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Qualification/Work Experience :

  • Knowledge, Skills, Behaviours and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives: Knowledge • Understanding of integrated development issues and critical analysis of child poverty • Knowledge of theories of child-rights programming and child protection (programmatic and safe-guarding) • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges and opportunities and implications to community development • Demonstrated experience as a development professional in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs • Knowledgeable on participatory M&E tools and systems • Knowledgeable on tool design for qualitative and quantitative research • Knowledge of strategic planning processes Skills • Strong planning and organizational skills • Skills in managing qualitative and quantitative data collections • Working experience in community participation in development/programming • Skills for data base management (design, entry, analysis) • Strong analytical skills • experience of SAP or other related systems • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines • Demonstrated facilitation and active listening skills • Good presentation skills • Good problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively, identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. • Understanding of the socio-economic, cultural and political causes of malaria and the impact on the health and development of Cameroon • Patient, adaptable and able to improvise and work in an atmosphere that is extremely stressful. • Effectively handles discussions with a focus on both groups and individuals to enrich participants’ understanding of particular subjects or situations, understands process and can diagnose group needs and intervenes accordingly • Solid writing skills (report writing, concept paper writing etc.) • Fluency in French and English • Skills in using Microsoft Office and other software applications relevant to MER (e.g. MAXQDA, SPSS, epi-info, CSPro or similar) Behaviours • Coaches and builds capacity of M&E staff in COs and PIIA • Promotes innovation and learning • Communicates clearly and effectively • Strong team building and motivational skills • Demonstrates clear respect to all and especially children and women without discrimination • Involves others in setting and achieving goals • Demonstrates honesty and transparency in holding self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and Plan’s standards of behaviour • Sees contribution of own part of the organisation in wider Plan and external context • Balances future vision with practical delivery • Cross culturally adept • Acts as a team player, willing to get the best outcome overall, adjusting own priorities if necessary • Promotes a strong learning culture in the organisation • Remains calm and positive under pressure and in difficult situations Qualifications • A first degree in statistics/mathematics, epidemiology, public health or related discipline. • Familiarity with the principles and current approaches to M&E in development projects, including (quantitative and qualitative approaches to data collection); • At least four years of experience in handling biostatistics and /or monitoring and evaluation projects. Or • A Master degree in statistics/mathematics, epidemiology, public health or related discipline. • Familiarity with the principles and current approaches to M&E in development projects, including (quantitative and qualitative approaches to data collection); • At least one year of experience in handling biostatistics and /or monitoring and evaluation projects. XI- Physical Environment and Demands: Typically, office environment with 40% extensive travel in Regions and abroad XII- Level of Contact with Children: The position will be based at the Country Office and level of contact with children is medium.

Job Description:

  • Job Description Position Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator Grade D2 Department & Location CO Date February 2022 Reports to (position): Chief of Party Purpose: How does this post support Plan’s strategy and mission? Plan International Cameroon has been appointed by the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) as community sub Recipient (SR) in the implementation of subvention of Malaria Control financed by the third New Funding Mechanism (NFM 3) of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Plan International Cameroon is responsible for the financial and programmatic management of the Community Directed interventions in 08 regions of the country, and will provide capacity development services to relevant institutions and implementing partners. The achievements of the Malaria project are linked to Plan International Cameroon areas of global distinctiveness (AoGD) and aim to promote girl’s equality and rights. Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Party (D CoP) and the guidance of the Country MER Specialist, the M&E Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that all indicators critical for monitoring the national malaria response are timely made available for decision making. As part of the monitoring, identify gaps in information and make recommendations for collecting this data. Moreover, he/she will support the SR strategy to strengthen the M&E capacity of the implementing partners. Dimensions of Role: • Reporting to the both, Deputy chief of Party and the Country MER specialist, the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator will be responsible for providing technical leadership for all M&E activities in the GF project; • Guide project teams through the process of designing functional and complete monitoring systems; • Operationalize the M&E plan designed for the GF- NFM 3 Malaria project, including: supporting partners in designing or using existing project M&E tools, systems and processes for data collection, management, and verification (including data audits); as well as for reporting; • Assist the CoP in planning, designing, implementation and evaluating GF NFM3 project activities within Plan International Cameroon as the sub-recipient (SR). Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position: “What” is done and “why”, but not “how”; include indicators for success I. Job holder plan • Prepare reports required for submission to the MoPH; • Produce monthly, quarterly and annual M&E reports based on the project performance indicators that will guide decision making and project implementation; • Coordinate with program staff to adapt or create, relevant tools and systems for effective collection, storage, archiving and use of data; • Ensure the collection of relevant and appropriate data which is needed for effective M&E system, and which will be utilized in the monitoring of strengths, weaknesses and gaps in the project and required for reporting; • Ensure supervision of activities performed by SRs, Field Supervisor, DCSOs and CHWs and lead activities related to on-site data verification (OSDV) through spot checks that further help assure data quality from the source; • Develop training module and facilitate capacity building for project staffs and district CSOs to enable them to monitor and evaluate their own efforts, gather relevant data and produce required progress reports; • Assist finance team in the elaboration of project activities budget; • Develop and monitor the PO of central level and facilitate the elaboration of PO’s at regional level; • Coordinate with the National Malaria Control Program and any other agency, as appropriate, to ensure that current information and indicators to monitor SR performance are available; • Assist Plan International Cameroon and partners in the strategic use of data and information so as to improve the implementation of the GF malaria project; • Assist the administrative staff in the elaboration of relevant documents such as contracts of partners, call for tender. Etc; • Perform other duties and participate in other, non-project, organisational activities and processes as and when required to do so. II. Outputs and deliverables • An established system of current data, relevant indicators and analysis of the country’s response to malaria that is derived from the project M&E framework and that is widely endorsed, established, and based on data collection methods, which are rigorous and will stand to scrutiny. • Information is widely respected and anticipated by the project partners and used to guide decision making and project implementation in every facet of the response III. Post holder oversee • Supervision of the M&E Assistant • Production of established M&E reports; • Structures and systems to help with functioning of the M&E of the project; • Research design and implementation for studies and surveys • Agreed information on malaria and the national response • Assistance to project partners on the strategic use of information. IV. Problems solving • Ability to solve problems by diagnosing the root causes and using win-win approach in seeking for solutions; • Ability to introduce innovations in programs design for quality improvement and learning; • Show a high sense of mastery in resolving a wide range of challenges; • Think in a strategic manner and see a “bigger picture” at all-time which contributes to establishing achievable objectives; • Ability to provide leadership and advice to partners in the daily interactions. V. Communications and Working Relationships: a) Communications Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Adopts an appropriate communication style when communicating with the whole range of colleagues, partners, Children and communities; exhibits active listening and effective feedback; ability to clearly and convincingly express thoughts and ideas in written and verbal form. b) Working Relationships High level contact: Internal: • The Country Office Programme Team; • PIIA level program staff; External • National programs (Malaria, AIDS, Tubeculosis…etc, and Partners at regional level; Medium level contact: • PIIA staff • CO staff • CSO’s staff at district level; cation: Yaounde Closing Date: 07/03/22 Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas. We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion. Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures. https://jobs.plan-international.org/job/Yaounde-M&E-Coordinator/777385101/

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