United Nations National Programme Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation Abuja Jobs - Nigeria

United Nations National Programme Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation Abuja Jobs - Nigeria

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) has established a field office in Nigeria to facilitate coordination of humanitarian activities in Nigeria.

Information management is a core component of a comprehensive support strategy for the humanitarian community. In order to meet the increased requirements for coordination support, humanitarian advocacy and information the National Information Management Officer will support the Information Management Unit (IMU) to analyse relevant data (tabular, statistical, spatial etc.) to support an efficient and effective humanitarian response.

Job ID 19717


  • Carry out field-based project monitoring and evaluation functions including on-going liaison with national stakeholders to support project monitoring and evaluation activities; carrying out continued monitoring exercises of project activities, and conducting analyses to monitor project impact.
  • Conduct research, compile and prepare substantive papers and other relevant working documents related to monitoring and evaluation and other substantive areas, as needed.
  • Contribute to the preparation of project reporting and briefing materials.
  • Contribute to the substantive input and coordination for the planning, preparation, organization and implementation of project activities, supporting the Project Manager to ensure that all administrative and logistics arrangements are in place
  • Carry out substantive and organizational liaison especially with the project’s national stakeholders for assigned project activities
  • Support coordination on project activities planning and implementation, liaising with relevant national partners (including designated focal points and other senior professionals), and international partners present in Nigeria. Facilitate the smooth and effective flow of communication with national entities, by maintaining regular contact, providing required information, etc. Support the Project Manager and Project Staff in following-up communication with beneficiary institutions, including official letters, request for technical assistance, and the process of identifying participants and national experts, including trainers, for activities under the project.
  • Advise the Project Manager and Project Staff of local considerations and realities for proper and effective project implementation, as well as on ways to strengthen partnerships with beneficiary institutions.
  • Contribute to further project coordination and administrative actions, as needed to ensure efficient operations of the project including supporting, as needed, human resources and procurement actions.
  • Carry
    out organizational and administrative tasks necessary for the achievement of expected results of the project. Provide the necessary substantive and administrative support to project activities as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree) in international relations, public or business administration, project management, law, political or social science, criminal justice, legal or related fields, is required.
  • Candidates with a first-level university degree and at least four years of qualifying experience may be considered.
  • A minimum of 2 years of progressive responsible experience in criminal justice, programme management, policy development or related work. Work experience in project monitoring and evaluation and substantive liaison and coordination in these areas would be an asset. Work experience in implementing capacity-building activities in Nigeria is highly desirable. Knowledge of UNODC work and work experience in the United Nations System would be an asset.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of other UN official languages is an asset.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th December, 2018.

    For more information and job application details, see; United Nations National Programme Officer - Monitoring and Evaluation Abuja Jobs - Nigeria

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