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Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist (Wired 4 Work 2.0)

Date: 10-Jun-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 Wired for Work 2.0. This is the 2nd phase of the youth economic project that aims to expand the usage of developed digital tools for supply-demand employment matching and enterprise development services to young women and young men in the project areas in Cebu, Tacloban, QC, Valenzuela, and Occidental Mindoro.   


The Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will be managing the Youth Employment Solutions (YES) Digital product of Plan International. This includes the learning platform, YES Academy, and the monitoring platform, YES- ME. S/He will be in charge of building the capacity of partners in using the products including administration, troubleshooting, and maintenance with the help of the Digital Development Team.    


 Further, as the M&E Specialist:


  • You will facilitate/assist the conduct of baseline and market research.
  • You will assist in the development of digital products including online modules and other applications to support the capacity building of young people especially young women on employability and business skills.
  • You will consolidate data in all youth economic empowerment (YEE) projects especially on project participants and organize a dashboard that can be accessed anytime for reporting requirements.
  • You will prepare progress reports and provides analysis for informed decisions.
  • You will facilitate capturing/documentation, storage, and sharing of best practices and lessons learned.
  • 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:


  • University degree in Social Science, Statistics, Social Work, Community Development, or another related course.
  • Has relevant training on project management, participatory research, and monitoring & evaluation methods.
  • Has at least five (5) years of experience in development work.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in conducting research, planning, developing, and managing community development work-related projects.
  • Has relevant technical knowledge and experience in using a web-based database systems.
  • Has experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner.
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the Philippines without restrictions. Local applicants are preferred.



Location: Country Office (Makati City)

Type of Role: Project-based (one year)

Reports to: Project Manager

Flexible working arrangements

Competitive salary package (local T&C)


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.