MEL Data Analytics Associate is needed at One Acre Fund

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One Acre Fund’s Career and Recruitment Vacancy

Job title : MEL Data Analytics Associate jobs in Niger

Job Location : Niger

Deadline : October 19, 2021

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Location: Minna, Niger
Start Date: As soon as possible

About the Role

  • As a growing organization, we are constantly improving our internal operational processes. We are looking for an impact evaluator or field research professional to join our team as a MEL Associate in Minna, Nigeria.
  • Overall, the MEL Associate will use data to improve our operations and impact our customers.
  • You will use data to improve our operations, develop a deputy, and coordinate our research activities across multiple programs and teams.
  • You will contribute to making informed decisions for our long-term strategy by working with leadership and the MEL team in Nigeria.
  • The MEL department at One Acre Fund operates as an in-house research department and the results are used first and foremost to inform program decisions and to rigorously understand the impact.

The primary responsibilities for this role would include:

  • Data Analysis
  • Oversee data collection through qualitative and quantitative methods and ensure efficient data collection and results.
  • Conduct data analysis and write reports to draw both early and final conclusions and results.
  • Infield management of high-level MEL activities, with an eye to “perfect” quality standards.
  • Survey Management
  • You will work with different team members, both from in-country departments and global OAF teams, to identify research goals and draft survey tools to collect information for our annual impact analysis and other strategic queries.
  • Design research tools such as surveys and write analysis plans.
  • You will lead MEL system and process development, create a framework, and draft procedures for MEL project activities.
  • Work with the field teams to ensure MEL results and recommendations are understood and acted upon.
  • People Management
  • Manage in-country MEL staff including Data Coordinator and Field Supervisors which support a team of 20+ Enumerators. This will include the following responsibilities:
  • Mentor field staff on best practices in MEL execution through career reviews, field visits, meetings, and training programs.
  • Oversee the hiring and development of MEL staff by building capacity for data collection, analysis, and design.
  • Manage any staff underperformance.
  • Potentially support the New Country Expansion (NCE) Team to enter a new market, expanding our geographic footprint and increasing Impact at Scale

Career Growth and Development:

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.
  • You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance.
  • We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • Master’s Degree in International Relations, Public Policy, Statistics, Economics or related field preferred, but not strictly required.
  • 1- 5+ years of work experience, and a long-term passion for international development. We are looking for extraordinary candidates to help take our organization to the next levels of impact.
  • Relevant work experiences, such as prior field-based M&E or data collection/research experience
  • Data analysis skills using Excel (can perform complex functions), familiarity with R/Stata or other similar soft wares)
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of data and distil down to findings.
  • Team leadership experience.
  • Enthusiasm for personal growth and learning.
  • Languages: English (required), Hausa an added advantage.


  • This role is only open to citizens of Nigeria.
  • Women are encouraged to apply
  • We are committed to gender equity in our staff operations, representation, and experience.
  • In 2020, women made up 40% of our clients and 44% of our total staff. We have and will continue to intentionally grow these numbers.”


  • Modest housing stipend, international health insurance, six weeks of annual leave and some travel benefits.
  • In addition to paid maternity and paternity leave, we offer additional benefits to new parents.

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