Knowledge Management and M&E Officer at Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM)

Knowledge Management and M&E Officer at Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM)

Christoffel Blinden Mission (CBM) is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world.
CBM provides grants sourced from private and institutional donors to local partners, who subsequently implement the grants on the basis of contracts signed with CBM detailing implementation, accounting, and reporting standards. In this set-up, CBM Country Offices (CO) support partners in fulfilling compliance procedures aimed at partner projects; support development and submission of reports from implementing partners to CBM, including compliance with original source documents, project contract and cost plans; and ensure compliance with organizational and statutory requirements.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Knowledge Management and M&E Officer

Location: Abuja
Reporting to: The Country Office Program Manager


  • The Knowledge Management and M&E Officer will be responsible for leading the implementation of the monitoring evaluation and learning strategy and systems for the programme, and project-specific M&E plans in line with donor requirements.

  • S/he will also provide technical leadership for the programme in the area of knowledge management, including learning.

  • S/he will support the country office Programme Manager and provide technical support on M&E to the implementing partners in all CBM project states, developing capacity where needed.


  • Knowledge Management and Monitoring & Evaluation, documentation and dissemination of learning.

  • Lead implementation of the monitoring, evaluation and learning strategy and systems, and project-specific M&E plans that meet CBM and donor requirements.

  • Maintain management information systems and procedures, and quality assurance systems and tools, in collaboration with project director, finance manager and technical advisors.

  • Lead the planning, implementation and documentation of programme research and learning

  • Lead the maintenance and development of the programme knowledge management system.

  • Collaborate with disability inclusion advisor, consortium and cluster members, partners and other colleagues to ensure that knowledge management processes, programme monitoring, evaluation and learning include women, men and children with disabilities.

  • Capacity building and mentoring of programme team and project partners in knowledge management including learning, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Develop material for communications based on the collection of qualitative and quantitative data.

  • Programme Management Support:

  • Support the production of quality deliverables to the donor and CBM following donor guidelines, including reports, proposals, assessments, evaluations, newsletter articles, case studies, etc.

Performance Criteria:

  • Establishment and effective functioning of monitoring, evaluation and learning systems for CBM Programme Portfolio in Nigeria Programme

  • Establishment and effective functioning of programme database and knowledge management system, capturing detailed data on all children referred through the programme

  • Expanded capacity of partners and CBM programme staff in knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation.

Other Duties:

  • Other relevant assigned duties, as necessary.


  • University Degree in Social Sciences, Health or Management related field

  • 4 + years relevant experience in an M&E and/or Knowledge Management role.

  • Strong expertise in monitoring and evaluation of complex projects, including M&E system set-up and implementation, documentation and dissemination of learning, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, research design, project management cycle, social inclusion

Competencies and Skills:

  • Flexibility

  • Ability to think and solve problem creatively

  • Developing others

  • Capacity building and mentoring skills related to knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation

  • Managing performance

  • Strong coordination and time management skills

  • Customer orientation

  • Ability to work towards tight reporting deadlines

  • Result orientation

  • Interpersonal effectiveness

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and organization skills

  • Building collaborative relationships

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Persuasive communication

  • Strong oral and written communication and demonstrated ability to produce high quality documents

  • Technical expertise

  • Strong numeracy skills

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative data analysis and research skills


  • Fluency in spoken and written English, including public speaking. Fluency in spoken and written French will be an added advantage.

  • Nationality Applicants must be of Nigeria nationality

Application Closing Date

21st February, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit in English a meaningful Letter of Motivation, CV, Referees and Salary expectations quoted in Nigerian Naira to “Human Resource Unit” via:


  • The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CBM’s Child Safeguarding Policy.

  • CBM is an equal opportunities employer, and particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities.

  • Applications will be considered for selection on a rolling basis.

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