Vacancies in a New Internationally Funded Child and Family Health Development Project,December 2014

A new internationally funded development project seeks the following candidate for immediate placement in a new Abuja office to manage an innovative advocacy in child and family health project.

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/Assistant

Job Location:  Abuja

Job Description:


  •     Staff will be engaged on the basis of 1 year renewable contracts over 3 years
  •     The M&E officer MUST be passionate about using data to track the performance of the project.
  •     S/he will operationalise the M&E framework of the project by developing the M&E plan; tracking and evaluating all activities and conducting baseline, midterm and end line evaluations
  •     Develop and review annual M&E budgets and work-plans for grantee and sub-grantees
  •     Develop and implement M&E reporting guidelines and systems designed to inform the direction of the project, including data quality and data use strategies;
  •     Ensure the alignment of research and M&E activities with program goals, and contribute to the development of annual work-plans to identify project targets and ensure inclusion of M&E activities;
  •     Train grantee and sub-grantee M&E staff on M&E guidelines, survey instruments, data collection tools, and other tools for M&E.


  •     The ideal candidate will have 3-4 years’ experience conducting M&E in an international environment or a donor funded public health or rights based program;
  •     Knowledge of statistical software (such as SPSS, EPI-INFO)
  •     Strong interest and competences in data collection and analysis
  •     First degree in the Social Sciences having read statistics
  •     A post-graduate Degree in Demography, Statistics, Sociology, Development Studies or Public Health will be an advantage.

Job Title: Finance Officer

Job Description

  •     Under the direction of the Director of Grants and Finance, the Finance Officer will make and manage budgets and be responsible for ensuring compliance with contractual requirements of donor funds.
  •     S/he will assist the Director of Grants and Finance to ensure the accurate keeping of all books of accounts for projects; including checking account, supply registers and all accounting records;
  •     Ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of the project; support accounting workflows of the office
  •     The incumbent will also be required to prepare financial reports for projects, monitor and track obligations arid expenditure as well as analyze burn rates; provide training and backstopping on the accounting systems.


  •     The ideal candidate will possess a First degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or in any other relevant field
  •     2-5 years of post National Youth Service experience, of which at least 1 year must be in similar role in a donor funded program
  •     A candidate with professional accounting qualification; proven ability to management grants; excellent computer skills with specialty in spread sheet, accounting software or a relevant Post Graduate Degree will have an advantage

How To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV and 1 page letter of application to:

Please insert applicant’s full name and post applied for in the subject of the E-mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Deadline: 12th December, 2014

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