Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant at Pyxera Global Nigeria

Pyxera Global Nigeria

PYXERA Global is a nonprofit organization that envisions a world in which individuals, corporations, organizations, and institutions from different points of view converge to address complex challenges through sustainable, mutually beneficial, and inclusive efforts. For over a quarter-century, PYXERA Global’s Enterprise & Community Development (ECD) programs have collaborated with diverse partners to build resilient and entrepreneurial ecosystems around the world through community-driven solutions.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant

Location: Kaduna
Employment Type: Full Time

Key Position Responsibilities
The M&E Assistant will report directly to the Project Monitoring & Evaluation Officer and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the implementation of program activities is in line with the project’s implementation and M&E plan and meet stakeholders’ needs.
  • Provide technical support to program team in ensuring that data/indicators related to the project are accurately captured and reported according to set guidelines.
  • Support the development and design of M&E framework, tools and project M&E plans, guidelines and ensure efficient data management processes.
  • Provide continuous technical lead to project team on data management and regularly analyze data, highlight important programmatic gaps and coordinate with the M&E Officer and the team in addressing these gaps.
  • Assist in developing operational monitoring tools (e.g., checklists, questionnaires, databases, interviews, and survey forms, etc.)
  • Support monitoring activities to project sites, collation/analysis of field reports for program feedback and decision making.
  • Conduct routine monitoring visits to project sites for data verification, validation, and data quality assessments (DQAs) using standard checklists.
  • Support regular maintenance and update of project database/information system.
  • Support operational research activities and participate in project assessments, evaluation, and design teams as applicable.
  • Assist in the preparation/production of project quarterly reports and SDG alignment reports.
  • Document success stories and case studies of the project’s beneficiaries establishing the impact of the project intervention on the beneficiaries’ livelihoods.
  • Conduct frequent site visits to observe training, monitor activities for compliance, engage and build relationships with the community.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Rayuwa Values: honesty, transparency, integrity, humility, freedom to innovate, equality, keeping a “light” attitude, quality, teamwork, focus on the goals, accountability to all partners, and monitoring to learn and improve.
  • Perform other duties as required and requested.

Required Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agronomy, Statistics, Data Management, Sustainable Development, or related fields
  • At least 2 years of direct involvement in providing monitoring and evaluation support for agricultural or education programs.
  • Experience with participatory and community-based M&E systems
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing research, baseline surveys, report- writing, quality data collection, management, and analysis, DQAs, performance monitoring plan (PMP)
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerBI, PowerPoint & Microsoft Word
  • 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.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Must be willing to travel and work regularly in rural communities.
  • Practical hands-on experience using mobile data collection applications, such as CommCare or ODK, GPS in rural settings and supervising the work of enumerators with different skillsets.
  • Relevant work experience using local education monitoring approach (LEMA), Group administered mathematics assessment (GAMA), Group administered literacy assessment (GALA), etc.
  • Excellent facilitation skills, familiarity with training-of-trainer (ToT) approaches and methodologies, and competencies to use tailor-made and diversified facilitation/training methods and tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills; proven capability working in a multi-cultural team setting on multi-year programs.
  • Fluent in English, proficiency in Hausa strongly required.

Application Closing Date
10th July, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV / Resume, Cover Letter, expected compensation package and list of three professional references to: using “PYXERA Global / Rayuwa Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant 2023” as the subject of the email.