IT Data Collection and Database Manager, Nigeria Monitoring Project, Abuja, Nigeria

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Job Description

Project Summary:

The purpose of the Nigeria Monitoring Project (NMP) is to establish a third-party monitoring system to monitor, verify, and analyze trends on humanitarian programs in Nigeria funded by USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and the Office of Food for Peace (FFP). The program will create an independent and verifiable monitoring mechanism for OFDA and FFP programs in Nigeria that will increase OFDA, FFP, and their partners’ understanding of the outputs, outcomes, processes, progress, quality, challenges, achievements, and lessons learned of their projects.

**Please note: Only Nigerian citizens are eligible for this position**

Position Summary:

The Data Collection Analyst will provide technical advice, assistance, and guidance to the program office, technical teams and implementing partners on issues related to the Mission’s monitoring and evaluation activities for the Abuja and Maiduguri offices. The Data Collection Analyst will play a significant role in helping to manage all datasets and data systems. The Data Collection Analyst will also play an integral role in the drafting, editing and quality control of Third-Party Monitoring reports, studies, and other NMP reporting deliverables. The position reports directly to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) with oversight provided by the Strategic Information Manager.


  • Create and manage project datasets
  • Produce monthly and quarterly statistical and analysis reports
  • Respond to routine and ad hoc data inquires
  • Perform data quality control reviews
  • Develop draft data visualization products
  • Assist in the creation and review of NMP data collection instruments and data collection plans
  • Provide advice to NMP management on data collection and reporting methodologies, systemic flaws
  • Support the development of systems that produce consistent, cost-effective, reliable, and timely data and reports.
  • Support the development of products to disseminate findings, conclusions and recommendations in a format that is user-friendly and suitable for collaboration, learning and adaptation
  • Assist the DCOP and COP with other duties as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, political science, international development, social sciences, statistics or related fields is required. Master’s degree or equivalent preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional-level experience in monitoring and evaluation of donor-funded projects (e.g. USAID, DFID, etc.) or related sector program management, and technical/monitoring and evaluation skills are required
  • Experience in strategic planning, design and application of methods and strategies to produce, analyze and use data, and share/communicate information with a variety of actors in different environments required
  • Experience with common statistical packages, such as STATA, R, SPSS, SAS and power user knowledge of Excel required
  • Must have strong inter-personal skills such as communication, negotiation, representational and program/project management and coordination, time management, quantitative and analytical skills with ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively with professionals required
  • Strong oral and written proficiency in English are required

Reasonable Accommodations:

MSI is dedicated to hiring an inclusive workforce. If you would like to request reasonable accommodations during the application process, please email with “Reasonable Accommodations” in the title. Our recruitment team looks forward to engaging in an interactive process to provide reasonable accommodations for candidates.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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About the Organization

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with organizations across all sectors of international development to support clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program to national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at

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