Apply: WaterAid Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Deadline: 05 December, 2023

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

WaterAid is seeking to fill the position of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER) Manager.

WaterAid is an international not-for-profit organisation working to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere, within a generation.


  • Support directors and coordinators in the development and implementation of annual plans in line with budgets and programme strategy
  • Provide strategic support in managing implementation process
  • Lead the conduct of periodic post implementation monitoring surveys (PIMS)
  • Supervise regular data collection through implementing partners and ensure the quality of data by random verifications and validations
  • Provide technical and operational guidance/capacity strengthening to partner organisations
  • Support colleagues, implementing partners and sector actors in setting performance standards and developing systems, templates, tools and other support material to facilitate performance monitoring, planning, research, outcome evaluation for the WASH sector and the effective and timely information flow between country, regional and global levels to increase efficiency and reduce ad-hoc information requests
  • Conduct baseline surveys/evaluations and surveys, including engaging with consultants on analyses of results and quality of reports
  • Record, manage and preserve monitoring and evaluation data in a safe and accessible way
  • Proactively identify and implement improvements to monitoring and evaluation systems and processes
  • Coordinate the preparation and submission of all country programme reports, the annual output verification exercise, and the impact assessment at the end of the programme cycle in close collaboration with programmes directorate
  • Contribute to other reports as required
  • Proactively monitor country strategy and operational plan
  • Promote and monitor the mainstreaming of inclusion in WaterAid’s country programme
  • Generate organisational learning from monitoring and evaluation activities, document lessons learnt/case studies and share organisational learning with potential audiences and users
  • Act as a super-user of the monitoring and evaluation software and its application


  • University degree in Development Studies, Public Health, Statistics or related field
  • Five years of post-NYSC experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation, preferably in an NGO setting
  • Experience in international research or development organisation may also be considered
  • Good understanding of project planning cycle and management cycles
  • Strong Excel, Microsoft Access/I.T. skills
  • Strong knowledge in the development and use of software and database applications for programme monitoring and learning
  • Experience with conducting data quality assurance and reviewing indicators for projects
  • Good knowledge of data collection methodologies, tools and processes
  • Experience in using quantitative and qualitative tools for carrying out monitoring and evaluation projects
  • Analytic skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive approach
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Experience in building capacity of others and facilitating learning in relation to planning, monitoring and evaluation
  • Commitment to WaterAid’s values and a working style that reflects these
  • Training in statistics and/or planning
  • Strong hands-on development project design and management experience
  • Understanding and experience in designing research projects to support monitoring, evaluation and learning
  • Knowledge or experience in knowledge management systems
  • Experience in community-based development

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