Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator at Plan International July, 2024

Date: 11 Jul 2024

Location: To be confirmed, Tanzania

Company: Plan International

Position Description

Plan International is seeking a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Coordinator for the anticipated Department of Labor (DOL) The Bureau of international Labor Affairs (ILAB) Tanzania Project to Combat Child Labor and Promote Acceptable Conditions of Work in Tanzania’s Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Sector​.

The M&E Coordinator will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the program monitoring and evaluation framework and information system to track delivery against targets, outcomes and impacts. S/he will lead analysis of data collected for assessment of progress and areas of improvement and overall data management. S/he will guide reporting processes amongst technical staff, consolidate program reports, and promote learning and knowledge sharing of best practices and lessons learned. The position is contingent upon award of the project by the donor.


  • Lead the design, implementation, and ongoing revision of the program’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning (MERL) plan ensuring that it responds to the needs of the program and adheres to DOL guidance.
  • Develop data collection methodologies and tools.
  • Train project staff and sub-awardees on the MERL plan, systems, concepts, tools, and processes.
  • Ensure data quality by conducting routine data quality assurance activities.
  • Collaborate with technical leads to develop comprehensive research and learning agenda that contributes to program implementation and documenting of program results through gender-sensitive project indicators, sex- and age-disaggregated data, and data-gathering and analysis modalities.
  • Oversee all research related activities, including developing terms of reference, reviewing research methodologies, and overseeing data collection of third-party research partners.
  • In coordination with the program team, help with the identification, analysis, and synthesis of lessons learned and best practices.
  • Oversee reporting for donors and for Plan’s internal systems.
  • Work closely with the MERL Advisor at headquarters to ensure that the program’s M&E systems are compliant with Plan’s policies
  • Ensure Plan’s Child Protection Policy and Guidelines and Research Standards are adhered to during project implementation.
  • Represent the program positively and professionally to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline, such as economics, statistics, Demography or international relations.
  • At least five (5) years of experience designing and implementing monitoring and evaluating activities for donor-funded projects, preferably USG-funded.
  • Demonstrated experience in setting up and managing MERL systems that track performance as per the objectives of this project (e.g. service integration and performance against each result area).
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to measure the outcomes of the project’s activities and support project supervision.
  • Strong writing and organizational skills for monitoring and reporting on program and program outcomes and impacts.
  • Experience supervising data collection and providing data quality assurance
  • Fluency in English and excellent oral and written skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.



Plan is a diverse and inclusive organization. Candidates of all genders and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


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