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Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator (Asia Region)

Duty Station: Phnom Penh-Cambodia, Starting Date: As soon as possible, Contract Period: One year contract with a possibility of extension.

Background

Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH NL) is an international NGO that prevents child exploitation, rescues children from exploitative situations and ensures that these children can continue their development in a safe environment. In Asia, Terre des Hommes Netherlands works in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. We support children who are victims of exploitation with education, psychosocial support, legal assistance, care, job opportunities and medical care. We launch public and media campaigns to create awareness on the problem and carry out local research into the extent and nature of abuse and exploitation.  

TdH NL in Asia focuses works within four child protection themes: the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), the Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL), Child Trafficking and Migration (CTM), and Child Abuse (CA) in the form of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights. As part of its multi-year strategic plan (2016-2020) Terre des Hommes Netherlands plans to increase its support to comprehensive programs addressing Child Exploitation in Asia.

Our Vision:  Terre des Hommes Netherlands works towards a world where all children have a decent life and can grow up to be independent adults. A world in which children are no longer exploited. We will continue our work until this is accomplished.

Our Mission: Terre des Hommes Netherlands prevents child exploitation, removes children from exploitative situations and ensures these children can develop themselves in a safe environment.

Regional PME Coordinator

The Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (PME) will be part of the Asia Regional Team, normally based in the Regional Office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Under the guidance of the Head of Region, main duties will include planning and implementing PME policies and procedures, providing PME training, capacity development and technical support, quarterly and annual reporting processes and working on PME methodology and strategy development.

Objective of the function

The PME Coordinator is responsible for the (joint) setting up of, advising on, and management of the planning, monitoring and evaluation systems for projects and programs. The coordinator will also develop and implement policies, systems and tools to monitor and evaluate programs/projects and will be a resource for intervention planning, design, reporting and analysis. 

Position in the organisation

The PME Coordinator reports to the Head of Region Asia and will also work closely with the global TdH PME team based in The Netherlands. The PME Coordinator provides (functional)  guidance and leadership to country teams across the Asia region in relation to quality  planning, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and learning.

Result areas

  1. Co-develop quality PME policy

Result: Quality policy co-developed in such a way that developments have been timely signalled, analysed and translated to the organization and qualitatively good improvement proposals have been brought forward.

  1. Setup planning, monitoring and evaluation system

Result: PM&E system setup in such a way that standards, tools and instruments have been developed, data have been analysed and the organization’s project/program activities can be accounted for in a timely and correct manner.

  1. Give advice and provide information

Result: Advice given to management and colleagues and information provided in such a way that those involved have been informed and advised in an expert manner.

  1. Maintain contacts

Result: Contacts have been maintained in such a way that the organization is well represented in external PME circles.

Main tasks

  • Lead the PME Portfolio in Asia region, acting as focal point for all PME related processes in the region
  • Training and capacity building of staff and partners on monitoring and evaluation tools and methodologies
  • Coordinate evaluations across the region (baselines, mid-terms, end-lines etc), as per the TdH Evaluation Policy
  • Support TdH Country offices, local partners and major stakeholders in the strategic use of data and information to  improve intervention planning and impact
  • Provide PME technical input to fundraising and proposal development, including the development of logrames, TOC’s and monitoring plans, and ensure PME minimum standards are planned  and budgeted  in all interventions
  • Design guidelines, tools and indicators to deliver quality PME, ensuring interventions are contributing to the TdH Theory of Change
  • Collect and analyse data for reporting and learning purposes.
  • Contribute to the preparation of quarterly and annual reports
  • Represent TdH in various Alliances and partnerships as necessary 
  • Act as main interlocutor between Regional and Head Office PME team, ensuring smooth exchange of information and open communication lines. 

Experience and skills required

  • Bachelor's degree or High level vocational or academic (university) education in a relevant discipline (development studies, statistics, social sciences, business administration etc.)
  • At least 5 years experience working with organisations focused on international development issues, with at least 3 in monitoring and evaluation specific roles
  • Knowledge of key child protection issues, particularly in the Asian context
  • Experience at leading and facilitating training and workshops
  • Strong knowledge of project cycle management
  • Good understanding of implementing results based monitoring, evaluation and learning systems, results frameworks and theory of change methodology
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of data into different formats clearly and succinctly  (e.g. management briefs, reports, presentations)
  • Commitment to TdH NLs Vision, Mission and Values and an understanding of a partnership approach to development

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of IATI reporting
  • Familiar with Outcome Harvesting methodology
  • Experience working with NGO Online (Cloud Based Project Management System)
  • Previous experience working with local partner organizations

Competence profile

Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator

A. Analytical capacity

Understanding the essence of complex issues by logical reasoning, investigation of potential causes, separation of key messages from the mass of detail and acknowledgment of their interdependence.


Level 3: Supports and involves others in the immediate vicinity in issue analysis while demonstrating exemplary behaviour.

B. Driving for quality

Setting stringent requirements for the quality of your own or other people’s work; striving for continuous improvement.


Level 3: Sets high standards for the quality of work within the organisational entity and encourages

continuous quality improvement.

C. The power of persuasion

Expressing opinions convincingly, demonstrating interaction and debating effectively, thereby generating acceptance of viewpoints and ideas.


Level 2: Defends and argues points of view with tact and in a clear and convincing manner while taking another opinion into account.

D. Networking

Builds relationships and networks that are helpful when realising objectives and utilises informal networks to get things done.


Level 2: Actively builds relationships and maintains contacts related to the achievement of personal objectives.

Job Level: D

How to Apply 

Interested candidates, please forward your application referring to the job title (covering letter and CV)  by email to asia@tdh.nl no later than 21st November 2020 before 17:00 p.m ICT (UTC +7) 

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