Apply: FHI360 Director Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Deadline: Not specified

Location: Nigeria

FHI 360 is seeking to fill the position of Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Health Information System and Digitisation project.

FHI 360 is a global organisation that mobilises research, resources and relationships so people everywhere have access to the opportunities they need to lead full and healthy lives.


  • Lead the development and implementation of the project’s MEL framework, including the design of performance indicators, data collection tools, and evaluation methodologies
  • Supervise MEL team members, including monitoring performance, leading professional development efforts, and identifying capacity building opportunities
  • Establish systems and protocols for collecting, analysing, and reporting project data in compliance with USAID requirements and best practices in MEL
  • Coordinate with project teams to ensure that MEL activities are integrated into all stages of project planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Provide technical guidance and support to project staff and partners on MEL concepts, methods, and tools, including capacity-building initiatives as needed
  • Collaborate with government agencies, academic institutions, and other partners to leverage existing data sources and promote data sharing and collaboration
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits to project sites to assess progress, identify challenges, and capture lessons learned for adaptive management
  • Lead the design and implementation of project evaluations, including baseline studies, mid-term reviews, and final evaluations, to assess project impact and effectiveness
  • Facilitate knowledge-sharing and learning activities within the project team and with external stakeholders to promote a culture of evidence-based decision-making and continuous improvement
  • Prepare and disseminate timely and high-quality MEL reports, presentations, and other materials to USAID and other stakeholders, highlighting key findings, lessons learned, and recommendations
  • Ensure compliance with ethical standards and protocols for data collection, storage, and use, including the protection of sensitive information and the rights of study participants


  • Master’s degree or its international equivalent in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics, Social Sciences, or related field
  • 12 years, minimum, of relevant experience in designing and evaluating applicable programs/services
  • Documented participation in normative bodies or committees that define guidelines relevant to the specific technical area
  • Relevant publications, presentations, reports, and manual/tool development
  • Strong technical expertise in MEL methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis techniques
  • Excellent analytical, writing, and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex concepts effectively to diverse audiences
  • Proven leadership, teamwork, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage projects, set realistic priorities, and plan for the successful implementation of activities
  • Strong diagnostic, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluency in English, proficiency in other Nigerian languages an advantage
  • Ability to travel domestically within Nigeria as needed

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