Malteser International Needs a M&E Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Malteser International Needs a M&E Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Malteser International has been working in Nigeria since 2017. In Northeast Nigeria and more specifically in Borno State, MI is currently active in the WASH sector for improving the lives of both the IDP population as well as the host communities. The WASH activities focus on improved access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene. They include NFI distribution, solarization of boreholes, rehabilitation of hand pumps, construction of latrines and hygiene promotion. Malteser International thereby applies a participatory, gender sensitive and inclusive approach.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: M&E Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Temporary
Start date: June 2023
Duty Station: Maiduguri (with expected travel across areas of project implementation)
Duration of contract: 4 months.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist in routine data collection and entry for various project interventions implemented in the field and ensure that complete, accurate, clean, and consistent data is shared with the M&E Officer for data analysis and action planning.
  • Assist M&E officer in Ensuring proper filing and storage of M&E documents including questionnaires, monitoring reports, datasets, among others.
  • Submit to the M&E Officer weekly and monthly updates on M& E activities conducted in the field.
  • Assist program staff during survey planning and implementation especially preparing logistics needed, participating in data collection and cleaning.
  • Keenly track project progress through standardized data collection tools and methodologies
  • Maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and other associated guidelines.
  • Support M&E officer in the compilation of Monthly reports through provision of timely accurate and updated data.
  • Support project teams to prepare activity reports and documentation of best practices, lessons learnt, assessment reports.
  • Support program staff to engage in continuous data quality improvement and support project staff to frequently use data for program improvement.
  • Assist the M&E Officer in ensuring that an accountability mechanism is in place and utilized, according to the CHS.
  • Support the operation of feedback channels (logbook, client satisfaction and engagement surveys).
  • Support the recording of feedback, analyses, and accessibility of feedback data for programmatic decision making.
  • Taking responsibilities of every task that may be assigned by the line manager.


  • Ability to work under pressure, confident in facing challenges and overcoming problems.
  • Participate in office work with colleagues as a good team player
  • Be an active role model towards population by adhering to a healthy personal behavior and lifestyle.
  • Maintain a non-judgmental and supportive attitude towards colleague and beneficiaries regardless of their background, political affiliation, or religion
  • Adhere and respect Malteser International policies, guidelines and procedures and code of conduct.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Take responsibility in representing Malteser International towards the local population, authorities and other (I)NGOs
  • Carryout additional tasks as reasonably requested by the line manager.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, Knowledge, and Experience

  • University Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or any Social Science related field
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience in MEAL sector
  • Knowledge and Skills: Good analytical and writing skills/ very good team spirit /Demonstrate willingness to improve own knowledge and skills by participating actively in any training sessions and capacity building activities.
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of the MS office software (including Word, Excel, Outlook) and a basic understanding of data analysis packages such as SPSS, Epi-Info, etc.
  • Language skills: Fluent in English, Hausa and other local dialect in the context of Borno State, (speaking /reading/writing).
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills


  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities.
  • Good standard of IT including proficiency in using MS Office, especially Excel spreadsheets.
  • Ability to manage teams, initiate and organize work.
  • Ability to establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload.
  • Logical and flexible approach to solving problems, especially when working under pressure.
  • Good English skills (speaking and writing); knowledge of beneficiary languages (Hausa and others)


  • Start date: June 2023
  • Duty Station: Maiduguri (with expected travel across areas of project implementation)
  • Duration of contract: 4 months.

Salary according to qualification and experience.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

M&E Assistant (Maternity Cover) at Malteser International

Malteser International Needs a M&E Assistant (Maternity Cover)

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