Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer job opening at NRC – Maiduguri, Borno State

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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Position: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer

Industry: Company Humanitarian/Non-Profit

Employment Type: Full-Time

Placement: Maiduguri, Borno State

Job Description

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking candidates for a position in Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer based in Maiduguri, Borno State. If you are interested in this opportunity, please review the details below.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization that assists people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergency and long-term assistance to millions of people annually. We advocate for the rights of displaced people and strive to bridge the gap between humanitarian aid and development cooperation.

NRC's presence in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria, is critical for our efforts in the North-East and North Central regions. We focus on providing equitable access to basic services and strengthening the rights of displaced people and returnees. Our operational reach includes sub-office structures in Dikwa, Monguno, Biu, Mubi, Pulka, and Gwoza.

We are seeking a passionate Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Officer to join our team in Maiduguri. This role involves assisting with the implementation of MEL activities, supporting data collection, analyzing raw data, and contributing to the continuous improvement of our programs.

Job Detail


  • Support data collection and the implementation of quality checklists across various activities (WASH, Food Security and Livelihoods, Education, Shelter, Information Counselling and Legal Assistance, Camp management).
  • Supervise enumerators when needed.
  • Analyze raw data from assessments and quality checklists, and report findings.
  • Provide direct support to the technical M&E officer.
  • Aid the technical M&E officer and Area Manager in improving programming and organizational learning.
  • Participate in documenting lessons learned from projects.
  • Organize monthly data reviews and compile relevant monthly reports.
  • Coordinate with Core Competencies focal persons for targeting, registration, and selection of beneficiaries.

Job Requirements

Before applying, please take the time to thoroughly review and comprehend the job requirements outlined below. Ensuring that you meet all the specified criteria will significantly enhance your candidacy for the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer position at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC):


  • At least 3 years' experience in an international NGO, preferably in an emergency or post-conflict setting.
  • Experience with and knowledge of principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation in relief and development programs, using both quantitative and qualitative methods.

Education Requirements

  • BSc in Information Management, Statistics, or other social science fields.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in an international NGO.
  • Experience with principles and current approaches to monitoring and evaluation.
  • Proficiency in English (speaking, reading, writing).


  • Strong organizational and teamwork skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Analytical skills and proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Experience with ArcGIS, Stata, Nvivo, CAPI systems (Kobo/ODK/CSpro), and data visualization software (e.g., Power BI) is a plus.
  • • Knowledge of NRC's operations is advantageous.

Salary, Benefits and incentive

Provided below are the offerings in terms of salary, benefits, and incentives awaiting you in the role of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC):


NGN 400,000 - 500,000 per-Month.

Job Benefits

  • Collaborative work culture that empowers employees to share ideas.
  • Opportunities for on-the-job learning and development.
  • Training and mentoring programs.
  • Potential for deployment to various regions with NRC operations.

Incentive Compensation

  • Performance-based bonuses
  • End-of-contract bonuses

Date posted: June 19, 2024

Posted on: Maiduguri


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This position is open to Nigerian nationals only. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to meaningful humanitarian efforts and gain valuable experience in the field of monitoring, evaluation, and learning.