Senior Technical Officer (Program /MERL) – Pact is a promise. Every day, as Pact employees, we promise to dedicate ourselves to a world where the poor and marginalized earn a dignified living, are healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides.
Pact Nigeria, located in Abuja, is the Nigerian Country office of Pact, which is an independent International non-profit Organization headquartered in Washington, DC, USA. Pact’s vision is a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership over their future. Its mission is to enable systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.”
Pact is seeking candidates for the position below:
Senior Technical Officer (Program /MERL)
Job TypeFull Time
Job Field Administration / Secretarial NGO/Non-Profit
The Senior Technical Officer (Program/MERL) will provide oversight of all monitoring & evaluation activities of the Project.
The Senior Officer will ensure that monitoring systems meet the requirements of the donor and that performance results can be used for continuous improvement.
He or she will supervise the design and development of program specific Performance Monitoring Plans.
The Senior MERL Officer will adapt existing Pact Nigeria monitoring tools, as well as propose new ways of measuring change through the use of both quantitative and qualitative data collection tools, analysis of secondary data, and, where appropriate, remote monitoring techniques.
S/he will strengthen staff and partners capacity in qualitative and quantitative monitoring and evaluation tools through comprehensive staff training and coaching.
Postgraduate or Master degree in Development Studies, Research Methods, Statistics, Social Sciences, Measurement and Evaluation, Project Planning and Management or other relevant field preferred.
Minimum 5 years of active M&E work experience in development programming required; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in M&E and skilled in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies and techniques.
Excellent computer skills, including experience with: Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Epi-Info, Epi-Data, SPSS, Access, DHIS, SQL, and any other statistical packages.
Applicants should submit their resume/CV and cover letter explaining their suitability to firstname.lastname@example.org All CV’s/resume/applications MUST be in either word format or PDF. Applicants MUST indicate the position applied for on the SUBJECT of the mail. Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.