M & E Assistant at Ambassadors of Dialogue, Climate and Reintegration (DCR Ambassadors)

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Job Description

  • The M&E Assistant will work closely with all program staff in the field to implement the DCR Ambassadors Borno M&E commitments, improve program quality through enhanced data management systems and processes. The position will support measurement in the Field Office.
  • The Assistant will support the M&E officer in managing day to day M&E tasks arising in the Field Office and providing technical support to field teams to ensure effective implementation of projects.
  • The M&E Assistant will assist the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer in the discharge of his/her duties, while he/she reports to the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, they both report to the Program Coordinator.
  • The M&E Assistant will work hand in hand with the M&E Officer and PM and management team to provide oversight to program implementation including strategic, programmatic, and technical.


  • Assist in routine data collection and entry for various interventions implemented in the field and ensure that complete, accurate, clean and consistent data is shared with the M&E Officer for data analysis and action planning.
  • Ensure proper filing of M&E documents including questionnaires, monitoring reports, datasets among others
  • Participate in regular data verification and audit exercises to assess the quality of data reported and address any anomalies identified
  • Submit to the M&E Officer weekly and monthly updates on M&E activities conducted in the field
  • With support from the M&E Officer, participate capacity building and mentorship activities for field staff in data collection and cleaning
  • Keep the M&E database up to date and help program staff prepare periodic high quality reports
  • Assist program staff during survey planning and implementation especially preparing logistics needed, participating in data collection and cleaning
  • Foster good relationships and team spirit with program and operations staff in the field
  • Perform any other M&E tasks assigned by the M&E Officer or his/her supervisor

Qualifications and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Information Technology, Development Studies, Statistics or a related discipline with 1-2 years’ experience in M&E.
  • Considerable experience in qualitative and quantitative data collection methods

Specific skills for the post:

  • Competences in using computer packages including Word and Excel
  • Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural contexts
  • Ability to work under pressure/cope with tight deadlines
  • Be innovative and open to learning new approaches to M&E
  • Promote a high performance environment in the field
  • Good interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Ability to live and work under pressure in an unstable security environment.
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact with diverse staff and stakeholders.
  • Excellent skills in report writing and meeting date lines.


  • Fluency in English (spoken and written), Hausa and Kanuri

Application Closing Date
21st December, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed CV and a Motivation Letter to: [email protected] and copy [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only complete application packages will be considered. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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