Plan International

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist - Lake Chad Programme

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Job Description

Plan International is an independent child-centered international development organization committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 78 years, we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.

We are looking for people who are experienced, dedicated, have passion and want to make a difference in the lives of people to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Specialist - Lake Chad Programme

Req ID: 20926
Location: Abuja
Job Code: 20926
Reports to: Lake Chad Programme Coordinator with dotted Line to Regional Head of MERL
Type of Role: One year fixed term contract

Job Description

  • Plan International has been operating in Nigeria since 2014, in Niger since 1998 and in Cameroon since 1996.
  • We have full-fledged Country programmes in three out of four affected countries around the Lake Chad and have developed a joint programme approach for the Lake Chad Response.

Responsibilities

  • As MER-Specialist you will be responsible for developing a regional M&E Framework for the Lake Chad Response Programme, including the development of respective instruments and data collection tools to measure the impact of our programme.
  • Furthermore, you will support the M&E specialists at country level to improve DRM program quality and accountability through
  • Enhancing MER capacity, networking and learning with regards to the Program Quality Policy
  • Supporting and implementing high quality MER and
  • Providing evidence for programme design, planning and effectiveness.
  • You will ensure that MER practices used within the Lake Chad countries are shared with the regional MERL network.

    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience

    Other Requirements

    Requirements
    In order to succeed in this challenging and varied role you will require:

    • A Master's Degree in Social Science or equivalent (demography, measurement, planning, monitoring & evaluation, development or humanitarian studies) is preferred
    • A proven experience in monitoring, evaluation and research functions including knowledge management.
    • A strong understanding of the international humanitarian system, international humanitarian standards (Sphere, INEE, CPIE, CHS) is essential.
    • You will also have strong skills in using Microsoft Office and other software applications relevant to MER (e.g. MAXQDA, SPSS, epi-info, CSPro or similar.)
    • Knowledge of the Lake Chad context including trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development as well as social cohesion is an advantage
    • Fluency in French and English both written and verbal

    Behaviours (Plan International’s Values in Practice)
    We are Open and Accountable:

    • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
    • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
    • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
    • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
    • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people.

    We strive for lasting Impact:

    • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
    • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
    • Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises. Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

    We work well Together:

    • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
    • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
    • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

    We are Inclusive and Empowering:

    • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
    • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

    Salary

    • Circa USD$48,000.00 per annum plus benefits

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

    Note

    • Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
    • Only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.
    • A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.

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    About Plan International
    Plan International is an international organisation or development which works in 51 countries across Africa, the Americas, and Asia to promote the safeguarding of children. It is a nonprofit organisation and is one of the world's largest organisations based on children, it works in 58,000 communities with the help of volunteers to improve how 56 million children live. The charity also has 21 national organisations who have been given the responsibility to oversee the raising of funds and awaren...
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    Job Summary
    Published
    June 29, 2017
    Offer Type
    fulltime
    Location
    Abuja
    Salary Range
    N0.00 - N0.00K
    Deadline
    July 9, 2017
    Specialization
    NGO / Community Services
    Industries
    NGO / International Agencies
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