Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Conflict and Stabilisation Programme at Stakeholder Democracy Network



Stakeholder Democracy Network is an International non-governmental organization that helps facilitate community development from a rights-based perspective. SDN operates in the Niger Delta where it is trying to help the communities affected by oil exploitation and the challenges of resource curse. SDN has five pillar issues that represent significant long held grievances and acute problems that we are trying to resolve. These are: Access to Energy, Democratisation, Environment, Resilient Communities, arid Resource Governance.

Job Title:   Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Conflict and Stabilisation Programme

Location:   Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Reporting line:    Report directly to the Team Lead and Programme Manager.

Job Purpose:       To design and implement high quality project-level monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) frameworks, to ensure that SDN’s Niger Delta Stabilisation Programme is assessed and implemented based on robust evidence of what has been achieved, and a sound understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of our programmatic approaches.


Objective 1:         To support the development of high quality MEL frameworks and tools for the collection and collation of relevant MEL data

Working with project teams, lead the development of MEL frameworks and plans for the collection, collation and analysis of relevant data to measure progress in project delivery and the quality of project delivery, including the development and selection of relevant M&E indicators…

Objective 2: To coordinate and deliver MEL data collection activities

Coordinates field level community participatory monitoring and evaluation…

Objective 3: To collate and analyse MEL data, and support project teams to document progress in the delivery of project outcomes and outputs, to assess the quality of project implementation, and to inform improvements to the delivery of projects

Establish systems for costing, analysing, and reporting performance data on project outcomes and outputs and the quality of project implementation…

Key Requirements: Assessment of candidates will be based on proven experience and capacity with evidence of the following or equivalent experience as follows:

Postgraduate degree in development studies, social sciences, or relevant field, with a strong foundation in research methods, statistics, measurement, and evaluation.

Minimum of 5 years of M&E work experience in multi-year development programmes required; ideal candidate will have both theoretical and practical background in M&E and skilled in qualitative and quantitative M&E methodologies and techniques.

Preference is for candidates that have familiarity and experience conducting impact and outcome level monitoring and evaluation in conflict and stabilization multi-year programmes Knowledge and skills in programme development, implementation, evaluation, and reporting.

Experience supervising M&E teams and building team capacity to deliver high-quality results.

Proficiency in Excel, Word, and other MS Office software; data analysis software (such as SPSS or Stata).

Salary and Benefits:    Commensurate with experience and education.

Interested candidates should send an e mail to: copy with Monitoring and Evaluation Officer as subject, attach a cover letter and CV as single document in MS word or PDF.

Application deadline: June 25th 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information on SDN and this vacancy, visit