Apply: Sightsavers MEL Officer

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Deadline: Ongoing

Sightsavers is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Officer.

Sightsavers is an international charity organisation working to prevent avoidable blindness, support equality for people with disabilities and advocate for change.


  • Conduct and test MEL tools including collection and regular analysis of monitoring data for DID project reporting
  • Conduct/support the design, management, implementation, and reporting of baseline, midline and end-line data
  • Conduct the theory of change reviews on a quarterly or bi-annual basis across all projects under the DID programme
  • Conduct/support and build capacity within country teams and project steering committees to analyse programme data to inform adaptations
  • Provide technical support to country teams and consortium partners in quality assurance and contribution to the results framework and narrative reporting
  • Identify opportunities for inclusion of Organisations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) and persons with disabilities into MEL activities and practice
  • Support in the training and capacity building activities relating to MEL such as capacity building of external data collectors on quality data collection procedures
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the monitoring and evidence teams to design and conduct data collection, analyse and report, especially in projects with a social inclusion aspect
  • Support the commissioning of external evaluation and learning consultants, to ensure good value for money and high standards
  • Build the evaluation and learning capacity of staff in the project teams, country offices and partners and enhance their capacity to utilise evidence from programme data, reviews and evaluations


  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development/Relations, Sociology, Education, Monitoring and Evaluation, Disability Studies, Statistics, or Gender Studies
  • Experience in using online or mobile survey and data collection tools such as CommCare and Kobo
  • Experience in the collection, analysis and reporting of quantitative data using relevant statistical software such as Python, SPSS, Stata, or Power BI
  • Competence in monitoring, evaluation and learning in health projects
  • Competence in supporting evaluation consultants
  • Competence in working with inclusive data
  • Understanding and knowledge of adaptive management
  • Experience in liaising with, and managing relationships with external organisations, teams, and individuals

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