Plan International NGO M and E Research Manager Jobs in Uganda
Plan International NGO M and E Research Manager Jobs in UgandaThe Organisation
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child.
But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity.
We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Manager
Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.
We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives.
We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future.
We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.Establish and continuously improve systems and processes that ensure quality documentation, monitoring and evaluation of programme effectiveness to inform evidence-based programming and organisational learning
Lead the planning, budgeting and implementation of all Monitoring, Evaluation & Research initiatives that are evidently based on monitoring and evaluation outcomes and aligned to the MER Framework in the Country Strategic Plan
Lead, supervise and manage the performance of the Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Team based in the country office and in the field to ensure delivery on target
Maintain Plan Corporate Project Planning System, ensure the system is effectively used as per Plan’s policies and liaises with the region and IH on system maintenance and development
Provide technical assistance to programme specialists in programme and project design in relation to M&E, including, objective and indicator development, monitoring systems and evaluation design
Design and conduct research initiatives to inform programmes and advocacy for children’s rights working closely with Programme Specialists and partners including developing a research agenda
Facilitate Training and Development activities, on Monitoring, Evaluation & Research for programme staff and partners and develop a culture of actively engaging in organisational learning, documentation and programme reflection
Facilitate internal and external learning and increased accountability by establishing effective working relationships with development partners and government agencies on aid effectiveness issues.
Liaise with other offices in Plan – National Organisations, International Headquarter and other countries on Monitoring, Evaluation & Research and represent Plan at national level on matters relating to Monitoring, Evaluation & Research and aid effectiveness.
Programme Support Team
Head of Programmes
Programme Area Managers
PR & Communications Manager: External communication of learnings
Technical expertise, skills and knowledge
Education, Knowledge and ExperienceBachelor’s Degree in a development related field
Master's degree (preferred) in Development Studies, Social Sciences or its equivalent
Significant training /background and professional training on programming and/or related field
SkillsAt least 8 years managerial and/or advisory experience in Monitoring, Evaluation & Research in the development sector.
Demonstrated experience and expertise in MER tools, systems, and processes
Demonstrated experience in designing and conducting research initiatives, case studies and professional documentation
Promotes high performance among programme staff and provides vision and direction
Open to feedback and willing to try new approaches in Monitoring, Evaluation & Research
Coaches programme staff and leads others
Communicates effectively orally and in writing
Design of Monitoring, Evaluation systems and processes for rights-based programmes
Design and implementation of research projects
Documentation and organisational learning
Statistics and database management
Project management and supervision
Demonstrable abilities in planning, budgeting and management
Adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any CPP issues.
Responsible for the implementation of the CPP standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.
Ensure that all Plan International partners, visitors and associates in his/her area of responsibility are provided with, are made aware off and have signed and returned a copy of the child protection policy.
Inform the partners, visitors and associates that they must comply with the policy in all contacts and communications with children during their visit.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 22nd April 2019
For more information and job application details, see; Plan International NGO M and E Research Manager Jobs in Uganda
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