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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Flood Resilience Project)

Date: 27-Feb-2023

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 85 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.




Plan International is currently implementing a three-year Flood Resilience Project. The project aims to build an environment where children and young people are able to contribute to the cities where they live to become climate-smart, resilient and sustainable. The target areas are within the cities of Manila and Navotas.   


The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer ensures that the database systems are operational and maximized in capturing, analyzing, and reporting relevant project information. He/she also provides guidance to the project staff in project development and in community situation analysis, planning, monitoring, and evaluation processes through appropriate participatory and gender-responsive methods and in collaboration with the implementing partner/s.


Further, as the M&E Officer:


  • You will facilitate the implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and processes.
  • You will prepare progress reports and provides analysis for informed decisions.
  • You will train or facilitate the training of project staff and partners on participatory resource appraisal and community development planning.
  • You will facilitate the capturing/documentation, storage, and sharing of best practices and lessons learned.
  • You will ensure the availability and accessibility of the project's M&E manual and guidelines.
  • 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:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Statistics, Social Work, Community Development, Statistics, or another related course.
  • Minimum five (5) years of development work experience, and three (3) years experience in conducting research, planning, developing, and managing community development work-related projects.
  • Has relevant training in project management, participatory research; and monitoring and evaluation methods and, project proposal development.
  • Previous work experience in a similar project or in a non-government organization/s is an advantage.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to relate to people from all backgrounds.
  • Applicants must be based in the Philippines and Filipino nationals.


Location: Makati City (with flexible working arrangements)

Type of Role: Project-based (until December 2024)

Reports to: Project Manager

Competitive compensation package (local T&C)


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 the applicant's 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.