Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist - Nigeria

New Business
Position Summary:
CNFA is currently seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist on the Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity. The position will be based in Nigeria.The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be responsible developing and updating the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan, coordinating M&E efforts with the USAID/Nigeria Learning Project, and reporting M&E results to USAID.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Activity will address the constrains that hinder the overall agricultural business environment in Nigeria and improve the levels of agriculture-related investments.  The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for measuring outcomes, analyzing results, and promoting adaptive management in the following areas: (1) Ease of Doing Agribusiness Improved, (2) Access to Agribusiness Finance Broadened (3) Investment Promotion Facilitated (4) Climate Change Adaptation, and (5) Conflict Mitigation.

Key Qualifications:

    • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant, progressively responsible experience is required;
    • Proven track record in the evaluation and assessment of agricultural development projects and Ease of Doing Business indicators is required;
    • Master’s degree, or higher, in economics, business administration, statistics, social sciences, or a related field, is required,
    • Complete technical familiarity with the Automated Directives System (ADS) 200 Series and USAID evaluation methods and standards is required;
    • Demonstrated experience developing and updating a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan, supervising data collection, and regular and timely reporting to USAID is required;
    • Experience coordinating Monitoring and Evaluation efforts with other USAID projects is a strong advantage; and;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is required, knowledge of local languages is an advantage.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. CNFA takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.