NGO M&E Jobs – Monitoring Evaluation and Research Coordinator at Plan International

Organization: Plan
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Monitoring
Evaluation and Research 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 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
Job Summary: The Monitoring
Evaluation and Research Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating
monitoring, evaluation and research initiatives at national and district
levels. The incumbent will offer technical support and training of programme
staff in planning, design and implementation of MER activities to support
organizational learning.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Oversees the implementation of monitoring,
evaluation & research initiatives at national and district level.
Steers the development of indicators, monitoring
frameworks, tools and guidelines for all country programmes and projects at
national and district level.
Leads development and design of all research
projects in Plan International Uganda working closely with the Programme
Technical and Resource Mobilisation teams.
The incumbent technically supports the design and
delivery of major evaluation and monitoring initiatives, including programme
and project baselines and evaluation of the country strategic plan.
As a member of the monitoring, evaluation &
research team, advises management and programme staff on monitoring, evaluation
& research.
Actively facilitates Training and Development
activities and provides coaching and mentoring for programme staff in on
monitoring, evaluation & research for Plan and partner staff.
Facilitates organisational learning in the country
by developing, collecting and disseminating relevant internal and external
program information on monitoring, evaluation & research.
Prepares and sends reports on Plan Uganda’s
monitoring, evaluation & research initiatives for internal and external
Assists the Monitoring Evaluation and Research
Manager in the timely preparation and submission of various Corporate reports
and documents.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The Plan International Monitoring Evaluation and
Research Coordinator should hold a Bachelor degree (preferred) in Development,
Social Sciences or its equivalent.
Possession of a Post graduate or professional
training in monitoring, evaluation and research.
A minimum of three years’ experience in design and
implementation of monitoring, evaluation and research initiatives.
Ability to promote high performance among programme
staff and provide vision and direction.
The applicant should possess the ability to coach MER
staff and lead others.
Strong strategic and analytical thinking.
Prior experience in monitoring and evaluation of
rights-based programmes.
Practical experience in designing and coordinating
of complex research projects.
Advanced computers skills in Excel, MS Access, SPSS
and other statistical packages.
Working knowledge of environment and current
effective practice on monitoring, evaluation and research approaches.
Proven abilities in planning and coordination.
Excellent communication skills, both in written
English and in face-to-face presentations.
Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communication
(verbal and written) skills
Communication skills appropriate to the audience.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to
work with people from diverse cultures, ability to lead and motivate people to
work in teams.
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 Manager,
Plan Uganda
Email to:
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: 28th August, 2015
Please consider
your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 28th
October, 2015

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