Christian Aid Recruits Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

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26 Jun, 2012

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Vacancies in Nigeria

Christian Aid is a UK-based international NGO which exists to eradicate poverty around the world. It is currently working in more than 50 countries, and has had a programme in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country Programme presently focuses on community health and HIV, accountable governance and pro-poor energy. Christian Aid Nigeria is looking to recruit an M & E officer to contribute to the effective management and progress of its country programme towards its strategic goals. This role provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic professional who will support CA partnerships and programmes in areas of monitoring and evaluation.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Contract Type: Fixed term contract (5 months with possibility of 2-month extension)
Salary: NGN4, 271,273 pa
Based: Abuja with frequent travel in country
Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 6th July 2012

The ideal candidate must possess a degree, preferably in statistics, community health, or the social sciences. S/he must have at least 3 years NGO working experience. S/he will need:
• Significant experience and knowledge of monitoring and evaluation
• Familiarity with programme cycle management approaches and tools – including participatory planning
• Good knowledge of official donors such as EU, DFID, USAID etc
• Significant experience of working with small, indigenous partners
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and strong IT skills
• Experience of facilitation, training and network and partner capacity building

You will need to be an individual who is meticulous about detail and well organized, who is able to plan, organize and prioritize a demanding workload.
Please show your suitability for this post by giving answers to the following questions. Using the guidance notes on the application form may help you formulate your answers.

Delivery of goals and objectives:
Describe a time when you had to deliver an ambitious project at a time when your team/organisation was going through a process of significant change.

Impact and Influence:
Describe a time when you had to convince someone else to see your point of view.

Team working:
While working in a team, have you ever volunteered to take on additional tasks in order to support the group’s efforts?

Attention to detail:
Describe a multi-faceted project that you worked on or a complex report you wrote.

To apply for this post, please download an application pack from and email your completed International application form to: [email protected] quoting the reference number.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted

Job reference: ME-NG/2012/001
Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 6th July 2012
Interview date: Week beginning 16th July 2012

Christian Aid values diversity and aspires to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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