MER Coordinator Pink Revolution NGO Jobs – Plan International

Job Title:        MER Coordinator Pink
Revolution
Organisation: Plan
International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Project
Coordinator, Pink Revolution
About US:
Plan International was founded
over 75 years ago and is one of the oldest and largest children’s development
organizations (non-profit / INGOs) 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Planning, development and implementation of the
    M& E frameworks and data management
  • Lead research, documentation, learning, and
    support reporting functions
  • Initiation and coordination of reviews
    (mid-term reviews and final
    evaluations) and routine monitoring.
  • Responsible for the M&E, including
    programme publications and maintenance of the programme resource centre.
  • Responsible for archiving of project documents,
    reports, minutes, etc from start to closure.
  • He/she
    will be a member of the PU team that may be delegated on other ME role in
    other on going and or new grants projects.  
  • Leads the process of developing a monitoring
    and evaluation plan and frameworks for the project.
  • Supports Plan International implementing partners to streamline M&E
    systems for effective execution of M&E functions.  
  • Develops indicators, monitoring frameworks and
    tools for the project.
  • Implements the project M&E framework and
    coordinate tasks and processes for monitoring project progress.  Leads and manages documentation of the
    project data/information.  Trains
    and coaches Plan International Uganda and partner staff on use of the
    M&E framework, data collection and documentation tools. 
  • Offers technical assistance to project staff on participatory monitoring
    methodologies with children and communities.  
  • Supports project evaluations and all MER
    initiatives to the highest quality as per Evaluation and Research
    standards. 
  • Records and analyses project monitoring data to
    support effective project
    reporting and decision making.  
  • Works in liaison with the Project coordinator
    to develop project progress reports. 
  • Takes lead in documentation of project
    successes, best practices, case studies, lessons learnt and reflections
    from the project to enhance
    learning.
  • Conducts project data quality assessments 
  • Compile and disseminate M&E information
    needed for periodic project planning. 
  • Supports work and budget planning under the
    supervision of the project Coordinator 
  • Works closely with the Project Coordinator in sharing
    project information and progress to enhance project accountability to
    stakeholders.
  • Regularly shares programme updates between Plan
    International Uganda and partners 
    Works closely with the Project Coordinator to profile project activities both in local and
    international media networks through, events, launches and campaigns.  
  • Collates the needed data/information to support
    development of cases to advance advocacy efforts for the project.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Plan International MER Coordinator Pink Revolution job
    opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies/
    Social Sciences/ economics/statistics or its equivalent.
  • Training on relevant M&E software (MS
    office, in design, Acrobat, Internet, web).
  • In-depth knowledge of current communication issues and trends,
    particularly in the humanitarian sector.
  • Knowledge of environment and current effective
    practice on monitoring & evaluation.
  • Good knowledge of how the media and journalists
    work in Uganda.
  • Good understanding of child rights and
    development.
  • Good understanding of gender and gender
    transformative programming.
  • Significant MER experience working in an
    emergency response contexts
  • Three years’ experience in performing both
    communications and M&E
    functions of a project.
  • Experience in supporting partner organisations
    to conduct communications and M&E activities.
  • Pro-active and highly committed to monitoring
    and sharing the project’s work
  • Communicates effectively (verbal, written and
    online).
  • Organised and able to multi-task and manage
    multiple priorities within short deadlines.
  • Records and filing skills for maintaining
    information resources and publications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the
    ability to build relationships with colleagues in Plan International Uganda partner organizations as
    well as key external actors; hence a team player.
  • Fluency in English and good working knowledge
    of local languages.
  • Use of social media-Facebook, twitter, writing
    blogs etc.
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 and
Organizational Development Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org
Deadline: 9th February 2018

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