Job Recruitment at Panagora Group

Panagora Group is a woman-owned, small business providing novel and integrated solutions in global health and international development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Monitoring Advisor

Job Opening ID: 507
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full time
Project/Activity: USAID/Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Industry: USAID

Job Description

  • Panagora Group, a small business specializing in monitoring, evaluation, and learning, global health, and international development, seeks an experienced monitoring advisor for an anticipated USAID/Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning activity.
  • This is a long-term position based in Abuja, Nigeria expected to start in Spring 2021.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the daily field support service requests (monitoring, DQAs, rapid feedback assessments), as well as performance and context monitoring support for USAID/Nigeria.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Learning/Institutional Capacity Advisor and the MEL Specialist backstops to ensure that the MEL related needs of USAID/Nigeria are met.
  • Oversee enhancements to the Monitor® system, ensuring that the system serves as a resource and management tool especially for the Mission’s CORs.
  • Manage the collection, reporting, and analysis of indicator data, and ensure indicators, evaluations, and data conform to USAID standards
  • Establish protocols for field-based monitoring, DQAs, and other tasks, and support development and design of surveys and tools for data collection.
  • Supervise long- and short-term staff engaged in monitoring tasks for the MEL activity.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Chief of Party

Requirements

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Development, Evaluation, Development Analytics, Economics, Knowledge Management or related fields.
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in monitoring and evaluation within complex international development contexts in one or more areas of Health, Democracy, Governance and Conflict, Economic Growth, Education, and Agricultural Development.
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to conduct field work in areas with hardship conditions, in remote areas, and in conflict-affected areas for extended periods of time.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical background in cost-benefit analysis, econometric methodologies, or statistical systems.
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing monitoring and verification systems, methods, and tools, using a variety of methods: in-person, remote, and third party. Experience with the Monitor® system strongly preferred
  • Experience working on USAID monitoring and evaluation mechanisms strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience.
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Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Job Opening ID: 508
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full
Project/Activity: USAID/Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Industry: USAID

Job Description

  • Panagora Group, a small business specializing in monitoring, evaluation, and learning, global health, and international development, seeks an experienced monitoring advisor for an anticipated USAID/Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning activity.
  • This is a long-term position based in Abuja, Nigeria expected to start in Spring 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as the principal point of contact in Nigeria for procedural and substantive matters in the absence of the Chief of Party
  • Under the direction of the Chief of Party, assist the USAID/Nigeria in establishing performance measures, collection and analysis of performance information to be used for decision-making and resource allocation.
  • Lead the design and application of econometric methodologies in all aspects of the monitoring and evaluation program.
  • Lead the application of econometric or other quantitative approaches for assessments, evaluations, baselines, data quality assessments and other M&E data-gathering efforts.
  • Supervise long- and short- term technical staff engaged in evaluations and research
  • Manage an effective monitoring and reporting system.
  • Oversee all aspects of evaluations, including planning and management; participating on evaluation teams as a qualitative researcher; designing programs;  and conducting activities to build capacity for USAID/Nigeria and Implementing Partners in M&E methodology.
  • Lead consultations with relevant USAID/Nigeria staff and implementing partners.

Requirements

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Development, Evaluation, Economics, Knowledge Management, or related fields.
  • Previous experience leading multiple international donor-funded evaluations and assessments; and familiarity with MEL plan and PMP development; remote qualitative and quantitative data collection; remote, field-based and third party monitoring; and knowledge management initiatives
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, verbal and written communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and conduct fieldwork in non-permissive environments, areas with hardship conditions, remote areas, and conflict-affected areas for extended periods of time.
  • Deep experience applying USAID regulations and compliance
  • Meaningful professional experience in Nigeria a strong advantage
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken.
  • A minimum of eight years of progressively responsible professional experience in monitoring and evaluation – within complex international development contexts in the areas of Health, Democracy, Governance and Conflict, Economic Growth, Education and/or Agricultural Development; experience working with USAID monitoring and evaluation mechanisms strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of supervisory experience.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note

  • No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted. Only applicants who include the required application components will be considered.
  • Panagora Group is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
  • Panagora does not offer visa sponsorship at this time
  • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web
    * Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
    * We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
    * Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
    * Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
    * Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview
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