M&E Specialist

(Based at Ukhiya Office, Cox's Bazar)

We believe in the power and potential of every child. Globally we have committed ourselves to the ambitious target of reaching 200 million girls to ensure that they can learn, lead, decide and thrive. Plan International Bangladesh (PIB) is transforming itself to meet the enormous challenge everywhere we work to successfully deliver on our global ambitions and significantly impact children’s rights and gender equality in Bangladesh.
Plan has been working in Cox Bazar to respond to the Rohingya refugee influx since 24 September 2017 implementing the following key objectives: 1. Ensure girls and boys affected by the crisis are protected from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation through appropriate prevention and response interventions in line with minimum standards. 2. Reduce the transmission of disease from fees to mouth through the promotion of good hygiene practice and the reduction of health risks related to poor sanitation 3. Restore and increase access to safe quality and inclusive educational opportunities for refugee children and adolescents (girls and boys) affected by the Rohingya crisis.

We are dedicated and responsible to act on our core values and advance our organisational purpose- Advancing Children’s Rights and Equality for Girls demonstrate our commitments to stand for what is right.
We value and embrace diversity of skills, backgrounds and perspectives. We recognize that our work is best achieved by reinforcing our capacity in partnership. We are seeking bold, forward-thinking and innovative individuals to join MERL team.

The role:

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be responsible to design and lead the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities and ensure the result-based management in Program and project areas as per defined in the country strategy. The position holder will develop theory of change (TOC), result framework and indicators to measure success in respective project from regular monitoring and evaluation activities. In line with P&IQP s/he will track output delivery and assess outcomes to understand project progress towards achieving objectives, hold regular process monitoring, compile information and produce quarterly report for programme team and country management team to take decisions. Data quality assurance is one of the key responsibilities of this position holder. The M&E Specialist will also provide effort for capacity building of staff at Plan and partner organisation to enhance skill in programme monitoring. S/he needs to provide continuous support to resource mobilization initiatives for the Cox’s Bazar Program. This position needs to provide intensive support to different projects in Cox’s Bazar and other geo locations and needs to address donor requirements in the areas of MERL. Another major role will be support implementing AAP (accountability to affected population) in different projects.

What we’re looking for:

At least Postgraduate degree, preferably in Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Development Studies and Statistics, or other relevant field; At least 3 years (including at least 1 year in Cox’s Bazar emergency response project) working experience in leading Monitoring and Evaluation activities for projects and programs in national/international development organizations. Skill in using MS Excel and skill in analyse data with statistical software like SPSS, STATA or R. Experienced to implement Annual Outcome Monitoring and evaluation of the projects. Ability to develop and revise TOC, result framework, log frame, etc. at programme level, and indicators to measure success. Ability to develop, communicate and implement M&E plans of country programmes and projects. Experienced to measure the progress of the project and program through evaluation and annual outcome monitoring. Knowledge on predefined indicators and understanding of the logic of using these indicators. Good understanding of quantitative and qualitative data collection methods and tools and ability to apply. Ability to implement data quality assurance mechanism for project level. Knowledge on digital data collection tools and procedure. Skill to critically analyse data and produce comprehensive useful report to support programme to take decision. Experienced in TOR development and coordinate evaluations to get quality deliverable from consultants. Knowledge on context and different sectors especially the SRHR/health sector in Rohingya response interventions in Cox’s Bazar. Knowledge on M&E related requirements of different donors in Cox’s Bazar emergency response projects

About Plan International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International envisages a world in which all children and young people realise their full potential, a vision now shared by the 193 Heads of State and Government who adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. This is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Its girls who are most affected.  Plan International’s new Global Strategy aims to transform the lives of 200 million girls by implementing an integrated programme and influence approach.

How to apply:

To find out more details and apply visit: Career Opportunities: M&E Specialist

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Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

We promote competitive salary, female friendly workplace, outstanding co-workers (who are respectful, professional, unbiased and easy to work with); equal opportunity that mean equal access to promotion, leadership role or incentive programme.

Salary Package for this role is BDT. 108,589.00 fixed monthly Cost to the company. Along with other benefits i.e., hospitalization benefit, Festival Bonus, leave and group insurance.                                                                                                                                                                                          

Closing Date: 14th April 2024.  Selected candidate will get initially contract for this position up to December 31, 2024 and highly possibility for extension based on performance. Early submission is strongly encouraged as application collection and selection process will go simultaneously. Only short-listed candidates will be communicated for interview. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy. Selected candidates must be willing to join within very short notice. Only Bangladeshi citizen are eligible for apply.

Plan follows an equal opportunity policy and actively encourages diversity welcoming applications from all especially women and people living with disability.


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