MERL Coordinator

Date: 18 Sep 2023

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Company: Plan International

The 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. And it’s 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 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.



The MERL Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring comprehensive and effective performance monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning plans are in place. leading the design and implementation of effective and coordinated MERL systems at strategy and programme level, and support on the creation and standardization of assessments, research studies and reporting tools. Conduct frequent quality monitoring visits against Quality Benchmarks randomly and capacitate the program team for regular MERL template/format/form of data collection and reporting as well as reviewing Indicator Performance Tracking Tables (IPTTs) of all existing projects in the designated area. Make sure the complaint & feedback mechanisms are well functional in the designated area. Keep good coordination and collaboration with all program team and partner staffs as well. Maintain regular report preparation and share with proper channel. 


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Location: Beirut

Type of Role: MERL/ Emergency Response

Reports to: Emergency Response Programme Manager

Grade: D1

Closing Date: October 02, 2023


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.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.