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Field-Based Monitoring and Evaluation Coordination Officer


DevTech Systems, Inc. (DevTech) is an international consulting firm and small business dedicated to development, with over 30 years of experience providing advisory services and technical assistance to government, private sector, and civil society stakeholders in more than 100 countries. We are a data driven organization that specializes in informing policy making by delivering focused data-driven evidence-based analysis products and services. DevTech core practice areas include: Economic and Data analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation, Education and Youth Development, Gender and Inclusive Development, and Public Financial Management.

DevTech manages the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Program (The Learning Program). The overall goal of The Learning Program is for USAID/Nigeria to become a premier practitioner of program monitoring and evaluation with an embedded learning and adaptive culture which ensure Mission activities strategically align with USAID/Nigeria’s CDCS development objectives. The ultimate expected results are to strengthen USAID’s M&E system, to enhance M&E capacity of local entities, to improve accountability and the use of empirical evidence for programming, learning and adapting, and to maintain strategic alignment with the Development Objectives outlined in the Mission’s CDCS.

Position Description:

DevTech is seeking a Field-Based (FBM) Monitoring and Evaluation Coordination Officer for The Learning Project. This position will provide support, leadership, and guidance for implementation of the field-based monitoring mechanism.  Under the direction of the Technical Director, the FBM Coordinator contributes to the strengthening of monitoring, reporting, and evaluation functions for USAID/Nigeria, and acts as principal points of contact for field-based monitoring activities. S/he will actively participate in the daily management of the FBM processes, provide support in monitoring and evaluation, and develop methods and systems required to meet the deliverables required for M&E task. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, creative, willing, and enthusiastic to support a complex operational, logistical, and FBM staffing needs.

Required Position Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate complete understanding of the third-party monitoring system
  • Monitor the third-party staff to ensure the planned monitoring schedules are updated and that field reports are uploaded in the FBM systems;
  • Assist FBMs in resolving issues with uploading field reports in the FBM system when required;
  • Ensure that FBMs have up-to-date information required to coordinate implementing partner schedules for all USAID IPs with activities in the States in which field-based monitoring is conducted;
  • Supervise and train the field-based monitors;
  • Coordinate field schedules and debriefs with the client technical teams;
  • Participate in other DevTech/Learning Program M&E activities such as data quality assessments, and the internal MIS to ensure the program’s timely reporting;
  • Update web-based data collections systems, web-based consultant rosters, and able to identify potential field monitors;
  • Ensure the timely delivery of quality reports and other deliverables related to M&E and performance management; and
  • Communicate and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in varied cultural contexts.


  • Degree in the Social Sciences, Public Administration, Business administration, Development Studies, International Development, Statistics, or any related fields.
  • Willingness to work or travel other conflicted or post-conflict states
  • Logistical experience in supporting complex USG-funded programs
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly, work comfortably with ambiguity, and manage multiple (e.g. 3-5) tasks successfully.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, readily connecting with others and able to build and sustain relationships at multiple levels in the organization.
  • Establish, build and maintain effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of monitoring support.
  • Commitment to improving the quality of work conducted and delivered, including going through periodic training sessions for monitors in full adherence to DEVTECH and USAID/Nigeria standards and guidelines.
  • Demonstrate integrity by showing professionalism, transparency and impartiality in monitoring.
  • Display cultural, gender, religious, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Complete and multi-task by establishing priorities while taking into considerations special assignments, changing priorities, frequent interruptions, available resources and deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to select states, cities or areas as requested.
  • Respond positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.


Reports directly to the Technical Director


Nigeria local position


This position description should not be construed to imply that the requirements outlined here are the exclusive standards of the position nor will it be the sole basis for any subsequent employee evaluations. Incumbents will follow any instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required by their supervisor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.

Please apply with your CV and brief cover letter detailing your RELEVANT experience with USAID and management

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