USAID Project Management Specialist – Monitoring & Evaluation at the U.S. Embassy

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria includes of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate Common in Lagos. U.S. Consulate Common Lagos is the Mission’s consultant to the Nigerian folks within the southern area.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: USAID Challenge Administration Specialist – Monitoring & Analysis (Present Mission Workers solely) (72062020R10023)

Announcement Quantity: Abuja-2020-051
Location: Abuja

Collection / Grade: LE – 4005 10

Work Schedule: Full-time – Work Schedule is 40hrs per week

Promotion Potential: LE-10

Telework Eligible: No


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Safety Clearance Required: Public Belief – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Kind: Everlasting
  • Appointment Kind Particulars: 5 (5) years renewable, estimated to start out on or after April 2021
  • Supervisory Place: No
  • Relocation Bills Reimbursed: No

Who Could Apply / Clarification From the Company:

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  • Open to Inside Candidates Solely

Advertising Assertion:

  • USAID is an unbiased Federal Authorities company that receives total overseas coverage steering from the Secretary of State. With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID fosters transformational growth around the globe. Our work helps financial development and commerce; agriculture and the setting; training and coaching; democracy and governance; international well being; international partnerships and humanitarian help. We function within the following areas of the world: Afghanistan and Pakistan, Africa (all of Africa), Asia, Europe and Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean and the Center East.
  • For extra details about USAID, go to


  • The M&E Specialist will present skilled technical assist to assist guarantee accountability and effectiveness of Financial Progress and Surroundings (EGE) portfolio actions.
  • S/he’ll present detailed technical recommendation on Monitoring and Analysis (M&E) to EGE workers and implementing companions (IPs), and assist to keep up required M&E documentation working carefully with the Agriculture and Surroundings Specialist and at the side of Mission Program Workplace.

Journey Required:

  • Occasional Journey
  • Incumbent is required to carry out work-related travels.


Efficiency Administration (50%):

  • The incumbent will present skilled technical assist to the senior administration and technical workers of the EGE Workplace, and Program Workplace Monitoring & Analysis and Studying (MEL) workers, to strengthen MEL and information administration all through all EGE actions, with particular emphasis on implementing greatest practices in Nigeria.
  • Advise on the formulation of efficiency administration plans (and/or MEL plans) for all EGE actions to be able to extra successfully monitor milestones and report on chosen commonplace efficiency indicators, in addition to customized indicators. The incumbent will assist to make sure that acceptable information assortment procedures are used and helps the implementation of standard information high quality checks.
  • The incumbent proactively ensures consciousness and inclusion of internationally acknowledged greatest practices in MEL throughout the EGE portfolio.
  • The M&E Specialist assists senior workers inside the EGE group in representing USAID to implementing companions (IPs), NGOs, Authorities of Nigeria (GON) businesses and different nationwide and worldwide teams and our bodies to be able to develop efficient MEL methods and plans for EGE actions that meet nationwide and worldwide requirements.
  • Ensures that sufficient assets are allotted in challenge and exercise designs to conduct strong MEL duties.
  • S/he advises on and oversees the warehousing and evaluation of monitoring and analysis information.
  • S/he serves as a member of exercise design groups, offering skilled technical recommendation on creating exercise monitoring, analysis and studying plans (AMELP), outcomes frameworks, log frames, indicators and baseline and goal outcomes.
  • S/he collaborates with EGE workers (AORs, CORs, Exercise Managers) and IPs within the preparation and presentation of MEL stories in keeping with USAID necessities.
  • S/he assists in making ready scopes of labor for assessments and evaluations in collaboration with EGE workers; participates in choosing contractors for these assessments; critiques evaluation stories; and coordinates the method of offering written feedback/suggestions on draft stories to contractors.
  • Additionally working carefully with the Agriculture and Surroundings Specialist, s/he ensures that AMELPs formulated by IPs for every exercise incorporates a efficiency monitoring framework with clear-cut targets, outcomes, outputs, inputs, processes, indicators, information wants and sources, and reporting codecs for efficient monitoring and analysis.
  • The incumbent assists with the preparation and evaluation of efficiency information for quarterly monitoring and semi-annual portfolio critiques for exercise managers, workplace administration and Mission administration to know the progress of every exercise commonly and precisely within the EGE portfolio.

