MER Coordinator NIYETU Project NGO Careers – Plan International

Job Title:        MER Coordinator NIYETU
Organisation: Plan
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Project
Manager Ni-Yetu
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design, Update (review) and Implement project monitoring tools as per
    project M&E plan and ensure use of appropriate tools in collection,
    compilation, analysis and utilization within the consortium to ensure
  • Support the development and rollout of project targets and standards to ensure
    delivery of quality outputs.
  • Provide technical guidance on the utilisation
    and maintenance of the project M&E database.
  • Support Ni-Yetu programme staff to develop
    M&E section of project outlines (POs)
  • Support project staff and partners to develop Detailed Implementation Plans in
    line with the proposal
  • Consolidate, track and share on a quarterly
    basis the Project’s DIP to ensure timely implementation
  • Consolidate, Coordinate, and analyze the weekly
    consortium updates to
    ensure that all consortium members are abreast of what each member is
    doing, where, how and when.
  • Support the project team to ensure that both
    the project targets and implementations factor in inclusiveness
    particularly for PWDs.
  • Conduct monthly field support visits in all the Niyetu Intervention districts
  • Consolidate, track and share on a monthly basis
    action points agreed upon in all Niyetu meetings including review
  • Regularly track project progress and update the
    project logs in the SAP to
    enhance efficient and effective implementation.
  • Monitor and consolidate project implementation
    findings against approved work plans and budgets to ensure timely and
    quality implementation as per contractual obligation
  • Provide strategic leadership in the project’s research, project
    evaluations, organisational learning and documentation initiatives within
    the project
  • Ensure that all partners update on a monthly
    their respective M&E database as per the system in place.
  • Maintain and update project M&E database to ensure timely
    and quality data for evidence-based decision making and learning
  • Building activities for the project/program
    staff and partners to enhance quality reporting and data management.
  • Support project staff including partners in all monitoring and documentation
    related activities including utilization of the corporate M & E system
    in the partner organisations
  • Visit the sponsored children on a regular
  • Support to ensure that the entire project’s
    programming mainstream
    Gender, DRR, Child Protection and sponsorship integration.
  • Support the project team to ensure that the
    registered project risks are regularly mitigated, tracked and updated as

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Plan International MER Coordinator NIYETU Project job
    opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies/
    Social Sciences or its equivalent.
  • Relevant technical training in Monitoring,
    evaluation and research, software (MS office, data processing and
    analysis, database design etc.)
  • Three years of progressively responsible
    experience doing Monitoring and Evaluation including also familiarity with
    Project/Programme Management, development in child rights programing
  • Knowledge on data management is highly
  • Three years of experience in working with different partners.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of rights-based
  • Knowledge of environment and current effective
    practice on monitoring & evaluation
  • Skills in Programming.
  • Demonstrable abilities in planning and coordination
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability
    to work with people from diverse cultures
  • Ability to lead and motivate people to work in
  • Excellent communication skills, both in written
    English and in face-to-face presentations
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Skills in Research methodology
  • Analytical skills
  • Proven computer skills and knowledge of
    Microsoft software including MS Word processing, Power point presentation,
    Excel spreadsheets, e-mail and web based research
  • Open to feedback and willing to try new approaches on monitoring and
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:
Deadline: 9th February 2018

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