Job Opportunity at ECOWAS Commission

Deadline: June 13, 2013

ECOWAS is currently looking for a suitably qualified and capable individual to fill the position of a Programme Officer for Monitoring & Evaluation to work with them in the implementation of critical and strategic programmes. This is an internationally recruited position.

Job Details

Department: Trade, Customs, Industry and Free Movement of Persons
Directorate: Free Movement & Tourism
Grade: P2
Annual Salary: USD 30,749 – USD 38,318
Supervisor: ECOWAS-Spain Fund Coordinator
Reference: ECW-COMM/REC/FMT-P/001/2013
Duration: Eighteen (18) months
Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria

Job Responsibilities

The Programme Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation shall work under the supervision of the ECOWAS-Spain Fund Coordinator and perform the following functions:

  • Assist the management unit in the preparation of a monitoring & evaluation operational manual, a monitoring & evaluation plan and the implementation of same
  • Ensure proper functioning of the monitoring & evaluation system
  • Collect and process data on programme implementation
  • Create and update a database, in collaboration with the Programme Officer, Fund Management Unit
  • Prepare quarterly and annual reports in collaboration with the Programme Officer, Fund Management Unit
  • Provide M&E training for partners and other project stakeholders
  • Assist the management unit in organising and carrying out Fund review and assessment visits
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by the Coordinator, Technical Management Team and the Steering Committee
  • Should be capable of undertaking frequent travels within the sub-region.


  • Candidates must NOT be over 50 years of age at the time of recruitment.
  • The candidate must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in project management, statistics, planning or social sciences.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in the area of monitoring & evaluation of development projects
  • Experience in migration projects will be an advantage
  • Where candidates possess a post-graduate qualification, the required number of years of experience will be reduced to three (3) years.
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  • Strong IT skills and perfect knowledge of monitoring & evaluation software
  • Good writing skills
  • Good knowledge of monitoring & evaluation techniques
  • Good knowledge of results-based management
  • The candidate must be fluent in one of the official languages of ECOWAS namely, English, French and Portuguese. Working knowledge of another language will be an advantage.

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