Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator – AWF Project (NORAD) – Plan International

Organization: Plan
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Manager
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: 
  • Together with other PU / project team members, coordinates and
    supports the planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation &
    learning initiatives for the A Working Future
  • Coordinates and leads development of Project indicators, monitoring
    frameworks, data collection tools and guidelines.
  • Manages all project data, including maintaining the project’s
    management information system by ensuring that data is entered timely and
    accurately.
  • Leads development and design of all researches within the projects,
    working closely with the Project Manager, MER Manager, Programme Area
    Managers and technical specialists’ team at Country Office.
  • Leads and supports the design and delivery of major evaluation and
    monitoring initiatives, including project baselines within the Program
    Unit.
  • As a member of the project teams, advises management and programme
    staff on all aspects of monitoring, evaluation & research within the
    program Unit.
  • Facilitates Training and Development activities and provides
    coaching and mentoring for Plan project teams and implementing Partner
    staffs on monitoring, evaluation, research and Learning aspects.
  • Facilitates organisational learning by developing, collecting and
    disseminating relevant internal and external project information on
    monitoring, evaluation & research.
  • Prepares M&E quarterly progress reports on the Projects’
    monitoring, evaluation & research initiatives for internal and
    external use.
  • Supports Implementing Partner staff to manage project database and
    other MEL aspects within their organizations.
  • Support management in all monitoring and documentation related
    project activities.
  • Support the utilization of the corporate M & E system within the
    Programme Area.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Plan International Monitoring and Evaluation
    Coordinator- AWF Project (NORAD) job vacancy must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Social Sciences, Social Work,
    Development Studies or a related field.
  • Additional training at Post-Graduate level in Monitoring and
    Evaluation, project planning and management or a related field is an
    asset.
  • At least five years’ experience in Monitoring and Evaluation working
    with international agencies, with a minimum of three years’ experience in
    Youth economic empowerment, livelihoods and governance. 
  • Experience in managing data from partners and implementing projects
    with partners, partners’ capacity building and CSO strengthening.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills in English
  • Skills in research design
  • Analytical skills
  • Data processing, analysis and presentation skills
  • Good level of proficiency in MS Excel and quantitative analysis
  • Ability to design M&E tools, surveys, surveillance systems, and
    evaluations
  • Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others
  • Excellent project management and team leadership skills
  • Capacity building and facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of Youth development related policies and strategies
  • Advocacy and Networking
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication (verbal and
    written) skills.
  • Knowledge in implementation of rights based programming including
    principles of gender equality
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in report writing and budget
    management
  • Demonstrated problem solving, analytical, and evaluative skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work cooperatively with
    partners
  • Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead
    and motivate people to work in teams.
  • Ability to develop synergies and integration of different project.
  • Cultural sensitivity and working with diverse teams
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 15th February 2019
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