18 September 2013

Plan International NGO Jobs - Project Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement Coordinator PRAAC

Organisation: Plan International
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

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 SO 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.

Job Summary: The Project Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement Coordinator PRAAC Project will act as a resource in the PRAAC Project Team in planning, data improvement of the PRAAC project. The incumbent will ensure the project implements the project MERI framework successfully and provide technical leadership to the project team on M&E, including training, development and usage of monitoring tools, planning and reporting.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implement the project MERI framework and coordinate tasks and processes for monitoring project progress.
  • Develop indicators and monitoring formats and tools for the project
  • Establish and manage a filing system for all project data.
  • Train, mentor and coach PRAAC project staff and partner staff on the MERI framework, data collection and use of monitoring tools.
  • Offer technical assistance to project staff on participatory monitoring methodologies with communities
  • Take lead role in conducting project studies, mid-term reviews, final evaluations and any other monitoring event of the highest quality and as per MERI framework.
  • Record and analyse project monitoring data from working districts monthly and report to project manager.
  • Take lead of the monitoring processes and exercises using the MSC monitoring tool and other digital monitoring tools
  • Prepare draft M&E project progress report on a quarterly basis based on district progress reports.
  • Participate in writing and editing project documentations and reports on best practices, case studies and lessons learnt
  • Compile and disseminate M&E information needed for periodic project planning and take lead in planning for the quarterly "monitoring week".
  • Provide support to project work and budget planning.
  • Offer support the utilization of the corporate M & E system (PALS) within the projects and support preparations and modifications of Project Outlines.
  • Ensure the PRAAC MERI systems and practices are aligned and integrated with the corporate PALS and PPM systems

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants should possess a Bachelor degree (preferred) in Development. Social Sciences or its equivalent, training /background and professional training on monitoring and evaluation.
  • At least 3 years in monitoring and documentation of projects
  • Knowledge of environment and current effective practice on monitoring & evaluation
  • Demonstrable abilities in planning and coordination
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills plus face-to-face presentation
  • Willingness to undertake travel throughout Uganda
  • Strong strategic and analytical thinking
  • Experience in M&E of rights-based programmes on legal and human rights protection and participation of especially marginalised women and youth
  • Excellent Interpersonal and analytical skills with at least 3 years experience in monitoring and evaluation of projects/ programs
  • Computers literacy skills in MS Office and Internet
  • Motorcycle riding skills & experience

How to Apply:
All interested applicants seeking to work with Plan Uganda should submit letters of application to the email address below, together with a CV,  contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three references plus salary history should be included and sent to:

NB: Only soft copies of application will be accepted.

The People & Culture Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email: uganda.recruitment@plan-international.org .

NB: Plan Uganda is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 15th November, 2013.

Deadline: 27th September, 2013

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