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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Down to Zero Project)

Date: 13-Apr-2021

Location: Makati City, Philippines

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 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.




Plan International will implement a one-year project called Down to Zero: Building Back Better in time of COVID-19. The project aims for children and the youth are better protected when at risk or victim of sexual exploitation, during and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will develop and implement the appropriate monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan for the project. He/She will ensure that the data gathering tools and processes used for the project are aligned with the project’s M&E framework and that the database systems are operational and optimized.


Further, as the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer:


  • You will lead in the conduct of the baseline, mid and end-line assessment studies in communities covered by the project.
  • You will ensure that the implementation of the project activities is aligned with its logical framework and the approved M&E plan.
  • You will submit the required reports for the grant project.
  • You will recommend actions to improve the project implementation based on the assessment and monitoring results.
  • You will facilitate the conduct of learning conferences or other learning platforms that can broaden information sharing about the project.
  • Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization. In exceptional cases, you will be asked to support emergency response activities in the communities in your assigned covered areas.





To be successful in the role you will need among other things:


  • Degree in Graduate of Social Science, Statistics, Social Work, Community Development or another related course.
  • Knowledge, training, and experience in project management, participatory research, and monitoring & evaluation methods especially involving girls and boys in the processes.
  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in development work and at least three (3) years’ experience in conducting research, planning, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Must have a very good command of oral and written communication.
  • Previous work experience in similar projects and or organizations is an advantage.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the Philippines without restrictions. Local applicants are preferred


Location: Makati City

Type of Role: Project-based (one year)

Reports to: Project  Coordinator

Flexible Working arrangements

Competitive salary package (local T&C)


Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.


Equality, diversity, and inclusion are 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 organizational 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 organization, 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.