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Monitoring & Evaluation Officer – Food Crisis – Temporal Position (Central Province X1

Job Description

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization 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 its 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 have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

We are looking for experienced, vibrant and self-starters to fill the following Emergency Response Positions in Central Province:

Position Description

The incumbent has a dual reporting relationship to the Emergence Response Manager for day to day activities and in terms of technical support reports to the Quality Effective Manager. The job holder is responsible for supporting the Emergence Response of the food insecurity including; Child Protection in Emergency and education in Emergency. The M&E – Feedback Officer will work in close collaboration with the Emergency Response Team to support development of an appropriate child friendly effective feedback mechanism at community level, and process for capturing feedback and reporting .This includes participating in consolidating and regular review of the Emergency in particular M&E activities (regular review of the MER plan). She/he is responsible for monitoring the feedback actions and make follow ups.

Responsibilities:

  • Development of data collection tools, monitoring and review of the response feedback mechanisms in consultation with the communities.
  • Carry out awareness campaigns in communities on feedback channels available
  • Conduct surveys to check the effectiveness of various feedback channels being used in the response.
  • Ensures that feedback strategies/ approaches used are in line with Response Plan and MER plan and Framework.
  • Build capacity of enumerators and other Plan staff in conducting surveys
  • Verify categorization (as per Plan categorization) of feedback and action taken.
  • Lead the development of MER Plans which take into account feedback processes for response in collaboration with CO M&E team to enhance Quality
  • Strengthens and institutionalizes monitoring systems of the response Plan in line with feedback mechanism
  • Provides technical leadership in planning and coordination of post emergency response surveys, Assessments, capturing case studies to enhance performance measurement and learning.
  • Builds capacity of enumerators, ER team, Plan and partners staff in ensuring and effective feedback mechanism in all wards

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Demography or equivalent from a recognized university.
  • At least 3 years practical work experience in Feedback Mechanism development and operationalization will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated skills in usage of technology and other statistical packages in collecting, storage and analyzing data collected from different channels.
  • Experience in Participatory M&E methodologies in an emergency setting
  • Proven understanding of programming concepts and Human Rights Approaches to Development.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills

How to apply

Send an email. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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

All Applications should be addressed to:

The Country Human Resource Manager,

Plan International Zambia,

Private Bag 518X,

Plot 87A Kabulonga road,

Kabulonga.

Lusaka.

We provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organizational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.

Application deadline
23 Nov 15:00
Email applications to
jobszambia@plan-international.org
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