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Capacity Building Specialist at Management Systems International (MSI)

  • Engineering / Technical
  • Anywhere
  • Applications have closed
  • At least five (5) years of proven work experience in the field of M&E and/or capacity building.


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Capacity Building Specialist, USAID/Nigeria Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Support Activity

Location: Abuja

Job Field: Engineering / Technical

Job Type: Local Staff

Job Classification: Proposal (conditional)

Proposal Summary

  • The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Support Activity for USAID/Nigeria will assist the Mission with performance monitoring, evaluation and learning, including field-based monitoring; data quality assessments; data gathering and verification; evaluations and special studies/assessments; the collection of context indicators; organizational learning; and knowledge management.

Position Summary

  • MSI is seeking a Capacity Building Specialist who will be responsible for leading and overseeing the capacity-building technical assistance to be provided to USAID and implementing partner staff on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) topics.
  • Support will include classroom training, coaching and mentoring. MSI anticipates this to be a full-time position over a five-year period. Kindly note that this position is contingent upon award and USAID approval.


  • Adapt or develop appropriate capacity-building materials and technical assistance plans to address M&E needs of USAID staff and implementing partner staff.
  • Develop and apply a variety of capacity assessment methods to determine M&E capacity needs.
  • Design capacity building strategies based on those needs.
  • Create and conduct training and other capacity building activities as developed in the strategies.
  • Coach and mentor USAID and implementing partner staff to help them apply M&E concepts learned during training in their jobs.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university.
  • At least five (5) years of proven work experience in the field of M&E and/or capacity building.
  • Demonstrated skills in capacity building, training and performance monitoring and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated experience working on donor-funded projects.
  • Knowledge and ability to use Microsoft Office programs.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Only Nigerian citizens are eligible for this position
  • Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
  • MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.