Youth Alive Foundation (YAF) Recruitment for Monitoring/Evaluation Adviser


Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified graduates for Youth Alive Foundation (YAF) Recruitment for Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser. The application deadline is 4th February, 2019.

Youth Alive Foundation (YAF) is a non-profit Civil Society Organization established in 2002 with offices in Abuja, Lagos and Akwa Ibom States which seeks to play a significant role in facilitating a just, equitable and fair society where all youths can have access to social, economic and political opportunities. It is working to redefine the role and contribution of the Nigerian youth in the governance and development processes in the country.

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Adviser

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • The M&E Adviser will lead the delivery of top quality M&E processes and provide expert, practical advice to teams, as well provide technical leadership in the roll-out of YAP M&E plan and generating strategic data for program management, reporting and documentation of best practices.


  • Ensure that the quality of program/project Monitoring and Evaluation is of international standard and quality by supporting the development and implementation of appropriate mechanisms to ensure quality.
  • Provide direct technical assistance and capacity building in the design and implementation of the program/project Monitoring and Evaluation components of the activities of the organization
  • Build capacity of local partners in project monitoring and with program staff and local partners, used program/project monitoring data to modify existing programs and design new programs.
  • Provide technical support in evaluation research (including sampling strategies, analysis and presentation of data) to research consultants.
  • Analyze M&E data on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis and flag action areas to the project management
  • With the support of program staff, plan for and execute M&E, including data collection, developing M&E tools, data management and analysis.
  • Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems.


  • Master’s degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, Business Administration or International relations and/or development related fields
  • At least five (5) years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation.
  • Proven experience of and expertise in designing, commissioning and leading M&E projects and programmes.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non-technical persons
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of standard Monitoring and Evaluation procedures an tools
  • Good understanding of donor requirements, with previous experience on either EU, USAID or DFID funded projects being a strong advantage
  • Experience working with statistical computer software packages.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, 1-page suitability statement along with two (2) references to:  with Job Title as the Subject line of the emails.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for follow up and interview.
  • Only Electronically submitted applications via email will be accepted.
  • YAP encourages applications from women, people with disabilities, and young people meeting the above qualifications.

Application Deadline 4th February, 2019.

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