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M&E Officer

Date: 04-Jan-2021

Location: Nampula, Mozambique

Company: Plan International



Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organization committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.

We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

In Mozambique, we are working to eradicate early marriage and early pregnancy through projects that focus on adolescent girls in Inhambane, Sofala and Nampula. These projects are programmed along our three strategic pillars: Girl Education, SRHR, and YEE. Our work is gender transformative and includes influencing work at national and sub-regional level.



The M&E Officer will help the project team in developing performance monitoring plans and results frameworks during projects design and implementation, creating M&E system, processes and tools, contributing to measuring, analysing, and reporting results. 
The post holder will support the establishment of a systematic Monitoring and Evaluation system for the Project in Namialo-Meconta. The role includes communication related activities, which encompasses development of success stories and case studies, as well as management of the Project’s communication for behaviour change component.




•    Develop comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework, plans, tools/instruments and database which are following Plan International standards.
•    Work with project team members, the local government and cluster to ensure that data is collected, processed, analysed and presented for the community audiences to identify and make informed decisions on challenges in achieving projects outcomes.
•    Ensure quality control of data and information collected, through the development and/or review of tools for the data collection in accordance of the logical frameworks of emergency projects,
•    Ensure that the purpose of the M&E framework is being achieved and enabling decision-making on the project progression and development.
•    Ensure high-quality implementation, in close collaboration with the Project Coordinator, field-based team, M&E Specialist, and consistency in protocols, information and reporting system.

•    Document and disseminate results and best practices on project related lessons learnt to inform decision-making
•    Ensure timely and high quality monitoring and evaluation reports are produced.
•    Identify data sources for capturing project performance and impact indicators, in conjunction with the project team.
•    Prepare regular M&E project reports and assist in the preparation of project monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
•    Report results of M&E activities by providing written documentation about progress toward achieving indicators/targets, as appropriate.
•    Support to ensure that relevant data (5Ws, sitrep and related MIS data) are entered into organization-wide data management system designed to capture, analyse, and disseminate project data and share with focal person monthly.
•    Collect and authenticate all information sheets (beneficiary lists, registration forms, distribution lists, and others) for delivery of livelihood intervention services;
•    Provide regular and timely feedback on project progress against planned activities, outputs and results.
•    Ensure capacity building by regularly training staff and partners for improved program monitoring and evaluation. 
•    Provide technical leadership in operational studies (baseline, mid-term, final evaluations, case studies,), and projects researches processes.
•    Ensure quality of data through data verification procedures, including routine data quality audits.
•    Support the gender & influencing and child protection activities, including other program components with relevant evidences.
•    Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.
•    Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.



•    Works with the programs team,
•    Works closely with the Project Coordinator and Project Officers to ensure that all M&E functions are clearly delivered for the project.  
•    Liaise with national MERL Specialist, Communication Manager and also contribute to national level research and evaluations;
•    Works with partner organizations in all ME components

Location: Mogovolas (in Nampula province). 

Relocation not covered

Reporting: Project Coordinator

Contract: Fixed term contract

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: 17/01/2021

Expected Start date: 01 March 2021


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

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy. 

As an international child-centered community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

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. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.