Creative Associates International provides outstanding, on-the-ground development services and forges partnerships to deliver sustainable solutions to global challenges. Its experts focus on building inclusive educational systems, transitioning communities from conflict to peace, developing sustainable economic growth, engaging youth, promoting transparent elections, and more. Creative is recognized for its ability to quickly adapt and excel in conflict and post-conflict environments.

  • Job Position: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager
  • Job ID: 2020 – 1712
  • Job Location: Yola, Adamawa
  • Category: Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning

Job Description

  • Creative seeks a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Manager for the USAID-funded Northeast Connection activity.
  • The purpose of the two-year program will be to strengthen the resilience of communities vulnerable to violent extremist infiltration and conflict. By targeting communities not yet under the control of violent extremist organizations (VEOs), this activity will seize the opportunity to mitigate the grievances that make communities vulnerable to violent extremism, while building social cohesion within and across communities in northeast Nigeria. In addition to helping northeastern Nigerians create a stronger foundation against the violent extremist and conflict threats, the activity is designed to develop local capacity to respond to emerging threats.
  • In order to enable flexible and adaptive management of the activity in a complex environment, the activity includes a focused effort on research and analysis of the threats and coordination around programmatic opportunities and responses.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the project;
  • Work closely with MEL staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all M&E activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts; and
  • Oversee MEL activities, provide technical direction and support and ensures results for project activities.

Job Requirments

  • Bachelor’s degree in any the following or related fields: social science, international development, evaluation research, statistics, and economics.
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated progressive experience in designing, managing and implementing results-based MEL activities.
  • Proficiency in either Kanuri or Hausa strongly desired.
  • Demonstrated relevant technical skills in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data, with excellent organizational, oral, and written communications skills in English.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in monitoring and evaluation of democracy and governance programs and working with development agencies and organizations, government officials, civil society leaders, community leaders, project beneficiaries and project staff;
  • Extensive knowledge of reporting procedures, best practices, guidelines, and tools for monitoring, evaluation, and learning, including impact evaluation.
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills, and ability to work well on team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs, i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc., and the ability to use various commercially available statistical software programs.
  • Willingness to travel throughout Northeastern Nigeria.
  • Existing Nigerian work authorization.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

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