M&E Assistant

Nigeria Education Crisis Response

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Nigeria Education Crisis Response is a USAID-funded project aimed at supporting Adamawa, Bauchl, Borno, Gombe and Yobe states to expand access to quality, relevant non-formal education and alternative education opportunities for internally displaced persons (lDP) children, as well as out- of-school children in host communities, aged 6 to 17 at target locations


Position Summary

The M&E Assistant will assist the M&E Advisor and M&E team to evaluate results of training interventions; initialize, manage and implement the M&E system for in-country training; ensure, all evaluation instruments/methodologies are correctly administered to obtain quality data, produce written evaluation reports providing clear and concise information on training results in a format and style that can easily and ready use.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversees state implementation of all assessment, including review of assessment tools, training of data collection teams, conducting data quality spot checks, and review of final assessment report.
  • Oversees monitoring & evaluation of the success of the program in the state by leading roiling assessment workshops to measure outcomes in access to education, enrollment numbers, and learning outcomes.
  • Supports the M&E Advisor in developing strategies, tools and resources fr project monitoring, and coordinate the use of these in his/her state of assignment.
  • M&E Data entries, either alphabetic or numeric from source documents into computer following a formats and necessary codes that may be given.
  • Compiles, sorts, and verifies accuracy of data e.g. confirms accuracy of data such as codes, name, dates etc.
  • Compares data entered with source documents, or reenters date in verification format on screen to detect errors.
  • Contact the Supervisor to resolve questions, inconsistencies or missing data issues.
  • Reviews and makes necessary corrections to information entered.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Maintains confidential information.
  • Carry out any other M&E related work that may be assigned.


Required Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required, BA degree highly desired
  • Must have 2+ years of general work experience, and 2+ years of M&E experience
  • Advanced knowledge of Spoken and Written English highly desired, Medium level required.

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Nigeria Education Crisis Response

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Project / Programme Management

Job Type


Minimum Qualification

High School (S.S.C.E)

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years