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Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) State Officer at United Purpose (UP)

Filed in by on November 29, 2022
Full Time Jobs in Nigeria
Posted 1 year ago

United Purpose is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) State Officer


Location: Ogun (Travel to other parts of Nigeria and internationally may be required)
Employment Type: Full-time
Reporting to: Project MEAL Coordinator
Responsible for: Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting.
Duration of Contract: One year with a yearly renewal of contract subject to performance and continued availability of funds
Expected Start Date: February 2023 (depending on donor’s decision)

 About United Purpose: United Purpose (UP) is an international development organisation that works to sustainably reduce poverty and improve the lives of some of the world’s poorest communities. Established in 1976, the organisation has nine country programmes in Africa, Asia & South America.
In Nigeria, UP has been working for almost two decades with local partners and rural communities in the country’s South East. We implement projects funded by major international donors that aim to address gender inequalities and rights abuses, improve sanitation and access to water, foster accountability, preserve vital ecosystems and develop sustainable livelihoods..

Job Requirements

  • Preferably a Master’s Degree in Monitoring and Impact Evaluation and Statistical Analysis using programs coupled with 3 – 6 years of experience in Monitoring and Evaluation in WASH programs, preferably with partners or sub-recipients and multi-donor setup.
  • Knowledge and understanding of project monitoring and evaluation
  • Knowledge of the current M&E trends and especially M&E systems in development organisations and Practical experience in rural water-point maintenance and monitoring
  • Experience in WASH Programming in Nigeria and familiarity with the WASH sector and key stakeholders.
  • Good abilities for training, mentoring, and coaching skills (supervising enumerators and field staff).
  • Good technical writing skills, presentation, facilitation, abilities for synthesisProactive, resourceful and results-oriented
  • Must be a good team player, honest, dependable and willing to be flexible with work hours
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, with the ability to speak local languages


  • Gender, intercultural and interfaith sensitivity.
  • Willing to work additional hours at crucial times.
  • Positive outlook and stand-alone disposition.
  • Adaptable and responsive disposition relative to the demands and development of the Project.

How to Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title and Preferred Location (when applicable) as the subject of the mail.

Important Information
In the cover letter, please ensure to explain the following:

  • Why you are applying for the position
  • How do your skills and experience meet the person’s specification
  • When you would be able to take up the position if it were offered to you


  • You are recommended to apply early, as applications will be assessed as they are received.
  • Only shortlistedcandidates will be contacted.
  • United Purpose is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against applicants on the basis of gender, religion, ethnicity, age, disability, religion or sexual orientation.
  • United Purpose also has a Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy, which reflects our commitment to protecting the people with whom we work.
  • All candidates will be expected to comply with this policy and its procedures.

 Application Closing Date
4th December, 2022.


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