Monitoring, Research and Evaluation Program Officer Sahel Office, Dakar

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Senegal
Organization: Nutrition International
Closing date: 2 Mar 2021

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Dakar, Senegal

Deadline for submission: March 2, 2021

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s Operations unit is a dedicated team of program implementation experts who are responsible for contributing to the overall management of NI’s field operations in Asia and Africa. NI implements high impact and low-cost nutrition interventions in Senegal. The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will provide technical oversight and support to the country team in the development and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks. The officer will ensure effective monitoring and evaluation concepts and tools are included in program design and plans, provide technical support with the implementation of quality data management systems, routine monitoring of program outputs, and reporting of NI’s program in all regions. Currently, Nutrition International is seeking applications for Sahel Officer for Research, Monitoring and Evaluation to be based in Dakar, Senegal.

About you

You will have a master’s degree in nutrition, public health or other relevant discipline. At least 5 years’ work experience in data quality assurance, statistical analysis, documentation and developing of material for publication. Experience working in nutrition and public health is desirable. Experience working in developing countries is desirable. Excellent communication, presentation and report writing skills. Good written and spoken French and English.

About the role

In this role you will be:

  • Preparing statistical analyses and summaries of program results and data as needed.
  • Contributing to the development and review of country implementation plans/project concept notes for Sahel for GAC core grants.
  • Contributing to project design and monitoring of programs in the Sahel.
  • Reviewing data books and donor narrative reports to quality assure reports from the Sahel office.
  • Drafting technical material or briefs or reviewing technical quality of materials to be used in advocacy and communications.
  • Compiling literature reviews on research, policies, programs for specified audiences.
  • Supporting program staff in preparing statistical analyses, graphics, posters, presentations for meetings.
  • Locating, reviewing, collating and synthesizing technical materials for proposals and donor reports.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

This contract is indefinite. Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Senegal. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply button below to submit your application. Women candidates who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

To apply for this position and for a complete job description, log into: . Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and CV by March 2, 2021. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen to participate in the interview process will be contacted.

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