Monitoring evaluation and learning coordinator (Re-advertise)We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated development professionals interested in long term careers with a major international children’s NGO.Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. 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. Plan, one of the world’s largest children’s INGOs, works with children and poor communities in 50 countries.Currently we work in Bokeo, Oudomxay and Saravan Provinces, in basic education, early childhood development, health and nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, and adolescence. Plan has no religious or political aims or affiliations. Visit www.plan-international.org for more information.Plan is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, members of ethnic groups and people with disabilities. Plan offers competitive salaries and long-term employment opportunities for all posts.Plan Laos is looking for position:Re-advertise (Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Coordinator, base in Houayxai District, Bokeo Province)Duties and responsibilities:Support the MEL and knowledge management processes for Plan Laos programs in dual languages (Lao and English); namely for the Country Program Strategy and MOU monitoring and reporting;Be familiar with all aspects of the MEL system including the Country Program Strategy; program objectives and indicators, indicator tracking matrix and data collections tools;Support the transition from paper based data collection to digital data collection;Support the utilization of qualitative data collection methods such as most significant change, appreciative inquiry and case studies;Support MOU reporting for all projects;Support training such as results based project management, monitoring and evaluation skills;Support the training on use of the system to project, CSO partner and government staff;Contributes to documentation of project experiences and results;Does not line manage staff but provides significant coaching and support to team members in the course of implementing activities;Requires approximately 50% travel in target Provinces, including remote districts.Requirements:Minimum of a bachelor’s degree. A range of academic specializations will be considered as relevant to the job requirements, including education/teacher training, community development, social work, health, engineering, etc.3-5 years professional experience working with development organisations such as Non-Profit Associations, Non-Governmental Organizations, Bilateral or Multilateral agencies and programs.A minimum of 2 years’ professional experience in research, monitoring and evaluation of development programs and projects.Knowledge of monitoring, evaluation and learning approaches, including logical frameworks, monitoring plans, results and process indicators, qualitative/quantitative research approaches, gender-sensitive research methodologies and participatory methods.Solid knowledge and understanding of MEL and program quality standardsGood written and spoken Lao and English (Advanced/Upper Intermediate level)Strong analytical and research skillsExperience in designing data collection instruments and managing data collectionProven practical experience in running advanced descriptive statistics, preferably through statistical packages such as SPSS or STATA, would be a plus.Experience in developing, using and training others in digital data collection tools would be an advantage.FOR ALL PLAN POSITIONS:Strong commitment to the equal rights and participation of girls and women is essentialStrong commitment to the Rights of the Child is essentialPlan does not tolerate child abuse. All Plan staff are selected and employed in line with the conditions of Plan’s Child Protection Policy. These include appropriate reference and background checks.Applications will not be acknowledged. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No correspondence or telephone calls will be entered into.Short listed candidates will be required to attend panel interviews and other selection procedures.TO APPLY FOR THIS POST: 24 May 2021Send your resume/CV, and cover letter. In the cover letter please state on a separate page your preferred start date, names and contact details of three referees and your salary expectations each position, to Plan International Laos, PO Box 6026, Vientiane, Lao PDR, or to PlanLaos.JobVacancies@plan-international.orgPlease state in cover letter how you learned about the job – through emails, INGO Directory, 108 Jobs, or friends.