Deadline: 28 February, 2022

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Plan International is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Monitoring and Evaluation Officer.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct data quality reviews to ensure that all information required for documentation and reporting is collected, valid, reliable, and in a timely manner
  • Collect and document best practices of programme implementation
  • Create folders and files for all relevant documents and materials including programme work plans, reports, etc
  • Share relevant monitoring and evaluation documents with partners and colleagues
  • Support documentation of the success/case stories
  • Verify all reports submitted from the field and compare targets with achievements to identify gaps in the reports
  • Carry out other duties as assigned
  • Support the programme team in design, planning, monitoring of performance and results
  • In collaboration with programme staff, develop and implement a robust and practical monitoring and evaluation plan based on the programme’s monitoring and evaluation framework, log-frame and indicators
  • Lead, manage, supervise and coordinate the systematic collection, collation, entry and pre-analysis and dissemination of timely, reliable and accurate programme data
  • Ensure analysis and documentation of best practices and lessons learnt and support the programme team with reflection and learning sessions
  • Support the effective dissemination and use of evidence generated at programme implementation and influencing areas to guide and inform decision making by the programme managers and other stakeholders
  • Periodically review the completeness, accuracy and disaggregation of programme data at the field level, the methods of collecting and the degree of reliability and validity of the data
  • Compile, submit and disseminate a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation report, highlighting key observations, findings, recommendations and suggested actions
  • Mentor and coach programme field staff on data collection, entry and quality control
  • Conduct regular monitoring visits and spot check
  • Support programme team in conducting programme baselines, end lines, assessments and evaluations

Requirements

  • University degree or equivalent (from a recognised institution) in Social Sciences, Economics, Development, Statistics, Mathematics, Evaluation or a related field
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in data processing or analysis and computer experience
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation designs, tools and methodologies
  • Ability to communicate to a fairly diverse audience
  • Excellent skills in information management
  • Proficiency in the development of data entry programme, management, analysis and in using statistical analysis software
  • Skilled in giving and receiving feedback

To apply and for more information, click here.

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