Technical Assistant – Monitoring and Evaluation and Business Development

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Job Title: Technical Assistant – Monitoring and Evaluation and Business Development

Location: F.C.T Abuja

Type: Full-time (Hybrid) 

Salary Scale: 115,000-140,000 

Benefits: Health insurance, contributory pension, professional development budget, flexible leave policy, self-led work and independence, travel up to 5% per annum. 

About YNCSD:

The Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development is a youth-led movement catalyzing social change by engaging young people on critical sexual and reproductive issues affecting them and amplifying their voices to speak for human rights through targeted advocacy to key players, capacity building and development, communications and media engagements, partnerships, and programme implementation. We also work on a broad range of issues, such as Gender, governance, and environment; however, our priority over the years has been on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Since its inception, YNCSD has been catalyzing efforts of young people towards ending Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) and gender-based violence through effective programming that transforms social norms underpinning these practices as well as promoting reproductive health and rights for women and girls. Part of our activities is to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted and that women and girls have access to reproductive health services and are given the opportunity to exercise full agency over their bodies. We pride ourselves on being a leading youth-led organization delivering quality programmes and interventions for our donors and partners based in Nigeria and globally.

Position Overview:

YNCSD is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Technical Assistant specializing in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Business Development. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the effective implementation and impact assessment of our projects while also contributing to the organization’s growth through strategic business development efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Develop and implement M&E frameworks and systems for ongoing and upcoming projects.
  • Design and conduct data collection, analysis, and reporting processes to measure project outcomes and impact.
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure timely and accurate data collection, ensuring alignment with project goals and objectives.
  • Regularly assess and refine M&E strategies based on feedback and lessons learned.


2. Business Development:

  • Identify potential funding opportunities from government agencies, foundations, and other donors.
  • Prepare and submit high-quality grant proposals and applications in collaboration with the program and finance teams.
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify potential partners, collaborators, and opportunities for organizational growth.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential donors, partners, and stakeholders.

3. Capacity Building:

  • Provide training and support to project teams on M&E methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Work closely with program staff to integrate M&E considerations into project planning, implementation, and reporting.
  • Facilitate capacity-building initiatives for staff involved in business development activities.

4. Coordination and Communication:

  • Liaise with project teams, partners, and stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate data collection and reporting.
  • Coordinate with internal departments to facilitate the integration of M&E findings into program planning and decision-making.
  • Communicate regularly with the Senior Technical Officer and Business Development Manager to provide updates on progress, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Represent the organization in meetings, workshops, and conferences related to M&E and business development.

5. Reporting & Documentation

  • Prepare comprehensive and timely reports for internal and external stakeholders, highlighting project achievements, challenges, and impact.
  • Ensure accurate and up-to-date documentation of project activities, outputs, and outcomes for accountability and learning purposes.
  • Contribute to the development of case studies, success stories, and other materials for communication and fundraising purposes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., International Development, Business Administration, Monitoring and Evaluation, etc.); Master’s degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in monitoring and evaluation, project management, and business development within the NGO sector.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and provide actionable insights.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to prepare clear and compelling reports and proposals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a multicultural environment.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to by 28th March, 2024. Please include “Technical Assistant – M&E and Business Development” in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

YNCSD is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds, including minorities and persons with disabilities.