Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Plan,Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Jobs in Rwanda

Plan International Rwanda                              Tel:  + 250 0788305392                                    
P.O. Box 6211                                                                                 
Plot # 821, Kagugu.
KIGALI- RWANDA                                         Web:
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian not for profit organization that advances children’s right
s 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 and its girls who are most affected.
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.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
Plan International has been working in Rwanda since 2007 with a major focus on four country programs:  Right to Access Quality and Inclusive Education, Right to Early Childhood Care and Development through United Communities, Right to Youth Economic Security through Active Citizenship and Right to Protection. Plan currently operates in Gatsibo, Kayonza, Rwamagana, Bugesera and Nyaruguru. Plan International Rwanda has entered into partnership with UNHCR and other partners to implement Sexual & Gender Based Violence Responses and Child protection in all Refugees Camps across the country.
"Plan International, Rwanda is deeply committed to realizing children’s rights as enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and National Integrated Child Rights Policy– including their rights to protection and freedom from abuse and exploitation. We therefore have an unequivocal child protection policy and zero tolerance to any form of child abuse and exploitation. All who work for us, represent us and visit with us, are expected to abide by our child protection policy and related procedures during their engagement with us. Help us maintain a child safe environment".
To facilitate the implementation of its activities, Plan International Rwanda is inviting applicants from suitably qualified locally based Internationals and/or Rwandan nationals with international experience to fill the following vacant position:
Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Grade: Level C2
Type of appointment: Temporary assignment with 4 months contract renewable upon contingency fund.  
Duty Station: Mahama Refugees Camp
Deadline for applications: 17th August 2016
Job summary
Rwanda currently hosts over 75,000 Burundian refugees across refugee camps and urban areas of Kigali. The UN Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP) highlights protection of Burundian refugees and the need for protection programming as the highest concern in order to maintain a safe and secure protection environment for fleeing Burundians. It is against this backdrop that Plan has partnered with Swedish Broadcast Foundation to contribute to the refugee response focusing on strengthening protection for unaccompanied and separated children, through improved education, alternative family-based care and psychosocial support.
The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Temporary Worker (hereafter referred to as M&E Officer) will be responsible for providing support and ensure effective monitoring, verification and evaluation of implementation of activities with regards to the response to the needs of Burundian refugees, particularly in Mahama refugee camp. The M&E Officer will ensure data is analysed, documented, shared and he will be reporting to the Field Protection Manager with dotted line supervision of the Head Program Quality Assurance.  The M&E Officer will liaise closely with partners, Emergency Response team in Mahama, Nyanza and Bugesera,, the Emergency Response Manager and the Program Quality Assurance Team.
Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position:
  • To represent Plan at field level for all aspects related to implementation, monitoring and evaluation in relation to Burundian emergency response.
  • To provide support in the monitoring and evaluation of the response to emergency projects in Mahama, by collecting in a timely manner up to date data and information from field staff and ensuring data and information are accurate.
  • To work closely with other Program Quality Assurance Staff to ensure timely and effective elaboration of reports for Plan and donors
  • To participate in the trainings funded by Plan and make sure child protection and gender equality are respected and submit reports.
  • To assist the Coordinators, Field Protection Manager and Program Quality Assurance staff at CO in the preparation of technical reports to donors and Plan.
  • To contribute to the documentation of data and dissemination of information and learning activities.
  • To ensure respect of the timeliness and completion of the monitoring and evaluation frameworks for the response to emergency projects in Mahama camp and Bugesera and Nyanza transit center.
  • To carry out any other specific activities related to monitoring and evaluation as assigned by the supervisor.
  • To participate in the meetings relevant to monitoring and evaluation.
  • To monitor and report activities implemented by Plan and partners.
Key deliverables and indicators for success
  • Weekly and monthly monitoring and data collection reports are produced for Emergency projects in Mahama camp and Nyanza and Bugesera reception centre.
  • M&E plans for the emergency response projects in Mahama are produced and/or updated.
  • Monthly reports on the progress of the activities of emergency projects in Mahama, Nyanza and Bugesera are produced.
  • Field reports are submitted 5 days after field trip.
Methodology /approach of work
  • Desk review: the M&E Officer will receive proper induction in the emergency issues and will be provided with existing resources and documentation both from Plan and from other actors.

  • Field work and Information management: the M&E Officer will be based at Nyakarambi Office and will work mainly in Mahama camp.
  • He/she will be in charge of collecting data from all Mahama refugee camp and assisting the Plan staff in Nyanza and Bugesera in data collection.
  • For some indicators proposed by Plan, he/she will be in charge of collecting baseline at the beginning and at the end to assess progress.
Profile required of the temporary worker
Skills, knowledge and experience
  • University Degree in Social Science, Economics, Rural Development, Project Management or any other related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning.
  • Working knowledge of word processing spreadsheets, data entry and analysis packages and databases (Microsoft Packages, Excel and/ or SPSS).
  • Sound experience in participatory research methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative.
  • Experience of building the capacity of others around M&E.
  • Commitment to international development and children's rights.
  • He/she must be familiar with community work, ready to work under pressure and possess a good oral and reporting skills.
  • An experience in working with NGO will be an advantage for him/her.
  • Effective networking and interpersonal skills, ability to coordinate a wide range of actors
  • Effective and clear communication
  • Commitment to child rights and gender equality
  • Ability to work under pressure, in fluid, high stress and rapidly changing environments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, creativity and ability to handle stressful work related conditions under limited supervision
  • Ability and willingness to work in a participatory manner with a diverse range of refugee populations
Respect, integrity, diversity, commitment to excellence, adaptability, ability to perform under stress, innovation, working in partnership, team work, communicating effectively, facilitating change,  personal commitment to children’s rights issues .
Level of Contact with Children:
High level: Frequent interaction with children and refugees
How to Apply
  • Please hand deliver your applications at the Front Desk of Plan International Rwanda Country Office in Kagugu, Plot number 821. Full Job descriptions are available upon request at Plan Reception during working hours.
Your application should include:-
  1. A covering letter  (ii) A comprehensive CV (iii) Academy Certificates  (iv) Details of 3 referees, one of whom should be your current employer (v) Copy of Valid Work Permit for International locally based candidates
  • Deadline for applications is Wednesday 17th August 2016 @ 5pm.
Please note that applications which do not meet the specified minimum requirements or are received after the closing date will be rejected. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for this position. All application materials will not be returned.

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