs and disseminates monitoring and evaluation resource materials, templates, and guidance documentation.
Supports efforts on results and progress monitoring and reporting on the Spotlight Initiative and Livelihood Project
Coordinates and participate in the collection and use of monitoring data, as well as evaluation and reporting.
Assist the Technical Advisor, M&E in close consultation with the Spotlight Initiative Technical Team in the preparatory process of the annual reviews and performance reporting; including providing guidance in consolidating the annual progress report
Plans and coordinates activities to ensure the quality and accuracy of collected or reported data.
Supports the development and implementation of baseline, mid-line, end-line and periodic evaluations.
Supervises activities and deliverables for State M&E Officers with supervision from the Technical Advisor, M&E
Supports State M&E Officers on knowledge management and capacity development on results-based management in relation to the Spotlight Initiative
Documents progress of Spotlight Programme against project implementation plans, results matrix, milestones and targets.
Participates in planning and conduct of capacity building activities for participating agencies and partners in the area of programme monitoring and evaluation as necessary.
Coordinates the achievement of unified reporting of gender-based violence (GBV) data through partnerships
Supports the achievement of Spotlight Initiative’s goal of one reportage of gender-based violence data by participating agencies and partners into the Situation Room – the national data reporting platform
Facilitates process that allow for seamless onboarding of new participating agencies and partners to further the use of national data reporting platform.
Liaise with Database Consultant to ensure continuous functionality of the Situation Room Dashboard including upgrades, troubleshooting, and resolving issues
Coordinate with internal and external partners on data collection and project/research implementation.
Support coordination of knowledge management, dissemination and use of gender-based violence data
Facilitates the efficient flow of monitoring and evaluation data and the sharing of best practices with the Spotlight Team, and participating agencies and partners.
Supports the identification of good practices and lessons learned and share findings with the Spotlight Team
Leads designing thematic activities and knowledge-sharing forums and encourages others to participate.
Perform any other tasks/duties as assigned by the Director Monitoring and Evaluation or desginee.
Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Good people management attributes
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Models independent thinking, action with ability to get things done
Excellent Communication skills
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis
Technical / Functional:
Monitoring and Evaluation
Results Based Management
Gender Issues & Analysis
Addressing Sexual and Gender-based Violence
Partnerships & Relationship Management
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in evaluation or relevant Social Science or related field OR
A relevant Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) with two additional years of qualifying experience.
Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation, Research Methods, or related coursework is an asset.
At least 3 years (5 years for a Bachelor’s Degree) of progressively responsible professional experience in monitoring and evaluation, including hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
Professional experience working on gender equality and human rights, especially in the area of gender-based violence is an asset.
Experience in monitoring & evaluation of programmes of one or several of the UN agencies is an asset.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management and knowledge management/M&E systems.
Fluency in English is required.
Application Closing Date
22nd July, 2021.