European Union (EU) Project Careers – Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Plan International

Organization: Plan
Funding Source: European
Union (EU)
Duty Station: Lira,
About Plan:
Founded 75 years ago, Plan
International is one of the oldest and largest children’s development
organizations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa,
Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out
of poverty. Plan’s vision is of a world in which all children realize their
full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan is
independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations.
About EU Project:
Plan International implements
the EU funded “Empowering Youth for Sustainable Livelihoods project” to support
employment of young women and men in Lira and Alebtong districts through
improving their technical, vocational and life skills, access to work experience,
financial services, and psychosocial support as well as improving young people
ability to engage with public and private sectors to represent their interests.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steers the development of project indicators,
    monitoring and evaluation framework/plan, tools and guidelines.
  • Technically supports design and delivery of
    monitoring and evaluation activities, including project baselines.
  • Conducts
    routine field monitoring for the project and compiles monthly and
    quarterly M&E reports on the project for internal and external use.
  • Actively facilitates training activities and provides
    coaching and mentoring for Plan and partner staff on monitoring, evaluation
    and research
  • Actively facilitates organisational learning by
    developing, collecting and disseminating relevant internal and external project
    information on monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Establish and manage a filing system for all project
    data including the list of project beneficiaries
  • Actively facilitate participatory review and reflection
    processes for the project, document learning and good practices.
  • Suggest strategies to the Project Management for
    improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the project
  • Technically
    support project management in all monitoring and documentation related
    project activities.
  • Support the utilization of the corporate M & E
    system within the project
  • Adhere to the Child Protection Policies (CPP), Code
    of Conduct and reporting any CPP issues.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Plan International Monitoring and Evaluation Officer should hold a Bachelor degree (preferred) in either Statistics,
    Development studies, Social Sciences or related disciplines. Possession of
    a Post graduate qualification in project management and evaluation is an
    added advantage
  • Significant training /background on monitoring,
    research and evaluation preferably in youth employment and empowerment
  • Three or more years’ experience in design and
    implementation of monitoring, evaluation and research initiatives, with good
    knowledge of rights based approach to development.
  • Project monitoring and evaluation skills including
    the use of mobile technology
  • Proven skills in documentation, information
    management and reporting
  • Proven computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft software
    including MS Word processing, Power Point presentation, Excel
    spreadsheets, data analysis packages and e-mail.
  • Skills in result monitoring, outcome and impact
  • Excellent communication skills, both in written
    English and in face-to-face presentations
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of participatory
    approaches and methodologies, and case studies.
  • Excellent skills in report writing and project
  • Knowledge in Gender and power analysis
  • Ability to work with people from diverse cultures,
    lead and motivate them to work in a team
  • Open to feedback and willing to try new approaches on
    monitoring, evaluation and research.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified
candidates should send their letters of application, together with updated CVs,
contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact
details of three references plus salary history and send to:
The Country Human Resources
Plan Uganda
NB: As
a child centered development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children
are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a Child
Protection Policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates
will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have
ever been convicted of any child abuse crimes.
Deadline: 12th March, 2015
Please consider your
application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 30th May, 2015
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