Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning Coordinator

December 13, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos


EngenderHealth envisions a gender-equal world where all people achieve their sexual and reproductive health and rights. We believe this is essential for ensuring all people can achieve their full potentials. To achieve this vision, we implement high-quality, gender-equitable programs that advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning Coordinator
Requisition No: VN308
Location: Bauchi
Employment Type: Fixed Term – Full Time
Job Summary

Based in Bauchi, the MERL Coordinator will be responsible for monitoring and collecting of data for internal and external reporting from project activities and partner sites, collating such data, and transmitting collated summaries to the Specialist: Impact, Research, and Learning. 
The MERL Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Specialist: Impact, Research, and Learning. 
They will participate in project reporting, and research activities, and train facility staff on assuring data quality and the use of data for decision-making.
EngenderHealth is seeking expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to fill in the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning Coordinator position. This position is open to Nigerian nationals only.

Essential Functions
Under the direction of the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning Manager, the MERL Coordinator will:

Collaborate with project staff, partners, and State HMIS Officers to gather project data, ensure data integrity, clean data, and follow up with project partners on any data requiring clarification.
Provide support to country partners to enter data into the project’s DHIS2 platform, including training and logistical support. Contribute to and maintain project files for all collected data and materials.
Establish and retain a record of each project activity, tasks, and milestone and assist project staff with preparation and follow-up of reports on project activities.
Assist in the coordination of special studies and/or surveys as required.
Assist in the production of routine monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, as well as special reports on project initiatives.
Prepare a monthly summary of activities and submit it to the Specialist: Impact, Research, and Learning.
Provide training and facilitation for partner and facility staff on project indicators and data collection processes, as well as the use of data for decision-making.
Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree or Higher National Diploma from a recognized higher institution
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in data management, monitoring and evaluation
Highly skilled with computer usage and data management software
Experience with data/information software such as DHIS2, MS Excel, Power BI, Kobo Toolbox, etc.

Preffered Skills, Abilities and Function:

Diploma or certificate in data management is desirable
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of data collection, data quality assurance, and data entry including mobile data collection and entry using tablets and phones
Ability to conduct interviews, record findings, and work without close supervision
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
Ability to carry out 35%-55% travel within Nigeria

Essential Soft Skills:

Committed to EngenderHealth’s core organizational values of reflection, inclusion, integrity, respect, and transformation.
Demonstrated ability to work collegially with other technical staff, experts, and with counterparts from the public, private, and NGO sectors
Ability to work under pressure and interact with diverse stakeholders
Exceptional interpersonal communication, and teamwork skills.

Salary Range
N8,200,000 – N8,610,000 / Annum
Application Closing Date
20th December 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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