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West Africa Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

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from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Closing date: 22 Oct 2018

West Africa Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

£55,480 pa plus overseas allowances

2 year fixed term appointment

Abuja, Nigeria

About the Foreign & Commonwealth Office

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) promotes the United Kingdom's interests overseas, supporting our citizens and businesses around the globe. The FCO has a worldwide network of embassies and consulates, employing approximately 14,000 people in over 270 diplomatic offices. We work with international organisations to promote UK interests and global security, including the EU, NATO, the United Nations, the UN Security Council and the Commonwealth.

The role of West Africa Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

There is huge political interest in developing a stronger and closer partnership with Africa and we have a new approach here, which defines our ambitious diplomatic, policy and programmatic engagement with and in Africa over the coming years. The West Africa Conflict Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) is a vital part of delivering this. The CSSF totals £33.7 million and covers three cross-government strategies: Nigeria, Sierra Leone and the Sahel. As West Africa Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Adviser, you will have an exciting opportunity to shape the impact of the CSSF as you aim to tackle the drivers of instability and conflict and promote political and institutional reform. You will lead the delivery of top quality M&E processes and provide expert, practical advice to wider teams, as well as leading the research, analysis and data management components of the programme. This role is an excellent opportunity to deliver real impact on the ground in West Africa, ensuring, measuring and articulating the success we are achieving here.

You will be required to travel regularly in the region. This could be as much as two week-long trips per month.

About you

Along with a Masters in a related area – development studies, sociology, political science, law, accounting – you will have significant relevant experience working in the international development sector. We would like to see proven experience of and expertise in designing, commissioning and leading M&E projects and programmes. You will have exceptional communication and collaboration skills and a talent for building the capacity of others. An understanding of UK government approaches to programme management, would be useful.

How to apply:

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Closing date for applications: Midnight on Monday 22nd October 2018

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 19th November 2018

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