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We are Hiring a Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

We are Hiring a Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
October 13, 2021 STERAbuja

About STER

Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER) is a youth-led social enterprise advocating against sexual and gender-based violence, providing prevention mechanisms and supporting survivors with psychosocial services. STER adopts a comprehensive approach to advocating for gender equality and eliminating gender-based violence in Nigeria.

Job Title:                                                           Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Job Type:                                                           Full Time

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree                                          

Experience:                                                      3 -5 years 

Location:                                                           Lagos, Nigeria

Department Summary

The Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit is responsible for assessing the performance of projects and programmes of STER. Its goal is to improve current and future management of outputs, outcomes and impact. The Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit is responsible for carrying out in-depth qualitative and quantitative studies, identifying gaps in SGBV policies, existing research and programs implementations, and developing educative/informative briefs to fill these gaps. The Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer role requires deep expertise in collecting and analysing complex data, designing and implementing tools that measure the progress of programs while working closely with the programs department.

Role Summary

Reporting directly to the Executive Director and working closely with other members of the Communications and Programs Departments, the Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Officer contributes to the development and management of knowledge, capitalising on learning from STER’s core work, monitoring accountability and providing quality support to STER to achieve its overall objectives, as an integral member of the team.

The M&E Officer is responsible for developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems focusing on data collection, data analysis, and reporting to e, ensure synergy across teams and departments overall and contribute to organisational learning and accountability. As the team leader of the Research, Monitoring & Evaluation team, you coordinate all knowledge sharing, learning, evaluation and monitoring systems while incorporating a feminist approach. You also contribute to the writing and editing of internal and external reports to critical donors.

Job description 

  1. To develop and implement the monitoring, evaluation and learning framework and strategies for STER, incorporating innovative and appropriate monitoring, assessment and teaching tools based on STER’s values and principles.

  2. You are to coordinate evaluations and monitoring of STER’s programmatic activities through data collection and identification of best practices.

  3. Coordinate the dissemination of knowledge and lessons learned among staff, partners, donors and other stakeholders.

  4. Work with partners to ensure adequate baseline identification and data collection. (The necessary data generated to assess the impact and effectiveness of lessons learned from STER’s activities).

  5. Coordinate the annual monitoring, evaluation and learning planning process of STER to adapt and continually improve yearly plans. 

  6. Develop and follow all research activity plans, including M&E plans; Work with Programs Manager to determine which monitoring activities will take place and which data collection methods to use. 

  7. Ensure that data is collected and entered into databases and tracking sheets and the data platform regularly. 

  8. Closely follow up the field data collection and flag data collection issues. 

  9. Conduct data quality audits of research data to identify and resolve systemic problems affecting data quality. 

  10. Support in identifying and synthesising good practices and lessons learned.


  1. Reports directly to the Head of Strategy and Executive Director.

  2. Contribute to the development of internal policies, tools and mechanisms for mainstreaming accountability within and across STER.

  3. Ensure respect for and adherence to principles of accountability in all actions and activities of STER.

  4. Support capacity development of staff and partners on issues of accountability.

Requirements, Knowledge, and Expertise

  1. Degree in statistics, social sciences/humanities, development, public administration or related relevant disciplines (Master’s Degree is an advantage).

  2. At least three years of experience in monitoring and evaluation.

  3. Proficiency in tools, techniques and processes of database creation, data management and administration.

  4. Proficiency in data analysis software packages.

  5. Have the ability to contribute effectively to teamwork and contribute to broader organisational goals and strategies.

  6. Ability to organise, identify opportunities and coordinate initiatives.

  7. Have a flexible and adaptable approach and respond to changing priorities and in a rapidly evolving environment.

  8. Ability to travel at short notice.

  9. Familiarity with data analysis tools (e.g. Advanced Excel with Pivot Tables, Power Pivot, Power Query and complex Excel formula).

Strongly Desired:

  1. Have previous experience working in multi-country and regional projects.

  2. Demonstrated experience and knowledge of participatory approaches to research, monitoring, evaluation and learning.

Application Process 

  1. Interested applicants must electronically send a detailed curriculum vitae and a brief cover letter to admin@standtoendrape.org on or before 19th October 2021.

  2. Please ensure your application email has the subject heading “Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.”


N/B: Stand to End Rape Initiative is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kindly indicate the reference code FTV202105 in your applications and let the job title be the email’s subject.

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