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M&E Officer At RTI International

Date Posted: 26/Aug/2014
Deadline: 30/Sep/2014

RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 4000 provides research and technical expertise to governments and businesses in more than 40 countries in the areas of advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as the first scientific organization in and centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.

RTI International is implementing the five year USAID funded Leadership, Advocacy, Empowerment, and Development (LEAD) project in Nigeria, a project aimed at improving governance and service delivery at the local government level. 

This position is open to experienced local governance professionals and residents of Nigeria only.

RTI International is recruiting to fill the position of:

M&E Officer (Sokoto)

Job Objectives
M&E Officer will be based in Sokoto and be responsible for providing oversight for project results, reporting, & management and in collaboration with M&E Specialist & project technical staff. He or she will provide M&E capacity building support and direct technical assistance to local partner organizations.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Conduct baseline assessment and/or special studies for project take-off.
  • Filing of program reports and other supporting documents in corresponding folders.
  • Report to Project Management on program challenges regarding M&E.
  • Mainstreaming M & E into program planning, designing, and implementation.
  • Guide CSO partners in planning, designing, and implementing activities that aligned with project results.
  • Follow up with program staff to obtain relevant documents supporting implemented activities by units.
  • Collection of qualitative and quantitative data using various methods (surveys, semi-structured interviews, focus groups, direct observation, or participatory methods).
  • Designing data collection tools.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge and experience in the governance domain is required.
  • Direct experience designing and implementing monitoring systems for governance or related projects.
  • Demonstrated CSO capacity building experience.
  • Knowledge of USAID or other donor funded reporting formats is required.
  • Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-oriented setting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. (Writing samples will be requested if invited to interview.)
  • B.Sc. with 6 years’ or MSc with 3 years’ experience.
  • Degree in Statistics, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Demography, Development Studies, Administration, or another related field.

How To Apply:
Please email your cover letter which summarizes how your relevant skills and experience are a match for the position sought and CV in reverse chronological order to: [email protected]
Please be sure to include your email and phone contact. Also include the position applied for in the subject of your email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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