Reporting, Assist and Illustration (25%):

  • The job holder supplies assist to keep up the EGE Efficiency Monitoring Plan on a daily and well timed foundation at the side of the Program Workplace.
  • Participates in exercise critiques, information calls and shows and help the EGE Workplace with preparation and evaluation of efficiency information for the bi-annual Mission portfolio critiques, together with establishing acceptable efficiency indicators, implementing companions’ monitoring and analysis plans and compiling and analyzing information for the Efficiency Plan and Report (PPR), the Operational Plan, the Federal Managers Monetary Integrity Act, and different commonplace stories.
  • The incumbent attends exterior conferences, committees and activity groups, together with GON-facilitated technical working teams, as wanted to symbolize the EGE Workplace.

Challenge Administration (25%):

  • The M&E specialist will function Exercise Supervisor for agreements and contracts. This contains these specializing in monitoring, analysis and/or analysis, in addition to these supporting program evaluations, particular research, and so forth.
  • S/he’ll present assessment and approval of labor plans, budgets, efficiency monitoring plans, quarterly and annual efficiency stories, and different key paperwork for assigned USAID-supported actions.
  • The specialist supplies steering on new program initiatives and drafts program paperwork to safe funding and implement actions and employs expertise and experience in monetary and program administration to supply oversight and make sure that USAID-supported packages obtain anticipated outcomes; are linked to and improve attainment of EGE targets, that are aligned with GON priorities; and are applied inside the framework of the U.S. Authorities overseas help insurance policies.

Supervisory Relationship:

  • The job holder will work carefully with the Agriculture and Surroundings Specialist underneath the direct supervision of the EGE Deputy Workplace Director who will present total targets and outcomes to be achieved.
  • Assignments are made orally and in writing. Achievements are commonly evaluated for conformance with USG insurance policies and targets, in addition to particular person work targets, with suggestions supplied.

Necessities, {Qualifications} and Evaluations

Bodily Calls for:

  • The work requested doesn’t contain undue bodily calls for.

Training Necessities:

  • A minimal of College diploma in Agriculture, Statistics, Economics, or Enterprise Administration is required.


  • Training: 10 factors
  • Prior Work Expertise: 20 factors
  • Job Information: 30 factors
  • Language Proficiency: 10 factors
  • Expertise and skills: 30 factors

Functions that don’t meet the required minimal {qualifications} is not going to be scored. Candidates assembly the required {qualifications} for the place will probably be evaluated primarily based on info offered within the software. USAID reserves the suitable to conduct interviews with the top-ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is carried out, the interview will probably be one of many figuring out elements within the ultimate choice.

Reference checks will probably be made just for the profitable candidate. If a candidate doesn’t want USAID to contact a present employer for a reference verify, this ought to be acknowledged within the software letter.

USAID is an Equal Alternative Employer:

  • All certified candidates will probably be thought-about no matter age, race, colour, intercourse, creed, nationwide origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying handicap, marital standing, sexual orientation, affiliation with an worker group, or different non-merit elements. Administration might think about the next when figuring out profitable candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of curiosity, finances, and residency standing.


Prior Work Expertise:

  • A minimal of 5 years of progressively accountable skilled expertise working in monitoring, analysis and studying in both the agriculture, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), and/or energy sectors is required. Not less than three of those years have to be with worldwide and/or donor organizations.
  • Demonstrated expertise efficiently monitoring, evaluating and reporting for actions in any of the sectors listed above is required.

