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

Req ID: 20926 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.

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

Application Closing Date 9th July, 2017.

How to Apply

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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.