Center for Civilians in Conflict recrute un manager, régional MEL, Niamey, Niger

Manager, Regional MEL

Organization  CIVIC

Posted  : 17 Aug 2021

Closing date  : 15 Oct 2021


About CIVIC :

Center for Civilians in Conflict is an international nonprofit with offices around the world working to improve protection for civilians caught in conflict zones. Our mission is to work with armed actors and civilians in conflict to develop and implement solutions to prevent, mitigate, and respond civilian harm. We are advocates who believe that no civilian caught in conflict should be ignored, and advisors who provide practical solutions to preventing and responding to civilian harm. Learn more at

CIVIC is seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Regional Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Manager (MEL) who will be an integral part of the CIVIC Sahel program team reporting to the Regional Director, Sahel (RD) and working closely with Sahel countries’ team and HQ supporting teams.


Job Purpose :

Be the principal manager for CIVIC Sahel’s monitoring, evaluation and learning.

Location : Niamey, Niger

Travel : Up to 40% required (domestic and international)

Staff Reporting : MEL officer



  • Provide technical leadership in CIVIC Sahel MEL, including technical leadership in design, development and planning of MEL deliverables ;
  • Develops tools for the design and implementation of MEL technical components for all CIVIC Sahel projects ;
  • Oversee the completion of all routine MEL activities for CIVIC Sahel ;
  • Work with program teams to analyze and utilize program data for program management to optimize effectiveness ;
  • Build MEL capacities of team members ;
  • Develop custom reports and analysis for different uses/audiences (including lessons learned briefs and donor reports) ;
  • Support development of data collection procedures ;
  • Guide and advise on data collection activities ;
  • Conduct data quality assurance checks ;
  • Act as the MEL Focal Point to CIVIC HQ ;
  • Work with internal CIVIC personnel as well as external evaluators on evaluations per donor requirements.



  • Advanced university degree in social science, political science, international relations, law, or a related field ;
  • 7-10 years of MEL experience ;
  • Ability to design and execute strategic and work plans ;
  • Experience in MEL Technical skills (i.e., setting performance indicators and targets, data collection schedules, data collection and validations) ;
  • Familiarity and experience with evaluation techniques and using findings in program design and planning ;
  • Experience in designing and implementing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis and production of reports ;
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and supporting implementation of project monitoring data and systems ;
  • Knowledge of data analysis (qualitative and quantitative) ;
  • Experience in projects in the field of conflict and security and/or protection ;
  • An effective policy thinker and public speaker ;
  • Excellent writing, analysis and editing skills in English and French ;
  • Poise, flexibility, discretion, and mature judgment to handle and respond appropriately and professionally in a fast-paced, high-pressure atmosphere and as a team member ;
  • Well organized, self-motivated, and able to conceptualize and implement programs in stressful environments ;
  • Experience in representing organizations in sensitive political and security environments, ability to maintain neutrality and impartiality in line with the organization’s mission ;
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.


Background in gender inclusion is of added value :

CIVIC seeks to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool in the belief that employees from diverse backgrounds are critical to achieving our goals. We strongly encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

CIVIC is not able to sponsor employees at this point in time, therefore, please ensure that you are able to legally work in this location when applying.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: CIVIC does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. CIVIC does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

Resumes are reviewed on a rolling basis so please apply early.

How to apply :

Please apply here : Apply here