Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Assistant at Save The Children

Save The Children

Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. By transforming children’s lives now, we change the course of their future and ours. Please give monthly and support our mission. Save the Children is working to strengthen health systems and support maternal and child health in four northern states. Much work needs to be done for Nigeria to deliver its promises on Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 (which aim to reduce child mortality and improve maternal health) before 2015. Facts About Nigeria More than 173 Million people live there The average girl stays in school only until she’s 9 123 out of 1000 children die before their 5th birthday A parent earns an average of just $4 a day Our Work Save the Children has been working in Nigeria since 2001. We’re helping to improve health systems in northern Nigeria to delivery maternal, newborn, and child health services, including the revival of routine immunization.

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience: 1 year
  • Location: Lagos
  • Job Field: NGO/Non-Profit, Project Management 


  • Assist in programme updates for programme management and internal information sharing.
  • Assist with data collection processes as necessary.
  • Conduct field monitoring visits (including the use of the quality benchmarks/ monitoring checklist) and facilitating focus group discussions.
  • Assist with implementation of programme evaluations (data collection).
  • Support MEAL in conducting assessments as needed.
  • Responsible for handling, documenting, confidentiality and security of all informational resources related to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries.
  • Support Complaints and Feedback Mechanism, including communicating responses to complainants; liaise with programmes and operations to ensure prompt follow-up on feedback and complaints received.
  • Assist in raising PRs and planning trainings for enumerators.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Documentation and Dissemination:

  • Contribute to preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on MEAL.
  • Prepare field visit reports and do debriefing and action planning with relevant staff.

Quality Benchmarks:

  • To conduct quality monitoring of programme activities, measured against international standards and using participatory methodologies (including child-friendly methodologies) and quality benchmarks.


  • Coordinate and communicate with relevant programme staff regarding feedback and quality adherence.


  • Ensure risk assessments are done before any data collection that involves children.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • Responsible for handling documenting, confidentiality, and security of all informational resources related to feedback and complaints from beneficiaries.
  • Support Complaints and Feedback Mechanisms, including communicating responses to complainants; liaise with programs and operations to ensure prompt follow-up on feedback and complaints received.
  • Support in facilitating participation activities in implementing communities.


  • Creating best-in-class EA function.
  • Future-orientated, thinks pro-actively.


  • Working effectively with stakeholders to achieve common goals.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners.
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • Designing more effective admin and data management systems.
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, demonstrates highest levels of integrity.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum of 1 year of experience working with International NGOs, UN agencies, partners, and/or local authorities including NYSC.
  • Computer literate with experience in the following computer packages; MS word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Access.



  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Listening skills.
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving.
  • Proficient in relevant computer applications.
  • Ability to work in a team with flexibility to undertake challenging tasks and adapt to different working conditions.
  • Good spoken, reading, and writing skills in English with the ability to produce quality reports. Knowledge of local language (Yoruba) is highly desirable. 
  •  Ability to work as part of a team, flexible, adaptable, and patient.
  • Ability to work under pressure often to strict deadlines.


  • Experience in quantitative and qualitative data collection.
  • Have experience and/or knowledge about working with children.

Method of Application