Pact Nigeria

Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Intern

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Pact Nigeria is recruiting for Full time Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Intern

Job Description

Pact seeks a Senior Grants Officer that will provide overall leadership and oversight for all aspects related to grants and contracts.

This requires close collaboration with Pact HQ and Pact regional offices to ensure application of Pact regulations and policies as well as periodic review of such policies and regulations to ensure that they continue to reflect the current donor environment, regulations and practices.

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Intern

Open To: All qualified candidates   

Position Summary: Provides support to all projects under the supervision of the Country Director.


MERL Role:

  • Provide support in data collection and database maintenance/management to track progress towards meeting project goals and objectives
  • Ensure routine data entry and analysis of field data, and creation of tables and graphics for the end of project report.
  • Assist in the adaptation of existing Pact Nigeria monitoring tools, as well as propose new way of measuring change using both quantitative and qualitative data collection tools.
  • Provide support to projects with data management and development tools and processes.
  • Support Project teams to develop monthly report, with strong emphasis on highlighting results of intervention.

Program Role:

  • Provide relevant program, administrative and logistics support for meetings, seminars, conferences, workshops, and special projects.
  • Maintains program files (both electronic and hard copies) in manner that allows for ease of access and use.
  • Support the program team in carrying out MERL activities.
  • Assist in ensuring that project activities proceed in a timely and successful manner.
  • Assist with desk review of existing assessments reports, identify and fill information gaps.
  • Other duties as may be required.
  • Any other tasks assigned by supervisor

New Business Role:

  • Support in the research and identifying of development trends, prospects and growth opportunities.
  • Support in the provision of data to for new business endeavours.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Minimum Qualification:

  • BA/B.Sc. in Social Science, Statistics, Demography, or another related field.
  • At least 1 year of progressively working with INGO. 
  • Experience in doing literature searches/desk review of documents to tease out relevant information for evidence-based decision making.
  • Ability to write reports in English and communicating results clearly using graphs, charts, and other visuals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for diversity.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
  • Proficiency with MS office software required (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Fluency in English language and the local language.
  • Excellent ability to communicate and maintain diplomatic and productive relations with the team; resourcefulness, flexibility and ability to work in a changing and challenging environment.
  • Possess positive attitude, Self-motivated, independent, can deliver results under stress and timely manner, team worker, confident in dealing with people. 

Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resume/CV and cover letter on their suitability to email below. The deadline for submission is close of business on Thursday 11th June 2020, however applications will be considered on a rolling basis. All CV’s/resume/applications MUST be in either word format or PDF. Applicants MUST indicate the position applied for on the SUBJECT of the mail. Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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About Pact Nigeria
PACT is a nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We strive for a world where all people are heard, capable and vibrant.Pact has worked for more than a decade in Nigeria, a complex country that is home to more people than any other African nation. With funding partners that have included Chevron and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Pact us...
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May 28, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 1years
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
June 11, 2020
Internship/ Industrial Training /NGO / Community Services
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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