• Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant at ​Plan International

    work ​Plan International
    Date Posted: 2021-08-20

    Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We are hiring a Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant in Mubi - Adamawa, Nigeria.

    Role Purpose

    • The Monitoring and Evaluation assistant will support the implementation of the Project in the context of north-eastern Nigeria.
    • The purpose of this role is to provide timely, accurate information on project implementation and ensure that monitoring and evaluation are in line with specific project FAD/donor requirements.
    • The role’s support is to achieve accountability, transparency and programme quality in project locations.
    • The post holder is to ensure that project activities are in line with the Performance Measurement Framework and relevant Plan International MERL guidelines.

    Dimensions of the Role

    • Communicates with the M&E coordinator and across Plan International, with Donor and field level implementing partners.
    • The post holder will support the establishment of a systematic Monitoring and Evaluation system.
    • The post holder will interface and support programme team members and programme coordination.
    • The role requires strong facilitation and organisational skills along with the ability to analyse and communicate complex information to all staff, partners and other stakeholders.

    Project Management:
    In collaboration with the Field Team, M&E coordinator, and other relevant staff, the M&E assistant will:

    • Support to ensure that M&E specific elements of local partner capacity strengthening plans are successfully implemented
    • Report results of M&E activities by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators/targets, as appropriate
    • Provide leadership at project location level on M&E to ensure the program technical integrity to achieve program goal and corresponding objectives and targets
    • Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the Field-based team and the M&E coordinator, and consistency in protocols, information and reporting systems.
    • Support efforts at project location to monitor and evaluate project interventions, document results, and provide feedback to stakeholders to guide decision-making
    • Support efforts to utilize training monitoring systems to track and monitor trainers and participants at training events to facilitate follow-up and recordkeeping.
    • Utilize the training data collected to inform strategic decision-making and project planning.
    • Support targeted evaluations and operations research, including design, data collection, management, and analysis.
    • Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits
    • Support to ensure that relevant data (5Ws, 3Ws, and related MIS data) are entered into an organization-wide data management system designed to capture, analyse, and disseminate project data.
    • Lead in the conduct of emergency assessments, field level Market price, cash/in-kind distribution and post-distribution monitoring, data collection, analysis and reporting of results.

    Information and Coordination:

    • Work closely with the M & E Coordinator, CRM Officer, and Education Officer in conducting all MEAL activities, including the preparation of materials, planning of training, training enumerators, data collection supervision, data cleaning, and analysis.
    • Leverage strong quantitative skills to design surveys, analyze data, and mentor enumerator teams
    • Provides support in the creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy.
    • Provides support in ensuring the facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing.
    • Perform any other support functions as directed.
    • Provide support in implementing a Robust Child Friendly Feedback Mechanism in line with Plan International policies and guidelines.
    • Contribute to all activity implementation, including periodic monitoring of life-skill sessions, parenting sessions, ABEP monitoring and other activities related to the project.
    • Implement another task within the organization, as assigned by the line manager.

    Technical Expertise, Skills, and Knowledge

    • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Social Sciences, Mathematics, and Statistics.
    • 1 to 2 years of work experience in a similar position.
    • Knowledge in developing an M&E system.
    • Knowledge of child safeguarding.
    • Familiarity with an NGO setting especially on the protection
    • Well-developed analytical and writing/presentation skills.
    • Demonstrate good knowledge and skills of Information Technology, in order to support the development and maintenance of the database system of the project.
    • Desirable to have specialized formal training on IT systems, databases, business software, and/or web-based applications and proficiency in MS Office applications.
    • Team player, able to work respectfully and cooperatively with colleagues of different national and cultural backgrounds.
    • Excellent organization, and record/file keeping skills to ensure information, knowledge, and data are reviewed, maintained, and monitored.
    • Good understanding of performance management concepts.
    • Demonstrated personal commitment to peace, tolerance, and development

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should apply on or before 25th August 2021.

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