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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Médecins du Monde

(Posted on: April 29, 2017)

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Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

JOB TITLE:  Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
SUPERVISOR : Medical Coordinator
Data Management Officer

General Position Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will ensure that MDM M&E plan is followed. The M&E Officer will be responsible for supporting the Medical Coordinator to ensure that program decisions are based on quality, up-to-date evidence and will promote an atmosphere of constant learning within the project team. The M&E Officer will travel frequently to MDM field locations, and must be prepared to travel outside Maiduguri

Under the supervision of the Medical Coordinator, the M&E Officer will be responsible for the following main activities in link with MdM procedures:

  • Supervising the Data Management Officer to ensure all data is collated and computerized in a timely manner
  • Tracking of Indicators and producing monthly report
  • Creation of Electronic data collection forms and training of staff on the same
  • Conducting informal trainings for field staff on accurate data collection
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Representation at coordination meetings


  • Supervising the Data Management Officer to ensure all data is collated and computerized in a timely manner
  • Collate data from various sources within the programme team, including the data management officer, to update the indicator tracking
  • Produce a quality monthly report on the programme indicators
  • Highlight in a timely manner any issues with data, gaps or unexplained trends, to the medical coordinator
  • Creation of Electronic data collection forms and training of staff on the same
  • Create electronic data collection forms
  • Training of field staff on how to use the electronic data forms
  • Ensuring the accurate transfer of data from field to base
  • The M&E Officer is responsible for ensuring that all field data is correctly recorded by the Data Management Officer
  • The M&E Officer should be ready to assist with data entry when the volume of work is high
  • The M&E Officer should implement quality control on the data entry to ensure accurate data is available to all MDM coordinators
  • Ensure data is properly disaggregated by gender and age
  • Tracking of Indicators and producing monthly report
  • On an ad-hoc basis, the M&E officer should be able to identify incorrect data collection from the field and trouble-shoot by conducting on the job training for the clinicians, and other staff members to improve the accuracy and explain the tools adequately

Data analysis and reporting

  • In addition to the monthly indicator tracking report, the M&E Officer is responsible for sending all required data analysis to MDM donors, and to assist the Medical Coordinator with narrative reporting.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely accurate reporting to the sectors (5w)
  • Representation at coordination meetings
  • Attend and actively participate in the IM Working Group, and other relevant coordination bodies


  • Establish good relationship with the different stakeholders in order to have a smooth implementation of MdM project
  • Be flexible in performing his/her duties to ensure that beneficiaries are getting good quality services
  • Inform immediately the security focal point in case of any security problem in the field
  • Perform other additional duties on request of the medical coordinator and coordination team


  • Fluency in Hausa and English, both written and spoken.

Academic background :

  • BA/S or equivalent in Statistics, Mathematics, Social Sciences, International Development or other relevant field.

Professional experience and skills:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in the non-profit sector in monitoring and evaluation, ideally in health programming or protection.
  • Experience working in a multi-organizational team (international and national partners) is a plus.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English required, including report development, writing and editing.
  • Excellent skills in excel and data analysis are required for this position, and will be tested at interview
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Prior experience of carrying out surveys, conducting interviews, and undertaking assessments.
  • Experience designing and implementing electronic data collection methods
  • Understanding of qualitative and quantitative indicators and measurement strategies for collecting data regarding both types of indicators.
  • Understanding of confidentiality requirements for medical data is a plus
  • Experience managing people required

Languages :

  • Fluent english and hausa required
  • Competences et required qualities
  • Rigor and organization skills
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a high level of accuracy

How to Apply
Send CV and cover letter by email to:

Ensure to place “M&E Officer” in the subject line

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Starting date:  As soon as possible

  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.
  • Interviews can be conducted in Abuja or Maiduguri.
  • Because of the emergency relief nature of MDM’s work, working hours may be irregular and employees are expected to be flexible in their approach to working hours under emergency conditions.

Médecins du Monde – France is a French humanitarian organization, involved in emergency, post-emergency and development programs in Nigeria.

Place of office: MAIDUGURI with the possibility to work outside Maiduguri, including sleeping outside Maiduguri, if need be.

We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.

Our process of selection include some tests and interviews.

Thanks to note that only the persons who will be seen on interviews will be contacted.

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