Local recruitment: Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Manager 


Abuja, Nigeria 🇳🇬

Job description

WaterAid Nigeria has recently completed its 2022-2027 country programme strategy which sets a 5-year building block towards delivering a more influencing led programme over a 10-year horizon. This new country strategy rather than reflect a progression from previous country programme strategies, outlines key shifts in focus required to catalyze change and achieve maximum impact for our work in Nigeria.

  • Deadline: February 6, 2023
  • Contract type: 2 years (fixed-term)
  • Location: Abuja,Nigeria

The primary purpose of this role is to support the implementation of WaterAid Nigeria’s country strategy by ensuring that all activities are properly included in realistic and achievable annual plans and to lead on the effective monitoring of progress of programme implementation against objectives.

The PME Manager will work in strong collaboration with programme team colleagues to ensure timely and accurate project monitoring and evaluation, quality assurance of programmes, learning and reporting. The role will work with programme team colleagues to develop and support the ongoing planning cycle (monthly, quarterly and annual), Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) systems, provide management information to support effective decision making, and support partners with effective planning, monitoring & evaluation systems, processes and practices. This position will ensure strong links between CP wide Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation and Reporting approaches link with global M&E

Key Deliverables include;

  • Working with the Coordinator Planning, Strategy & Reporting, support WaterAid Nigeria’s Senior Management Team (SMT) in the development and implementation of Country Programme plans and budgets in line with overall strategy
  • Coordinate and lead Monitoring and Evaluation activities with support from other departments and WaterAid UK, in line with WaterAid’s frameworks.
  • Support full implementation and integration of global PMER requirement and standards across all areas of WANG’s work
  • Generate organisational learning from monitoring and evaluation activities, document lessons learnt/case studies and share organisational learning with potential audiences and users – both internal and external to promote and replicate best practices across the organisation and sector.
  • Participate in, support or lead relevant capacity building initiatives and workshops on PM&E targeting implementing partners

To be successful, you must be/have:

  • 5 years post NYSC experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation preferably in an NGO setting.
  • Good understanding of project planning cycle and management cycles.
  • Strong Excel, Microsoft ACCESS /IT skills.
  • Strong knowledge in the development and use of software and database applications for programme monitoring & learning.
  • Experience with conducting data quality assurance and reviewing indicators for projects.
  • Good knowledge of data collection methodologies, tools and processes.
  • Experience in using quantitative and qualitative tools for carrying out monitoring and evaluation projects.
  • Skilled in analysis. Able to analyse information and make sound conclusions and decisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive approach. Identifies issues and challenges, and seeks to resolve these in a timely manner
  • Experience of building the capacity of other and facilitating learning in relation to planning, monitoring & evaluation.
  • Commitment to WaterAid’s values and a working style that reflects these.

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We started because no NGO like us existed. We’ll end when no organisation like us is needed. In the meantime, we’re making great progress – since 1981, we have reached 25 million people with clean water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation.

We’re looking for people who share a commitment to our vision. We’re looking for people with an appreciation and respect for different people and ideas, and the energy and expertise to help tackle the most important challenges.

In return, you can expect to get inspiration from the change you help make happen, a sense of belonging and the feeling of being part of a global community. You will also experience stimulation and fulfilment, the chance to grow, and space to be yourself at your best. This is our pledge to you.

Interested in applying?

If you are interested in the position and have the right skills and attributes, we want to hear from you! Kindly apply by completing the Application form or by copying and pasting the link below onto your browser: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe21RH1NlImI4maB3zC4ee5THHKWPDnMaohbnRlxWEMxbiDNw/viewform

Please note: to apply for this role you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in Nigeria.

WaterAid is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly encourage applications from women who are underrepresented at this level in the organisation.

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf, is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.

Only candidates shortlisted for interviewing will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date for applications.

No recruitment agencies please.




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development