Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Managers at Coffey International Development

Coffey International Development, we specialize in geoservices, international development and project management work in partnership with our clients across the globe. We create value throughout the asset lifecycle in the transport and property infrastructure, and energy and resources, sectors.We deliver vital international aid projects for our clients.

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager


  • The MEL Manager will work closely with the Policing Manager, Institutional Reform Manager and Programme Manager to design, deliver, monitor, evaluate and continuously improve the programmes work.


  • The design and establishment 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.
  • Commissioning targeted qualitative and quantitative research, with support from managers, to answer specific questions in support of evidence led and politically informed programming.
  • 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
  • Establish dissemination mechanisms for applied learning for S&J actors in Nigeria and organizing events and briefings for Nigerian stakeholders and other donors.
  • 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;
Competencies and Behaviours:
  • Dynamic and quick thinker with an ability to think innovatively and establish new ways of doing things, whilst capturing and applying learning
  • Self-starter that uses their initiative and provides solutions to problems
  • Team worker that can bring a people together and take people with them, aiding other in articulating and applying complex MEL approaches to their work
  • Ability to work in a small team, with a strong sense of personal accountability
  • Reporting Lines
  • The MEL Manager will report to the Programme Manager.
  • The MEL Manager will work in partnership with the Policing Manager, Institutional Development Manager taking technical direction from the Team Leader.
  • As NPP scales up, the MEL Manager will be required to take on line management of an MEL Officer.
  • University Degree in a relevant field (Management, M&E, Development, Conflict and Security Studies etc.)
  • 8 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
  • Master's degree
  • 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

Location: Nigeria

Closing Date
14th April, 2017.


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