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Monitoring And Evaluation Officer at Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN)

Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN)Plateau, Nigeria Data and Artificial Intelligence
Full Time
Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) is a Christian interdenominational, not-for-profit, Non-Governmental Organization. We are a membership association of Christian individuals, faith-based development organizations and other civil society organizations (CSO) in Nigeria. CRUDAN’s vision is a dynamic self-sustained Christian organization facilitating (w)holistic community transformation with the church as agent of change and manifesting the kingdom of GOD on earth. CRUDAN’s work is making thousands of Nigeria’s rural and urban poor families to regain their lives through enhanced voices for accountable and just leadership, Christian wholistic education and humanitarian action during emergencies. We collaborate with the Church, media and other members of civil society in wholistic development work in the campaign to realize a truly egalitarian society.

Purpose of the Team:

To contribute to CRUDAN’s corporate vision of facilitating wholistic community transformation with the Church as agent of change, manifesting the kingdom of God on earth.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Living an exemplary Christian Life and doing his/her work diligently as unto the Lord, and make self, available as counsellor and friend.
  • Ensuring that baseline surveys are conducted with the informed consent and participation of the programme beneficiaries.
  • Ensuring that our monitoring systems include mechanisms for beneficiaries to participate and to feedback their comments on the programme.
  • Recognition of the indicators of the output for improved accountability and learning to beneficiaries/other stakeholders.

General scope of the Job

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer is specifically responsible for:

  • Monitoring and evaluating Projects being implemented by CRUDAN and working with Project lead to report to Director of Programmes.
  • Assisting in producing, networking and to storing up-to-date resources (database) that support the organisation’s communication and outreach.
  • Monitoring and evaluating data collection activities, survey work and analytical sessions.
  • Ensuring field data is gathered and registered, ensuring the quality of data entered and helping to produce initial statistical analyses.
  • Assisting in the training and education of partner organisations and clients in M&E.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Setting up the M&E system

  • Assist in revising the programme logframe matrix, particularly in the areas of the objective hierarchy, indicators and monitoring mechanisms.
  • Guide the process for identifying the key performance questions and parameters for monitoring programme performance and comparing it to targets.
  • Design the format for monitoring programme performance reports.
  • Set out the framework and procedures for the evaluation of programme activities with stakeholders
  • Participate in training with stakeholders, including primary stakeholders, in M&E skills, including participatory aspects.

Implementation of M&E

  • Based on the budget, design the framework for the physical and process monitoring of project activities.
  • Prepare consolidated progress reports for Management in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing.
  • Conduct regular visits to meet beneficiaries in coordination with project officers to capture data correctly and efficiently to ensure regular and accurate reporting
  • Develop and submit quarterly capacity enhancement and assessment plan for project beneficiaries in targeted communities and ensure the implementation of approved actions.
  • Review monitoring reports, analyse them for impact evaluation to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in programme implementation.


  • Prepare reports on M&E findings, as required, working closely with the Project Manager
  • Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed.
  • Guide the regular sharing of the outputs of M&E findings with programme staff, implementing partners and primary stakeholders.
  • In collaboration with the administrator, provide the Executive Director with management information that may be required.
  • Make regular reports to the project lead, highlighting areas of concern and preparing the documentation for review at meetings.
  • Check that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum and in a timely fashion. If necessary, create such discussion forum to fill any gaps.

Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Executive Director and/or Director of Programmes.

Personal Qualities:

  • Committed Christian and active in a local church.
  • BSc in relevant field or other similar field
  • At least 3 years’ experience in development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; other learning efforts is required
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure.
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Ability to gain trust and support of colleagues
  • Good Team player.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, targets and work proactively with others to meet shared responsibilities.
  • Ability to relate to people from a variety of diverse cultural backgrounds

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