Job Information:  

  • Professional information of M&E for financial development packages (in any of Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors) in Nigeria is required, together with technical, social, and cultural elements. Specialised information of the elements of managing M&E packages, and evidence-based practices and insurance policies (for M&E administration particularly).
  • The job older should display information of the ideas, ideas, strategies, and practices of the Authorities of Nigeria (GON) packages in any of Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors.

Expertise and Skills:

  • The job holder will need to have the flexibility to plan, manage, handle, monitor and consider all actions within the EGE Workplace portfolio.
  • S/he will need to have skilled expertise and skills to control and analyze giant information units; to adapt to repeatedly altering pointers and necessities from USAID; and to work underneath stress with tight deadlines.
  • S/he will need to have sturdy verbal communication and diplomatic expertise to be able to kind good working relations with implementing companions workers, excessive stage nationwide and state authorities officers, different growth companions and exterior stakeholders.
  • Professional writing expertise to arrange and edit common and ad-hoc stories that clearly translate extremely technical info into actionable info, in line with Company requirements, are required.
  • The job holder will need to have superior potential to make use of IT software program particular to financial development packages and statistics; and have to be skilled in Microsoft Excel in addition to proficient in PowerPoint, Phrase and e-mail platforms and their Google equivalents.
  • S/he will need to have a powerful capability to handle exercise targets and achievements, each technical and monetary; will need to have expertise in challenge programming and technique growth; and should be capable of work successfully in a group setting to realize consensus on coverage, challenge and administrative issues.
  • The job holder will need to have the flexibility to accumulate information of USAID programming insurance policies, procedures, rules and documentation, and of the targets and methodology of assigned actions

Language Proficiency:

  • Degree IV fluency in English Language for talking, studying, and writing is required.

Company Advantages

As a matter of coverage, and as acceptable, a PSC is often licensed the next advantages and allowances:


  • Well being Insurance coverage
  • Annual Wage Enhance (if relevant)
  • Annual and Sick go away
  • Annual Bonus.

Allowances (as relevant):

  • Transportation Allowance
  • Meal Allowance
  • Miscellaneous Allowance
  • Housing Allowance.

Different Info:

  • USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Nation Nationwide and with a Third Nation Nationwide for Private Companies Overseas,” together with contract clause “Common Provisions,” out there at
  • Contract Cowl Web page kind AID 309-1 out there at
  • Acquisition & Help Coverage Directives/Contract Info Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Private Companies Contracts with People out there at
  • Moral Conduct.  By the acceptance of a USAID private companies contract as a person, the contractor will probably be acknowledging receipt of the “Requirements of Moral Conduct for Workers of the Govt Department,” out there from the U.S. Workplace of Authorities Ethics, in accordance with Common Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See   


  • The Mission emphasize to its staff of the truth that they’re obliged to look at Nigerian Legal guidelines, together with these regarding earnings and associated tax obligations. Cost of such taxes is a matter between the person worker and the Nigerian Authorities. Within the absence of a particular worldwide settlement, the U.S. Authorities is not going to withhold native taxes from an worker’s wage.


NGN12,772,559 – NGN19,256,113.

The way to Apply

and certified candidates ought to:
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Required Paperwork

  • Present Resume
  • Related Certificates
  • NYSC Certificates
  • College Diploma Certificates
  • Checklist of References

Subsequent Steps:

  • After the cut-off date for receipt of functions, all functions will initially be screened for conformity with minimal necessities and a shortlist of candidates developed. Functions from candidates which don’t meet the required choice standards is not going to be thought-about.
  • A committee will probably be convened to assessment the shortlisted functions and consider them in accordance with the analysis standards as acknowledged above.  Solely shortlisted candidates will probably be contacted. No response will probably be despatched to unsuccessful candidates.

Observe: All required paperwork have to be acquired by the cut-off date on-line, and that we are going to decide your eligibility and {qualifications} primarily based solely on the fabric acquired by the cut-off date.

For Extra Information: HR Part 000-000-0000 , [email protected]

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