Catholic Relief Services M&E Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Catholic Relief Services M&E Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world.

CRS programs assist person on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates.

CRS re-established presence in Nigeria m 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, HIV and health extractives and governance, and peace building programming.

The primary responsibility of the M&E Officer is to monitor and coordinate the planning, implementation and review of the MNCH Week activities in Bauchi, Delta and Gombe states from November 2019 - March 2023.


Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Extract indicators from Performance Framework to support project implementation plan
  • Develop an M&E plan for monitoring
  • Support the activities of the Program Manager to ensure quality and timeliness of data collection and reporting.
  • Provide technical oversight and guidance to strengthen state-level M&E systems
  • Ensure proper orientation and quality supervision to CRS state-based VAS consultants and independent monitors and M&E focal persons in the State Primary Health Care Development Agencies (SPHCDAs).
  • Refine the electronic platform for data capturing and advise on solutions for continuous improvement.
  • Support the implementation of the MNCH Week at the state levels.

    Report writing and data dissemination:

  • Write-up data findings and initial draft report
  • Share findings with CRS project team
    Support final report development in collaboration with Program Manager.
  • Development of lessons learned, best practices and case studies


  • Bachelor's degree in a field related to Public Health, International Development, or Social Sciences. Master’s degree holders will be preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluating health programs in a Northern and Southern states of the country.
  • Minimum 1-year experience working State Governments or NGOs on MNCH week M &E Component.
  • Experience with National Dashboard for data reporting and the use of RapidSMS is desirable
  • Prior experience in a project management is desirable.
  • Knowledge of national health management information systems, strategies and tools in Nigeria; familiarity with DHIS2.0 platform is required
  • Demonstrated
    experience with collection/analysis of epidemiological data
    Understanding of principles and current approaches to M&E for health programming, including knowledge of both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience with participatory and community-based M&E systems
  • Previous experience with development of e-platforms for data capturing and reporting
  • Proficiency in database development/management, and skills in analyzing, interpreting and communicating data and information to various stakeholders
  • Experience using ICT4D for data collection preferred
  • Significant experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative assessments and surveys
  • Experience with facilitation and capacity strengthening
  • Ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training Proven leadership and inter-personal skills and ability to build and motivate diverse and talented teams. Public relations skills and ability to work well both within a team and independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and to prioritize competing demands.
  • Strategic, analytical and decision-making skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Proficiency in database development/management and statistical software (SPSS, EPI-Info).
  • Professional proficiency in English oral and written communication skills; strong demonstrated writing skills required (reports, evaluations).
  • Willingness and ability to travel in-country (sometimes on short notice) up to 50% of time.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th October 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Catholic Relief Services M&E Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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